British Council - Literature Adviser
We are looking for an outstanding literature project manager who has solid experience delivering literature work internationally and can use their network of contacts in the UK literature sector to develop and deliver cultural relations projects around the world.Details
The British Council creates international opportunities for people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. The programmes we use to do this are wide-ranging and cover the arts, education, English, science and society. Our work on behalf of the arts and creative industries in the UK encourages audiences and participants worldwide to reflect, enjoy, learn and improve their understanding of the UK.
The Literature Department of the British Council works with writers and literature professionals to promote international collaboration and professional exchange. We build relationships between reading, writing and publishing communities in the UK, and those around the world.
- excellent project management and team working skills
- a track record in strategic thinking and relationship management
- a good knowledge of contemporary British literature
- knowledge of and contacts with the UK literature constituency and a graduate or postgraduate qualification in literature or equivalent experience.
For more information and to apply please visit the British Council Jobs website.
Start date: ASAP
Closing date for applications: 24 May 2013
The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. The United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).