Director of Marketing & Sales

Discipline: Marketing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £82,000
Contact email:
Job ref: 008042
Published: 29 days ago
Expiry date: 15 Jul 2024 12:00

We are looking for a Director of Marketing and Sales to join the National Theatre Marketing Team.


The purpose of the role


The Director of Sales & Marketing plays a leading role in in delivering audience and sales strategies across multiple areas of its activity and in strengthening the National Theatre’s brand.


The National Theatre is delivering its five-year strategy ‘Entertain and Inspire’. Central to this is the aim to innovate to expand our audience, offering unparalleled opportunities for work to be made, shared and celebrated live and digitally for the widest audience reach and impact. The Director of Marketing & Sales will play a leading role in evolving ways of working to successfully deliver the NT’s strategic objectives.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Demonstrated senior marketing experience in the creative industries with a track record of success.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively at a senior level with various internal and external stakeholders, including artists and creative professionals

  • Track record of leading and managing staff at a senior level, preferably across diverse specialisms/departments

  • Experience of working with senior stakeholders to deliver organisational aims, successfully aligning the work of teams with strategic objectives.

  • Experience in driving change, utilising data for decision-making, and leveraging technology to enhance processes and customer experiences.

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

Download the Job Description. 

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 15th July 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