Core Team Member, The Writing Squad

  • 17th April 2020
  • North East, Greater North
  • Part time
  • Paid (£30k-40k pro rata)
  • literature
  • Steve Dearden


We want to appoint a new member of our Core Team, with a specialism in prose fiction.

If you are someone passionate about writers and new writing, who gets up in the morning excited by the prospect of working with other writers and is able to balance this with your own writing career, then please apply!

You'll be joining the current Core Team: Director Steve Dearden, playwright and scriptwriter Emma Adams, poet Malika Booker and poet and maker Stevie Ronnie, supported by Administrator Amelia Collingwood. You'll be taking up the reigns from novelist Jenn Ashworth.

The Squad is a creative community, if you are open to learning as much from the writers you will work with as you can pass on to them, then apply!

The closing date for applications is Friday 17th April. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 5th May either in Leeds or online, depending on where we all our with the current health emergency. We will reply to all applications and if face to face interviews are possible we will cover travel and any access costs of those invited to attend.

Full details of this freelance post, which pays £5,500 for roughly 35 days a year, can be downloaded here