Job Opporrtunity: Venue and Marketing Co-ordinator at The Writers’ Block, Cornwall (deadline for submission of CVs: 21st March 2022 at 9am)

Kernow Education Arts Partnership (KEAP) is a registered charity (no. 1095166) and strategic leader in arts and creative education in Cornwall. In 2012, the charity created The Story Republic, a completely new programme bringing literature to schools, families and communities in exciting and creative ways, and in 2017 it opened The Writers’ Block, a hub for creative writing based in Camborne, where it aims to nurture a love of writing in everyone.

The Writer’s Block is currently seeking to recruit a Venue and Marketing Co-ordinator. Please forward details to anyone in your networks who may be interested in finding out more or applying. The deadline for submission of CVs is 9am on Monday 21st March 2022. Many thanks to Helen Reynolds of KEAP for sending in details.

The job advertisement reads:

“Vacancy – Venue and Marketing Co-ordinator – deadline 21 March 2022

“The Writers’ Block is opening in the Old Redruth Library, and we need a Venue & Marketing Co-ordinator to help make it happen!

About Us

The Writers’ Block is a unique creative writing centre where we champion the writer in everyone. Working with families, young people, schools, communities, harder to reach individuals and emerging adult writers and performers, The Writers’ Block instils confidence, enjoyment and skills in writing, and helps people to find their voice and their story. With a vision to become the Writing Centre for Cornwall, The Writers’ Block also has a key role in training new writers and creating opportunities for commissions and production.

About the role

“In April/May 2022 we are delighted to be designing, installing and opening our new venue in the Old Redruth Library on Clinton Road, Redruth. A huge part of the success of The Writers’ Block is its welcoming atmosphere and friendly faces, and this role will be the cornerstone of that welcome for participants and audiences. Alongside other core team members, this role will also be key in co-ordinating and publicising our programme.

“The role is 30 hours per week and will be permanent, but is subject to funding after the first year. Salary is £21,500 pro rata.

“This is an exciting and challenging time to join us, and alignment with our values and vision is just as important as skills and experience. Have a look at our website to get a feel for what we do, and also the About page for a look at our Vision for the next three years.

“This post would suit someone with accomplished IT, literacy and organisational skills, who has some experience in running publicity campaigns, who enjoys working with the public, writers and artists of all ages, is practical, can problem solve and work under pressure and has some experience of working in the arts and creative industries.

How to apply

“Please see the full Job Description and Person Specification Venue and Marketing Coordinator Job Description

“The Application Form is available here: Venue and Marketing coordinator application form v2

“Please email applications and your CV to

“The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 21st March 2022. 

“Interviews Monday 28 March 2022.

“We welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, D/deaf or disabled candidates.”