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We Are Hiring Programme Administrator for new all-island dance company

April 27, 2024

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The new all-island dance company is seeking to recruit an experienced Programme Administrator to join our team. The Programme Administrator will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient running of projects, productions and tours. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for the arts and a desire to contribute to the success of Ireland’s new all-island dance company from the ground up.

This is a full time role beginning July 15th, 2024

The Arts Council of Ireland has recently announced the creation of a new all island dance company, marking a transformative and significant moment for dance in Ireland. After a competitive selection process, a team led by Liz Roche Company, with foundational strategic partners Maiden Voyage Dance and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, was appointed to form the company.

This team comes with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in dance, both nationally and internationally. We are now in the process of creating a flagship dance company recognised at home and abroad, that will offer distinctive high-quality experiences for dance artists and audiences. This new company will provide an island-wide platform for dance, collaboration and development, seeking to strengthen the existing dance ecosystem, develop the artform and develop pathways for artists to create work of scale and ambition.

The company’s remit is island-wide but will be based in Dublin for this phase of its development.

We are building a diverse team of highly skilled and committed people. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organisational skills and demonstrate great attention to detail. They will have the ability to communicate effectively with artists, company members and colleagues. They will have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and keep impeccable records. They will work well under pressure. They will have an understanding and working knowledge of the arts and culture sectors with a knowledge and interest in contemporary dance a distinct advantage.

For more information on the role, responsibilities and terms, click on link below:

Programme Administrator

How to apply

Please send CV with letter of application outlining all relevant qualifications, skills and experience and including your motivations for applying to

As this is a newly forming company please feel free to ask any questions and seek any clarifications you need by emailing the above address.

First round interviews will be held on the week of June 10th on zoom and shortlisted candidates may be called for second interview in person week commencing June 17th 2024

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, gender, religion, nationality, disability, medical history or personal circumstances.We base all our employment decisions on merit and suitability.

All reasonable accommodations can be made in this application process.If you require any access support with application or interview, please let us know of your specific needs by emailing

Application deadline: 31st May 2024 at 5pm

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