Posted by CHARTS
We are looking for a Literature Officer to join us and support Creative Scotland’s work in the context of Strategic Plan and our Annual Plan.
Salary: £28,711 plus pension and benefits
Full time – 36 hours per week
Closing date: 12 noon Monday 5 April 2021
Interviews (via Microsoft Teams): Monday 19 April 2021
We are looking for a Literature Officer to join us and support Creative Scotland’s work in the context of Strategic Plan and our Annual Plan. You will be an active member of the Literature and Publishing 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 and Publishing 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. While not required, we would encourage applications from those able to demonstrate professional publishing experience. Also, an awareness or knowledge of Gaelic and Scots language matters is also desirable.
You 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.
Location: All Scotland
For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.creativescotland.com/who-we-are/our-jobs/literature-officer
The deadline is Monday 05 April 2021 at 00:00.