The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre: Director

The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre


The Organisation

The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, which is named in honour of one of Ireland’s most renowned traditional musicians and folklorists, has established itself, over the past eighteen years, as a Centre of excellence for the traditional arts and culture as well as a focal point and social hub for local communities.

The Management Committee of the Séamus Ennis Cultural Centre invites applications for the position of Director

The Director will report directly to the Board of Management of the Centre.

The position involves the management of all aspects of the Centre and will include the overseeing of planning and programming, managing budgets, finances and all matters relating to staff. It will also involve the development of future plans, ideas and the identifying of new funding sources for the future development of the Centre.

In addition, the new centre director will be encouraged to develop the Centre’s capacity to embrace other roles and uses, in keeping with the overall ethos of the Centre.

For the purposes of this position the Arts include: drama, music, theatre, cinema, concerts, poetry, literature, visual arts, crafts, educational outreach, cultural events, and festivals with an emphasis on the Traditional Arts.

The position is offered on a three year fixed term contract. An attractive package is available for this post.

It is an essential requirement for the post that the post holder hold a full clean drivers licence and be a car driver.

How to apply

Applicants are invited to submit a detailed CV and a covering letter detailing how and why they suit the role requirements, along with any other pertinent supporting documentation they feel will support their application to:
Ms Siobhan Browne, HR Consultant, 174 Upper Rathmines Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6
Or by email to: -

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday October 7th 2022.

First round interviews will take place in October.

A detailed job description is available at

The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify.


General Info

Date Entered/Updated
21st Sep, 2022
Naul Village, Co Dublin
Expiry Date
7th Oct, 2022