Applications close: Friday 10 May
Type: One-time project over 18 months
Payment: £3150 to include travel. This is to create an evaluation framework, design research tools, check mid-project, telephone interview working group members and artist and production of independent report.
Contact: Ian Anstice firstname.lastname@example.org
What is Time To Read?
Time To Read (TTR) is a unique partnership of
22 Library Authorities in North West England, working together to promote
reading since 2002. The region covers Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, all of
Greater Manchester and Greater Merseyside.
The project aims to bring together the
region’s publishers and public libraries. To make this happen, TTR have gained
Arts Council England funding for a package of meetings, events and book
promotions. This includes the selection of ten books for reading groups, a
suggested booklist and artist-produced library promotion as well as author
events and promotional material. The project will last for eighteen months. The
publishers included are Carcanet, Comma Press, Knives Forks and Spons, Saraband
and Dead Ink.
What We Are Looking For
We are looking for a responsible professional
evaluator to provide advice on how to evaluate the project, to interview and
produce a final report. Responsibilities will include working closely with Time
To Read and other members of the working group, which comprises of publishers
and librarians, to ensure that all parts of the project are properly evaluated.
This includes events, the work of the artist and the development of the working
group members and libraries involved.
To succeed in this role, you should have excellent
time management and communication skills.
Work is expected start in June.
Key points looked for
Experience in evaluations
skills, including multitasking and time-management
and teamwork skills
Ability to work for
relatively small amounts of time over a period of 18 months while remaining
It would be
desirable, although not essential, to have some experience of public libraries
Terms will be agreed between the artist and
Time To Read.
All EoI will be considered by a panel made up
of members from Time To Read.
Please complete the expression of interest
form and send to Ian Anstice email@example.com by the end of Friday 10 May
Expression of Interest Form