Purpose and Scope of the Post

Dublin Theatre Festival is seeking an Office Assistant to actively coordinate the daily running of the festival reception and front office during the festival period. Responsibilities include reception duties, management of office spaces, administration of the festival’s communication systems, and administrative support. The Office Assistant supports and coordinates office and facilities management including ensuring all stationery and building supplies are monitored and replenished efficiently. The Office Assistant will work with the Box Office Manager on sales support to the team. The Office Assistant reports to the Festival Administrator and ultimately to the General Manager of Dublin Theatre Festival.

Type of Contract

Seasonal and temporary 15 weeks, (4 July – 18 October 2022). Usual office hours 10am – 6pm, Monday – Friday. 48 hours in a 6 day week during the 3 week festival period, 29 September – 16 October 2022.


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


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.


The salary for this post is €22,000 per annum pro rata

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 Monday 6th of June.


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

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Date Posted: 12 May 2022
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