The Donmar is an equal opportunities employer.  This means we prize diversity within our workforce and actively encourage applications from people who are currently under-represented in the arts.

We are an active member of PIPA. We are also a Disability Confident Committed employer, and all disabled candidates who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for an interview.

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Resident Assistant Director

For over fifteen years, the Donmar has run one of the most successful training schemes for young directors in the industry. The role of Resident Assistant Director (RAD) provides a year of training for emerging directors who get the opportunity to assist on Donmar productions, as well as offering insight on casting, scheduling, fundraising and education. The role is responsible for supporting the smooth running of rehearsals, tech and previews, and many other aspects of the production process. Previous incumbents include current Artistic Director Josie Rourke, Rupert Goold, Sasha Wares and Charlotte Westenra.

Start Date:  Tuesday 03 April 2018 (1 year fixed term)

To apply, please send a completed application form to Rachel Fryer, Operations Manager, at

All applications must be received by 10am Wednesday 29 November 2017

Job Description RAD Application Form RAD