Resident Design Assistant

The Donmar is recruiting for a Resident Design Assistant (RDA) for a fixed-term of 12 months.  The successful candidate will work with a wide range of professional creatives, helping to create work for the Donmar stage and beyond.  The role is responsible for supporting the design process, tech and previews, and many other aspects of the production process.

The position of Resident Design Assistant is generously supported by the Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation and the Martin Bowley Charitable Trust.

This position is only open to those who fulfil the following criteria:

  • Have graduated since summer 2015 or who are about to graduate in summer 2017 from a first degree (i.e. a BA) in Design for the Stage (or demonstrably similar) in the UK.
  • Have been in receipt of a full maintenance grant for all three years of study.

Please see the Eligibility Criteria FAQs for further details

To apply, please send a completed application form and supporting documents to by 5pm Friday 5th May 2017

RDA Job Description RDA Application Form Eligibility Criteria FAQs


Head of Individual Giving – Job Share

The Donmar Warehouse raises more money as a percentage of income than any other subsidised theatre in the country. Each year we raise over £4m from a strong combination of individuals, corporates and trusts and foundations, in 16/17 securing £6.70 for every £1 received from the Arts Council.

The Heads of Individual Giving are two key roles within the Development Team with direct responsibility for the overall management and strategic view of the Donmar’s membership giving – from Friends at £75 to Platinum Director’s Forum at £12,000.

The Heads of Individual Giving are also responsible for working collaboratively with the Director of Development to research, plan, recruit, and steward major gifts of £25k and above, as well as be a key collaborator in the planning of the upcoming Capital Campaign.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is offered on a job share basis. We seek two experienced Individual Giving professionals to lead the ambitious and energetic individual giving team at the Donmar three days per week each. The appointed candidates will have a working specialism in major giving OR memberships.

To apply, please send a completed application form to by 10am  Monday 10th May 2017

Head of Individual Giving Job Description Head of Individual Giving Application Form


Stage Management placement

The Donmar offers a placement position in the Stage Management team from the first day of rehearsals through to press night. This position is available for each production. The role involves helping the Assistant Stage Manager with the researching, sourcing and/or making of both props and furniture, and assisting the Deputy Stage Manager in rehearsals with setting-up, re-setting and with scene changes.

This is a voluntary position for students in their final year of Stage Management training or similar, where a work placement is necessary as part of the course.

We are currently looking for applicants for the following placements:

  • Monday 10 July – Tuesday 22 August 2017
  • Monday 04 September – Wednesday 18 October 2017
  • Monday 30 October – Thursday 14 December 2017

To apply, please send a CV and a covering letter to Hannah Horsburgh, Production Assistant at


The Donmar Warehouse is an equal opportunities employer and an active member of PIPA.