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 June 2014.
Assigning Editor – Edinburgh Fringe Festival
A Younger Theatre seeks to appoint an organised and motivated individual who is keen to develop their administration and commissioning skills. The Assigning Editor’s role is to manage AYT’s Edinburgh Young Critics Scheme. The role will be to oversee the editorial coverage during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival alongside the Managing Editor, liaising with partners, assigning reviewers and managing the AYT flat in Edinburgh.
There is a fixed fee of £800 for this work, with travel to/from and accommodation provided in Edinburgh for the month of August. Mentoring will also be provided via IdeasTap Mag’s Editor James Hopkirk.
Applications are only via the IdeasTap brief.
The below are voluntary positions available on A Younger Theatre.
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 – Nov ’13 – Apr ’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