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Senior Programme Manager Reading Friends
Reading Friends is an innovative reading befriending scheme delivered by The Reading Agency and funded by The Big Lottery. The programme is about to start the third year of a four year funded programme which will see us piloting the national programme across the UK, introducing new settings and communities of Reading Friends, including in prisons and LGBTQ focussed organisations and building intergenerational relationships.
We are looking for a confident and experienced programme manager to lead and strategically manage this exciting new phase, ensuring the support of key stakeholders and establishing a solid business model for the programme so that it is sustainable beyond 2020.
This contract is for 2 years initially (with potential to renew subject to funding), offering a salary of up to £45,000 depending on experience.
To find out more download the the full job description and person specification.
To apply, complete the application form and send this along with your CV and covering letter to email@example.com
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Wednesday 22 August 2018
Interviews will be held in Central London on Tuesday 4 September 2018
Consultant for Reading Ahead in women's prisons
Reading Ahead is currently run in all 12 prisons in England holding women, though to varying degrees. Our long-term aim is to extend the impact of Reading Ahead and other related reading activity in women's prisons.
To inform this strategy we are looking for a freelance consultant to run a series of focus groups with women in prison and interviews with library and education staff during the autumn of 2018.
We are offering a fee of £4,000 inclusive of VAT for this work.
To find out more and for details of how to apply please download the project brief.
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Monday 20 August 2018
Interviews will be held in Central London on Wednesday 29 August 2018
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