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Social

The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

About

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

Career and Training Opportunities with...

Gaiety School of 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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BIMM Institute Dublin

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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The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin

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

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

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