British Council - Literature Advisers
Based in London; £25,000 per annum plus £3,300 London Market Allowance per annum.These posts attract generous benefits packages; including 32 days' leave and Civil Service pension arrangements, and benefits from a range of family-friendly policies.
- Indefinite contract - Literature Adviser/specialist in communications and information management
- 12-month contract, subject to renewal - Literature Adviser/specialist in programming translated literature in the UK and major partnership key account management
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.
We are looking for two outstanding individuals who can use their experience in literature project management and their network of contacts in the UK literary constituency to develop and work on international cultural relations projects.
You will have: a graduate or postgraduate qualification in literature or equivalent experience; a track record in strategic thinking and relationship management; excellent literature project management and team working skills; a good knowledge of contemporary British literature and knowledge of and contacts with the UK literature constituency; and specialist experience for each post as outlined.
Closing date for applications: 09:00 hours (BST) on 17 August 2012 with interviews likely to take place week beginning 28 August. Please state which role you are applying for on your application form. Previous applicants need not re-apply.
For the 12-month post candidates must be able to start as soon as possible or within one month of being offered the position.
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK at the time of applying.
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).
For more details and to apply please see our website: www.britishcouncil.org/about/literature-advisers