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We are currently recruiting for a Programme Assistant. 

Spread the Word is looking for a highly enthusiastic and committed individual who can join us, London’s writer development agency, at this critical and exciting time as we bring in new programmes of work and re-imagine our future programme of activities.

The role will provide vital administrative support across our programme of activity, including: the London Writers Awards, regular programme of workshops and events, City of Stories Home, Deptford Literature Festival, the London Writers Network, Free Reads and Young People’s Laureate programme.

Key Info: 

Salary: £25,000

Contract: Full time (35 hour per week), 12 month contract with potential to extend subject to funding

Apply by 5pm on Wednesday 1 December

Interview date: Tuesday 14 December

Start date: ASAP

For more info, including a job information pack and how to apply, please visit:


Spread the Word does not currently have the capacity to manage work experience or study placements.
We’re looking into our work experience and placement opportunities and may change what we can offer so do look here again in the future if you are interested.


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