Jobs at The Bush- Literary Assistant

The Bush Team are proud to discover, nurture and produce the best new plays in the UK. Working closely with writers and creatives to capture a variety of voices and vantage points, they aim to make theatre that reflects the vibrancy of British culture we see today.

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.


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.

Published on:
7 Sep 2021


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