Head of Programmes

Contract: Full-time permanent post

Salary: £37,856 – £39,703 per annum according to experience

We’re looking for an accomplished team leader, programme manager, strategic thinker and problem solver to lead our seven person Programme team. We’re seeking someone who believes passionately in the transformative capacities of writing and translation to challenge and increase understanding; to bring together people and communities and to support wellbeing in a range of critical ways.

We deliver a wide range of programmes that responds to the key strengths, needs and ambitions of our core audiences and we’re seeking someone who is able to balance the breadth of work we do with the depth of engagement necessary to ensure the writers, translators and communities we work with remain right at the heart of what we’re doing.

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How to apply

To apply for the position of Head of Programmes, please submit an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to Amanda Salmon, Head of Operations and Commercial at amanda@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk along with your personal statement and CV.

Amanda can also provide application documents in an alternative format.

Closing date for applications

10am, Monday 24 January 2022

First round interviews (remotely)

Thursday 3 February

Second round interview (if necessary)

Friday 11 February

If you would like an informal conversation to discuss this role further and find out more about our future plans, please contact Chris Gribble chris@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk or Peggy Hughes peggy@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk.