Costume Workroom Assistant (12 month FTC)

We are recruiting a Costume Workroom Assistant.

The successful candidate will be based in the Alterations section of the Costume Workroom at the National Theatre, Southbank, working under the guidance of the Head of Alterations. Working across all our productions, we fit and alter modern and vintage clothing as well as costumes from our own stock to be re-used within a production. Our skilled Costume makers adapt and transform the costumes, working on both men’s and ladies wear, tailoring, stretch and anything in between.

We’re looking for candidates with excellent accurate hand and machine sewing skills, a familiarity with different sewing machines and an in-depth knowledge of sewing terminology and techniques, preferably gained through working in theatre.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch via the link below:

Please note, we can only accept applications if they are submitted via the National Theatre recruitment portal, and returned by the closing date:

Closing date:               12:00 noon, Monday 1st July, 2019

Further queries:          email   

We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of society and welcome applications from everyone.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.

HR Department, 2019

Hours: 40

Contract Type: Temporary - Full Time


Pay Range: £35,388.24 per annum

Closing Date: 12pm, Monday 1 July 2019

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