Job Vacancy - Director of OLV Gospel Choir

Published 23 April 2024

OLV Gospel Choir is a vibrant and active choir based in Glasnevin, North Dublin. Their passion is to spread joy and hope through inspirational and uplifting gospel music. Based on Our Lady of Victories Church, the choir support their parish through liturgy and song. Its 20 members take part in events, masses, competitions and concerts around Ireland and abroad.

Our Lady of Victories church invites applications for the position of Director of OLV Gospel Choir. This is a part-time fixed term contract. Director's salary is in line with ICMA guidelines.

The person undertaking this post will work collaboratively with the parish to lead the OLV Gospel Choir at Sunday evening mass, with one evening rehearsal.

This post will require availability for Sunday evenings and one evening practice during the week with a break during summer months. Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 16th May 2024.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• ​Plan and direct Gospel Choir rehearsals on one evening during the week.• ​Source and select appropriate music for the Gospel Choir.• ​Prepare the choir for weekly masses and additional services throughout the year.• ​Recruit new members for the Gospel Choir.• ​Collaborate with other musicians for choir events throughout the year.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate will:

• ​Have experience in music and singing.• ​Be committed to the development of OLV Gospel Choir.• ​Demonstrate an understanding of the liturgy and the ethos and values of OLV Church

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