Programme Officer: Young People and Participation, New Writing North


Pay Band: £19,250 - £22,000

New Writing North is the literature development agency for the North of England, and an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. We work in partnership with regional and national partners to produce a range of literary and performance activities including flagship projects such as the Northern Writers’ Awards, Young Writers, the David Cohen Prize, the Gordon Burn Prize and Durham Book Festival.

We’re a small organisation with a dedicated, creative team, supported by a great board of trustees. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, we work to support writers and literature across the North of England.

We are seeking a dynamic, highly organised, and creative Programme Officer to coordinate the delivery, and support the development of New Writing North’s young people’s programme. You’ll be passionate about providing opportunities for young people and will be a self-starter, with a problem solving, flexible approach and an ability to communicate with young people as well as the wider public about our work.

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Closing date: Wednesday 11 September 2019.