Assistant Producer, Digital

Discipline: Digital Media
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32,457.36
Contact email:
Job ref: 006982
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 22 Apr 2024 12:00

We are looking for a Assistant Producer to join the National Theatre Digital Team.


The purpose of the role


The Programming Team finalise programming for filming and distribution of productions across cinema, streaming and television. They are the first point of contact and manage relationships with Producers, Artists and all Rightsholders; securing rights and ensuring payment of fees and royalties.


The Assistant Producer will support the Programming Team across all areas of the National Theatre’s cinema and digital distribution, including National Theatre Live, National Theatre at Home, National Theatre Collection and other digital distribution opportunities. The Assistant Producer will ensure successful contract negotiation, relationship management with agents and the timely administration of all projects. This includes contracting co-producers, artists, show staff, stage management and licencing commercial music, images and any other third-party rights as required. This role is also responsible for the line management of the Rights & Contracts Coordinator.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Experience of producing theatre, film or television, ideally in a producing role.

  • Excellent administration skills and strong attention to detail, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook in particular).

  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills with the ability to deal calmly, confidently and personably with people at all levels over the phone, via email, in person and on video-call, including being confident in managing expectations of stakeholders when required.

  • Understanding of complexity, and demonstrable experience of problem solving.

  • Demonstrable experience of project management.

  • Experience in contract negotiation.

If that sounds like you, this may be the role for you!

Download the Job Description here.


Working with us will give you…

  • Complimentary staff tickets for shows and NT Talks and Events, subject to availability and policy.

  • Discounts in the NT’s bars, cafes, restaurants, and bookshop, as well as in local businesses (from Wagamama to local childcare providers & gyms on and around the South Bank)

  • Access to interest-free season ticket loan and Cyclescheme partnership

  • Pension schemes with Legal & General and NEST

  • Sabbatical option, subject to agreement and policy

  • Generous sick pay

  • Family-friendly employer with supporting policies

  • Hybrid and flexible working, subject to agreement and policy

  • Training and Development Programme via e-learning platform, and specialist in-person training relating to role.

  • On-site Occupational Health and welfare support

  • Free-to-access Employee Assistance Programme, enabling counselling and mental wellbeing support, financial and legal advice, and advice on caring responsibilities.

  • On-site staff canteen and bar

  • Staff networks including Amplified: The Ethnically Diverse Network; Disability Staff Network; LGBTQ+ Network; Parents and Parents & Carers Network

  • The NT is also a member of Parents and Carers in the Performing Arts (PiPA)

Please note 


The closing date for the receipt of a completed application is Monday 22nd April  2024 at 12 noon.


We support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.


If you would like to speak to someone about any adjustments or have any questions you can email and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.


People Department 2024