Job Vacancies

The National Opera House invites applications for the position of General Manager

The National Opera House is a unique, much loved and highly acclaimed venue for the performing arts in Ireland and a key part of Ireland’s artistic infrastructure.

With two theatres, this highly flexible, multi-disciplinary performance facility presents a comprehensive programme of local, national and international events throughout the year which includes opera, music, theatre, dance, comedy, children’s events and a growing programme of educational events.

The company has ambitious plans for the continued development of its activities and is now seeking a General Manager to work closely with the board and executive team and lead the company through another period of significant growth.

The General Manager will lead development and fund-raising initiatives, oversee the management of day-to-day operations and develop and implement strategic plans and programs. This will include ensuring that the highest standards of governance, risk management, value for money and financial management are applied across all operations.

The position requires demonstrable experience in senior management, fund raising leadership, strong business acumen and communication skills, and an ability to foster a performance culture based on integrity, inclusivity, creativity and respect.

This is a new position being created at an exciting time in the company’s development.

Candidates should email full career details and cover letter in complete confidence to Paul Hennessy at;

Closing date for application is 17 June 2022