Programme Manager

Bradford Literature Festival

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Salary / Fee: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Job Type: Full-time

Closing Date: 22/10/18

Who To Contact:

For information on how to apply: Please visit and view the job description in full.

Bradford Literature Festival is looking for a Programme Manager to aid with:

•   further development of the festival’s schools programme
•   development of a year-round programme of schools engagement

Under the direction of the Festival Director, the Programme Manager will:

•   Lead in the creation of a year-round school’s engagement programme that links to each Key Stage, from Early Years to Key Stage 4.
•   Lead in the research, development and execution of a planned 3-day National Educator’s Conference with CPD accreditation.
•   Work with the core programming team to create the festival schools programme.
•   Work with the wider team to support marketing, bookings, recruitment, relationship management and operations for the successful delivery of the programme.
•   Oversee execution of events during the festival, managing a dedicated schools team made up of both paid staff and volunteers.
•   Take the initiative in developing new opportunities for children and young people to engage with the festival.
•   Establish strong relationships with teachers, schools and administrators across the Bradford district, developing BLF’s understanding of the challenges faced.
•   Create partnerships with other literacy charities where appropriate.
•   Manage the schools programme budget.
•   Lead on the collection of data, and assist with the analysis of data, and evaluation of the Education Programme, and associated activities.

For information on how to apply: Please visit and view the job description in full.

Interviews: October 31st/November 1st & 2nd 2018

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