Category Archives : Internships, Placements and Volunteering


Internship Opportunity at Origin Gallery

internships and volunteersOrigin Gallery, 37 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2

Origin Gallery seeks bright confident arts graduates or emerging artists for their Autumn intern scheme.

The successful candidates will gain practical experience in arts administration and arts business development, sales training, communications, organisational systems, event planning, cataloguing and fundraising, working alongside the gallery Director on a number of projects.

Skills Required: Understanding of contemporary art practice, graphic design administration including Microsoft Office. Self motivated, tech savvy and knowledgeable when it comes to social media platforms.

Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, WordPress etc. an advantage.

To apply please send cover letter and CV to: theorigingallery@gmail.com or for any queries call 01 6629347

www.facebook.com/theorigingallery


Internship Opportunity at Bluebear

bb-jobBluebear is looking for an enthusiastic & talented 2D Artist to join our art team.

As a key part of a growing startup, you’ll be working closely with the rest of the team when it comes to developing our innovative games.

The Role: You will work closely with our game designers and programmers to create characters and art assets for all aspects of the game. You will learn a lot about game design and have huge input into the finished products.

Experience: Degree or other qualification in art or media. Game art experience not required.

Abilities: Experience using creative software e.g. Adobe products, Gimp or equivalents

Other Qualities:
– Display high standards, good attention to detail and a methodical work process.
– The ideal candidate should have an ability to work effectively in a small team and independently under their own initiative.
– Familiarity with the best apps on the App Store and an appreciation for beautiful UI.

Salary
The internship is available on a full time basis under the JobBridge Scheme. See www.jobbridge.ie for more information.

To Apply
Please send us a short e-mail on why you want to work with us, and links to portfolio work/online presence to jobs@bluebear.ie

www.bluebear.ie


The Courthouse Arts Centre seeks Education/Outreach Co-ordinator (FAS CE Scheme)

internships and volunteersThe Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow

The Courthouse Arts Centre are inviting applications for: Education/Outreach Co-ordinator – Fás CE Scheme

To co-ordinate the day-to-day education programming and outreach facilities of this busy arts centre.

Duties include:
– To co-ordinate the Courthouse Youth Arts Programme by originating and supporting broad ranging Arts / Performance based projects with local schools, youth groups, families, Active retirement and those in the wider community.
– Answer the phone / FOH / housekeeping.
– Organise and Facilitate The Courthouse Facilitated School Days, in relation to Art Exhibitions on current display, with local Schools.
– To work within a team, but will need to be self-motivated and able to work independently to tight deadlines and schedules.
– Ideally the Co-ordinator would have a creative outlook with an Arts background; Administration and funding experience would be desirable.

Other:
– Day Time: Front of House and reception, generally be present and available to visitors.
– Bookings for events, ability to use credit card machine and till.
– Administration / correspondence etc . Computer skills essential.
– Evening events, FOH meet and greet, including ushering / bar sales.
– Weekend and evening work will be required.
– Responding to any other duties assigned by the Manager.
– Applicants must be eligible for the FAS Community Employment Scheme.

Deadline for submissions Tues 21 Oct @ 5pm

Please include a recent CV and contact details.

www.courthousearts.ie


Galway Arts Centre Seeks Intern

internships and volunteersGalway Arts Centre is seeking a voluntary intern for its visual art & education programme for the period mid October – December 2014. Working 20 hours a week, the intern will receive experience in gallery administration, education project management and PR. The intern will manage and complete their own project during this time and assist on other duties in order to get a rounded experience in an arts organisation. This internship is ideal for a person seeking work placement as part of their 3rd level studies or a person wishing to gain experience in arts administration. The position is unpaid. the intern will receive €50 per week towards transport and subsistence.

Please send a CV and cover letter to gacsubmissions@gmail.com before noon on Friday 10th October.
All applicants will by contacted by Monday 13th October.


Internship Opportunity at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios

temple-bar-galleryTemple Bar Gallery + Studios, 5-9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Temple Bar Gallery + Studios invites applicants to our Internship Programme, beginning in October 2014.

This is a part time six month internship, with interns working three days per week with the administrative team at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. The Internship Programme is designed to extend the intern’s knowledge and understanding of how a visual art organisation functions. It is aimed towards graduates of fine art, art history or related degree programmes or arts management post-graduate programmes who are interested in starting or developing a career in arts administration or exhibitions’ curation.

Duties will include assisting with general administrative tasks across a range of areas including development, arts programming, education, outreach, studios, marketing and fundraising. The small team at TBG+S is looking for a highly motivated person with excellent administrative and communication skills who can work well within a team as well as on their own initiative. The successful candidate(s) will need to be fully committed to the internship for the full duration of the six months.

Please note that the internship is unpaid.

Please send your CV and a letter of interest to: info@templebargallery.com

Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 10th October 2014 at 5.30pm.

Interviews with short listed candidates will be held on or after Monday 13th October 2014.

www.templebargallery.com


Internship Opportunity at The Library Project

internships and volunteersThe Library Project, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

The Library Project is seeking expressions of interest from one experienced and enthusiastic individual to collaborate on managing the photobook collection, dealing with publishers requests and hosting visitors.

As part of your role, you will be assisted to develop events in the library. The role is ideal for students or graduates looking to expand their knowledge on publishing and Photography in general, and help running the volunteer-led space on a part time basis.

Positions: October 2014
Duration: 4 and 6 months.

To apply, please send us your C.V. and a brief introduction about your experience by email to info@photoireland.org with your contact details.

www.photoireland.org


Internship Opportunity at the Origin Gallery

internships and volunteersOrigin Gallery, 37 Fitzwilliam Street Upper, Dublin 2

Origin Gallery seeks bright confident arts graduates or emerging artists for their Autumn intern scheme. The successful candidates will gain practical experience in arts administration and arts business development, sales training, communications, organisational systems, event planning, cataloguing and fundraising, working alongside the gallery Director on a number of projects.

Skills Required: Understanding of contemporary art practice, graphic design administration including Microsoft Office. Self motivated, tech savvy and knowledgeable when it comes to social media platforms. Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, WordPress etc. an advantage.

To apply please send CV, cover letter and evidence of your own design/art work to theorigingallery@gmail.com

T: 01 6629347


Temple Bar Gallery + Studios | Call for Volunteers

temple-bar-galleryTBG+S is still seeking enthusiastic and attentive volunteers to assist with mediation and invigilation of exhibitions.

Volunteers are needed to take on the role of arts mediators and also to carry out visitor surveys. This opportunity could appeal to students, recent graduates and anyone interested in learning more about working in arts management or visual arts practice. Anyone with some knowledge and interest in contemporary art is eligible to apply.

Benefits of volunteering include:

  • Working within Temple Bar Gallery +Studios artists’ studios complex located in the heart of the Temple Bar cultural quarter
  • Building a knowledge of contemporary art practices
  • Developing interpersonal skills within a professional environment, working alongside the TBG+S team
  • Mediating the exhibited artworks to the general public and communicating the ideas and premise of the exhibition
  • Training and support from TBG+S Visual Arts team
  • Access to a curatorial talk with the TBG+S curators
  • Opportunities for volunteering at future TBG+S events and exhibitions

If you are interested in working alongside the TBG+S team and will be available to volunteer for a minimum of 4 hours each week, up to 1st November, please write to info@templebargallery.com. Please send us a brief CV and tell us why you are interested in volunteering.

www.templebargallery.com


Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership seeks a Publishing Assistant (JobBridge Internship)

internships and volunteersDescription
The intern will gain practical experience in office management, online and offline publishing, project management, liaising with partners and funders, arts practice with children and young people, documentation. The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following: design and layout, online and offline publishing, child protection and safeguarding procedures, office/ project management. On completion the intern will have attained skills in publishing and design, project planning and seeing projects to completion, being part of a small, busy office team, broader awareness of the publishing sector and arts practice with children and young people, office management and administrative skills.

Skills Requirements
Successful candidate must be confident in the use of computers and basic office software. Familiarity with apple computers and adobe design software would be advantageous. Applicants should have good communication skills, be resourceful, self-motivated and be willing to work within a small but busy team.

Education Requirements
Third Level – Third level qualification in arts, design, business or other relevant field

How to Apply
Please submit a CV and expression of interest to Orla Kenny, Creative Director by email to: info@kidsown.ie or by post to:
Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership Ltd.,
Carrigeens,
Ballinful,
Co. Sligo.

For further enquiries, call us on 071-9124945. Applications should be submitted no later than 6pm on Monday 15th September 2014

Please note: Kids’ Own is based in a rural location. Access to your own transport is essential.

www.kidsown.ie


Gallery Assistant Positions at Ormston House Gallery

internships and volunteersOrmston House Gallery, 9-10 Patrick Street, Limerick City

Or­mston House is seeking applications for Gallery Assistant positions to join our gallery team.

The positions aim to develop practical knowledge of how an arts organisation functions. The successful candidates will work closely with the team to deliver our programme. Key responsibilities will include front of house duties, assisting visitors and working with artists & curators.

Candidates need to be committed to work a minimum of one day per week (6/7 hours) for a 6 month period beginning from the second week of September. Current students, recent graduates and other interested candidates are welcome to apply.

Please email info@ormstonhouse.com with a CV and cover letter by Friday 29 August at 5pm. Interviews will take place during the first week of September.

Ormston House is run on a voluntary basis by students and recent graduates of Limerick School of Art & Design.

www.ormstonhouse.com