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Literature Officer (Part Time)

Based in Edinburgh
Salary: £27,064 (pro-rata) pa plus pension and benefits
Part time (21 hrs per week)

We are looking for a Literature Officer to join us and support Creative Scotland’s work in the context of our 10-year Strategic Plan and our Annual Plan.

You will be an active member of the Literature team and will assess and make recommendations on a range of funding applications, projects and funding. You will also be expected to lead on several different projects and support the wider work of the Literature Team across a variety of different programmes.

The person appointed will work closely with cultural organisations and other key stakeholders to support the delivery of our work in literature and publishing.

Our ideal candidate will have good knowledge of Literature and Publishing across Scotland and demonstrable experience and knowledge of the literature sector, experience of readership and/ or literature development including experience of working with a wide and diverse range of writers and literature professionals.

They will also have strong administration / project and resource management skills and be able to demonstrate experience in carrying out detailed assessments of proposals and producing clear reports and recommendations.

Experience and understanding of the arts and creative industries in Scotland, specifically Literature and Publishing combined with strong interpersonal skills is essential.

Experience of managing evaluation and monitoring processes is desirable but not essential as is the ability to develop and establish partnerships both at home and abroad and demonstrate commitment to our core values.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon Monday 1 April 2019.

Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Monday 15 April 2019. If selected for interview you will be expected to be available on this date.


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