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TYA/USA hiring Staff Writers for TYA Today

 

 

 

 

TYA/USA hiring Staff Writers for TYA Today  

Are you passionate about TYA? Are you a strong writer interested in investigating and reporting on the international landscape of theatre for young audiences?

 

TYA Today Staff Writers will join a dynamic team to generate pitches, write pieces, and shape the future of the TYA Today Magazine. The TYA Today Staff Writers will also support the development of the new TYA Today Online Magazine.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in TYA Today Staff Meetings (4 times a year, and as needed)
  • Develop pitches in collaboration with TYA Today Managing Editor, Executive Director and TYA/USA Board Members
  • Write at least 4 articles a year for TYA Today Print Magazine (2 per issue)
  • Offer suggestions for content for TYA Today Online

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Passion for international TYA field (Understanding of field trends and current issues facing the national TYA scene a plus)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Openness to collaboration, feedback and revision
  • Ability to meet deadlines

 

COMPENSATION:

$800/annually ($400 per issue)

Staff Writers will be hired for a one-year commitment (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 issues).

TO APPLY:

Applications are due by February 14, 2018.  

Submit the following in one complete package via email to info@tyausa.org:

  • Cover letter  
  • Résumé
  • (2) Writing Samples
  • References  

Please include “TYA Today Staff Writer” in the Subject line of your email.

For questions, please email us at info@tyausa.org.

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