New Work Operations Officer - 12 month FTC

Do you have experience of and an interest in financial systems and processes? If so we would like to hear from you.

The National Theatre’s New Work Department is housed in the National Theatre Studio and is the engine room for developing work towards production for all the National Theatre’s stages.  The New Work Department team oversees a slate of commissioned plays and process-led work, focussing its capacity and resources on bringing them to fruition.  In addition, the Department is responsible for all new work initiatives such as the Genesis Music Theatre Group. It receives unsolicited script submissions year round, leads on commissioning and dramaturgy for Connections, runs the Staff Director programme, devises courses and other opportunities for talent development and training, manages the Resident Directors, Writers and Artists on Attachment, and Writer in Residence.    

We are currently looking for someone to manage and be stationed at the front desk, offering a warm welcome and to act as a key point of information for all users of the New Work Department and studio building.

You will supervise and lead on the financial processes of the department with diligent attention to detail.  The Operations officer is the lead conduit for National Theatre departments relating to maintenance, security and daily running of the building in liaison with the Technical Associate (New Work), Facilities, Accounts and Payroll departments.

You will have superb organisational skills, the confidence to take responsibility and make decisions, while respecting confidentiality and discretion and experience of working in a front-facing role.

Please note that applications can only be considered if they are submitted through the National’s Online Recruitment System, and returned by the closing date.

We are looking for someone to start training and handover in w/c 7th May 2018 and to be in position from Monday 14th May 2018

The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: 9am, Monday 26th   February 2018

For any queries, please contact the HR Department by emailing:

The National Theatre is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.
We encourage applications from all sections of the community and in particular those which are currently under-represented at the NT including BAME & disabled candidates.


HR Department


Hours: 35 hours

Contract Type: Temporary - Full Time


Pay Range: £22,500 per annum

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 26 February 2018

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