St Agnes’ CCMA is a project that comprises a community music and arts school, and a programme of activities ranging from free tuition for school children at Scoil Úna Naofa to affordable music classes for people of all ages. There are active orchestras for children and teenagers, as well as a Late Starters Orchestra, a Musical Society, Community Choir and a choir for people with memory loss.and a programme for Parent and Baby Music.
The CCMA as winner of the 2019 International Music Council Music Rights Award, adding to its many awards received at home including 2019 Social Innovation Ignite Fund Award, Irish Society of Musical Educators (ISME) Lifetime award, 2018 Pride of Place Award, and awards from RTE Lyric FM, Irish Times, Irish Association of Youth Orchestras and AIB.
St. Agnes’ CCMA is a voluntary not for profit charitable organisation.
The General Manager will be responsible for the day to day managing of the Center, while developing the project together with the Board of Directors, Founders, and other stakeholders including, community employment staff, volunteer and service users.
Please forward by email a detailed cover letter and CV to apply for this position. Email to Chairperson, Board of Directors doyle.s.d1000 [at] gmail.com. Applications will be accepted up to Tuesday 14th June 2022 at 5pm.
The succesful candidate will:
- Embody the ethos of St. Agnes’ CCMA, be committed to community development principles and provide a service for the enhancement of the local community
- Be an experienced administrator in the field of music, the arts, education, or community.
They will have:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- The ability to work as an integral team member as well as working on their own initiative
- Experience in management and administration
- Report writing skills
- Staff management skills
- Ability to work with a high degree of flexibility
- Excellent IT skills
Suitable qualifications in Arts Management, Administration, Music Education or other related/relevant areas will be a very valued addition to the application, along with knowledge of music and an interest in the arts.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- To ensure that the services and facilities offered within the Community Centre, are made available to the local community and user groups in a friendly, safe, and high quality manner.
- To supervise and roster all staff and volunteers.
- To market and promote the Community Centre and all the projects and services offered within the organisation at every appropriate opportunity.
- To plan project work in consultation with the Founder, Director and to work towards the full implementation of objectives, policies of the Board of Directors.
- To attend meetings of the Board of Directors as appropriate, as well as other relevant sub-committees and to provide verbal and written reports at such meetings where requested.
- To maintain an overview of all finances giving particular and ongoing attention to the income coming into the Centre from members and funding providers, and expenditure being paid out.
- To work in close consultation with the Community Centre’s Treasurer/Finance Committee and its appointed company accountants to ensure that all necessary financial reports/returns are completed.
- To write and submit reports, financial returns, and other reports as required.
- To complete funding applications and to keep funders updated as necessary.
- Ensure relevant policies are implemented and adhered to. Key policies include Governance Code, Strategic Plan, Child Protection Policy, Data Protection, GDPR and User Licensing requirements
- To be responsible for ensuring that Health & Safety standards are adhered to within the Community Centre.
- To participate in all relevant training programmes and to identify and assist in the training needs of all staff.
- To maintain confidentiality as appropriate and to complete any other tasks as deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors.
For further information on St Agnes’ CCMA, visit the link below.