9 April 09 | Chad W. Post

I don’t want to get in the habit of posting too many job openings, but in this economy, I’m sure there are a lot of qualified people out there looking for positions just like this:

Free Word
DIRECTOR

A groundbreaking new centre for literature, literacy and free expression, Free Word, will open in June 2009. Based in a landmark building, the previous Guardian Newsroom, 60 Farringdon Road, London, this innovative and collaborative international centre will promote the power of the written and spoken word. It will bring together ten organizations operating inside the building and have links with associates and partners nationally and internationally.

We are seeking a Director with charisma, strong leadership, communication and creative thinking skills together with a passion for the vision of Free Word. Proven experience of managing people, partnerships and collaborations are essential as are competence in budgeting and financial management and a flair for PR. Experience of fundraising will be an advantage.

Salary: between £55,000 and £60,000 depending on experience. Flexible working hours considered.

For further information about this post and Free Word, please email penny@dramatic-solutions.co.uk

Please send your application as a covering letter with reference to the job description, C.V. and two referees by email to Ursula Owen umo@ursulaowen.com. We will not contact your referees without your permission.

Closing date for applications 4pm Wednesday 15 April 2009. Interviews to be held in London end of April 2009.

Previous applicants need not apply.


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