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Job Opportunity: Production Coordinator with Improvised Music Company

Improvised Music Company (IMC) is currently seeking candidates for a part-time role as Production Coordinator with the company.

Having recently devised a comprehensive 5-year strategy and expanded its Board of Directors, IMC is currently developing and implementing a suite of new events, musician supports, and artist development opportunities.

IMC is a not-for-profit resource and promotions company for jazz and creative improvised music in Ireland. We operate across a wide range of areas, from locally-based artist development programmes to major pan-European festivals, with public-facing and artist-facing programmes of activity, including many events which are key dates in the Irish and European arts calendars. Working with peers including Europe Jazz Network, Music Alliance Ireland, and Irish Jazz Forum, we are at the forefront of creative improvised music in Ireland, working with artists in genres from cutting-edge contemporary jazz to rich traditions of world music, and including community and youth-focused arts.

A role with IMC is ideal for persons with a passion for music, strong practical skills and a willingness to develop and learn in a variety of circumstances. Working with us currently involves both regular remote work and on-site work at a variety of dynamic events. As part of a small team, you will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced colleagues and peers, and to lead on a variety of projects. Working with IMC is an opportunity to engage with and support a dynamic area of the Irish arts scene into its best possible future.

Closing date for applications is 5:30pm on Friday 17th February.

Production Coordinator Overview

We are looking for an individual to produce* (*technical production, coordination & logistics) IMC’s key activities (festivals, club shows, workshops, dedicated rehearsal and development space).

As a key member of the IMC team, we expect candidates to be passionate about music, have a good working knowledge of – and track record in – event management (minimum 3 years related experience), an understanding of the domestic music scene as well as the requisite technical skills necessary to administer, produce and oversee all IMC’s events. If something has a technical, logistical or coordinational aspect, you will be across it.

Your job will be creative, varied and you will be working across a wide range of events. This is a dynamic position that requires motivated candidates to be able to work across concurrent projects effectively, autonomously and thoroughly and in accordance with the company's strategic & financial planning.

It is also an extremely hands-on role. Candidates must have good to excellent industry-recognised working knowledge of live event production with suitable accredited experience.

How to Apply

Please ensure you have carefully read the role specifications above before applying.

Submit a copy of CV with a minimum of 2 references and their contact details as well as a cover letter with a short introduction (approx. 200 words) outlining why you are the right person for this position.

Please send the above by email ONLY to, including your full contact details.

Please Note: A minimum of 3 years professional experience in event management is required for this position.

Only shortlisted applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to give a short presentation to be delivered to the interview committee. Details of this will be communicated in advance.

First round interviews will take place from Wednesday 15th March.

Please insure your application includes:

  • A Cover Letter
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact details of two referees. References will only be taken up with approval from candidates.

Closing date for applications is 5:30pm on Friday 17th February.

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