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Administrative Assistant – Na Píobairí Uilleann

Employer Na Píobairí Uilleann
Job Type Arts Administration
Location Dublin and the East
Specific Location Na Píobairí Uilleann, 15 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing Date 16/04/2021


Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU), the Society of Uilleann Pipers was founded in 1968 to promote the playing and making of uilleann pipes and Irish traditional music in general. We have extensive music tuition, pipemaking training, publications and public performance programmes and provide a wide range of services through our online resources.


With a growing worldwide membership and expanding events programme, we have a vacancy for a full time Administrative Assistant. The main priority for this role is to develop relationships with and support international uilleann pipers’ groups deploying effective communications and digital marketing skills. The successful candidate who will report to the Administrator will also work as part of the NPU administrative team, responsibilities will include shared projects and task.


The successful candidate will ideally have experience in administration in a commercial environment, possess excellent communications, interpersonal and organisational skills and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.  The ability to work on their own initiative and to strict deadlines is an essential requirement. Knowledge of traditional Irish music would be advantage.



Key Responsibilities



  • Identifying appropriate funding opportunities
  • Developing relationships with international uilleann pipers’ groups



  • Updating stakeholders
  • Coordinating media communications
  • Coordinating and generating publicity materials from all NPU events
  • Social media engagement




  • Developing online event programming
  • Supporting International Piping Day events
  • Developing online event programming



  • Preparation of grant applications



Letter of application together with detailed CV addressed to The Administrator, Na Píobairí Uilleann, 15 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1, D01N504 or by email to [email protected] to arrive not later than 5 p.m. on Friday 16th April 2021.

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