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Arts Project Manager

9 months fixed term contract
£28,814 salary pro rata, plus benefits

 

As Art Project Manager, you will manage a range of existing literature projects on time and to budget, including high-profile literary prizes, campaigns and other reading and writing activities, ensuring they are impactful and engage Book Trust's key audiences. Key practical deliverables will include day-to-day coordination of the Waterstones Children's Laureate, event management, and ensuring other teams and suppliers meet their goals to achieve the outcomes and outputs required.

 

We are looking for an experienced project manager with a high level of insight in the children's book market, excellent communication skills, a collegiate working style and a strong appreciation of our mission to encourage social mobility through promoting the value of reading.

 

To succeed in this varied and interesting role, you are likely to have:

 

  • A strong demonstrable track record of implementing creative arts projects
  • Outstanding project management skills including budgets, schedules and risk
  • An understanding of engagement techniques across PR, digital platforms and events
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 

To apply for this role please send your current CV, along with a covering letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the person specification and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form, to recruitment@booktrust.org.uk. Alternatively, send your application to the HR team, Book Trust, G8 Battersea Studios, 80-82 Silverthorne Road, London, SW8 3HE.

 

Closing date: 9.00am 17 August 2015

Interviews: 1-2 September 2015

 

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Digital Content Editor

9 month fixed term contract
£28,814 per annum
 

Book Trust's exciting and inclusive websites encompass all our activities including Bookbuzz, Bookstart, the Children's Laureate and the Letterbox Club. We also maintain an engaging social media presence, via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Pinterest. 

 

As one of our team of Digital Content Editors, you will play an important role in ensuring all our digital content is relevant, engaging, accurate, current and high in usability.

 

 We are looking for a digital content professional who will bring strong technical abilities as well as enthusiasm for social media innovation, inclusiveness and a strong appreciation of our mission to encourage social mobility through promoting the value of reading.

 

To take on this varied and interesting role, you should have:

 

  • A strong demonstrable track record of similar digital content work
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent relationship management and networking skills

 

Closing date: 09.00am 17 August 2015

Interviews: 27-28 August 2015

 

To apply for this role please send your current CV, along with a covering letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the person specification and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form, to recruitment@booktrust.org.uk. Alternatively, send your application to the HR team, Book Trust, G8 Battersea Studios, 80-82 Silverthorne Road, London, SW8 3HE.

 

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Download the Equality Monitoring Form

 

Human Resources

Booktrust

G8 Battersea Studios

80 Silverthorne Road

London SW8 3HE

 

Book Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.
Charity no. 313343.
No contact from agencies, please.

 

 

Book Trust is an equal opportunities employer

We aim to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability and that all appointments are made solely on the basis of merit.

 

In order that our equality policy is effective we carry out regular monitoring of job applicants, and we would therefore ask you to complete the equality monitoring form. This information will be kept centrally within our secure HR department, completely separate from your recruitment application form and will be used for the sole purpose of compiling statistical information. The information will be separated from the application form and will not be given to the selection panel. The completed monitoring form will be destroyed once the information given in it has been collated.