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Vacancy: Writing Communities Administrator

Job title: Writing Communities Administrator

Contract: Full time (35 hours), fixed term for 12 months

Salary: Grade 2 (£19,900 – £21,999)

Closing date: Tuesday 6 December, 9am

Job summary

Scottish Book Trust's Writing Communities programme supports writers at all stages of their careers with advice, professional development opportunities, bursaries and mentoring.

The Writing Communities Administrator provides efficient administration to support the smooth running of the Writing Communities programme working across two main strands – the Writer Development programme and the Live Literature programme. The Live Literature programme is a national initiative that works with an extensive range of partner organisations to allow the people of Scotland to meet and engage with authors, playwrights, poets, storytellers and illustrators. The Writer Development programme includes the New Writers Awards, Ignite Fellowship and the Next Chapter Award.

The role also provides support more generally across the Writing Communities programme, as required.

Key responsibilities

Knowledge, skills and experience

Other information

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

Appointment will be conditional on securing basic clearance from Disclosure Scotland.

How to apply

Step 1: Download and complete our application forms

We do not accept CVs. To apply for this role, please complete our application form and equal opportunity form.

Download application form

Download equal opportunities form

Step 2: Upload your completed forms to our recruitment portal

Ready to submit your forms? You will need to complete the following steps once you click the button below.

  1. Click 'next' when you are ready to upload your documents.
  2. Add your title to the document page.
  3. Upload (or drag and drop) the files and click 'Upload' after each document.
  4. When both documents are uploaded, submit your application.

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If you have any difficulties applying or queries regarding this post, you can request support by emailing recruitment@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window).

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