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 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 (16 weeks, Monday 4 July – Sunday 23 October 2021).


€27,040 per annum pro rata / €13 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 up to 48 hours during the festival period, including evening and weekend work around key dates such as launch and during the Festival.


Statutory holiday entitlements apply. Requests for leave will be considered, taking into account the busy nature of the festival period. Leave must be scheduled and approved by your line manager prior to commencing your contract (max 3 days during the contract). Unused holiday entitlement will be paid at the end of the contract in accordance with current employment legislation.

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.


Applications will be accepted by email and should be submitted to recruitment@dublintheatrefestival.ie.

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Monday 9 June 2022.


Interviews will be on Monday 13 June 2022. Applicants selected for an interview will be expected to make themselves available on this date.

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Date Posted: 11 May 2022
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