Artistic Director

Artistic Director

Friday, 16 March 2018, 5.00pm

The Courthouse Arts Centre in Tinahely is seeking an Artistic Director.

Salary: €32,000 – €40,000 per annum commensurate with experience

Person Specification – What You Bring To The Role:

Experience & Qualifications

  • Appropriate training, academic qualification and/or relevant work experience.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in an artistic directorship or arts management role in the arts.
  • Track record of successful funding partnerships within commercial and public sectors and developing stakeholder relationships.
  • Capacity to merge creative/artistic priorities with sound business planning/provision.
  • Knowledge of current arts planning and funding in Ireland and future cultural development
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and the proven ability to multitask and work to tight deadlines.
  • Experience managing budgets and preparing accounts for audit.
  • Governance responsibilities and current company law.


  • Experience supporting artists and an understanding of artistic processes and artist development opportunities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with a board of management and successfully leading a staff team.
  • Excellent and proven IT skills with knowledge of accounting software and all Microsoft applications (including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, outlook), website updates, ticketing systems, online surveys and social media.
  • Ability to develop strategies and implement them successfully.
  • Confidence in public speaking so as to represent the organisation at various public events.
  • Lead by example and value collaborative working relationships.

See full job description at the link below. 


Published on 23 February 2018

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