London, National Theatre - Assistant to Head of New Work - FTC 18 months, National Theatre

Monday 12 February 2018

The National Theatre’s New Work Department is housed in the National Theatre Studio and is the engine room for developing work towards production for all the National Theatre’s stages.  The New Work Department team oversees a slate of commissioned plays and process-led work, focussing its capacity and resources on bringing them to fruition.  In addition, the Department is responsible for all new work initiatives such as the Genesis Music Theatre Group. It receives unsolicited script submissions year round, leads on commissioning and dramaturgy for Connections, runs the Staff Director programme, devises courses and other opportunities for talent development and training, manages the Resident Directors, Writers and Artists on Attachment, and Writer in Residence. 

We are currently looking for someone to co-ordinate the diary and correspondence of the Head of New Work (HONW) and to ensure smooth, timely and effective communication on their behalf both internally and externally.

To support the HONW in preparing for meetings, prioritising their workload and scheduling. In addition the role provides administrative support to the Senior New Work Manager, Senior Dramaturg and Dramaturg through diary management where required. 

Please note that applications can only be considered if they are submitted through the National’s Online Recruitment System, and returned by the closing date.

To apply for this vacancy please follow the link: 

The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: 12noon Monday 19th February 2018

The anticipated date of first interviews is: Wednesday 7th March 2018

For any queries, please contact the HR Department by emailing: [email protected]

We encourage applications from all sections of the community and in particular those which are currently under-represented at the NT including BAME & disabled candidates.