Programme Assistant, Writers’ Centre Norwich
£15,000 - £16,750 pa
Writers’ Centre Norwich (WCN) is a dynamic literary organisation whose mission is to explore the artistic and social impacts of creative writing. We are audience focused and art form led, with a clear agenda of excellence, engagement and experimentation.
These are exciting times for WCN and the role of Programme Assistant is key to supporting the Programme Team in the administration and delivery of the current artistic programme as well as the development of new initiatives. This role provides an ideal opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in the arts and literature sector.
The successful applicant would be introduced to the complexities of an arts organisation and supported to develop their skills in arts management, event management and programme support within the literature sector. The adaptability, experience and team working that will be necessary to fulfil this role will enable the post holder to develop valuable skills and work with an exciting range of writers, educationalists, performers and partners.
You will bring with you a strong interest in literature, good communication and excellent writing skills, and experience in a project support or project coordination role in a busy office. You will have the ability to manage a busy workload across multiple projects in a professional and confident manner, good interpersonal skills together with the ability to get on well with people of all ages and levels of experience and a commitment to a high standard of work.
Chief Executive Chris Gribble: ‘Norwich is an exciting and vibrant literary city. Our regional, national and international programmes are putting us on the map. Our team is committed, specialist and passionate about our mission and we’re looking for a special person to join us. For the right person, this role is an opportunity to help create an exciting new vision within our sector.’
Applications closed: Monday November 18th 2013 at 5.00 PM