Category: Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies | Two Photographers Required at Applebee Studios (Part-time)

Applebee Studios are looking for two enthusiastic photographers that love children and Christmas, to work for the month of December – Starting weekend of 25th November.

Daytime posts from 9am to 6pm – Week days will be shared by the 2 Photographers so Part-time positions for both.

The right person will be part of a dynamic team, that works to present a fun and professional service, photographing the children that visit AVOCA Santa in Powerscourt, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow.

Knowledge of Lightroom an advantage.

If you are interested and available, email your CV to – Or call Brigid on 087 254 2051

Job Vacancy | Senior Photographer at Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht   Recently updated !

Closing Date: Thursday 26 October, 3pm

The Public Appointments Service intend to hold a competition for the purpose of recommending a person for appointment to the position of Senior Photographer at the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

The Senior Photographer is a member of the Photographic Unit in the National Monuments Service (NMS) which is part of the Department‟s Heritage Division. NMS is based mainly in the Custom House in Dublin 1. Of the 44 staff in NMS, 28 are located in Dublin, with an additional 16 staff based in regional offices.

NMS has responsibility for the formulation and implementation of policy relating to the protection of Ireland’s archaeological heritage and is committed to conserving and managing our unique built heritage for the benefit of present and future generations, as a support to economic renewal and sustainable employment, and in compliance with legal obligations.

The Senior Photographer will report to a Senior Archaeologist (Grade II) in the National Monuments Service. The Senior Photographer is responsible for the management of the NMS’s photographic records and the provision of photographic services to the Department and other Departments as deemed appropriate.

Applications should be made online through All sections of the form
must be fully completed.

Before applying candidates should log-on to and if you have not already done so you must register as a ‘New User’ to create your profile (register a new account).

For more information see:

Job Vacancy | Temporary Project Curator at Hillsborough Castle, Co. Down   Recently updated !

Deadline: 29 October 2017

Hillsborough Castle the newest addition to Historic Royal Palaces, the charity that looks after Hampton Court, the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, the Banqueting House (Whitehall), Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle. This temporary post (up to 3 months) comes at a vital stage in the delivery of our project to re-present Hillsborough by 2019, and the successful candidate must be able to start immediately.

You will champion the history of the castle and its collections, help create historic presentations and displays, and communicate the project’s vision both inside and outside the organisation. You will support the lead curator producing and organising the research required to deliver the project and will work closely with local colleagues in the project and operational teams and interns/volunteers, to ensure that essential research and historic information are communicated according to the project plan. You will also work with the Royal Collection Trust, and other important stakeholders including lenders.


Job Vacancy | Assistant Curator Wanted at Hillsborough Castle, Co. Down

Deadline: 5 November 2017

Vacancy for an Assistant Curator – Hillsborough Castle.
This is a 12 months fixed-term vacancy, based at Hillsborough Castle (County Down) for an experienced curator with a specialization principally in historic buildings and an interest in British and Irish history. Hillsborough Castle is the official residence of HM The Queen, as well as the Secretary of State, in Northern Ireland and an important new heritage site for Historic Royal Palaces. The post holder will provide research support to the Curator as well as the wider Hillsborough team. This position presents an exciting opportunity for a knowledgeable, experienced, and talented individual.
You will support and advise the team on researching, understanding and sharing the stories of the Castle and its historic fabric. You will also help to champion an understanding of history in the presentation of the Castle and its estate today.


Job Vacancy | Future Creators Project Lead Tutor, Dublin 8

Deadline: Friday 13 October 2017

The Future Creators is an after-school digital learning programme for young people aged 13-to-16 years old from Dublin 8, established by The Digital Hub in 2011 and delivered with the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) and H2 Learning. Since its inception the Future Creators programme has provided young people with a space where they can learn about and with digital technologies. This year we are keen to build on and expand the programme and are seeking a Lead Tutor to lead this exciting work.

Please send CV to CV to

Job Vacancy | Assistant Curator (Exhibitions) at The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

Closing Date: Monday 23 October 2017 at 5PM (GMT)

Job Title: Assistant Curator (Exhibitions)
Employer: The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2
Reports to: The Director
Hours of work: Full time (40 hours p/week)
Salary: 29,500 euros per annum, with a professional development allotment
Contract type: Fixed term 2 years
Probation period: 6 months
Annual leave: 20 days
Interviews: Week of 6th November 2017


Job Vacancy | Co-ordinator of Fighting Words Belfast

Application deadline: 16 October, 4pm

Fighting Words Belfast are currently recruiting for a Coordinator. Fighting Words Belfast is a creative writing initiative for all children and young people in Northern Ireland aged 6-18. The project arose out of a collective effort between Young at Art, Skainos in East Belfast, the 174 Trust in North Belfast and Fighting Words, Dublin.

The post holder will be responsible for the administrative and operational needs of Fighting Words Belfast. S/He will co-ordinate an ambitious programme of activity including workshops for schools and community groups, after-schools clubs, outreach and special projects as well as the recruitment and training of volunteers.

Part-time – 22.5 hrs per week, £19208 pro rata.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place the week beginning 30 October 2017.

For more information and to download application pack, please follow the link:

Job Vacancy | Creative Child Co-ordinator with Young at Art

Application deadline: 16 October, 4pm

Young at Art are currently recruiting for a Creative Child Coordinator. This role is to deliver and develop the Creative Child Programme, a creative engagement programme with children in nursery, primary and early years settings, their teachers and families.

The project currently engages with parents and teachers in 23 schools and playgroups across Belfast with the core aims of developing confidence, imagination and critical appraisal skills in children and their parents/carers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the project’s management and delivery under the supervision of the Education Officer. Working closely with the Education Officer the post holder will evolve benchmarks, manage outcomes and work towards long-term impact and learning.

26 hrs/week, £19000 pro rata.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place the week beginning 23 October 2017.
For more information and to download application pack, follow the link:

Job Vacancy | Executive Director of Tangled Art + Disability, Toronto, Canada

Application deadline: Sunday 15 October

Tangled is currently recruiting for an Executive Director to play a critical role in shaping the development of our ground-breaking organisation. The Executive Director is the senior administrative officer of Tangled, responsible for providing leadership to the full-time, part-time, contract and volunteer staff, working directly with and reporting to the Board of Directors, and overseeing day-to-day financial and administrative management of the organisation.

Working collaboratively with Tangled’s Board of Directors and Artistic Director, the Executive Director has the opportunity to significantly contribute to the future of Deaf, Mad and disability arts in Canada and beyond. Tangled is experiencing an exciting period of growth, having recently launched the Tangled Art Gallery (TAG), a public exhibition space where we showcase the highest quality of work by Deaf, Mad and disability-identified artists year-round and developing new and innovative practices for accessible arts presentation.

Part-time, 32 hours/week
$50,000 Salary

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Job Vacancy | Arts Programme Manager at Business to Arts, Dublin

Deadline for applications: Friday 13 October, 5pm

The Arts Programme Manager is a key role within Business to Arts. Reporting to the CEO and Senior Manager – Marketing and Strategic Partnerships, the successful candidate will guide and support the many types of arts organisations and creatives that are affiliated to Business to Arts and that use our crowdfunding website

3-Year Contract
Salary: €30,000 – €36,000 (+ performance-related bonus)

Candidates should submit their application in confidence to
Applicants should include a one-page cover letter outlining how they meet the above requirements, a CV (max 2 pages). Applicants should be available to commence the role, ideally, on or before 30 November 2017.

Download the full job description and core competencies here:

Job Vacancy | Head of Policy at National Women’s Council of Ireland, Dublin

Application deadline: 6 October

This is an exciting time for NWCI. Change is happening for women in Ireland and we would like you to be part of that. If you have a good understanding of women’s equality, have experience in managing high performance teams, are a strong communicator and are interested in working with a leading national women’s organisation, we want you!

NWCI are looking for you to join the team based in Dublin. This post is for an initial 12 month period on a 5 day week.

The Head of Policy:
Will lead NWCI’s policy team, advocacy work and support the overall strategic development of the organisation.

Application is by way of application form (3 hard copies) to Anne Gibney, NWCI, 100 North King Street, Dublin 7 which must address the person specification and responsibilities of the post applied for.

Interview to take place week beginning 23 October.

For full job description and application form see:

Job Vacancy | Lecturer in Photography at Ulster University, Belfast (Maternity Cover)

Application deadline: 26 September

The Belfast School of Art is a large, interdisciplinary, practice-based environment with an outstanding research record. The School makes a significant contribution to the field of contemporary art and design both nationally and internationally. Ulster University’s research was ranked in the top 5 in the UK for world-leading research in art and design in the most recent Research Excellent Framework.

The University wishes to appoint a pioneering, fresh-thinking and inspiring individual with spirit and a passion for their work, who are able to contribute to lectures, studio based teaching and research.

The post holder will provide teaching and academic support for students on BA, MFA and CPD programmes, ensuring an outstanding student experience in preparation for professional life. (Fixed term maternity cover post from 12 October ‘17 to 16 February ‘18.).

The post is available at an early date mutually convenient to the University and the successful applicant.

For more information and application procedure see:

Job Vacancy | Kennedy Art seeks Saturday Sales Assistant, Dublin 2

Kennedy Art are currently looking for a bright, friendly and enthusiastic sales assistant to work Saturdays in our busy city centre shop for immediate start.

This role would be ideal for a student currently studying an art discipline. Previous retail experience is required and a passion for drawing and painting, as well as a good knowledge of and love for the materials used is a must.

The ideal candidate would have the ability to conduct themselves in a professional manner and think outside the box in regards to problem solving. A strong interest in social media to spearhead intriguing and original social media campaigns would be an asset. Excellent customer service skills and English are essential.

If interested please submit CV’s and cover letter to

Positions offered are permanent part time. Kennedy Art is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Vacancy | Life Model for Classes at KCAT Arts Centre, Callan, Co. Kildare

KCAT Arts Centre in Callan, Kilkenny are seeking applications from Professional Life models for our popular Drawing from Life Courses with artist, Caroline Schofield. Sessions are usually held in the afternoons and last approximately three hours. Regular short breaks and a mid way tea break are adhered to for the models comfort and well being.

KCAT Art and Study Centre
Mill Lane, Callan, Co. Kilkenny
T: 0567755115

Job Vacancy | Showroom and Workshop Assistant at O’Sullivan Antiques, Dublin

Application deadline: Friday 13 October

O’Sullivan Antiques are looking for an individual who is passionate about art and antiques.

Full Time Showroom and Workshop Assistant.
You will support the team with delivery activities. This will include the moving of pieces in and out of the showroom, dealing with customers and ensuring a high level of service at all times. This role requires a strict attention to detail while working under pressure and includes heavy lifting, please take this into consideration before applying.

Essential Skills:
• Possess good interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent time keeping
• The ability to work individually or as part of a team
• Manual handling abilities
• Full drivers licence

Desirable Skills:
• Experience in an antique shop, auction house or a similar role in retail sector
• Some experience of furniture restoration or polishing desirable but not essential.

Please email a copy of your CV and letter of application to:

Workshop Leader Required for Event in Waterford

The Crafty Hen are seeking a workshop leader to run a one off session for them in Waterford on Monday 11th December, times to be confirmed, but likely to be around 10am – 6pm.

The workshop will be a drop-in event in a work place designed as a fun activity for work colleagues to do during their break. The activity is to be confirmed, but will be based in simple paper crafts; something like contemporary card making.

This is part of a series of events. The Crafty Hen will provide all the materials and design the basics of the activity, they just need someone fun and engaging to teach it.

The Crafty Hen are looking for someone with experience of teaching workshops, who is self employed and holds their own public liability insurance.

Please send an expression of interest as soon as possible with a brief outline of your experience to

Job Vacancy | Belfast Open Studios Welcoming Team

Deadline for Applications: Friday 29 September, 5pm

Visual Artists Ireland are seeking freelance staff to be the friendly faces of Belfast Open Studios 2017. VAI is offering one full day of paid work to join our welcoming team for Belfast Open Studios 2017. Belfast Open Studios takes place in venues across the city on Saturday, 21st October.

You will also be required to attend a mandatory staff induction session on Tuesday 10th October at 10am.

Duties and Responsibilities
Each person will be assigned a role within one of the studio programmes that will include:
* meeting and welcoming the Public;
* providing the public with information about artists within the space;
* directing the public to other studio programmes in the area;
* recording visitor data;
* and maintaining a tea station provided in each venue by Suki Tea.

All staff will be required from 10am each morning to 6pm.
Staff will receive a wage of £7.50 per hour, which will be paid via bank transfer or cheque upon invoice after the event.

Essential Skills and Abilities
* excellent communication skills (including English language)
* outgoing and friendly
* shows a passion for the arts
* good understanding of Belfast visual arts sector

If you wish to apply for one of these positions then send your cv and covering letter with a paragraph on what interests you about Belfast Open Studios to

Job Vacancy | Development Officer at the Irish Writers Centre

Deadline for applications: Monday 2 October, 5pm

Reporting to and working with the IWC Director, the Development Officer is a key member of the team of Ireland’s national literature resource and support organisation for writers.

Overview and Job Purpose
This role involves the raising of funds for the IWC by way of grant-writing, donations and sponsorship. There will be an emphasis on developing partnerships with corporate sponsors, as well as researching and engaging trusts, foundations and other granting bodies.

This role would suit a dynamic, motivated, business-minded individual with a marketing or fundraising background, an interest in the arts, and a highly organised and professional approach.

Part-time, 3 days per week.

Salary: €29,000 p.a. (pro-rata for 3 days per week) rising to €30,800 (pending satisfactory performance during the probation period of three months).

For full job description see:

Job Vacancy | Studio Manger at Galway Print Studio (Maternity Cover)

Deadline: 9 October, 5pm

Galway Print Studio are currently seeking to fill the position of part-time Studio Manager (Maternity cover)

Duties and responsibilities of Studio Manager include:

1.Managing the business of the Galway Print Studio, reporting directly to the Chairman and members of the GPS Board, through regular updates and meetings.
2.Responsible for day to day financial management of the organisation (book keeping, banking etc); maintaining up to date accounts; compliance with tax, legal and insurance requirements.
3.Maintaining relationships with the Funding Agencies relevant to GPS’s activities.
4.Responsible for completing, and meeting deadlines, of all funding applications relating to GPS, in conjunction with the Chairman and Board.
5.Developing new projects and initiatives for Galway Print Studio in conjunction with the Board.
6.Responsible for operational management issues in the Print Studio.
7.Scheduling of GPS’s events; workshops, talks, exhibitions
8.Liaison with the membership of the Print Studio and efficient management of Studio bookings.
9.Creating and recognising opportunities to promote GPS;
maintaining Twitter, Facebook and website; issuing of press releases; invites; brochures etc when required to promote GPS activities and events.

Part time hours: 10 hours per week
Please apply with a CV (including 2referees) and cover letter by 5pm Oct 9th to

Interviews: 20th October 2017(notice given by 16th October)
Start Date:20th November 2017 (Training to be held in October)

Part Time Art Life Model Required, IT Carlow, Wexford Campus

Closing date: Tuesday 26 September, 12.00 noon.

The Institute’s BA (Hons) Art and BA (Hons) Visual Communication and Design courses require a Life Model for approximately 72 hours work over the course of the academic year.

Hourly Rate: €16.00 – €17.85

To apply for the post candidates must complete the Institute’s Application Form, listed here:

Garda Vetting will be conducted prior to any job offers. Institute of Technology Carlow is an equal opportunities employer.

Further informal discussion please contact Dr. Karen Hennessy, Head of Wexford Campus Ph: 053-9185805