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Jobs for Writers

This post is a bit of an experiment. I thought it might be useful to provide a regular round up of writing or writing related jobs that come to my attention  This is the first week and all the jobs I’ve found are not only in England, but in south east England – sorry about that – but I would like to reflect the international readership of this blog in future.  And I’d love to know if you think a job section is helpful.
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FREELANCE POET
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in Buckinghamshire is looking for  a Freelance Poet to deliver an activity as part of Roald Dahl Day on 17th September 2016.

The poet will need to plan, resource and deliver an activity that will work with the public to develop a poem during the course of Roald Dahl Day to celebrate the writer and his work.   It is important that the poem is collaborative, able to be completed on Roald Dahl Day and that a range of visitors are able to participate in a meaningful and exciting way.

HOW TO APPLY: Contact Natalie Wallace, Learning Manager, on natalie@roalddahlmuseum.org for a full brief and details of how to apply.
DEADLINE July 11th

CULTURE WRITERS/REVIEWERS
LondonExhibitions.co.uk is looking for three talented writers based in London to preview and review art or cultural exhibitions in London, and write articles for our magazine, featuring artists, museums, cultural events …

Pay: £25-50 per review/article

HOW TO APPLY: Submit your resume, a short letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role, and provide links to three published articles. Contact Emily londonexhibitions.co.uk@gmail.com

DEADLINE September 1st

CONTENT WRITER (full time)
The National Foundation for Youth Music in London  are advertising a new post in their Youth Music’s Development team to write engaging copy highlighting the work of projects funded by Youth Music, explaining the personal, social and musical impact for young people experiencing challenging circumstances (including poverty, disability and mental health issues).

The successful applicant will be writing content – including case studies and features – for website and newsletters, and help to produce fundraising and marketing materials.

Salary: up to £28,000 per year (fixed-term position until 31 March 2018) with 8% non-contributory employer contribution

HOW TO APPLY: Go to http://www.youthmusic.org.uk/jobs for a full job description and information on how to apply.

DEADLINE July 7th

PAID INTERNSHIP
Faversham House – an independent publishing house, based in East Grinstead, West Sussex – is offering a six-month, paid internship for a newly-qualified journalist to learn on the job.

The successful applicant will spend their time on two market-leading media brands: edie and Water & Wastewater Treatment (three months on each).

HOW TO APPLY  click HERE

DEADLINE July 2nd

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7 comments on “Jobs for Writers

  1. pat burt
    June 27, 2016

    Love looking at jobs that might have been!

  2. Jenny Tavernier
    June 27, 2016

    OMG, this is great! Although I am across the sea currently, (Reno, NV US,) it gives added incentive to get me there. The youth music content was similar to what I did here – and loved! Wish I was there NOW! 8^).

    I see many jobs available in the US, this is totally fun, intriguing & refreshing!
    You might be a great asset for tourism! lol

  3. lisannie44
    July 6, 2016

    Yes, this could be really helpful! I’m just a bit too far from London to commute, sadly, but I’m always interested in what’s out there 🙂

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  5. Yes this would be helpful and I hope you decide to post international as well. I live across the pond. Thank you for sharing. :o)

  6. bridget whelan
    July 24, 2016

    I will post international jobs if I see them (and the deadline hasn’t passed) – more coming tomorrow

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