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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their best operating under supervisors who give clear guidelines, and performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

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Many people in this sector will combine performing with other job. This can be a hard area in which to make a stable career, as very few make it to the top, it can be a rewarding way to make additional money from an activity you’re passionate about. Beyond performance, there are many careers available in the music industry, venues and dance companies supporting the performers and making sure the show goes on.

Skills

    design, communication, teamwork, leadership, researching information, time management, adaptability, attention to detail, project management, visual media, writing, creativity, managing resources, teamwork, education & training,

Key Facts

861k
atteneded Irish Arts, Theatre & Comedy events
703
million euro contributed to the Irish economy annually by the music industry

In This Sector...

BIMM Institute Dublin
Your Music Career Starts Here

We know how competitive the music industry can be to break into, so we offer committed career planning and support during your time as a student at BIMM.

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Gaiety School of Acting
Careers in Acting

We have been providing actor training in Ireland since 1986, and to this day pride ourselves on instilling hundreds of students every year with confidence, creativity and a love of the arts.

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The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin
Study Drama at the Lir Academy

The Lir offers undergradate degrees, postgraduate degrees and short courses in the area of Drama for theatre, film and TV.

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Pulse College
Leaders in Creative Media Education

Pulse College provides the highest standards of professional training courses in audio, music, film, gaming and animation. 

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