General Director

  • Full-Time
  • Lithuania
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Sep 5, 2017

Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania announces a competition for the selection of General Director of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre:

The successful candidate will possess:

a university degree or equivalent education in art, or humanitarian or social sciences (minimum of a master’s degree);

at least five years of managerial experience directing enterprises, institutions or organizations and/or their subdivisions;

knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania and of Lithuanian laws regulating  theatre and concert institution activities, individual rights and liberties and their guarantees;

the ability to work with Microsoft Office and equivalent software packages;

knowledge of the Lithuanian language at the third level or higher, as determined by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania’s resolution Nr. 1687 “On the Approval and Implementation of Categories of Knowledge of the State Language” of 24 December 2003;

knowledge of at least one of the three working languages of the European Union (English, French or German) at language proficiency level B1 or higher (according to the six-level language competence system determined and described by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Applicants must provide the following documents:

  • a request to participate in the competition process;
  • documents confirming compliance with the managerial qualification requirements of the position (originals or certified copies);
  • a curriculum vitae (in accordance with Europass);
  • a five-year prospective Theatre development and management program and a detailed assessment of the theatre’s activities and operative vision, including the institution’s creative activities, circulation of art works, cultural-educational activities, planned marketing activities (reservations and ticketing system, development of services, measures for encouraging audience attendance, etc.), infrastructure and human resources management, financial resources management and any other information that the applicant considers to be relevant.

A fixed-term, five-year contract will be signed with the selected applicant.

Applications must be submitted no later than September 5, 2017 in person, by post or email ( to the following address: J. Basanavičiaus Str. 5, Suite 213, Vilnius, contact number +3705 219 3413.

Applicants who have signed the applicant confidentiality agreement of the competition for General Director of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre will have the opportunity to become acquainted with legislation regulating theatre activities on 23 August from 9:00 to 16:00 o’clock, and to communicate with the employees of the theatre on 24 September at 13:00 o’clock.

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