Join the Team

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.

Sub-Editor 

An opportunity has arisen to join AYT as a freelance sub-editor starting mid January, for an initial three month contract with a look to extend to six months following a probation period. A sub-editor’s role at AYT is to edit and proof read the reviews, upload reviews to the site with appropriate images and provide feedback for the reviewers.

Skill set required:

– Previous editing/subbing experience
– Organisational and time-keeping skills as this is a shared job role between two subs
– Ability to work remotely
– Excellent communication skills to relay to reviewers what was good/what can be improved about their review
– Love and knowledge of the arts

If you are interested please e-mail a covering letter (no more than one page) and CV (no more than two pages) to laura@ayoungertheatre.com by 19th January 2016. I will be in touch after this date to let you know the outcome of your application.

All the writers at AYT are volunteers, and the editorial team are paid a small monthly stipend. The sub-editor’s work load varies but is around 4-5 hours a week for which you will be paid £450 total for 6 months in 3 instalments.

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Young Journalists

Our Young Journalists scheme is designed to give young people with an active interest in arts journalism the chance to develop their interests and be published by A Younger Theatre. Working closely with the Features Editor, you will research, conduct interviews and write featured material for the AYT website.

To apply to be a features writer please download an application from here and email to features[at]ayoungertheatre.com.

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Bloggers

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.

To apply, please download the application form here and once completed email to blogs[at]ayoungertheatre.com.

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Reviewers

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.

To be considered, please download the application form here and once completed email to reviews[at]ayoungertheatre.com.