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Thank you for your interest in working with Hawk's Well Theatre.

Fundraising & Development Manager

Hawk’s Well Theatre is seeking to recruit an energetic Fundraising & Development Manager.

The Fundraising and Development Manager will work collaboratively, inspiring the team to nurture the mission, serve the community and celebrate artists of all disciplines.

As a Cultural Lighthouse, Hawk’s Well Theatre strives to be a beacon, calling and illuminating a way home for artists. We seek to interact with a shared island context leading to human connection, transformation, and the celebration of difference.

As an articulate, elegant and creative thinker you would passionately cultivate and transform ideas into clear principles which translate to the pillars of a well-formed support case. We seek someone who has a natural flair in developing rapport and forming strong relationships when engaging with funders, donors, and clients at all levels.

Hawk’s Well Theatre is open to working with people from a range of backgrounds who have the relevant key skills as well as the ability and desire to add value to the mission and contribute a chapter to its great history.

You find us in an era of renewal built upon a nationally recognised legacy. During this evolution we look to expand our much loved building with an important capital development project which will enhance the theatre’s accessibility promoting ‘Art for all’.

Hawk’s Well is a theatre for the people built by its people. As that Cultural Lighthouse, it is embedded in the hearts and minds of the community around it, drawing the artist and the community to a safe, welcoming, and creative environment.

Come, experience it for yourself.

For an application pack please send an expression of interest to APPLICATION DEADLINE Friday August 25th 2023 12pm.

Hawk’s Well is an equal opportunity employer. We will ensure that no one receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of colour, race, religious belief, political opinion, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, family circumstance, pregnancy or maternity leave, gender, gender reassignment or ethnic or national origin. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.




HOURS: 40 HOURS (FULL TIME)JOB PURPOSE: To be responsible for fundraising and income generation to ensure that The Hawks Well continues to be financially sustainable in order to meet the needs of the people and diverse communities we serve. The role also requires the management of any capital development projects.

We currently have the following Community Employment Vacancies

Please check your eligibility with Intreo before applying

Theatre Box Office Assistant - Community Employment Programme Ref: #CES-2287005

Are you looking for an opportunity to be work in a creative and friendly environment. Working as part of our Box Office Team is rewarding and enjoyable. The Box Office provides the vital link between us, our audiences and the shows we present. In this varied role you will get to experience in different aspects of the theatre environment.

Duties include: answering telephone calls, selling tickets, liaising with the public, theatre staff and artists.

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us. As an equal opportunities’ employer, we encourage and welcome applications from people of all genders, nationalities, races, cultural backgrounds, ages, religions, languages, abilities, sexual orientations, and socio-economic statuses.

If you have any questions regarding this position or need any assistance applying for this role please contact

The Hawk’s Well Theatre has been entertaining Sligo audiences for over 39 years. We share our passion for theatre, music and the arts by presenting inspiring, imaginative and engaging performances that reflect the vibrant culture of our community.

Please submit an up-to-date CV and letter of interest to

Administrative Assistant - Community Employment Programme Ref: #CES-2290328

General Administrative support, ensuring the efficient day to day operation of the office. Use computer word processing, spread sheet and database software to assist in administration.

Please send CV & cover letter to

Visitor Experience Associate WPEP Scheme

This work experience programme provides Participants with an opportunity to gain meaningful work experience, learning and training while on the programme. This programme is for jobseekers that are in receipt of qualifying social welfare payments and those transferring from a social welfare scheme.

The participant will gain practical experience in

- The participant will be trained in how to be responsible for the presentation of the premises ensuring that high standards are maintained at all times.

- The participant will receive full training in how to conduct regular checks to ensure a safe working environment throughout the premises, working closely with senior management to ensure the safety of all visitors and staff whilst on the premises.

-The participant will be trained to collect any media assets that may help enhance the visitor experience on an ongoing basis.

- The participant will be trained to assist with Box Office and Front of House operations when required.

The participant will receive formal/ informal training in the following

This is a training and work experience opportunity; no prior experience in this role is necessary. Accredited and/or sector recognised training will be provided to support your placement. Participants are eligible to participate in the WPEP QQI Work Experience Module which was developed by the Education & Training Boards in collaboration with the Department of Social Protection. This optional module will fulfil your accredited training requirements for the WPEP.

Formal Training:
- Customer service
- Building management
- Operational Management
- Our ticketing system (Ticketsolve)
- IT

Informal Training:
- Problem-solving
- Communication
- Photography

Please send CV & cover letter to