The Royal Exchange Theatre is currently seeking a Young Company Writer to join their team.
The post-holder will plan and deliver weekly Young Company sessions for the Writers group (16-21 year olds) and will work with the Young Company Director, Children and Young People Partner and New Work and Talent Lead to ensure a cohesive programme for the year. Sessions will take place both online and in person at the Royal Exchange Theatre and provisions will be made for both contingencies. As a result, the post-holder must be prepared to travel to the Royal Exchange Theatre weekly, unless they are unable to due to shielding/isolating.
They are accepting applications from individuals and will base scoring on individuals, however if you have a Writer who you would like to work with who is also applying, please note this in your application email.
In addition to delivering sessions, they will write a play for the Young Company summer production 2021. Through a devising process, further research and development, the Young Company Writer will work with Young Company Performers and Makers to develop a play for, with and based on the group.
SALARY: £9,750 fixed fee to be paid monthly via invoice
TERMS: Fixed Term: December 2020 – August 2021
Find out more and apply through their website
Deadline: 16 November 2020 at 10am
Source: Royal Exchange