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Oct

The Reader Organisation Vacancies

The Reader Organisation is a social enterprise with a national and international remit that develops innovative shared reading-aloud groups in diverse communities across society.

 

HR People Manager

Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week. Applications for part time / flexible working are welcome

Contract: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for a practical and organised individual who has excellent people skills and is looking to further develop their HR career across a diverse HR environment that covers all aspects of HR.  You will need to be flexible and willing with a positive attitude to managing people and change.  You will be at least level 3 CIPD qualified (or equivalent HR qualification), be committed to gaining further CIPD qualifications and have experience of working in HR role in the commercial, social enterprise or charitable sector.

To apply, visit www.thereader.org.uk and select the ‘Working with Us’ tab where you will be able to view the full job description and download an application form. Please complete the application form and submit a covering letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this role, to eameeboden@thereader.org.uk.

Your covering letter is an opportunity for you to include any additional information which could not be explained within the application form. Please do not just send in a CV.

Deadline for applications: 5pm Friday 4 November 2016. Applications arriving after 5pm will not be considered.

Interviews: Friday 11 November 2016. Role begins as soon as possible thereafter.

 

Arts Administration Internship – Reading Resources

Hours: 21 hours per week (flexible – to be agreed upon appointment)

Remuneration: Travel expenses paid and sustenance

Contract: Starts November 2016, ends February/March 2017

You will be part of a small group of interns working together to gain valuable work experience whilst helping a dynamic charity/social enterprise develop.  You will work predominantly with the Head of Reading Excellence and Specialist Practice Mentor, although there will also be opportunities to visit and communicate with other operational teams.

During your time in this position you will:

  • Help with improving the bibliographic information available for online Reader copies of short stories and poems, and help to grow this resource by writing and adding to existing story summaries
  • Contribute to the ongoing task of centralising electronic copies of short stories and poems held by The Reader in one site, making these accessible to all staff
  • Support admin volunteers
  • Maintain a checking out system for books kept at The Reader’s main office and help to maintain a system for storing hard copies of stories and poems
  • Contribute to the development of a library of children’s books and materials to be used in shared reading groups and at Reader events
  • Help to grow the Reader video library by preparing files for upload

To apply, visit www.thereader.org.uk and click on the ‘Working with Us’ tab to view the full job description and to download an application form. Please complete the application form and submit a covering letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this role, to eameeboden@thereader.org.uk. Please do not just send in a CV.

Deadline for applications: Friday 4 November 2016, 9am. Applications arriving after 9am will not be considered.

Interviews: Wednesday 16 November 2016

Successful applicants will be invited to interview by 5pm on Friday 11 November 2016. If you have not heard by this date, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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