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StoryCon Project Co-ordinator

Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? Would you like to encourage young people, aged 14-19, to develop their skills and confidence in writing and illustration? If so, we’d like to hear from you.

Job title: StoryCon Project Co-ordinator

Contract: Fixed term, part time (14 hours per week from December, January and March with an increase in hours to accommodate the StoryCon event in February)

Salary: £91 per day (Freelance)

Closing date: Tuesday 7 December, 9am

Job Summary

StoryCon is a creative writing and illustration conference open to 14–19-year-olds in Scotland. StoryCon includes events, performances and workshops with professional writers, illustrators, poets, editors and more. StoryCon was delivered online for the first time in 2020.

The Storycon Project Coordinator will work with the Head of Writing Communities on the administration, development, delivery and evaluation of StoryCon which will take place on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 February 2022. The Writing Communities Team delivers a range of projects that encourage people in Scotland to write creatively as well as providing support to writers at all stages of their careers.

Key Responsibilities

Skills and Experience

Person Specification

Other information

The post is based at Scottish Book Trust offices in Edinburgh – the role will be working remotely with designated access to the office during current restrictions.

Freelance staff members are normally expected to provide their own equipment for working from home, however a lack of equipment should not be a barrier to anyone wishing to apply.

Appointment to the post will be conditional upon securing PVG.

How to apply

We do not accept CVs. To apply for this role:

  1. Please complete our application form and equal opportunity form (see below for downloads). Only applications submitted using our forms will be accepted.
  2. When both forms are ready, click the 'Apply now' button below to enter our recruitment webpage.
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  7. When both documents are uploaded, submit your application. If you have any difficulties, you can request support by emailing recruitment@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window).

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