To apply for this role please send your CV and a tailored cover letter, outlining your vision for the role and the experience and passion that you would bring to it, to email@example.com by 6pm on the 30th of November 2021
Position type: Part-time, freelance
Location: Remote, with requirement to attend meetings and specified events nationally. Some international travel may be required.
Contract: Initial 12-month contract with potential for extension dependent on funding.
Hours: Part Time – Approx 20 hours per week
Reporting to: Company Director
Payment: €20,000 per annum. (This salary may increase after Year 1, subject to successful fundraising and project procurement.) Travel expenses and accommodation will be provided for agreed work.
Start date: As soon as possible
The Irish Memory Orchestra is now seeking to appoint a new Orchestra Manager, on a part time or flexible basis, who is highly motivated and ambitious, to lead the organisation to a new phase of development and who will build on the success of its most recent achievements.
This role requires a flexible, dynamic senior manager who has excellent organisational, financial and project management skills and who is capable of leading and coordinating multiple teams and projects. The successful candidate will represent the IMO to all stakeholders including funders, industry, media, and audiences, therefore, excellent relationship building and management skills are essential.
They will manage the IMO's operations, working closely with the Artistic Director, to develop and implement the organisation’s strategy as well as deliver an annual programme of events. They will also be responsible for developing the organisation’s profile on the national and international stage, finding opportunities for creative partnerships and funding for the future sustainability of the Company.
The candidate will have:
Deputy Percussionist - IRISH MEMORY ORCHESTRA
The Irish Memory Orchestra are seeking an exceptional professional percussionist to act as Deputy Percussionist for future events.
This is a freelance role, covering for co-principal percussionists when they are not available.
The next confirmed engagement is in Galway between 13th-16th April 2022. Applicants must be available for all those dates.
Percussionists should be classically trained with expertise on mallet instruments and timpani and considerable orchestral experience.
The ideal candidate will also be skilled with traditional Irish percussion instruments.
A background in teaching percussion to young musicians is also desirable.
Suitable candidates will ideally own or be able to source their own large percussion instruments, including timpani and mallet percussion.
Musicians are provided with orchestral concert/rehearsal fees, travel, food and accommodation. A porterage fee is also negotiable for timpani and other large instruments.
Please note the Irish Memory Orchestra always performs by memory, without sheet music on stage, so excellent memorisation ability is vital.
We encourage applications from blind and vision-impaired musicians.
To apply for the role, please submit a CV along with some contrasting streaming video links of your playing by 31st October 2021 to;
Artistic Director Dave Flynn - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not submit kit drumming links. Only mallet percussion/timpani and traditional Irish percussion links are requested.
For more info about the IMO, visit www.irishmemoryorchestra.com
The Irish Memory Orchestra is an equal-opportunities employer.