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General Manager

Employer Dublin Theatre Festival
Job Type Acting & Performance CREATIVE MANAGEMENT & SUPPORT ROLES Arts Administration Event Management CREATIVE SUPPORT ROLES
Location All Ireland Dublin and the East
Specific Location Dublin 2
Salary Details available on request
Closing Date 12/03/2018
Application Form General-Manager_Applicant-Briefing_ISSUE.pdf 914.13 kB


Dublin Theatre Festival is currently seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, and enthusiastic person to fulfil the role of General Manager from May 2018.  

The primary areas of direct responsibility are the financial and administrative management of the company and all matters of corporate governance including support to the Company Secretary and to the Board.  This includes, but is not limited to, safeguarding the legal status of the company, controlling festival finance, managing relationships with key stakeholders, HR, preparing draft budgets for consideration by the Board, preparation of financial information for all funders and stakeholders and the preparation and execution of all contracts with visiting companies, venues and creative and administrative staff directly employed by the organisation.
Closing Date 
The closing date for receipt of all applications is 12.00 (noon) on Monday 12 March
Interviews will be held in Dublin Tuesday 20 – Friday 23 March.  Should there be a second round of interviews these will take place Monday 26 – Thursday 29 March.  Applicants selected for interview will be expected to make themselves available on these dates.


Download the application briefing here 

Application Process 
Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application and a detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining all relevant experience, including details for two professional referees.

Applications will be accepted by email only and can be sent to [email protected]

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