Gala Producing Coordinator

Discipline: Internal
Job type: Fixed Term
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Contact email:
Job ref: 006524
Published: 20 days ago
Expiry date: 23 Feb 2024 12:00

We are looking for a Gala Producing Coordinator to join our Development team on a Fixed-Term Contract (4th March – 10th May)


The Development department is responsible for fundraising at the National Theatre. Our aim is to raise money for the NT from individuals, corporations and charitable trusts and foundations which enables the theatre to carry out its mission and develop ambitious plans for the future.


Development consists of around thirty-five members of staff split across five teams; Corporate Development, Trusts and Foundations, Individual Giving, Major Gifts and Operations. All the fundraising teams are encouraged to work particularly closely together to raise money for the NT and its work. Our Operations team support and advise the fundraising teams through the delivery of events, prospect development, stewardship, compliance, data reporting, administration and office management.


The Producing Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Gala Producer in managing and coordinating logistics for all artistic content. This includes working closely with the performers and creative team to deliver their ambition for the night. Up Next will take place in the Lyttelton Theatre, which, for one night only will be transformed for a guestlist of 400 people, with the aim of raising over £1 million for the National Theatre.


The candidate will have great organisational and communication skills, be able to create schedules and contracts and have the ability to work efficiently alongside departments across the building. The candidate will be required to engage with a variety of stakeholders including patrons, performers, technicians and production teams.


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Experience of working closely with creative teams and actors

  • Confident communicator who can build relationships with people at all levels

  • Highly organised with good time management skills and good attention to detail

  • An enthusiastic and logical-thinking self-starter who is confident to take initiative to secure results

  • Experience of working in an office administration role

If that sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!


Download the Job Description here.


The closing date for the receipt of a completed application is Friday 23rd February 2024 at 12 noon.


For further queries please 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.

People Department 2023