As the Malta Book Festival is fast approaching, the team at the National Book Council (NBC) is looking for a Cultural Organiser. The publishing industry has grown significantly over the past few years, and our team has increasingly become larger and professionalised. We are now looking at adding a new member to our team.

Working for the NBC provides an opportunity to make a difference in the ever-growing Maltese book industry, supporting the work of all its stakeholders. Our staff use their skills to find innovative, long-lasting solutions to better support authors, publishers, illustrators, translators, editors. We have a strong and highly-skilled team of people, and we keep learning and growing together, having all started out with small roles.

We are offering a six-week placement to assist in the preparations, logistics and organisation of the Malta Book Festival, which will take place on 3-7 November. We ensure equal opportunities, as well as an inclusive work environment.

We are looking for a candidate who is committed and passionate, would thrive in a diverse and multi-cultural work environment, and is keen to bring new innovative ideas, skills and solutions. The Cultural Organiser will be assisting in the preparation, organisation and management of the Malta Book Festival, executing outreach and assisting the team in daily admin tasks. 

This is a six-week appointment (40 hours per week).

Job requirements:

  • good knowledge of Microsoft Office skills and social media
  • excellent command of both Maltese and English
  • preferable previous work experience in event organisation
  • driving licence
  • Covid-19 vaccination certificate
  • VAT number

To apply and find out about the salary package, send in your CV and a cover letter to by Tuesday 28 September 2021. Interviews will take place starting Wednesday 29 September 2021.

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