• Sponsorship & Partnerships Manager ( Maternity Cover)
    Apply before 12:00pm on Monday, 18th July 2022

    As the Book Festival develops an exciting new chapter in its story, help take our corporate fundraising to a new level. As our Sponsorship & Partnerships Manager (Maternity Cover) you will be part of our creative and high-performing Development Team. You will be responsible for excellent management and stewardship of a portfolio of key major sponsors, and for the prospecting and acquisition of new organisations to approach. Quickly building strong relationships will be key. The role presents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to make a significant impact on the work of the Book Festival.
    We encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. If you have any specific access requirements, please let us know and we will do our best to meet your needs.


Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival began in 1983 and is now a key event in the August Festival season, celebrated annually in Scotland's capital city. Biennial at first, the Book Festival became a yearly celebration in 1997.

Throughout its history, the Book Festival has grown rapidly in size and scope to become the largest and most dynamic festival of its kind in the world. In its first year the Book Festival played host to just 30 'Meet the Author' events. Today, the Festival programmes over 800 events, which are enjoyed by people of all ages.

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