Start date: 1 February 2013. Salary: €10,000. Deadline for Application: 13 November 2012. Music for Galway, a not-for-profit organisation that has been promoting musical events in Galway City since 1981, is seeking a new Artistic Director from 1 February 2013.  The Artistic Director will be expected to have a broad knowledge of musical performance and composition, to have experience in dealing with music artists both national and international and to have a proven ability to work within budgetary constraints as determined by the board. The Artistic Director is responsible to the Board of Directors and will work with the Board and the Executive Officer to curate the annual season of events in line with artistic policy and budget.  Additional responsibilities will include: Working with the Executive Officer in responding to artistic queries and matters relating to the season of events. Advising on appropriate promotional matters related to the programme. Overseeing promotional material and programmes for festivals and special events. Drafting the artistic sections of the annual Arts Council funding applications


Music for Galway provides an annual season of musical performances in Galway City. Alongside the events there is an on-going provision of information about musical events in the region and nationally, a network of partnerships with national and international organisations, a provision of background information on music and musicians via newsletters, facebook and websites, and an office which serves as a music information service for the area. Since 1981 Music for Galway has provided a stable and reliable source of excellence in the field of music for residents in the Western region. It is the only centre for professional music performances on a regular basis in the region and is supported by The Arts Council.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Full Job Description and info on how to apply: www.musicforgalway.ie/jobs.html. Contact: Anna Lardi Fogarty, Executive Officer Music for Galway info@musicforgalway.ie. www.musicforgalway.ie


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