Jobs and volunteering


We currently have a vacancy for a Head of Operations – scroll down for details.

collage of 6 photos of Poetry Society activity: photo 1 - group of smiling young people after a performance; 2 - image of poem projected on to st paul's cathedral, 3 - poet ray antrobus at a podium; 4 - group of young people on a narrowboat poetry workshop; 5 - exhibitors and customers at a book fair; 6 - young boy at a poetry workshop at arsenal football ground
Creative partnerships, commissions, events and education projects: The Poetry Society at work.

The Poetry Society is the leading poetry organisation in the UK. For over 100 years we’ve been a lively and passionate source of energy and ideas, opening up and promoting poetry to an ever-growing community of people. We run acclaimed international poetry competitions for adults and young people and publish The Poetry Review, one of the most influential poetry magazines in the English-speaking world. With innovative education and commissioning programmes, and a packed calendar of performances and readings, The Poetry Society champions poetry for all ages.

Click to download: Head of Operations Job Description & Application Process

Click to download: Poetry Society Recruitment Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Regrettably, due to the pandemic, we are unable to take volunteers at the moment. Please check back in the future for updates.