Join Us

At Singapore Book Council (SBC), we love literature. We have been supporting Singapore’s literary arts for more than 50 years through our festivals, awards, movements and workshops. We have championed more writers, translators, illustrators and professionals for more than half a century. SBC is the most established literary nonprofit organisation in Singapore and we are on the look out for committed and passionate people to join us.

Please refer to the following current job openings, internships and volunteer opportunities available at SBC. Interested parties may send their CV and Cover Letter to [email protected]. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Programmes Intern (AFCC)

The Programmes intern for AFCC will be working in a dynamic, innovative and nurturing environment. As SBC is a non-profit charity, the intern will have the opportunity to work on various aspects of running an arts organisation, including programme design and execution, and events management, among others.

The intern will be an integral team member of SBC’s flagship festival, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC), which takes place at the end of May 2022.

Some of the intern’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Planning, coordinating and managing programmes and events;
  • Liaising with writers, translators, publishers, and artists;
  • Liaising with partners, supporters and other arts industry stakeholders; and,
  • Coordinating logistics and operations.

The intern is expected to be able to work independently as well as collaboratively, be highly motivated, open to working in a flexible environment and keen to contribute.

We are looking for interns who have good communication, office and design skills. It is preferable but not required that the intern has a passion for writing, reading and books, has a penchant for SingLit and is bilingual (English and one of the official mother tongue languages).

The intern will report to the Programmes Manager.

You should be able to commit to this full-time role for three to six months.

The preferred window is:

  1. January to June 2022 inclusive

Please indicate your preferred window and length of internship. We are open to other suggested windows if they fit within our work calendar.

Applications have closed.

Interested parties may send their CV and Cover Letter to [email protected].
Please include your internship availability (dates and duration) in your cover letter. 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.