Development Events Manager

The Development Events Team create, plan and deliver an extensive programme of events in support of our membership and fundraising strategy.  Our events are a key element in building relationships with potential and existing donors and members (individual and corporate) and recognising their support.  The events play an important role in ensuring that supporters continue to feel motivated and engaged with the National Theatre.

The team works with our highest-level supporters, actors, directors and colleagues in many departments and on all levels to achieve the best possible supporter experience.  They work particularly closely with the NT’s commercial events and catering teams.

The Development Events Manager’s main role is to organise a portfolio of events.  They are responsible for producing and managing budgets and ensuring events meet the agreed objectives, in line with our overall Development strategy, mainly to engage potential supporters and enhance relationships with existing supporters.  The role works collaboratively with the fundraising and membership teams in the department, to create new event strategies to best meet their needs and maximise income.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of managing events and strong project management skills. They will have excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to work on their own initiative as well as in a team. They will be used to working in a fast-paced environment and to managing multiple events simultaneously.

Appointment Procedure
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.

The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: 12 noon Friday 16th November 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: 40

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time


Pay Range: £32,000 per annum

Closing Date: 12pm, Friday 16 November 2018

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