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StoryCon Project Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th December 2021

  • Advertised from 24th November 2021
  • £91 per day, 42 days. 14 hours (2 days) per week, December - March with additional days during February to accommodate the conference dates.


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.

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 break the poverty cycle. We work towards a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

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.

The post holder will work with the Head of Writing Communities on the administration, development, delivery and evaluation of StoryCon 2022.

The Writing Communities team delivers a range of projects which encourage people in Scotland to write creatively as well as providing support to writers at all stages of their careers.

This post / opportunity would suit a recent graduate or early career young person with experience of volunteering / working with young people.

The successful candidate will become a member of the PVG scheme.

Application notes

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Closing date: Tuesday 7th December 9 AM