Category: Job Vacancies


Job Vacancies | Various Box Office Roles at Dublin Theatre Festival 2017 (seasonal)

Application deadlines: 12 June

Dublin Theatre Festival has presented an annual season of Irish and international theatre performances since 1957. Its aims are to develop and promote the theatre art form and to excite, surprise and move its audiences. The festival takes place from the last Thursday in September for 18 days and its next edition will run from 28 September – 15 October 2017. The organisation’s governing body is a voluntary board, the Board of Dublin Theatre Festival.

Box Office Supervisors
Dublin Theatre Festival is currently seeking currently seeking to recruit 2 Box Office Supervisors to supervise the Box Office and its staff and to maximise all sales opportunities, ensuring targets are reached and high standards of customer care are maintained. The Box Office Supervisor is responsible for the smooth and effective running of the Box Office, the ticketing system and financial returns. The Box Office is the centre for all ticket sales including telephone, postal, web and over the counter bookings.

Download applicant briefing and job description including information about how to apply for the role here: dublintheatrefestival.com/Supervisor.pdf
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Job Vacancy | Executive Assistant to the Director of The Chester Beatty Library

Application deadline: Friday 12 May 2017

The Chester Beatty Library contains a world famous collection of manuscripts, prints, miniature paintings, early printed books and objets d’art from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The Collection is principally focused on the written word and its associated painted and printed images.

The Executive Assistant to the Director will manage the affairs of Director’s Office, providing a high level of executive support to the Director and representing the Office to both staff and external constituents with a high degree of efficiency and integrity. This will involve prioritising and juggling multiple and frequently-conflicting deadlines, commitments, and projects. S/he will have a full understanding of the Director’s Office goals and objectives, and of the Library’s policies and strategy, and a keen interest in the Collections.

The Chester Beatty Library is a collaborative organisation: the successful candidate will be an energetic and self-motivated individual with a passion for the arts and excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

New Entrants outside the Irish public/civil service:
An incremental salary scale applies and all new entrants from outside the Irish public/civil service will be required to commence employment at the minimum point of the scale which is €47,081 per annum. They will also be required to join the Single Public Service Pension Scheme.

For full job description and requirements see: www.cbl.ie/Exec-Assistant-to-Director.aspx
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Job Vacancy | Curator of Islamic Collections at The Chester Beatty Library

Application deadline: 19 May, 5pm

The Chester Beatty Library contains a world famous collection of manuscripts, prints, miniature paintings, early printed books and objets d’art from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The Collection is principally focused on the written word and its associated painted and printed images.

The Library is seeking an experienced senior professional to curate and manage the Islamic Collections of the Library and to implement the Library’s strategic priorities relating to these Collections; to engage with relevant research communities; to understand user needs and reflect these needs in content development and interpretation.

The CBL is a collegial organisation and the holder of the post will be expected to work in close consultation with his/her professional colleagues.

The Curator will report directly to the Head of Collections and sit on both the Collections Team and Management Team of the Library. There is currently no assistant curatorial post in this area of the Collection.

For full job description and requirements see: www.cbl.ie/Curator-of-Islamic-CBL.aspx
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Job Vacancy | Events Coordinator at The Chester Beatty Library

Application deadline: Friday 12 May 2017

The Chester Beatty Library contains a world famous collection of manuscripts, prints, miniature paintings, early printed books and objets d’art from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The Collection is principally focused on the written word and its associated painted and printed images.

For more information on the Chester Beatty Library, its holdings and a full schedule of events and activities please visit www.cbl.ie.

One of the Library’s key objectives in our current Strategic Plan 2016-2020 is to develop the potential for further self-generated income. Reporting to the Head of Development, the Events Coordinator will manage all commercial hire of our spaces, including dealing with third-party suppliers (caterers, AV rental etc) and ensure that all events are staffed and managed to a high standard.

In addition, s/he will plan and manage all Library-related evening events, including exhibition openings and occasional after-hours VIP visits. S/he will also assist with the management of events that are part of our day-to-day public programme and support the Head of Development with corporate fund-raising and related administrative duties.
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Job Vacancy | Director of Production at Brown Bag Films

Application deadline: 11 May

Summary of the Role
Working in a busy creative environment, the Director of Production is responsible for managing the day to day operations of a multiple long form animation production department. Reporting to the VP of Production (EUR) the role involves managing Production teams.

Key Areas of responsibility

  • Reporting to the VP of Production, this role will oversee and manage the day to day operations of a TV Production department with more than 5 long long form series in production at any given time.
  • Lead, mentor and develop Senior Producers including managing their performance, one to one’s and developing talent.
  • With the Producers ensure the Production teams are resourced correctly to manage multiple productions.
  • With the Producers, Resources manager and Head of CG, maintain knowledge of current and upcoming projects, staff skills base, previous experience, preferences and
  • development needs to ensure appropriate allocation of staff resources to specific projects.
  • Responsibility for coordinating and producing production schedules and production budgets on upcoming productions
  • Responsibility for collating and communicating weekly and monthly project updates to management
  • Coordinate with Finance teams on project cost reporting and communication updates to management
  • Responsible for maintaining client relationships

Requirements

  • 3+ years in a senior management position ideally managing managers, strong leadership and people management skills
  • High level of competence in making well founded decision in a high pressure environment
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and will be skilled at managing upwards and downwards.
  • Producer credit on 3 or more series with experience in managing long form animation productions.
  • Excellent understanding of a 3D computer animation Pipeline
  • Experience in preparing budgets and schedules is essential
  • High level competence in financial literacy a key advantage
  • Negotiating skills are an advantage as experience in dealing with international broadcast networks

Apply here: www.iftn.ie/jobs/filmtvjob/


Job Vacancy | Office Assistant for Dublin Theatre Festival 2017 (seasonal)

Application deadline: 10 May

This is a seasonal role at Dublin Theatre Festival 2017.

Dublin Theatre Festival has presented an annual season of Irish and international theatre performances since 1957. Its aims are to develop and promote the theatre art form and to excite, surprise and move its audiences. The festival takes place from the last Thursday in September for 18 days and its next edition will run from 28 September – 15 October 2017. The organisation’s governing body is a voluntary board, the Board of Dublin Theatre Festival.

Dublin Theatre Festival is currently seeking currently seeking to recruit an Office Assistant. The Office Assistant actively coordinates the daily running and functioning of the festival office during the festival period. Responsibilities include administration of the festival’s organisational systems, liaison with the festival’s IT and phone support companies in maintaining all networks and communication systems, management of office spaces, bookkeeping duties, reception duties and administrative support. The role is crucial to the smooth and efficient running of the main festival office.

Download applicant briefing and job description including information about how to apply for the role here: dublintheatrefestival.com//AdminOfficAssistant.pdf

Dublin Theatre Festival is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Dublin Theatre Festival is funded by the Arts Council.


Job Vacancy | Programme Coordinator at Dublin Theatre Festival 2017 (seasonal)   Recently updated !

Application deadline: 10 May

This is a seasonal role at Dublin Theatre Festival 2017.

Dublin Theatre Festival has presented an annual season of Irish and international theatre performances since 1957. Its aims are to develop and promote the theatre art form and to excite, surprise and move its audiences. The festival takes place from the last Thursday in September for 18 days and its next edition will run from 28 September – 15 October 2017. The organisation’s governing body is a voluntary board, the Board of Dublin Theatre Festival.

Dublin Theatre Festival seek a Programme Coordinator to support the festival’s Programme and Production function/area.

Download applicant briefing and job description including information about how to apply for the role here:https: //dublintheatrefestival.com/ArticleMedia/Files/ProgrammeCoordinator.pdf

Dublin Theatre Festival is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Dublin Theatre Festival is funded by the Arts Council.



Above the Fold seeks Set / Production Designer   Recently updated !

Deadline for applications: Friday 28 April

The next Above the Fold Creative Conference will take place on Saturday 6 May 2016, in Galway’s Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane.

Above the Fold is looking for a Set / Production Designer to help us bring our Conference to life. Above the Fold 2017 will see nine of Ireland’s brightest creatives take to the stage at the Mick Lally Theatre. This years conference has been curated with a focus on Irish Creatives and their contribution to Ireland’s cultural landscape. Knowledge and experience in a Set / Production Design role, as well as an interest in contemporary Irish art, culture, and design is helpful to become a member of the Above the Fold team.

A simple, creative job brief with duties and duration available upon application. Payment will reflect experience.
Please apply with Portfolio and Cover Letter to: hello@itsabovethefold.com

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Science and Art Attendants at The National Museum of Ireland   Recently updated !

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 28 April, 5pm

The National Museum of Ireland is seeking applications from suitable candidates to fill the positions of Science and Art Attendants in the in the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. The positions are full time.

Brief description of position: Providing front of house services to NMI visitors and ensuring the security and safety of the NMI`s collections, visitors, staff and facilities as appropriate to the role. Candidates should note that post(s) will be in the National Museum of Ireland site in Kildare Street. Science and Arts Attendants provide twenty- four (24) hour security service in Kildare Street. Consequently the successful candidate(s) will be required to provide these services, on a rostered basis and must be available to so do.

Application Instructions
Please download documents including application form from www.museum.ie. Applications should be typed.

Three copies of the application form should be submitted by post to:

Corporate Affairs Unit National Museum of Ireland Collins Barracks
Benburb Street
Dublin 7

Envelopes should be clearly marked “Science and Art Attendant Positions”.

Please provide a valid monitored email address on the application form. This will be used to acknowledge receipt of the application and as the main form of contact to liaise with applicants.


Job Vacancy | Archivist/Curator for the Kids’ Own Archive

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 6.00pm

Kids’ Own celebrates 20 years in 2017. As part of its vision to continue developing, publishing and promoting artwork and writing created by children for children and their communities, through meaningful engagement with professional artists, Kids’ Own sees the potential to bring our archive of work to a wider audience through the creation of a digital space for children’s artwork and writing.

The digital space will be a showcase and live event platform for contemporary arts practice with children and young people, and seeks to increase accessibility to, and dynamic interaction with, a unique body of work across a range of media for an audience of parents, educators, and children.

In the development of the digital space, two key roles have been identified:

1) Archivist/Curator for the Kids’ Own archive towards the development of content for the digital space.

2) Designer/Developer for the digital space.

Two separate requests for tenders have been developed to identify a candidate or organisation to deliver each piece of work. This request for tender is for Role 1: Archivist/Curator for the Kids’ Own archive towards the development of content for the digital space.

The requirements are for a schedule of work to include: Archival review of Kids’ Own’s work; Digital processing; Editing and Curation of the work with a vision for how it can be presented on the online platform.

For more, visit /goo.gl/v7dW5L


Job Vacancies | Multiple Roles, Audiences NI

Deadline: 24 April

Audiences NI (ANI) offers members of its team the chance to work in one of Northern Ireland’s most vibrant and growing sectors. The arts, culture and heritage sector in NI contributes to many areas of life including health, tourism, education, community development, regeneration and the economy.

We use appropriate ways to communicate the information and insight organisations need with an increasing emphasis on how digital technologies can help us to do that more effectively and efficiently. Our communication isn’t just one way – it’s a conversation with clients, partners, funders and stakeholders which allows ANI to react to change and support others to do the same.

ANI works with a sector which is passionate about what they do and is motivated by making a difference. That’s what ANI wants from its team too. The ANI culture is one of learning and development both internally, as investment in the team is a priority, and externally as ANI act to support the sector in strengthening skills, knowledge and capacity.

Vacancies:


Job Vacancy | Exhibition Researcher, Dublin City Archives (temporary contract)

Application deadline: 21 April, 5pm

Dublin City Council are seeking to appoint an Exhibition Researcher for a temporary Archival Project – 16 Week Service Contract – with Dublin City Archives.

The archives of Jacob’s Fruitfield Ltd were received on permanent loan by Dublin City Archives in 2012. Jacob’s Biscuit Factory was founded in 1851 in Waterford, and shortly afterwards moved to Peter’s Row in Dublin, and later to premises in Bishop Street and finally to Tallaght. The company firmly established itself as a recognisable brand, which is still part of the fabric of Irish Society and which has had a noted impact on the social and economic life of Dublin over the past century. The archives of Jacob’s Fruitfield Ltd constitute an important collection relating to the history of Dublin and include materials relating to the 1913 Lockout, to the First World War and to the 1916 Rising, and War of Independence.
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Job Vacancy | Digital Imaging Officer at The National Museum of Ireland

Application deadline: Friday 21 April, 12:00 hrs

The National Museum of Ireland is seeking applications from suitable candidates to fill the post of Digital Imaging Officer in the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

Working within the Photographic Department the post-holder will be responsible for supporting the Senior Photographer in providing Digital Imaging Services within the NMI. In particular the post-holder will be responsible for further development and expansion of the Photographic Department Archive and Digital Asset Management System (DAMS), contributing to the NMI Online Collections Project, preparation and distribution of images for NMI internal and external requirements.

This is a three year fixed term contract.

Please download documents including application form from www.museum.ie.

Applications should be typed and returned with a signed letter of application and a current up-to-date CV relevant to the position, expressing interest in the position of “Digital Imaging Officer”.

Three copies of the letter of application, the application form and CV should be submitted by post to:

Corporate Affairs Executive
National Museum of Ireland
Turlough Park
Castlebar
Co Mayo

Envelopes should be clearly marked “Digital Imaging Officer”

Please provide a valid monitored email address on the application form and CV. This will be used to acknowledge receipt of the application and as the main form of contact to liaise with applicants.


Job Vacancy | Corporate Development and Marketing Executive, Dublin Theatre Festival

Application deadline: 24 April, 9am

Dublin Theatre Festival is currently seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, and enthusiastic person to fulfil a new full-time, 2-year contract role of Corporate Development & Marketing Executive from June 2017. The successful candidate will be target-driven, with the ability to inspire others to commit to and support the Festival. They will be part of a team responsible for driving revenue from corporate sources, stewarding and maintaining relationships, and building the Festival’s support base through their networking and partnership abilities. This position has been created with the support of Business to Arts and Dublin City Council’s Dublin Culture Connects as part of the Fundraising Fellowship Dublin programme.

Renumeration: €30,000 p/a
Location: 12 Essex St. Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

Download the application briefing here: dublintheatrefestival.com/ArticleMedia/Files/.pdf

Applications by email only to: generalmanager@dublintheatrefestival.com

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Job Vacancy | Arts Workshop Assistants at ArtsEkta, Belfast   Recently updated !

Application deadline: 21 April

ArtsEkta is recruiting new members to its casual workshop assistant and facilitator database. This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of the region’s leading community arts organisations in the delivery of arts workshops that aim to increase participation in the arts.

ArtsEkta are particularly interested in recruiting those artists that specialise in visual arts and have experience of participatory and community arts.

ArtsEkta is established for the advancement of intercultural exchange and to promote ethnic arts to people from the north and south of Ireland regardless of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, ethnic identity, political or religious opinion. ArtsEkta unites the statutory authorities, community and voluntary organisations and citizens in a common effort to promote integration and inclusion.
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Project Manager (freelance) | Northern Ireland’s Linen Biennale 2018

Deadline: Tuesday 2 May 2017
Based at R-Space Gallery, 32 Castle Street, Lisburn BT27 4XE

Project Manager (freelance) required for THE ART OF LINEN Northern Ireland’s Linen Biennale 2018
August/September/October 2018

Flat Fee Phase 1 (incl.) £6,000
Timeframe June 2017 – November 2018
Phase 1:  2 days weekly June 2017 – November 2017 (6 months)
Phase 2:  Dec 2017 – November 2018 Full time (funding dependent)

Purpose of contract:
To lead the development, delivery & evaluation of THE ART OF LINEN Northern Ireland’s first Linen Biennale 2018.

The post holder would:
Work alongside the small, dedicated team at R-Space and
(i) Compile and submit funding applications & explore sponsorship opportunities
(ii) Manage and maintain all the administrative and production aspects of the Linen Biennale: files, accounts, policies, communications, finance (incl. spreadsheets), reports, minutes, contracts and databases.
(iii) Be responsible for the continuing development, production and delivery of events, exhibitions and workshops.
(iv) Contribute to the strategic research to establish creative partnerships province wide.
(v) Manage & complete the evaluation to inform the second Biennale in 2020.

The post holder would also be required to:
(i) Travel to on-site inspections and project manage events
(ii) Liaise with artists, contributors and venues
(iii) Manage the marketing and publicity around all events
(iv) Report to the R-Space Board

Person Specification:
The successful applicant will have actual and demonstrable experience in the following areas: (i) Fundraising (ii) Event / Festival management (iii) Project and people management (iv) Arts & Culture sector or visitor attraction venue (v) Interest or knowledge of textiles / linen (vi) Comprehensive IT skills including professional experience in the use of all Microsoft packages.
Have access to a car or other means of transport.

Apply by email or hard copy, with 1 page CV and a 1 page description of how you meet the Person Specification.
Deadline: Tuesday 2 May 2017 with interview meetings by appointment Mon 8 May.
This role is supported by ACNI. R-Space subscribes to equal opportunities

E: biennale@linenroomslisburn.com,  rspace@linenroomslisburn.com, T: 028 92663179
www.linenbiennalenorthernireland.com


Open Call | Artist in Communities Scheme, Co. Leitrim

Application deadline: Friday 5 May 2017.

Leitrim County Council is looking for artists that are interested in working with one of four community groups taking part in the Leitrim County Council’s 2017 Artist in Communities Scheme.

The Artist in Communities Scheme provides the opportunity for a community group in Leitrim to work with an artist on a specially designed project lasting 55 hours over the course of a number of months between July and December. The scheme is built on the idea of partnership. The artist and group work together to develop a lasting, memorable and enriching project for everyone involved.
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Job Vacancy | Part Time Administrator (Maternity Cover) at Daly Antique Services

Deadline for applications: 5 May

Daly Antique Services is looking for a friendly, confident person who is reliable and flexible to join our small team. This is a temporary vacancy for a period of seven months, however this may be extended to a total of 11 months. We are an antiques restoration business; therefore someone with knowledge or an interest of antiques would be preferred but not essential.

Candidates must have:
• 2 years administration experience.
• Great organisational skills.
• Good computer skills including Microsoft office. Experience of working on a Mac a bonus.
• Some experience working with accounts.

Duties will include:
• All administration for the small office (general running of the office).
• Professional and efficent managment of all telephone, email and client enquiries.
• Diary management – arranging appointments/deliveries etc.
• Writing up quotations and invoicing clients.
• Credit control.
• Managing supplier payments etc.
• Keeping records and paperwork up-to-date.
• Various other duties, depending on experience.

Details of position:
• 3 days per week (Monday – Friday, 8am-4:30pm). Which 3 days are negotiable.
• Start date 15th May 2017 to allow for training/handover.
• Salary DOE

If you have the relevant experience and wish to apply for this role, please email your CV and Cover Letter to info@dalyantiqueservices.com.
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Job Vacancies | Arts Council Seeking to Procure Arts Advisers

All proposals should be submitted by 4 May, 12 noon

The art form and practice areas to which this relates are: Dance, Festivals and Events, Music, Visual Arts and Young People Children and Education (YPCE). Each contract will be offered separately.

Successful tenderers will be experienced practitioners in the relevant areas, with the expertise and experience required to work with the Arts Council’s staff by assisting in the appraisal and assessment of funding applications, providing critical advice on artistic work and providing advice in relation to art form policy as required.

Application for each of these contracts is exclusively by a public tender process offered via the eTenders procurement website on 13 April 2017 on www.etenders.gov.ie.

Any questions regarding any of these contracts should be directed as set out in the tender notices and should not be directed to the Arts Council.


Job Vacancy | Director of Timespan, Helmsdale, Scotland

Deadline for applications: Sunday 23 April, midnight

Timespan’s Board of Directors are looking to appoint a new Director to lead and manage the work of Timespan in Helmsdale in the Highlands of Scotland, and to continue the excellent work of our outgoing Director, Anna Vermehren.

Timespan is a mature organisation with a high quality programme which has achieved much recognition and gained national awards over the last years.
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