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The Young Vic is offering a range of opportunities for people aged 18-25 who live in Lambeth or Southwark

Whether on our stages at our home on The Cut, touring to schools and community centres across South London, premiering a play in the West End or on Broadway, streaming our work across the country and around the world – the Young Vic is actively working to be a theatre for everyone.

We are committed to facilitating meaningful ways to work in the creative and cultural industries for young people in our local boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark.  A key part of that commitment is our Young Associate Programme, which sees us employing a group of local people aged 18-25 to work across our organisation each year. We have opportunities in the following areas:

  • Social Media and Digital Content
  • Taking Part
  • Creators Program

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from Black and Global Majority people, and candidates who self-identify as disabled. All candidates who self-identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview. The Young Vic is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Young Associate – Social Media and Digital Content

The Social Media and Digital Content Young Associate will work in close collaboration with the Marketing and Audiences department to support the department across all social media and video content-related objectives.

Young Associate – Taking Part

The Taking Part Young Associate will join the Taking Part team, they will contribute to the creative delivery of Taking Part projects and productions and engage a wide range of community members, young people and emerging artists in the work of the theatre.

Young Associate – Creators Program

The Creators Program Young Associate will support the work of the Creators Program, a professional development initiative at the Young Vic. They will contribute to the creative delivery of projects, workshops and events for the Genesis Network and early to mid-career artists and producers.

Terms: 3 fixed term contracts, each of 8 month’s duration

Hours: 10am – 6pm Monday to Thursday, four days a week. Regular weekend and evening work will be required.

Salary: £14,405 for 8 months (£27,009 pro rata)

Apply by: 10am on Monday 22nd April 2024

Please note we do not accept CVs for this role.

How to Apply

Important: applications are open only to those who live in Lambeth or Southwark who are aged between 18 and 25 years

To apply, please download and read the job descriptions carefully. Select which of the 3 roles you wish to apply for, then download and complete the application form in full. The application form includes a link to the Monitoring Form for Equal Opportunity. Please complete the Monitoring Form for Equal Opportunity and email your completed application form to

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th May 2024