Purpose and Scope of the Post

Dublin Theatre Festival are seeking two Box Office Specialist to manage and process all requests and tickets, including tickets for our specialised groups: the Friends of the Festival, domestic and international group bookers. This position reports to the Audience Development and Sales Manager.

Type of Contract

Seasonal and temporary, 12.5 weeks (21 July – 16 October 2022).


A probation period of three 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.


€22,880 pro rata / €11 per hour, calculated weekly and paid monthly.

Application Process

Applicants are invited to submit:

• A detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining all 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 only and should be submitted to recruitment@dublintheatrefestival.ie.

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of all applications is 12pm on Tuesday 21th of June.


Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28th of June. 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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