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Added: Thursday 9th August, 2018
Job Vacancy: Programme Manager
We are seeking a Programme Manager to develop and grow an outstanding programme of activity
Terms: Permanent, part time, 4 days/week
Salary: £30,000 pro rata
Hours of work: 30 hours / week
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New Writig South is seeking a Programme Manager in a permanent role to develop and grow an outstanding programme of activity that responds to the needs and ambitions of writers and their audiences in southeast England.
In this new senior role you will be responsible for the delivery of New Writing South’s creative and writer development programme, and you will be an active collaborator with the Chief Executive and Board in the strategic development of the organisation.
You will be a well-networked individual with a knowledge of and passion for literature; an understanding of its artistic and social impact; and a strong commitment to diversity and equality.
You will have programming or curatorial experience in the literature sector, and an understanding of the needs of writers and their audiences.
You will be an enthusiastic and highly effective project manager with at least four years’ experience of programming and curating writer development activities and events, commissioning new work, events management and artist liaison.
You will have a track record of developing successful partnerships with cultural organisations, educational establishments, funders and a wide range of programme partners and stakeholders.
The role will be based in our Brighton office. Working days can be spread across office opening hours and will require some evening and weekend work. We can discuss job share options with the right candidates.