Purpose and scope of the post

This administrative role is responsible for financial administration, daily running of the Festival offices, general administration and supervision of seasonal staff during the festival season. They are one of the core team, working year round and they work closely with the General Manager (GM). The Administrator is a key role within the whole organisation, ensuring the smooth running of the offices and finances.

We’re looking for a process-orientated individual who is looking to build on their experience and gain an insight into company and festival management in one of the biggest festivals in Ireland.


€30,000 to €34,000 per annum, depending on experience

Hours of Work

The post is full-time, year-round, 40 hours per week. During the 3 week Festival period, the Festival Administrator may be required to work outside these hours, including evenings and weekends.

Application Process

Applicants are invited to submit the following by email to Eve Lalor, General Manager at eve@dublintheatrefestival.ie:

  • A cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification detailing the qualities and experience you will bring to the role
  • A CV, including contact details for two professional referees

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of all applications is 12.00 on Friday 8 July.


Interviews will be held on Tuesday 12 July. Applicants selected for interview will be expected to make themselves available on this date. Immediate start preferable but not essential.