Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

UK Theatre Organisation, Partner, Concert Hall Affiliate, and Professional Plus Members can advertise vacancies on the UK Theatre website free of charge. 

We welcome vacancies which adhere to recruitment recommendations and good practice. Please see the following guidelines on this: the Arts Council Culture Change Toolkit and the Equality and Human Rights Commission's guidance.

If you have any questions about any of these vacancies, or about applying for jobs in theatre, please contact Renu Mehto on or 020 7557 6700.

To Post a Vacancy

If you are a member (excl. Professional members), to post your vacancy :

  • Log in to the Members' Area 
  • Click on 'Add New Record', complete details and click 'Save'
  • If you have any difficulties with this, please email some brief wording and a link to your vacancy details to and we will post the vacancy for you.
  • Please note, if you are a Professional member and you would like to post a job ad, there will be a fee of £75 + VAT. All other membership categories can advertise free of charge.
  • If you are a Partner member, please email us with the details of your vacancy and we will post it on your behalf.

If you are not a member of UK Theatre or are a Professional Member:

  • You can advertise a vacancy for just £75 + VAT
  • Contact us at or on 020 7557 6700 to arrange this. 

Scenic Artist (Grade 1)

Date Added
02 April 2019
National Theatre
£37,315.20 per annum
Job Specification
We are currently recruiting for a Scenic Artist to join the Scenic Art department. 
Under the direction of the Head of Scenic Art you will execute the requirements of the creative team using the appropriate techniques and materials on a range of scenic items; this will include painting, texturing, carving and distressing scenery. 
The role will take on the responsibilities of supervising projects as required by the schedule and in agreement with the Head of Scenic Art. 
Candidates should have significant experience in using a wide variety of scenic art techniques and finishes along with artistic flair and experience gained in a theatre environment with an excellent level of technical ability in applying finishes, colours and textures. 
Application Details
To apply for this vacancy please follow the link: 
The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: 12 noon Monday 15 April 
For any queries, please contact the HR Department by emailing: 
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. 
HR Department 2019 
Closing Date
15 April 2019
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