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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School Communities Outreach Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,000 – £24,999
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th February 2019

Do you want to help transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust is looking for an enthusiastic outreach co-ordinator to bring our schools programmes to life for new audiences.

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 transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust is looking for an enthusiastic outreach co-ordinator to bring our schools programmes to life for new audiences

Working as part of the School Communities team, you’ll help to deliver a range of projects designed to encourage children and young people to enjoy the benefits of reading and writing. You will also work with a range of learning professionals to share best practice through developing and delivering resources and training.

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PR and Marketing Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,500 – £34,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th February 2019

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 transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust, a national charity, is looking for a creative and highly effective communicator to take forward the marketing and promotion of our programmes, help grow our audiences and share the impact of our work.

You’ll be an experienced PR professional and will bring a strong track record of planning and delivering marketing campaigns, preferably in the arts, charity or education sectors.

You’ll have a positive, flexible approach and your passion for your work will shine through. Experienced at leading a team, you’ll also be an enthusiastic team member, who enjoys working with colleagues to achieve shared objectives.

As a key part of the marketing team, the post holder works with staff across all our programmes to promote and deliver our work.

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Media Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,500 – £25,999
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st March 2019

Do you want to help transform lives through reading and writing? A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our Marketing Team to promote our charity and the great work that we do through the media.

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.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our Marketing team as Media Officer and contribute to raising the profile of the charity and gaining media coverage and social media for our range of programmes. Supporting the Marketing & PR Manager, you will work across our programmes.

If you are a confident and creative person with experience of social media and media relations in Scotland, please go to our website for more information and to apply.

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Early Years Outreach Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,500 – £34,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st April 2019

Do you want to help transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust is looking for an experienced manager with excellent communication skills to join our Early Years team.

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.

Our Early Years programme delivers Bookbug, Scotland’s national book gifting programme, providing free, high quality, books for every baby, toddler, three and five-year-old in Scotland.

To support the book-gifting programme, Bookbug runs a national outreach programme, providing training for professionals from a broad range of backgrounds (libraries, education, health, third sector) to build Bookbug into their everyday practice and use books, songs and rhymes in their work with families.

The Outreach Manager leads on the strategic development and delivery of the EY outreach work.

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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Office Manager

  • Full time
  • £21,500 – £25,999
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd April 2019

Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We are looking for an experienced Office Manager to provide excellent administrative support and work environment for our staff.

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.

The Office Manager leads on creating and maintaining a pleasant, productive and efficient working environment for the staff team in our historic building off the Royal Mile.

The role also provides administrative support to the CEO and Board, as well as assisting the Director of Finance & Operations to maintain HR systems.

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Marketing Communications Co-ordinator (Schools)

  • Full time
  • £21,000 – £25,999
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th April 2019

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

Do you want to transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust is looking for an experienced marketing professional to create campaigns and produce materials for our schools programme.

Role:

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives.

Our schools programmes inspire and empower children and young people to experience the pleasures and benefits of reading and writing.

You will be highly organised, experienced in print production and creative and adept at planning and executing marketing communications campaigns. You will also be skilled at producing website copy and supporting social media around the campaigns.

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This vacancy has now closed

School Communities Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,000 – £21,499
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th May 2019

Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced administrator to help deliver our schools programmes.

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 enthusiastic and experienced administrator to help deliver our schools programmes.

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. The team also runs two Scottish Government-funded programmes: First Minister’s Reading Challenge and Read, Write Count.

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