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Job Opportunity: Public Programme and Communications Coordinator
8 August 2019 - 22 August 2019

Book Works is looking to expand its Publishing team with a new position of Public Programme and Communications Coordinator
(3 days per week)

Salary: £28,850 (pro-rata: £17,310)
Deadline for applications: 5pm, 22 August 2019
Interviews week commencing: 9–11 September 2019
Start date: October 2019

You will be working on press, publicity and events related to our current commissions. Upcoming projects include: a new book Licorice and the launch of an open submission series Interstices with Bridget Penney, a project with Nina Wakeford co-published with Art on the Underground, a new commission with Sarah Tripp, the latest Happy Hypocrite, issue 11, Silver Bandage, guest edited by Erica Scourti, and the ‘Contact’ series guest edited by Hannah Black with Hamishi Farah, Momtaza Mehri and Derica Shields. In 2020 we will start work on an ambitious project with Phyllis Christopher, that will involve crowdfunding and pre-publication press. As part of our small and friendly team you will also play an active part in scheduled book fairs and events into 2020/21.

To apply

The application pack contains the job description, person specification and full details of how to apply.
Email your application, subject line ‘Public Programme and Communications Coordinator’ together with your cover letter (maximum two pages), CV, Application form, and Equal Opportunities monitoring form to:

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We welcome applications from all sections of society, and aim to have an inclusive workforce and programme. If you have any questions about the role, please contact us and we’ll be happy to answer any queries. Please email, or, or call 020 7247 2203 if you need any further information.

Image: Victoria Sin and Sophia Al-Maria, performance at Whitechapel Gallery for the launch of Sad Sack, April 2019.

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