Scottish Book Trust
Scottish Book Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC027669

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity changing lives through reading and writing. We champion the benefits of reading and writing for pleasure and work for a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

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Top job! Director of Finance & Operations

  • Full time
  • £45,000 – £55,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st October 2019

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity changing lives through reading and writing. We champion the benefits of reading and writing for pleasure and work for a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

Do you want to play a leading business role in the Scottish charity transforming lives through reading and writing?

We are seeking a highly competent professional with financial management experience and arts charity or equivalent Third Sector experience.

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing and is one of the most effective ways to help break the poverty cycle.

Reporting to the Chief Executive and as a member of the senior management team, the Director of Finance & Operations leads on the strategic development and delivery of Scottish Book Trust’s financial management, business operations, risk management and corporate reporting, as well as contributing more widely to the management, strategic and creative direction of the charity.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

School Communities Events Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,500 – £25,999
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th July 2019

Scottish Book Trust, Scotland’s national charity transforming lives through reading and writing.

Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We’re looking for an outgoing events coordinator to take brilliant authors/illustrators to meet children across Scotland.

Role:

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing, and is one of the most effective ways to help children escape the poverty cycle.

Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We’re looking for an outgoing and experienced events coordinator to help us take brilliant authors or illustrators to meet children across Scotland.

The School Communities team delivers a range of projects which encourage children and young people to engage with reading and writing including author touring and events, book prizes and awards for learning professionals, as well as creating high quality resources and professional development for teachers.

The team also run two Scottish Government-backed programmes; First Minister’s Reading Challenge and Read, Write, Count and support wider Scottish Book Trust programmes such as Book Week Scotland and Bookbug.

Organisational Profile:

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity changing lives through reading and writing. We champion the benefits of reading and writing for pleasure and work for a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

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