Youth Ambassador Callout

Calling all passionate teen lovers of literature!

UPLIT are currently seeking the advice and contribution of one awesome and passionate reader of Young Adult literature to come on board as our YA Youth Ambassador!

You’ll be working with our Children and Young Adult Programs Coordinator as a second reader of shortlisted books and have input into the Love YA programs, and work with our Marketing Manager to deliver a series of blog posts in the lead up to, and reviewing, the Love YA events.

The YA Youth Ambassador will receive a preview of the program of events, complimentary tickets to all 2018 Love YA events, reading copies of books to be promoted at the events, access to artists for interviews, and experience programming and marketing in the literary-events field.

Selection Process

To apply for the role, please send through the following to Ella Peile, Children & Young Adult Programs Coordinator at

• A covering letter (no longer than one page) detailing why you are interested in being the YA Ambassador

• A text or video review of a book, movie, or event (text articles, attach as a Word document or PDF, or link to article if published online; video files, share via Dropbox or link if published online)

• Demonstration of your interest in YA fiction via link to a blog/vlog OR public instagram page OR letter from teacher/librarian

• Parent/guardian permission to participate in the Ambassador program and relevant media opportunities (download below) 

Applications close Friday 8 March.

Posted 21st February 2018