Reading Development Manager

Job Description

Job title: Reading Development Manager

Salary: Circa £32,693

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Devon

Libraries Unlimited strives to be at the forefront of enhancing lives and building communities. We believe reading helps people fulfil their potential.

Do you have the energy, experience and drive to pioneer a range of new approaches, projects and initiatives to celebrate and promote a love of reading across Devon and Torbay?

We are seeking an ambitious and dynamic leader, to:

  • Champion the benefits of reading, and creativity, to meet the changing needs of our communities.
  • Initiate, develop and deliver a range of projects and programmes to increase engagement and participation in reading and libraries for all.
  • Proactively develop partnerships, funding bids and opportunities to increase the reach and impact of our services and programmes.
  • Ensure our reading offer, services and spaces are inclusive and celebrate diversity.

The successful Reading Development Manager will have a proven ability to lead strategically and to inspire and motivate action in others, excellent digital skills and a track record of delivering impact for communities through projects, service development and partnerships.

To read the full job description and apply, visit For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Tabitha Witherick at 

Closing date: 9am, 21st June 2021 

Interview date: 24th June 2021