Programme Assistant

Full time. Permanent

£18,106 – £22,194

We’re seeking a Programme Assistant to join the National Centre for Writing team!

The role of Programme Assistant will provide high level administrative and organisational support to the Programme Team as it grows and develops its artistic and learning programmes. This role provides an ideal opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in the arts and literature sector.

You will bring with you a strong interest in literature and in working in artistic and community settings. You will have excellent communication, writing and IT skills and at least one year’s experience of administrative support, preferably in the arts or wider cultural sector.

Recruitment timetable

Application deadline: 9am, Monday 10 August 2020

Short-list confirmed: Friday 14 August 2020 by email

Selection interviews: week commencing Tuesday 1 September (virtually or face-to-face, tbc)

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

Programme Assistant job pack

Application form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Send your application form, CV and equal opportunities monitoring form, and personal statement by email to Freya Gallagher Jones, Operations and Commercial Officer on

Or by post to:

Freya Gallagher Jones
Operations and Commercial Officer
National Centre for Writing
Dragon Hall
115-123 King St

If you would like to have a confidential discussion about the role with Programme Director Peggy Hughes please email her at to arrange a convenient time to speak.