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10 December 2018

Scottish Book Trust: Young Writers Programme Manager

Location: Edinburgh
Salary:  Grade 4 - £26,000 - £28,499
Hours:  Full-time, permanent
Reporting to:  Head of Writing Communities


Job Summary:
Scottish Book Trust's Writing Communities programme supports writers of all backgrounds and abilities to fulfil their potential through training, awards and writing opportunities.

The Young Writers Programme Manager works as part of the Writing Communities Team, leading on the delivery of the Young Writers programme and providing significant support to the Head of Writing Communities in designing and sustaining the Young Writers programme at a strategic level. The programme celebrates and nurtures the talent and ambition of young writers in Scotland, supporting and empowering them to develop a national programme for their peers.

Scottish Book Trust is committed to working with young people from diverse backgrounds and the role involves outreach work across Scotland. The Young Writers Programme Manager develops and maintains key strategic relationships with charities, youth organisations, as well as other literature, arts and relevant organisations.

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.


For further information and to apply, see the Scottish Book Trust website.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 11 December 2018.