Vacancies + Volunteer


General Manager: Full time (Permanent)

Apples and Snakes seeks a dynamic and forward thinking General Manager.  Financially astute, the postholder will be excited by the opportunity to be part of the senior leadership team implementing our new strategy alongside overhauling systems, and creating effective new strategies for measuring impact.

With a core mission to champion poets and poetry, amplify unheard voices and challenge expectations of what poetry can be, Apples and Snakes is the leading organisation for spoken word poetry in the UK.

Apples and Snakes is dedicated to increasing the diversity of its workforce, reflecting the artists and communities that we work. We strongly encourage and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and individuals with disabilities.

With a track record in ensuring the smooth operation of company business, the post holder will have particular responsibility for:

  • financial management
  • operations and administration
  • monitoring and evaluation systems
  • governance

Closing date for applications: Monday 18th February 2019 @ 11.59pm

1st interviews: w/c 25th February
2nd interviews: w/c 4th March

For more information please download the application pack General Manager
Please include an Equality Monitoring Form with your application


We are currently working in partnership with Goldsmiths and Guildhall to facilitate meaningful student volunteer projects and placements.

We are always looking for volunteers to support our work on the Spoken Word Archive. Tasks can include writing articles, cataloguing and scanning materials.

If you are interested in volunteering, please email