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School Communities Manager (Events) - maternity cover

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Job title: School Communities Manager (Events)

Contract type: Full-time, maternity cover (9-12 months)

Salary: Grade 5, £28,500 - £34,000

Closing date: Monday 9 November, 10am

Interview date: Friday 20 November

Preferred start date: Monday 11 January 2021

Job summary

The School Communities Manager (Events) works closely with the Head of School Communities on the development, management and delivery of the School Communities Programme, which inspires children and young people to engage with reading and writing. The post also works closely with other School Communities Managers to ensure co-ordinated delivery and optimum impact for our school community audiences.

The School Communities Manager (Events) curates and delivers Authors Live, in partnership with BBC Scotland Learning and manages high profile Book Awards. They also oversee the children’s touring and events programme and line manage the School Communities Events Manager and School Communities Administrator.

Key responsibilities

Knowledge, skills and experience

Person specification

Due to current government guidelines, the School Communities Manager (Events) will be working from home until further notice. Once normal interaction is resumed, the job holder will be based at Scottish Book Trust’s offices in central Edinburgh, however the post-holder must be prepared to travel occasionally for work-related duties including some out of office hours working, and overnight stays.

Appointment to the post will be conditional upon securing satisfactory Basic Disclosure from Disclosure Scotland.

This position is now closed for applications.