SFF Award Celebrating Inclusivity Seeks Project Manager

“Would you like to run the Rivers of London/Unpublished Writers of Colour award?” asks Ben Aaronovitch. The Rivers of London author is the award’s sponsor.

Once a project manager has been picked, the Gollancz Rivers of London BAME SFF Award, given for the first time in 2020, will be getting a new name, too.

The part time project manager position pays £5075 flat fee for 29 days work across one year. Full requirements and details about how apply are here. Applications close November 30.

Here is the job description:

Science Fiction & Fantasy Award for unpublished Writers of Colour – 2021

Project manager Job description and person specification

Job Overview

We are seeking to hire an experienced part-time freelance Project Manager to develop and deliver a new award for unpublished Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Colour. year, eight unpublished writers received prize money totalling £10,000 (£4000 winner; £2000 runner up; £800 x 6 shortlisted) and mentoring.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.

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