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Sponsorship & Partnerships Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,500 – £25,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th June 2021

  • Advertised from 3rd June 2021
  • Permanent


The Edinburgh International Book Festival, a non-profit making organisation, is a distinctive international showcase celebrating the written word, literature and ideas. It brings leading and emerging international, British and Scottish authors and thinkers together to inspire each other and audiences in an extensive programme of public events.

As the Book Festival is embarking on an exciting new chapter in its story, help us take our fundraising efforts to a new level. As our Sponsorship & Partnerships Officer you will be part of our creative and high-performing Development Team, and will be responsible for managing a portfolio of in-kind and cash sponsors and prospecting for new organisations to approach. You will be highly organised, great at communicating with sponsors, and will bring relevant corporate fundraising experience. We will give you the support and opportunity to develop your skills, liaising with sponsors to deliver the exciting range of sponsor benefits on offer.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Thursday 24 June 2021

Interviews will be held over Zoom on Tuesday 6 July, Wednesday 7 July, and Thursday 8 July 2021.

Please read the job description carefully and complete the online application using the links on our website.

For further information, please visit or contact Fiona Rae, Sponsorship & Partnerships Manager on

The Edinburgh International Book Festival Ltd has its registered office at 5 Charlotte Square, EH2 4DR and is a company limited by guarantee (no SC 79939) with charitable status (SCO10120)