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Booktrust is the UK's largest reading charity. We believe that no-one should miss out on the life changing benefits that reading can bring. Programmes such as Bookstart and Bookstart Corner helpimprove reading and social development for children. With over 90 years of expertise, we develop and manage reading and literacy programmes, manage literary prizes and fundraise through our Children's Reading Fund. Reading has a proven impact on educational outcomes and social mobility - which is why we embed reading for pleasure and the wonder of books within everything we do.

 

Programme Coordinator - Primary Schools sector

London - SW18

Salary:  £26,046 starting

 

Programme Coordinators ensure that programmes are developed and delivered to time, budget and quality.  The post holder will monitor project plans and schedules, develop the detailed design of products and build relevant content and materials for programmes and products, both free and purchasable.

 

Programme Coordinators work with colleagues in the Operations team to ensure consistency between development and delivery. They act as the central contact for their programmes, building a variety of relationships with external contacts and experts.

 

We are looking for people who will bring strong project coordination skills as well as excellent relationship management abilities. 

 

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

 

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

 

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Download the Equality Monitoring Form

 

To apply for this role you should submit a full and current CV along with a supporting statement showing how your skills and experience match the requirements of the person specification. Send your application, along with a completed equal opportunities monitoring form, to recruitment@booktrust.org.uk or to:

 

Human Resources

Booktrust

Book House

45 East Hill

London

SW18 2QZ

 

Closing date: 17 November 2014

Interview dates: 27 or 28 November 2014 

 

Head of Sector - Early Years 

London, SW18
Salary:
£39,041 starting, plus benefits

 

Programmes such as Bookstart and Bookstart Corner helpimprove reading and social development for children. With over 90 years of expertise, we develop and manage reading and literacy programmes, manage literary prizes and fundraise through our Children's Reading Fund. Reading has a proven impact on educational outcomes and social mobility - which is why we embed reading for pleasure and the wonder of books within everything we do.

 

Responsible for our Early Years programmes, you will:

 

  • Lead the design, development and delivery of our exciting portfolio of Early Years programmes.
  • Achieve programme goals on time and to budget in collaboration with our marketing, operations and business development teams.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with a range of early years, health, commercial and children and families sector stakeholders.
  • Be the early years sector expert within Booktrust, enhancing and maintaining our sector knowledge and ensuring our early years reading programmes remain exciting and relevant.

 

To take on this varied and interesting position, you should bring:

 

  • Demonstrably successful delivery of a portfolio of projects
  • Experience of working in an early years/children and family context
  • Excellent budget and relationship management skills

 

Download the full job description

 

Download the Equality Monitoring Form

 

To apply for this role you should submit a full and current CV along with a supporting statement showing how your skills and experience match the requirements of the person specification. Send your application, along with a completed equal opportunities monitoring form, to recruitment@booktrust.org.uk or to:

 

Human Resources

Booktrust

Book House

45 East Hill

London

SW18 2QZ

 

Closing date: 09.00am Monday 3 November 2014

 

 

Commercial Manager

London, SW18

Salary: £39,041 plus benefits

 

Products such as The Letterbox Club and Bookbuzz help improve educational and social outcomes for young people and families. We are enhancing the impact of our work through the development of further exciting products and seek an experienced commercial manager to help us change even more lives through reading. 

 

Responsible for Booktrust's trading activities, you will:

 

  • Identify and realise opportunities for the commercial development of our products, undertaking market analysis, developing prototypes and increasing sales B2B, wholesale and retail.
  • Lead commercial negotiations with suppliers and develop a string of relationships with both suppliers and customers
  • Build effective business cases for commercial development
  • Manage the sales cycle

 

To take on this varied and interesting position, you should bring:

 

  • Demonstrably successful customer-facing sales management experience, ideally within a publishing or education context
  • Experience of successful contract negotiation and relationship management.
  • The ability to identify and realise income generation opportunities

 

Download the full job description

 

Download the Equality Monitoring Form

 

To apply for this role you should submit a full and current CV along with a supporting statement showing how your skills and experience match the requirements of the person specification. Send your application, along with a completed equal opportunities monitoring form, to recruitment@booktrust.org.uk or to:

 

Human Resources

Booktrust

Book House

45 East Hill

London

SW18 2QZ

 

Closing date: 09.00am Friday 7 November 2014
Interview date: 17 - 18 November 2014


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

 

Development

There are many ways to work with Booktrust and share our aim to build a literate, connected and creative society. Whether you want to join one of our successful public private partnerships or you just have a bright idea on how to inspire people to enjoy books, reading and writing, we want to hear from you.

 

Contact our development team on development@booktrust.org.uk to start the conversation.


Booktrust 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.