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The Reader is a unique place to work and having the right staff is crucial to our success. We are a professional and flexible organisation, committed to our staff and beneficiaries. Working with us requires dedication, enthusiasm and a willingness to do what it takes to get the job done. Jobs at The Reader offer the chance to do work that is hugely varied and incredibly rewarding, being a part of a dynamic social enterprise that is helping to improve the lives of thousands of people through great literature.

In return for your commitment, we can offer flexibility, an excellent holiday entitlement and an open, caring and supportive work environment.

We need to recruit people who share our values and beliefs as they – like great literature – are at the heart of what we do.  Our values are:

  • Great literature is at our heart
  • We read to lead
  • We are kind but bold
  • We respect individuality but work as a team
  • We value innovation and find ways to live with change
  • We have strong boundaries and are well supported
  • We celebrate success but learn from our mistakes
  • We work whole-heartedly but value our wellbeing

Read more about our values and beliefs

Because we are a growing organisation, we’re always on the lookout for new talent. We hold regular recruitment events around the UK, but we know that there are many other talented people across the country who we haven’t met yet.  Because of that we are happy to accept initial applications at any time, regardless of whether any vacancies are on offer. If we think you’re suited we’ll contact you to find out more, or when suitable vacancies arise.  

If you share our values and you think you’ve got something to offer please download and complete the application form below, and send to

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