Careers and vacancies

We believe that the ability to communicate is a fundamental right and that society will only be fair when everyone has the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills they need to fulfill their potential.

By working with us, you can help to transform lives through literacy.

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Job vacancies

Programme Manager, Young Readers Programme

Closing date: Wednesday 27 November 2019

£34,000 to £40,000 per year dependent on experience

Maternity cover for up to one year

35 hours per week

Based in London, SW8

Trusts and Statutory Officer

Closing date: Monday 2 December 2019

£25,000 per year


35 hours per week

Based in London, SW8

Project Manager, Young Writers (Bradford)

Closing date: Monday 2 December 2019

£28,500 per year

Fixed term for one year

35 hours per week

Based in Bradford

Equal opportunities

The National Literacy Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, ethnicity or religion.

We monitor our policies to ensure that discrimination does not occur in either our staffing practices or our work. In particular, our personnel policies have been designed to ensure that all staff have equal access to training, professional development and career progression.

All applicants are asked to complete an online equal opportunities monitoring form to enable us to monitor the effectiveness of our policies. This information is not part of your application and will not be used in any part of the selection process. It is anonymous and will not be seen by the interviewers or those involved in shortlisting your application, and all data will be stored confidentially and destroyed once it has been analysed.

UK living wage

The National Literacy Trust is proud to be accredited as a UK Living Wage Employer.

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