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We are looking to appoint a Literary Associate to be part of our Artistic Team at the Traverse. This role requires a candidate with fresh ideas about how theatre and writing can be developed and presented to existing and new audiences.

The main role of the Literary Associate is to support the work of the Artistic Director, and to work closely with the Traverse's engagement, production, administration and marketing teams to develop, support and present new work at Scotland's New Writing theatre and to engage as wide an audience as possible.

You will have demonstrable experience in developing, delivering and directing new writing projects, excellent dramaturgical skills as well as a full and wide-ranging awareness of contemporary theatre. You must have rigorous time management and a high level of planning skills. The ideal candidate will be able to handle a demanding and varied workload, show initiative, resourcefulness, and a clear and insatiable passion for theatre.

This is a permanent position with a probationary period of six months. Normal hours of work will be 40 hours per week and will be flexible to allow you to carry out your duties. Holiday entitlement is 20 days per annum plus 11 public holidays each year.

We expect the contract to begin on 11 May 2015.

To apply for this post please download and complete the application form and return to

Closing date for applications: Thursday 5 March 2015 at noon

Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 16 March 2015





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