Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 3.00pm

The National Concert Hall (NCH), one of Ireland’s most prestigious cultural institutions, is on an ambitious and exciting journey to become a world-class centre for the performance of music.

Reporting to the Chairperson of the Board of the NCH, the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the organisation, providing executive management and artistic leadership to enable the NCH fulfil its role as a national centre for music through its world-class concerts, education, and outreach programmes and activities.

The successful candidate will have: 

  • A proven record of achievement at a senior level in the private or public sector in a cultural or related organisation ideally with a music dimension;
  • A proven ability to formulate and implement strategy in a dynamic, developing and independent organisation;
  • Extensive experience in stakeholder management and engagement, with strong communication and influencing skills;
  • An affinity for all genres of music and appreciation of its potential for inspiration and inclusion;
  • A masters degree in a related discipline  along with experience in fundraising / philanthropy are desirable but not essential. 

If you feel you would benefit from a confidential discussion, contact Karan Nesbitt at karan.nesbitt [at]

Closing date: 3pm, Thursday 1st October 2020.

For more information and how to apply, visit: 

The National Concert Hall is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourages applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

Further information including details on how to apply is available on


Published on 11 September 2020


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