Jobs and volunteering

The Poetry Society is the UK’s leading national organisation for poetry. We have just completed an ambitious redevelopment of our Covent Garden venue and offices, and now we’re looking to expand our team with candidates who will bring their skills, experience and energy to the following roles. Please read the documents carefully as they detail how to apply for each role:

General Manager (application deadline 9am 10 August)

General Manager Job Description
General Manager Person Specification and Job Info

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Marketing & Communications Manager (application deadline 9am 14 August)

Marketing & Communications Manager Person Specification and Job Info
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Volunteering

The Poetry Society is a registered charity providing support, information and merchandise for specialists and the general public. We engage with and support diverse poetry audiences, run various competitions and prizes, and publish our quarterly journal, The Poetry Review. There are often opportunities to volunteer with us at our offices in Covent Garden, London. 

If you are interested in volunteering at The Poetry Society, please send a CV and brief cover note to Talissa Makdessi at [email protected] Your cover note should include something about your own interests, and how often you would like to volunteer. Please note: we do not run a digital volunteering scheme.

Please put ‘VOLUNTEERING’ in the subject line.