HR Coordinator

£23,000 per annum
Position Type
Full Time
Closing Date
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Main Duties

Do you have excellent administration skills? Want to join a world-leading theatre? Apply now to this exciting new opportunity…

The National Theatre aims to make world class theatre that’s entertaining, challenging and inspiring – for everyone. It aims to reach the widest possible audience and to be as inclusive, diverse and national as possible with a broad range of productions that play in London, on tour around the UK, on Broadway and across the globe. The National Theatre invests in the future of theatre by developing talent, creating bold new work and building audiences, partnering with a range of UK theatres and theatre.

The National Theatre are looking for a HR Coordinator to join their team. The successful candidate will be positive and pro-active, assisting the team in delivering HR service. The main responsibilities of this role includes payroll and recruitment administration as well as managing first-line HR queries in a fast-paced environment.

Skills and Experience


  • Strong administration experience in an HR, Payroll or Recruitment environment
  • Excellent customer service skills, providing positive, friendly and tailored service
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with staff
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong team-working skills, coupled with the ability to use initiative
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to implement and streamline administrative processes and plan a heavy workload
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in both written and numerical work
  • Excellent computer skills, with a sound knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • An understanding of the importance of confidentiality, tact and discretion


  • Experience with a Payroll and/or Online Recruitment system
  • Knowledge and experience with Office 365 and Teams
  • Desire to pursue a career in HR and interest in working towards HR qualifications
  • Experience or interest in the Arts