RTÉ NSO Seek Orchestra Manager (Maternity leave cover)

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra has a vacancy for the position of Orchestra Manager. (Maternity leave cover) Reporting to the General Manager, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Manager is a key member of a small, dynamic team and will manage the day-to-day operations of the orchestra, its musicians and support staff.

The responsibilities of the role will include the timely execution of programme plans and scheduling support staff to meet programming objectives. The successful candidate will manage operational budgets and all front-line matters including employee relations, musician welfare, internal communications and health & safety. In addition, s/he will manage, as appropriate, third party relationships including those with conductors, soloists, agents, promoters and venues.

The successful candidate will be educated to third level in a relevant discipline, and will have significant managerial experience, with budgetary and financial acumen, in the entertainment industry, ideally with an orchestra or other music ensemble. S/he will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, will be innovative and enterprising, deadline-driven, with a track record of achievement in a competitive business environment.

A fixed-purpose contract to cover maternity-related leave will be offered.

Applicants are invited to submit a covering letter and Curriculum Vitae. These documents must be attached as one file in the online application process. For application details or more information please visit: rte.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 1st May 2019.