Props Office Assistant Buyer, National Theatre


We’re recruiting a Props Office Assistant Buyer to join us on a 12-month FTC. 

The Props Office Assistant Buyer holds responsibility for ensuring that all props are organised and stored safely when they come off stage at the end of a run. As directed by the Prop Buyer/Coordinator, the position also researches, locates and purchases items required by the Props Department. 

We’re looking for candidates with some backstage experience in fields like Stage Management, Prop Buying, or Petty Cash Buying, with a keen interest in and ability to research furniture and interior design throughout the ages.  Some knowledge of suppliers, markets, and relevant retailers is beneficial, as is the ability to work under minimal supervision and react quickly to the changing needs of a busy team. 

Please note we can only accept applications submitted via the National Theatre’s Recruitment portal, by the closing date.

To apply, please follow the link:

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12:00 noon, Monday 21st October.

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.

HR Department 2019