We are currently recruiting for two positions at the National Centre for Writing.

Development Manager

£28,292 – £31,206 fte. Post offered at 0.7fte (26 hours/week) at pro rata £19,804 – £21,844. Permanent. Hours can be worked flexibly by agreement.

About the role

Over the last three years, as we planned for the launch of the National Centre for Writing in June 2018 we have seen significant artistic and organisational growth alongside the completion of a capital programme. The role of Development Manager is to maximise revenue income against targets from sponsorship, trusts, foundations, corporates, individuals and project funders for all activities of the National Centre for Writing to ensure the viability and sustainability of the organisation and its activities.

About you

You will bring with you at least two years of fundraising experience in the cultural, charitable or voluntary sector and a demonstrable track record of successful fundraising across a range of funding sources. You may have a qualification in Arts Funding or be a member of the Institute of Fundraising. You will have an understanding of the arts and cultural sector and a passion for literature and reading.

Closing deadline: 9am Monday 16 July 2018
Short-list confirmed: 6pm Thursday 19 July 2018
Selection interviews: Monday 23 July 2018 at Dragon Hall

When you submit your application, please ensure that you are available to participate between 9.00am – 6.00pm on the selection day.

How to apply

Download the job pack

Download the application form

Download the Equal Opportunities form

Send your application form, CV and equal opportunities monitoring form, and personal statement, by email to Sarah Bower, General Manager at:
sarah@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk

Or by post to:
Sarah Bower, General Manager, National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall, 115-123 King St, Norwich, NR1 1QE

If you would like to have a confidential discussion about the role with the Executive Director Alison McFarlane, please email her at alison@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk to arrange a convenient time to speak.

 

Duty Managers (Casual, £11.00/hour)

National Centre for Writing is a leading literature organisation committed to developing and encouraging engagement with creative writing, reading and literary translation. National Centre for Writing is based at the historic Dragon Hall, a 15th century medieval merchant hall, which has become a creative hub and home to National Centre for Writing’s range of artistic programmes, including: public talks and readings; literature festivals; education and learning activity with schools and young people; professional development for writers and translators such as masterclasses and courses; reading schemes; and international showcases. The newly constructed south wing is the primary space for our learning and participation activities and residencies are available for writers and translators from around the world, staying in the newly refurbished cottage. We also host external meetings, weddings and corporate events.

We are looking to recruit a pool of reliable and committed Duty Managers to assist the NCW team in the smooth delivery of high quality, customer-focused events and activities within our amazing venue of Dragon Hall.

About the role

The role of Duty Manager will be pivotal to the smooth, efficient and safe delivery of events and activities within the National Centre for Writing Campus at Dragon Hall, taking responsibility for the operational implementation of the events as well as health and safety, and building management.

About you

You will be a committed and experienced event/venue manager able to confidently take charge of operational implementation, customer care, and troubleshooting during event delivery.

Recruitment Timetable

Closing deadline: 9am Monday 30 July 2018

Short-list confirmed: 6pm Thursday 2 August 2018

Selection interviews: Wednesday, 8 August 2018 at Dragon Hall

When you submit your application, please ensure that you are available to participate between 9.00am – 6.00pm on the selection day.

How to Apply

Download the job pack

Download the application form

Download the Equal Opportunities Form

To apply, please send your CV and personal statement as separate Microsoft Word or PDF documents, as well as a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form, by email to Freya Gallagher-Jones, Operations Assistant at: freya@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 

Or by post to:

Freya Gallagher-Jones, Operations Assistant, National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall, 115-123 King St , Norwich, NR1 1QE

 

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Volunteering

We rely on the time and generosity of volunteers to help us run events and maintain the building. When new opportunities become available we will post them here. Please do sign up to our newsletter to hear about any future opportunities.

We run an internship programme with our partners the University of East Anglia to provide experience to students in the fields of arts programming and communications. If you are a UEA student please contact your school for more information.