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Managing Director


Dublin 8Dublin


Dublin International Film Festival

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Job Description:

Managing Director of Dublin International Film Festival


Reporting to: Board of Directors

Key relationships: Festival Director, Head of Development and Marketing Festival Core Staff, Festival Staff, Title and Category Sponsors, Public Sector Funding partners, Private sector sponsors and partners, Venues, Suppliers, Potential Partners, Public, Volunteers, Supporters

Key Departments: All departments, apart from the artistic programme which is run by the Festival Director.

​Annual Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience.

Purpose of Job:

-To have responsibility for the management and direction of the company assets and staff

-To implement and secure a robust financial management system, and to establish a firm financial base for the company

-To source, develop and nurture excellent title sponsor and key funding partner relationships and communications

-To work closely, and jointly, with the Programme Director to deliver a world-class festival experience

-To sustain positive working relationships with all supporters and suppliers

-To develop and maintain a clear line of communication, and close functioning relationship, with the board of directors

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

-Financial Control, Management & Strategy

-Liaison with Key Sponsors

-​Public & Private Sector Partners/Sponsors

-Communications Strategy

-Staff Recruitment and Management:

-Festival Management & Delivery

-​Company Contract & Legal Requirements

-Future Developments – to work with other like-minded organisations, in developing the context and environment of festival promotion and growth domestically and internationally


Permanent / Full-time

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