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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 5 March
2015 at noon
Interviews will be held in the week
commencing Monday 16 March 2015