Purpose and Scope of the Post

Dublin Theatre Festival is seeking a Box Office Assistant Manager to actively participate in managing relationships with its current partners and customers and to assist the Audience Development & Sales Manager in implementing sales initiatives and audience development strategies.

The position is responsible for the smooth and effective running of the box office, the ticketing system (Spektrix) and financial matters within the box office; and to provide training, encouragement and guidance to the box office team. The position reports to the Audience Development and Sales Manager.

Type of Contract

Seasonal and temporary (15 weeks, 10 July – 20 October 2022)


€28,800 per annum pro rata / €13.85 per hour, calculated weekly and paid monthly.


A probation period of six weeks will apply from the start of the contract.

Hours of Work

The post is full-time, usually working 40 hours per week 10am – 6pm, Monday – Friday and 48 hours across six days per week during the festival period (28 September-15 October). This includes evening and weekend work around key dates such as launch (25 July) and during the festival period.

Application Process

Applicants are invited to submit:

• A detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining relevant experience

• A letter of application indicating why you are interested in the role

• Contact details for two professional referees

Submissions & Confidentiality

The festival acknowledges applicants’ need for privacy and will take all necessary steps to ensure all applications and interviews are handled confidentially. Dublin Theatre Festival is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Enquiries in strictest confidence, as well as applications (by email only) should be addressed to Louise McGrath, Festival Administrator, at recruitment@dublintheatrefestival.ie.

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Friday 9 June 2023

Full job description available here.

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Date Posted: 8 May 2023
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