Untold Narratives CIC is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and committed volunteer to join us for 3 months, for 2-3 days a week. This is a chance for someone passionate about literature/human rights/literary translation to gain work experience in a small social enterprise.

We are based in central London but work with writers all over the world. Some remote working is possible.

Untold works together with writers marginalised by community or conflict – to develop their writing, share their stories with wider communities in their own languages, and reach new global audiences in translation.

Key tasks

  • To help develop and maintain Untold’s social media presence across X, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • To scope, research and identify new Untold projects.
  • To support Untold’s fundraising campaign. 

We’re looking for someone with

  • A passion for literature and human rights.
  • An interest in translation and literature that crosses borders.
  • An ability to work across all aspects of a growing social enterprise.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • An ability to work creatively, dynamically and flexibly as a member of a small hard-working team.
  • An ability to work to deadlines and in an extremely well-organised manner.
  • A good sense of humour.

To apply, please send the following to Untold’s director: [email protected]

  • A covering letter (one page of A4 max)
  • A current CV.

Deadline for applications: 9am GMT, Monday 4 March 2024.

Location: London, but some remote work is possible.

Job type: Part-time, volunteer (unpaid).

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Untold is a Community Interest Company (company number 12654173). Prospero World (UK registered charity number 1163952) receives charitable donations in support of our work through its fiscal sponsorship programme, and receives tax efficient donations from UK donors on our behalf.