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School Communities Events Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,500 – £25,999
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th July 2019


  • Advertised from 27th June 2019
  • Permanent

Role

Scottish Book Trust, Scotland’s national charity transforming lives through reading and writing.

Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We’re looking for an outgoing events coordinator to take brilliant authors/illustrators to meet children across Scotland.

Role:

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing, and is one of the most effective ways to help children escape the poverty cycle.

Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We’re looking for an outgoing and experienced events coordinator to help us take brilliant authors or illustrators to meet children across Scotland.

The School Communities team delivers a range of projects which encourage children and young people to engage with reading and writing including author touring and events, book prizes and awards for learning professionals, as well as creating high quality resources and professional development for teachers.

The team also run two Scottish Government-backed programmes; First Minister’s Reading Challenge and Read, Write, Count and support wider Scottish Book Trust programmes such as Book Week Scotland and Bookbug.

Organisational Profile:

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity changing lives through reading and writing. We champion the benefits of reading and writing for pleasure and work for a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

Application notes

To apply go to: scottishbooktrust.com/about/scottish-book-trust-team/vacancies

Closing date: Monday 15th July, 10am.

Please note that interviews are planned for Wednesday 24 July.


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