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Programmes Manager

Employer Dance Theatre of Ireland
Job Type Arts Administration Event Management Marketing & PR
Location Dublin and the East
Specific Location Dún Laoghaire
Closing Date 25/06/2018
Application Form DTI-Job-Questionnaire-ProgMan-June2018.docx 21.27 kB

Description

Bring joy to people’s lives. Put your skills and passion to work with a company whose mission is transforming people’s lives through dance.

Dance Theatre of Ireland is a professional contemporary dance company based in a beautiful purpose-built Centre for Dance in Dún Laoghaire. With extensive Arts & Health, Community & Educational Outreach and Arts Participation programmes in dance, DTI works locally, nationally and internationally.   Over 1500 people of all ages are engaged in participatory dance activities at the Centre, throughout the year, and the Company delivers over 200 Educational Outreach workshops annually.

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Programmes Manager to manage and develop the Company’s growing Dance & Health programmes, Community and Educational dance participation programmes and performance projects.  This is a new position, involving the overall business management and development of Dance Theatre of Ireland, working closely with the Artistic Directors, and core staff.

The Programmes Manager will have the responsibility to manage the business and financial development aspects of the Company’s activities, and progress the deepening and expanding Arts Participation direction of the Company. They will be responsible to devise and deliver a business growth plan for the Well-Dance for Seniors and other Dance & Health programmes, develop partnerships, seek performance opportunities for Vintage Youth Ensemble and work with DTI’s core staff in managing the Centre for Dance and Educational Outreach programmes, coordinating the complex moving parts and key relationships.  They will monitor and meet the financial and attendance targets, maintain financial diligence, diversify and secure new income streams, lead PR and Marketing, and report regularly to the Artistic Directors.

The position requires significant experience in Management and Operations in arts participation & learning, event management and/or producing & touring; strategic & financial planning and business/finance development;   a passion for dance, theatre, or performing arts; excellent entrepreneurial acumen and marketing experience; fluent computer & IT skills; and an appreciation for life-long learning & creativity, and the transformative impact of dance on the people’s lives.

A forward and creative thinker and organiser, who can retain detail, and connect the whole.  A person who highly values --and takes great satisfaction in-- getting people to engage in the art of dance, for its creative and health benefits, and the importance of connecting people to their own creativity and to each other whilst  building community.

The position requires significant experience in Management and Operations in arts participation & learning, event management and/or producing & touring; strategic & financial planning and business/finance development;   a passion for dance, theatre, or performing arts; excellent entrepreneurial acumen and marketing experience; fluent computer & IT skills; and an appreciation for life-long learning & creativity, and the transformative impact of dance on the people’s lives.

A forward and creative thinker and organiser, who can retain detail, and connect the whole.  A person who highly values - and takes great satisfaction in - getting people to engage in the art of dance, for its creative and health benefits, and the importance of connecting people to their own creativity and to each other whilst  building community.

Please see DTI Spring Newsletter for an overview of current activities.

Detailed Job description

Minimum 5 years experience.

Apply

Please send your CV and a letter of application along with this completed Questionnaire

To :      The Artistic Directors   

             [email protected]

All applications will be held in strict confidence.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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