Work With Us
A Younger Theatre is always looking for writers to contribute to our growing website. All members of the AYT team write on a voluntary basis. AYT is London-centric, but we’re actively looking for writers beyond London to expand our coverage.
Jobs list was last updated in September 2014.
Editor – September 2014
We’re looking for a meticulous editor to take the lead on the publication side of A Younger Theatre – someone who is bursting with ideas on how to help it develop and grow. This is an opportunity to take A Younger Theatre to the next level and make it the go-to place for young people interested in theatre.
This role has a fixed fee of £2400 for 12-months working on a flexible part time basis of a few hours per week.
To apply please download the application pack.
Deadline: 19 October, 5pm
The below are voluntary positions available on A Younger Theatre.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival Reviewers: July – August ’15
We’re looking to expand our team of voluntary reviewers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. You’ll get the opportunity to review at a number of venues across Edinburgh and receive guidance and feedback from the Editorial Team. This opportunity is open to keen writers and reviewers aged 30 and under.
To apply download an application form here and email it to edinburgh[at]ayoungertheatre.com
Young Journalists: Ongoing
AYT seeks to build upon our current pool of young journalists. Our Young Journalists scheme is designed to give young people with an active interest in arts journalism the chance to research, conduct interviews and write featured material for the AYT website. Working closely with the Features Editor, you will be assigned tasks for writing, and given the chance to explore your own interests within journalism to be published on AYT.
Deadline for current intake: Ongoing
To find out more, and to apply to be part of the Young Journalists please download an application from here and email to features[at]ayoungertheatre.com
Bloggers / Guest Blog Posts – Ongoing
AYT seeks both long-term bloggers and writers for one-off opinion pieces. Working with the Commissioning Editor, writers are encouraged to develop a theme through their blogs, acting as opinion pieces and commentary on theatre and the arts. Blogs are designed to encourage discussion for readers.
For more information and to apply, please download the application form here and once completed email to blogs[at]ayoungertheatre.com
Reviewers – London and Regional – Apr ’14 – Nov ’14
AYT actively seeks young writers to develop their critical skills through attending press nights for shows. The majority of these shows are within London however we are actively looking for reviewers across the UK.
Deadlines are as follows:
London and regional: Ongoing
To be considered for a review please download the application form here. Once completed please email to reviews[at]ayoungertheatre.com