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Arts Jobs: The Reader requires RISE coordinator

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Interesting Opportunity in Liverpool - The RISE Coordinator will work internally with TRO regional and specialist managers, Communications Team and with literature festivals and others to develop a model that enables festivals/organisations to meet their CSR aims by: taking shared reading into secure settings, e.g. prisons, acute mental health settings, pupil referral units; to arrange author visits from festivals, into those settings; with the aim of increasing attendance at TRO’s shared reading groups and raising the profile of TRO in secure and public settings.

Closes: 14th September 2012.

The RISE Coordinator will make and maintain links with authors, publishers, literature festivals and coordinators in secure settings.

The RISE Coordinator will report to the Criminal Justice Projects’ Manager, with regular meetings with Mental Health Projects’ Manager and Communications Manager.

How to apply:

Please visit to view the full job description and to download an application form. Complete the application form and a covering letter describing how you fit with the person specification and why you are suitable for this post (not more than 1 side of A4 please) and email to Michelle Barrett: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have any questions regarding the application process or forms please contact Michelle. 

Deadline for applications: 5pm 14th September 2012. Please note: applications arriving after this deadline will not be considered.

We will shortlist by 17th September 2012.

Interviews will be held on 20th September 2012.  Please make sure your contact details include an email address and a phone number by which we can contact you if you are called for interview. 

The appointed person will start work as soon as possible.

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