Science Fiction & Fantasy Award for unpublished Writers of Colour – 2021

Project manager Job description and person specification

Job Overview

Cityread are seeking to hire an experienced part-time freelance Project Manager to develop and deliver a new award for unpublished Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Colour. The award is entering its second year and is currently named the Gollancz Rivers of London BAME SFF Award. This year, eight unpublished writers received prize money totalling £10,000 (£4000 winner; £2000 runner up; £800 x 6 shortlisted) and mentoring. The Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing the renaming of the award, partnership building, management of and reporting to the project team, advisory group and judging panel, and the timely delivery and evaluation of the 2021 award.

The award is sponsored by Ben Aaronovitch, author of the Rivers of London series, and administered by Cityread, a registered literature charity. The Project Manager will be managed by Andy Ryan, chief executive of Cityread, and Anne Hall, PA to Ben Aaronovitch.

Click for more info and how to apply. Closing date: 5pm, 30 November 2020.