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The Stratford Literary Festival is a registered charity, and we encourage literacy and well being with events and projects in schools and in the community.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic self-starter to join our team raising funds through grants and donations to help support the charitable work of the Festival.

Your role will include liaising with the Festival Director and Trustees, exploring potential grant giving bodies, and preparing grant applications for submission.

The position would suit a professional fund-raiser or someone with drive and enthusiasm who works efficiently, and is able to champion the Festival and its work. It would be ideal for someone newly retired who has worked in fund-raising or in the arts. Accuracy and organisation is an essential element of the role.  Proximity to Stratford-upon-Avon is essential and your own transport would be helpful.

Remuneration will be commission based. Please email us here with your CV and details of why you think you are the person we are looking for.



We have a fantastic team of volunteer stewards in place but if you'd like to be put on our back-up list please contact us here.

We'd also love to hear from anyone happy to distribute programmes for us before the Festival.

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