11 April 2018

Job Opportunity: Director (Maternity Cover)

We are seeking an experienced arts leader for a period of 10 months to cover the Director’s maternity leave.

Youth Theatre Ireland is the national development organisation for youth theatre. We support a network of youth theatres that deliver year-round programmes of drama workshops and performance opportunities to young people aged 12 - 25 in cities, towns and villages across Ireland. We are unique in our commitment to youth-centred drama practice, and we promote youth drama opportunities that focus on the artistic, personal and social development of young people.

Youth Theatre Ireland is funded through multi-annual strategic funding from the Arts Council of Ireland and as a national youth work organisation by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

This opportunity comes at a significant moment in the organisation’s development and the role will include oversight of the expansion of the National Youth Theatre programme, collaboration with our international partners towards the development of a European Youth Theatre Network, and working with stakeholders on a national and local level to extend access to youth theatre.


How to Apply

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday 9th May at 5pm.

Shortlisting will apply.

Please provide a letter of application detailing your suitability for the role and complete the accompanying application form. Please email your application in the strictest confidence to: recruitment@youththeatre.ie marked for the attention of the Chairperson.


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