Outreach Arts Practitioner, Burnley Youth Theatre

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Closes: 29th October 2018

Location: North West, Burnley

Type: Part time

Salary: Paid (£15k-20k pro rata)

Artform: theatre

Contact: Jo Watchorn [email protected]



Burnley Youth Theatre is looking for an experienced and skilled arts practitioner to take lead on the delivery of the organisations youth and family outreach practice. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering drama and arts based workshops and projects that aim to engage underrepresented and disadvantaged young people and families living within Burnley and East Lancashire. The Outreach Arts Practitioner will build sustainable relationships with young people and families within the community as well as build and maintain relationships with local service providers, community gate keepers and other partners.


This is predominantly an outward facing role which requires an understanding of the arts within community practice.  A confident, creative and energetic approach to delivery is required together with a hard working attitude.  You will need to work on your own initiative as well as work effectively as part of Burnley Youth Theatre’s wider artistic team.  We are looking for an individual who is willing to work flexible hours, who demonstrates excellent communication and organisation skills, who has the ability to follow clear instructions and who is able to meet deadlines and complete projects and tasks in a timely manner.


We would especially like to encourage applicants from diverse and minority backgrounds to apply.

Applicants should be willing to undertake a DBS Check.


For an application pack for the role of Outreach Arts Practitioner please contact Burnley Youth Theatre’s Administrator Jo Watchorn at [email protected] or call 01282 427767.


Deadline for applications:           10am on Monday 29th October 2018

Interviews:                                   Monday 5th November 2018