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Dublin Fringe Festival is searching for a Programme Manager

06 November 2017

Dublin Fringe Festival is searching for a Programme Manager

Job Title:                       Programme Manager
Reporting To:                Festival Director
We’re looking for:         An individual to oversee and manage Dublin Fringe Festival’s programme and the year-round operations of FRINGE LAB.

As Programme Manager of Dublin Fringe Festival, you are a key member of our core team. Your job is dynamic, creative, interpersonal and administrative; mixing all the best parts of project management, supporting artists and bringing Fringe’s bold creative vision to life.

You oversee the assembly and planning of Ireland’s largest multi-disciplinary arts festival, managing all aspects of the submission and programming process. You coordinate the festival’s scheduling, venue assignments and overall running of the artistic programme. When it comes to detail management, you’re beyond thorough: you take pride in never missing a beat.  You are the first point of contact between Fringe and Festival artists.

You are knowledgeable and passionate about the performing arts and cultural life in Dublin and in Ireland and contribute to the artistic vision of the festival. You’re imaginative, curious and an enthusiastic sparring partner, eager to bring your perspective to Fringe’s work. Your job invites you to track talent, advance the role of the performing arts in Ireland and positively impact the lives and livelihoods of artists. You’ll do it alongside of one of the most skilled, dynamic, supportive and hard-working teams in Ireland.

Dublin Fringe Festival is home to bold ideas, brave performing arts and adventurous audiences. Fringe is a curated, multi-disciplinary festival and year-round organisation focusing on fresh and innovative approaches to the arts from Irish and international makers. The festival is where artists challenge, subvert and invigorate their disciplines and practice.

Ireland’s largest multi-disciplinary arts festival and operator of the year-round artist support centre FRINGE LAB, Dublin Fringe Festival supports artistic vision, ambition and excellence across a range of art forms and offers supports, resources, space, time and professional development to the Irish independent arts sector. Followed by fans and first timers alike, Dublin Fringe Festival draws more than 30,000 spectators for 16 days each September and transforms Dublin into an exposé of great creative talent from around the globe.

The scale and environment of the festival broadens arts participation, introducing artists and audiences and playing a pivotal role in the fabric of Dublin and Irish cultural life. Dublin Fringe Festival is a platform for the best new, emerging Irish arts companies and a showcase for the finest international contemporary performing arts. For artists, Fringe facilitates opportunities to innovate, to cross boundaries and strengthen the conditions in which they work. For audiences, Fringe is the place to discover meaningful, exciting and unforgettable cultural experiences.

For full Job Description and application information click here.

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