Job Title:                             FRINGE LAB & Artistic Assistant

Reporting To:                     Artistic Projects Manager

We’re looking for:           An individual to manage Fringe LAB operations and serve as administrator for the artistic department.

As FRINGE LAB & Artistic Assistant of Dublin Fringe Festival, you are a key member of our core team. Your job is dynamic, creative, interpersonal and administrative; mixing all the best parts of project management, supporting artists and bringing Fringe’s bold creative vision to life.

You oversee the administration and operations of Fringe’s year-round artist support programme, managing all aspects of the facility and artist interaction and serve as their primary point of contact in the building. You coordinate FRINGE LAB scheduling and overall operations as it relates to artists. Additionally, you support the artistic department in the creation and execution of the Festival. You will meet and work closely with hundreds of members of Ireland’s independent performing arts community and foster ties with visiting international artists. When it comes to detail management, you’re beyond thorough: you take pride in never missing a beat.  You are the first point of contact between Fringe and artists on an ongoing basis. We see this position as the director of first impressions, host, problem-solver and cheerleader.

You are knowledgeable and passionate about the performing arts and cultural life in Dublin and in Ireland. You’re imaginative, curious and eager to bring your perspective to Fringe’s work. Your job invites you to advance the role of the performing arts in Ireland and positively impact the lives and livelihoods of artists. You’ll do it alongside of one of the most skilled, dynamic, supportive and hard-working teams in Ireland.


Dublin Fringe Festival is home to brave ideas, bold performing arts and adventurous audiences. Each year we present a curated, multi-disciplinary festival focusing on new and innovative approaches to the arts. Dublin Fringe Festival is a year-round organisation; we support the development and presentation of new work by Irish and International artists of vision, nurturing artistic ambition and excellence across a range of art forms. An active curator, Dublin Fringe Festival provides an environment in which participating artists challenge, subvert and invigorate their disciplines and practice. Dublin Fringe Festival provides a context for work and demands audience engagement and dialogue. The scale and environment of the festival broadens arts participation, playing a vital role in the fabric of Dublin’s cultural life.

FRINGE LAB provides year-round practical and artistic support, responding to the needs of both developing and established artists, technicians, producers and practitioners. FRINGE LAB is both a space and a platform of activities for training and learning. FRINGE LAB rehearsal studios, private office space and drop in facilities, used by over 200 companies for 6,000+ hours in the last year.

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Date Posted: 26 August 2019
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