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This is an exciting time for the Spread the Word as we seek to increase our reach and impact for London’s writers, move in to our next round of Arts Council England National Portfolio funding for the period 2018-22 and launch a major London-wide initiative – the London Writers Awards. We are seeking two talented and creative individuals to come and join our team at The Albany. If you have a passion for literature, want to take a leading role in supporting emerging writers in London and have experience of making things happen, take a look at the opportunities below.

Programme Manager
Our Programme Manager Patrice Lawrence is becoming a full time writer (congratulations Patrice!) and so we are seeking a talented and creative individual to lead on organising, managing and executing our year round programme of workshops and events alongside strategic programmes of activity including the Young People’s Laureate programme. This is an exciting and dynamic role focused on opening up opportunities and providing support for London’s writers and building wider engagement with writing and reading across London’s communities. This is a full time, permanent position.
Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday 3 November
Communications and Project Manager
We are seeking an experienced Communications and Project Manager to deliver writer and reader engagement projects and lead on our communications strategy. The role includes managing the London Short Story Prize, the national Life Writing Prize and City of Stories programme alongside working with the Project and Communications Assistant to develop and implement effective communications campaigns across the organisation’s work and programmes.  This position is for one year (maternity cover) and four days a week.
Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday 3 November

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