10 week Paid Work Placements: Trainee Creative Workshop Leader, Front of House Assistant and Marketing Assistant

Burnley Youth Theatre have received funding from the Andrew Lloyd Webber foundation to offer 3 paid work placements, starting in January 2019,  to 3 young people aged 16-20 who consider themselves disadvantaged or feel excluded from opportunities into work.

This could be a young person who considers themselves to have a disability, identifies as LGBTQ+, suffering from mental health issues or an individual from from a BAMER background or a low income family.

The 3 paid work placements will start in January 2019.

We are happy to be flexible to ensure you get the best out of your placement to help you secure work in the future. Hourly rate of pay will be minimum wage.

Trainee Creative Workshop Leader 

Learn how to creatively deliver workshops on the core youth theatre programme. This role would include shadowing workshop leaders in Drama, Musical Theatre or Dance sessions and learning how to plan and deliver sessions.

This paid placement is 7hrs per week for 10 weeks.

Front of House Assistant – Learn how to work behind the front desk, serving customers, ushering productions, answering the phone as well as any administrative work.

This paid placement is 6hrs per week for 12 weeks.

Marketing Assistant – Learn how to help and promote Burnley Youth Theatre through administration support, social media and photography / creating short films.

This paid placement is 6hrs per week for 12 weeks.


Download the application form here.

Or send your response to the questions on the form to us in whatever format you feel expresses you the best – this could include written (handwritten or emailed), audio recorded or video recorded.

Deadline for applications has been extended to 4pm Thursday 17th January 2019. Please email completed applications to laura.simpson@burnleyyouththeatre.org return by post to Burnley Youth Theatre, Queens Park Rd, Burnley BB10 3LB making sure posted applications reach us no later than Wednesday 2nd January 2019

If you have any questions, or would like further information then please contact Laura Simpson on laura.simpson@burnleyoyuththeatre.org