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Vacancy: School Communities Events Co-ordinator

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Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We're looking for a highly organised person with experience in events management to join Scottish Book Trust as a Reading Schools Events Co-ordinator.

Job title: Reading Schools Events Co-ordinator

Contract: Fixed Term to 31 March 2025

Salary: Grade 3, Salary Band £25,000–£29,499

Hours of work: Full-time (35 hours per week). We are open to a discussion about a flexible working pattern subject to the needs of the organisation

Closing date: 10 June 2024

Location: Flexible hybrid working between home and our Edinburgh City Centre office


About the job

This is an excellent opportunity for you to support Scottish Book Trust as a Reading Schools Events Co-ordinator. The position offers flexible full-time working within our School Communities Team.

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The School Communities (SC) team delivers a range of programmes that inspire schools, learning professionals, children and young people to engage with reading and writing. Key programmes include Reading Schools, Read Write Count with the First Minister, Authors Live and a touring and events programme.

The post holder will work closely with the School Communities Manager (Reading Schools) and Reading Schools team on the development and delivery of events pertaining to the Reading Schools programme; including Ministerial visits and author ambassador visits as well as any other author event or tour that supports primary or secondary schools participating in the programme or events and tours that promote the programme to a wider audience as required.

The post holder will also work alongside the School Communities Team and Scottish Book Trust colleagues to ensure co-ordinated delivery and optimum impact for all our school community audiences.

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