Literary Assistant, Bush Theatre

The Bush Theatre is looking for a passionate and organised Literary Assistant to become an integral member of the artistic team, and to be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the literary department.

This role is perfect for someone with excellent administrative skills and a keen interest in new writing. Responsibilities include managing our team of readers and the Bush Theatre’s open submissions.

In this role you will:

  • Support the Literary Manager in the commissioning and development of new talent.
  • Administer the Bush Theatre unsolicited play submissions process, including feedback to playwrights and enquiries from writers and agents.
  • Lead on the administration and monitoring of the Literary budget and Literary invoices in liaison with the Literary Manager; tracking receipts, creating expenses claim forms, coding and processing invoices.
  • Support the Literary Manager in the day to day running of the Literary department.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of colour and disabled people who are currently underrepresented in our team. All disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria will be invited to interview.

The deadline for applications is 10am on Thursday 30 September 2021.

1st interviews will tale place on Monday 18 October 2021.

2nd interviews will take place on Monday 25 October 2021.

For more information on this role and how to apply, please visit:

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Source: Arts Jobs

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