Poetry Archive Vacancies

Operations Manager

We are currently recruiting:


Full-time, ongoing; remote working

Salary: £35,000 p.a.

The Poetry Archive has been building an online archive of poetry recordings for the past decade, and we are poised to expand our operations and widen our impact through our new online store and by building on the successes of projects such as Poetry by Heart, our poetry recitation competition for schools. 

We are now looking for an experienced, enthusiastic Operations Manager to develop and deliver effective and sustainable resource management across the charity and to support our Directors, Andrew Motion and Richard Carrington, as they lead the Archive in making poetry accessible to an ever increasing audience.

If you know how to juggle money, people, IT and multiple projects within an ambitious and growing arts organisation, then this could be your chance to make your mark and to join a welcoming team of hard-working and committed colleagues, Directors and Trustees.

To apply, please read the job description below, and then submit a complete, up-to-date CV which explains any gaps in employment along with a cover letter detailing how your experience and skills match our requirements to:info@poetryarchive.org

For an informal discussion about the role, please call Richard Carrington on 01453 832090.

Closing date: 5pm, Friday, August 8th.

Interviews: September 2nd and 3rd in central London.

Full Job Description PDF