Date Added: 12 April 2018
: 23 April 2018
Job Title: Business Development Consultant, Reading Friends
Working For: The Reading Agency
Location: Home Based
Salary: The fee for this work is £38,000 including VAT and all expenses
The Reading Agency is a charity whose mission is to inspire more people to read more, encourage them to share their enjoyment of reading and celebrate the difference that reading makes to all our lives.
Purpose of the role:
The Reading Agency requires an experienced business development consultant to develop and implement a sustainability strategy for Reading Friends.
Reading Friends is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and has been awarded £2.1 million over four years, from 2018-2020. Reading Friends starts conversations through reading to connect older people and reduce isolation and loneliness. Reading Friends is UK-wide, but locally delivered by public libraries as well as community and voluntary sector organisations.
This contract is to scope the potential and feasibility of a variety of sustainability options, and develop a strong sustainability strategy for the rest of the funded period of the project and beyond.
Closing Date: 23 April 2018
Deadline for applications is 5pm.
Interviews will be held in Central London on Thursday 3 May 2018.
To find out more please download the detailed project brief from The Reading Agency’s website: https://readingagency.org.uk/about/people/work-for-us/