Development Operations Assistant

Discipline: Internal
Job type: Fixed Term
Salary: £26,000 pro rata
Contact email:
Job ref: 007762
Published: 13 days ago
Expiry date: 17 Jun 2024 12:00

We are looking for a Development Operations Assistant to join the National Theatre Development Team on a Fixed Term Contract until Mid-December.


The purpose of the role


The Development Operations Assistant will provide operational support for the National Theatre’s Development (fundraising) Department. The role will ensure the smooth-running of the Development office by fostering a positive working environment, supporting the seamless induction, and onboarding of team members, collating information and images from across the organisation to support funding proposals and arranging equipment and materials for meetings and staff.


The Operations Assistant will also support the administration of the Development Board. This is an exciting opportunity to work with all sectors of the National Theatre's Development team: Corporates, Trusts & Foundations, and Individuals.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and the ability to prioritise and work accurately to tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal confidently with people at all levels.
  • Good team working skills, and the ability to work collaboratively.

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, 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 17th June 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