General Manager, RTÉ Concert Orchestra
The RTÉ Concert Orchestra is part of RTÉ, Ireland’s public service broadcaster. A full-time professional orchestra with c.45 musicians its mission is to provide a wide range of inspiring live and broadcast musical performances across many musical genres giving the people of Ireland access to its music for their enjoyment and entertainment.
Applications are invited from suitably-qualified candidates for the position of General Manager, RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
Reporting to the Group Head of Arts and Culture, the General Manager will be responsible for implementing the strategy, ensuring alignment with RTÉ’s organisational policies. S/he will be responsible for directing the strategy towards the profitable growth and operation of the Concert Orchestra. The General Manager has ultimate ownership of the annual calendar of performances and correspondingly responsibility for the musicians and the support staff, ensuring the quality of the output, the customer experience and effective targeting and promotion of the brand.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record as a senior leader in an editorial, production or content delivery role with good orchestral music knowledge and an exceptionally strong understanding of Public Service Media. S/he must have experience of strategy development and managing transformation within a changing environment and leading large creative teams. We are looking for a collaborative, inclusive and engaging leader who has demonstrable diplomatic negotiation skills with strong budgetary and financial acumen.
You will possess highly effective interpersonal and communication skills to establish and develop relationships within a complex stakeholder matrix with a range of internal and external partners. You will be results-focused in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, while at the same time having a clear view of what actions are required to achieve immediate and long-term corporate objectives.
If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please apply by submitting your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter clearly outlining how you meet the requirements for this role - please submit as one document when completing his online application process.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 11th of March 2019
RTÉ is an equal opportunities employer
Appointment will be on a fixed-term contract for three years.