Category: Job Vacancies

Job Vacancy | Peace IV Project Facilitator, Cavan County Council

Application deadline: Friday 18 August, 5pm.

Cavan County Council intends to fill the position of Project Facilitator (Peace IV) post on a 2 year specific purpose contract basis. (subject to funding).

This project will enhance the capacity of children and young people to form positive relationships with others irrespective of their background. It will support their development to make a positive contribution to a more equal society. The various arts practices that the young people will engage in will encourage them to think and question beyond their own community and experience. Young people who have experiences in the arts and this will build on their awareness of the literal, visual, dramatic, aural and a range of multi disciplinary symbols.

The project will enhance self confidence and self awareness leading to respect for self and others. The project will enhance problem solving through developing visual, literal, aural and spatial awareness by this sustained approach. It will support a greater understanding of diversity. It will develop community relations through engagement work that includes workshops, events and exhibitions in community contexts.

Each candidate must on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms have:

• A recognised professional qualification in Arts or Community Practice with a minimum of two years work experience
A good standard of general education with five years work experience in Arts or Community Practice

• Experience of working with young people in formal and informal environments

• hold a current class B Drivers Licence and have access to own car

Remuneration will be €41,213 per annum.

2 Year Specific Purpose Contract.

For full job description and requirements see: Project Facilitator Briefing Document
For application form: Application form project faciliator – arts

Job Vacancy | Communications Assistant at Project Arts Centre

Application deadline: Friday 1 September, 5pm

Project Arts Centre are seeking an individual with energy and commitment, to support the daily operations of the Communications Department. Working closely with the Communications Manager, to deal with publicity, marketing, and assisting with the development, implementation and co-ordination of the organisations marketing plan.

Skills and Education:
• High level of competency in written language, organisational skills with acute attention to detail, clarity of presentation and ability to handle a busy work load
• High level of competency in IT including but not limited to Microsoft applications including Word and Excel, and a working knowledge of Photoshop, WordPress or similar CMS would be an advantage
• Experience with various social media profiles, including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube & Instagram
• The ability to work on your own initiative, and to work within a busy team environment, utilising one’s own problem-solving skills
• An interest in contemporary arts in Ireland (including performance, music and visual art) essential
• Degree in an Arts or Marketing related subject an advantage, but not essential

Summary and Terms and Conditions
Salary: €28,000-€30,000 pro rata dependent on experience
Holidays: 20 days each year, 9 days statutory Bank Holidays

Application Process:
• Applications to Melanie Wright, Communications Manager at – please include the reference Communications Assistant
• Applicants should supply a CV and letter of interest, including personal strengths, and what specifically you might bring to the role
• This is a full time position

Full Job Description at

Job Vacancy | Technical Manager at Project Arts Centre   Recently updated !

Application deadline: Friday 1 September, 5pm

Project Arts Centre is currently seeking a Technical Manager to work as part of its Production team. The Technical Manager is responsible for providing technical support to all visiting groups, companies, artists & individuals in the presenting at Project. Experience in the theatre environment is essential and in the Visual Arts environment is beneficial.

The ideal candidate will be:
• Be self-motivated and display a high degree of initiative
• Work well within a team environment
• Have an ability to communicate effectively
• Have a high level of accuracy and an acute attention to detail
• Have experience in audio-visual equipment and the installation, operation, maintenance, repair of the same along with typical in house sound and light systems
• Have experience in the theatre environment, either freelance or in house.
• Have experience of visual art-handling
• Have relevant professional qualifications and training (MEWP Licence, Stage Pass etc.) including a good working knowledge of current Health and Safety regulations

Terms and Conditions
Salary: €30,000-€32,000 pro rata dependent on experience
Holidays: 20 days each year, plus 9 days statutory Bank Holidays (pro rata)

Application Process:
• Applications to Joseph Collins, Production Manager at – please include the reference Technical Manager.
• Applicants should supply a C.V. and letter of interest in the job, including personal strengths, what specifically you might bring to the role.
• This is a full time position.
Full job description at

Job Vacancy | Freelance Creative Technology Facilitator at Make Create Innovate

Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 1 September

Make Create Innovate is a new and exciting educational start-up working with technology creativity. We offer learners the opportunity to make, build, create and explore in hands-on workshops. We are very passionate about developing high quality STEAM-based education experiences for learners of all ages in both the formal and non-formal education sectors.

We are now inviting expressions of interest to join a panel of freelance facilitators from which we will draw upon for our upcoming series of workshops 2017-2018. We will assess each application based on three broad areas of experience and expertise:

Technology |Arts | Education.

Candidates must demonstrate interest and expertise in two of the above three categories. They must also show commitment to on-going, self-directed learning that can enhance Make Create Innovate’s educational content.

Role Specifics:
• Job type: contract – paid hourly or by the day
• Location: Usually Dublin, occasionally outside Dublin
• The successful candidate must have their own transport
• Training can be provided for specific skills outside of the successful candidate’s current skillset

For more information including how to apply:

Job Vacancy | Receptionist at RUA RED

Closing date for applications: Friday 18 August, midday.

An opportunity for a Full Time Receptionist (35 hours per week) is available to join the Rua Red team. This position will be offered on an initial 6 month contract and a probationary period of 3 months will be included.

RUA RED is run by South Dublin Arts Centre Company Ltd, who manage the space and run an ambitious programme of arts events, predominantly centred around the galleries. Our annual events programme includes regular film screenings, a varied selection of performances, exciting exhibitions in our galleries and a series of ongoing workshops and classes aimed at different age groups as well as plenty of drop in activities and events throughout each week.

The main duties of the Receptionist is to provide front line services to Rua Red visitors and customers and to provide administration support for hires and bookings. The post holder is responsible for ensuring that all creative tenants, visitors and customers to Rua Red are welcomed and that their enquiries and needs are met courteously, efficiently and effectively.

Salary: €20000 per annum
Holidays: 20 days per year pro – rata

Please send a current CV and brief cover letter to please enter ‘Receptionist’ into the subject of the email.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 28th August 2017

For full job description and requirements see:

Job Vacancy | Project Manager for Riverbank Arts Centre Capital Development Project 2018/19

Application deadline: Wednesday 23 August, 12noon

Riverbank Arts Centre CLG require an experienced project manager to lead the capital redevelopment of facilities at the centre in the initial period. The successful project manager will need to demonstrate skills in the area of capital development/ technical/ engineering/ project management/ interagency projects. The project manager services are an administrative role, for a 3 month period, which may be extended.

Expressions of interest, including supporting material, CVs and 2 referees should be made, in writing, to

It is expected that applicants will have been actively involved with projects of a similar scale in the last 5 years. This should be specified in the expression of interest. Expected daily rates of remuneration should also be outlined.

For full job description and requirements see:

​Job Vacancy | Artistic Director at Sample-Studios   Recently updated !

​Deadline for applications: Wednesday 16 August, 5pm

Sample-Studios CLG is seeking a dynamic and creative individual for the position of Artistic Director position. We are looking for an energetic, passionate, flexible individual to both represent the company and manage its inner workings effectively. Candidates should express an ability to build successful strong relationships with its more than 50 members, along with developing existing and new partnerships with stakeholders.

Reporting to the volunteer Board of Directors, and working collegially with the management team, the Artistic Director is a senior position with responsibility for the efficient management of all aspects of the company. Specifically, the Artistic Director will be responsible for the management of administration of services in line with the requirements of the company. The Artistic Director shall enact policy decided at board level and have the ability to make executive decisions on matters arising during the day to day running of the studios. The board of directors may defer responsibility to the Artistic Directors when they see fit to do so.

The successful candidate will have access to all work facilities, studios, etc. for the development of their own artistic practice should they require it.

Place of Work: Sample-Studios, John F Connolly Road, Churchfield, Cork, Ireland
Salary: €12 per hour / 2 days per week / 72 hours per month
Duration: Fixed Term Contract
Hours of Work: To be decided upon commencement

For full job description and requirements see:–internships.html

Job Vacancy | Driver/Technician at Irish Art Courier

A position has arisen for a full time driver/technician to join our team of art installers, technicians and transporters. Irish Art Services is the leading company in Ireland for Installation and Transport of Art and Sculpture.

Job is full time and permanent. Duties would include weekly travel around Ireland and UK. Every month we do a European tour covering London, Brussels, Berlin, Paris etc. Work is varied, interesting and demanding.

You will be working alone and as part of a tight knit team.

Problem solving and working on own initiative is part of the job.

Driving experience is essential, a truck licence is a distinct advantage.

Apply in writing only to

Job Vacancy | Animator/Illustrator at National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Virginia, USA

Application deadline: Tuesday 5 September

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (Charlottesville, Virginia, USA)  is actively recruiting an Animator/ Illustrator for the Education and Public Outreach (EPO) team at Observatory Headquarters in Charlottesville, VA. EPO is the Observatory-wide function designing and delivering accessible and engaging radio astronomy programs and products for the general public, K-12 students, formal and informal educators.

Position Summary

The EPO Animator/Illustrator Leads develops and delivers animation and/or illustration projects in collaboration with subject matter experts and other members of the EPO team. The successful candidate will use scientifically informed observation, combined with technical and aesthetic skills to accurately portray subjects to support EPO products such as public website, press releases, public exhibits, and K-12 STEM educational programs. The incumbent will use independent judgment and creativity to create specialized, informative and engaging visual content in collaboration with scientists, engineers, and other members of the EPO staff.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Illustrative duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Creates 3D/2D animations and motion sequences depicting natural phenomena or illustrating processes, using illustration, animation, and compositing tools.
  • Creates illustrations, informative graphics, scientific visualization via a range of media and techniques
  • Creates educational video products.
  • Supports story development through the creation of storyboards.
  • Renders/Outputs versions of animations and/or illustrations in formats needed by the various distribution channels employed by the observatory’s EPO effort.
  • Responsible for development and upkeep of effective processes for archiving and cataloging of completed projects.
  • Pro-active compliance with NRAO and government safety policies and procedures in own work area is expected.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

For more information and to apply online:

Job Vacancy | Grants Manager of Cultural Protection Fund, British Council

Deadline: 16 August

The Cultural Protection Fund sits under Culture and Development within the British Council’s Arts Department (location negotiable). It is a £30 million initiative with the aim of creating sustainable opportunities for economic and social development through building capacity to foster, safeguard and promote cultural heritage affected by conflict overseas. Launched in June of 2016, the Fund is a partnership between the UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the British Council.

The British Council has an excellent opportunity for a Grants Manager to support the work of the Cultural Protection Fund by responding to expressions of interest, assessing grant applications and monitoring live projects taking place in and around the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

For more information and application details:/

Job Vacancy | Artistic Director of CIRCollaborative Tools Project Labs

Application deadline: 20 August 2017

CIRCollaborative Tools is an European project that brings together 9 partners from the contemporary circus field and the digital field in 2017-2019: La Grainerie (France), La Central del Circ (Spain), Cirqueon (Czech Republic), Festival Circolo (Netherlands), Ideagorà (Italy), Espace Catastrophe (Belgium), The Arts Printing House (Lithuania), Ekito (France), the Hungarian Juggling Association-MZE (Hungary).

The project aims to develop collaborative work and the use of digital tools in our professional practices and in the artistic field through action-training workshop sessions and full-scale experiments. CIRCollaborative Tools is funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.

This call aims to find an artistic director interested in digital tools and to follow the project. He/She will be responsible for directing two Labs, which will run for 5 days with 20 to 22 artists from various countries, all involved in an artistic creation process. Artists are not selected as representatives of a company but as individuals. Artist will be selected by the artistic director who will be in charge of creating an artistic reflection about the creation process and the relationship with digital tools applied in order to facilitate the evolution and set up of the artistic projects.

The artistic director will be responsible for:

  • selecting artists : preparing the open call in Fossano and select the groups of young artists among the applications
  • leading 2 artistic research Labs
  • implementing digital tools experiment: in Fossano and in the Labs
  • experimenting the potentials of different digital tools directly on the artistic field and/or the preparation of the Labs.

For more information and to apply online:

Job Vacancy | Action Researcher on Kids’ Own Project ‘Virtually There’

Deadline for receipt of applications: Wednesday 23 August, 5pm.

Kids’ Own seeks an Action Researcher to join the ‘Virtually There’ project, which takes place in Northern Ireland. This is a long-term piece of work, running until 2020. This phase of this project is funded through a ‘More and Better’ Grant from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Arts-based Learning Fund.

Shortlisted applicants for the post of Action Researcher will be invited to interview on 31st August or 1st September 2017, with a view to starting work in September. The successful applicant will be required to attend a two-day creative planning meeting in Belfast on 28th and 29th September 2017.

More information and a full brief for the role can be found at this link:

Job Vacancies | Part-Time Art Teachers with Artzone

Artzone, Dublin’s leading Children’s Art School are looking for part-time qualified art teachers for our class, camp and party services.

Candidates must be qualified, motivated and mobile- own car essential.

Artzone believes that early introduction to art opens a world of creativity and opportunity for children. Children will learn valuable art skills through our classes but more importantly they will build the confidence to create, design and innovate through many different media.

Contact for more information.

Job Vacancy | Arts and Cultural Facilities Officer at Roe Valley Arts, Limavady

Based at Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady, County Londonderry, this full time position involves the management, marketing and programming of the arts centre. Temporary to begin with but position will be permanent. Salary: SO1 (1-12 weeks – £11.62 13 weeks £13.45).

Main duties: To develop, manage, deliver and promote (marketing, PR, audience development) a multi-arts cultural programme, in line with the overall aims and objectives contained within the Cultural, Arts and Heritage Strategy, building and developing relationships with the cultural sector, locally, nationally and internationally. To devise, implement and manage a programme of high-quality, innovative multi-art form programmes and projects in the centre including events, exhibitions, creative learning and those supporting creative industries development. This includes both researching and securing local and national/international professional arts activities, key national/international partnerships with cultural organisations and localised community arts programming. To be responsible for implementing key marketing, PR and audience development strategies for the centre to maximise public awareness and engagement, including social media, website and other online marketing, customer data management and profiling, press releases, press launches including exhibition openings, advertising and developing exhibitions and events marketing material, including events guides, posters, gallery educational resources.

Enquiries: contact

Job Vacancy | Festival Director of Dublin Fringe Festival

Closing date: Monday 4 September

Dublin Fringe Festival is seeking a visionary Festival Director, an ambitious, determined and pioneering individual to lead this dynamic artistic organisation and its exceptional team.

Job Description:
As Festival Director you stand with and support artists. You ask hard questions and develop and implement strategies as you find the answers. You are a barrier breaker, a leader and a visionary. You understand and want to expand on Dublin Fringe Festival’s singular role in the Irish and international performing arts sector. You understand that the key to any successful artistic vision is the ability to attract, engage, and challenge audiences by placing the festival-goer at the centre of the Fringe experience. You enjoy forging partnerships and relationships in order to enable ambitious programming, and to connect Fringe to a range of allies, friends and supporters. Your strengths lie in bringing people together, developing existing infrastructure and fostering new opportunities. You set ambitious goals that propel Fringe forward and can be attained by the organisation on time and on budget.

You are a cultural leader. You are a fearless trailblazer who wants to create a space of ambition and experimentation in a festival that is artist driven and compelling to audiences. You will be a committed advocate for the organisation, its stakeholders and the sector as a whole. You may be a producer, programmer, artist or curator.

Interviews: 18 or 19 September
Second interview: 15 or 16 October
Start date: January 2018

Full description and job pack:

Job Vacancy | Assistant Professor of Visual Art at University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Application deadline: 1 September

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory (AHVA) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in visual art at the rank of Assistant Professor. The department seeks an individual who pursues studio practice against a strong background of contemporary, art-historical, and theoretical concerns. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, exhibition, graduate supervision, undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching, and service. A demonstrated record of or potential for innovative pedagogical approaches is considered an asset.

One of Canada’s largest and most distinguished universities, UBC has excellent resources for scholarly research and artistic practice. The visual art program partners with strong art history and curatorial studies programs to provide unique studio programs for its students, who may pursue a BFA, a BA major or minor in visual art, or an MFA in visual art. AHVA is deeply committed to both theoretically based conceptual practice and traditional mediums. We are a participant in the Bachelor of Media Studies program. The department is associated with a leading contemporary art gallery, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, and the internationally recognized Museum of Anthropology. We also have a relationship with the Centre for Digital Media.

For detail on how to apply, visit

Job Vacancy | Artistic Director of Images Festival, Toronto

Deadline: 1 August, 5pm

North America’s largest exhibitor of independent and experimental moving image culture is currently seeking an Artistic Director. The person in this position will work in a collaborative environment to plan and execute a successful 2018 festival involving multiple exhibition sites and events, and public, corporate and community partners. This is a year-round position reporting to the Executive Director. Images is a dynamic workplace and annual forum for excellence and innovation in contemporary media art.

The Images Festival, based in Toronto and in its 30th year, features artist-made Canadian and international film and video and related new, installations and live performances. This 8-day festival combines theatrical screenings with gallery-based media art installations, live performances and special projects. Images also features symposia, artists’ talks, special curated programs, touring programs, year-round programming and publications alongside its annual competition selection of moving image artworks.

The Artistic Director of the Images Festival will play a pivotal role in the media arts sector in Toronto and beyond. In conjunction with the Programmer, the Artistic Director oversees all aspects of the programming for the Images Festival with the support of other programming and administrative staff.

To read more about this vacancy visit:

Job Vacancies | Workshop Facilitators at Kennedy Art

Kennedy Art are look for established and qualified artists to run occasional workshops in the areas of drawing, painting, print-making, and craft in their dedicated workshop space on Harcourt St. Workshops typically run on a Saturday from 10:15 – 16:15 with a maximum of 8-10 participants.

Artists can email their proposals for a workshop including the following:

– An artist profile including some samples of your work.
– A description of what you would like to teach.
– A brief description of the class format.
– A materials list for participants.
– Any other special requirements.

Working tables and easels are provided, with lightweight boards for mounting on them if desired. You are asked to please organise your own model where required. Please Note: Participants are expected to bring their own materials. A materials list will be required one week in advance, for furnishing to participants. All attending the Workshop may avail of a special discount of 15% on materials bought in the shop during the day (some exceptions apply).

A flat rate of €200 will be paid to successful Artists per workshop with an additional €100 payment to models (where required).

Workshops are advertised in our shop, on our Web and Social Media pages and by email to our client list. However, we strongly encourage artists to publicize your own workshop too via your own platforms too.

All applications must be emailed to with the Subject Line Workshop Proposal.

Job Vacancy | Finance Officer at Void, Derry

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 2 August, 12 noon

Void is a contemporary art space with up to 5 exhibitions per year showing the work of established international and Irish artists. A key element to the gallery is the Void Engage programme, which places participation, engagement and learning at the heart of Void, making contemporary visual art accessible to visitors of all ages.

Void are now seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Finance Officer to join our team.

Hours – 20 hours per week
Salary – £13,374.40 per annum

Please email for a recruitment pack or call 02871308080.

Interviews will take place in Void on Monday 7 August.

Job Vacancy | Artistic Associate at East Durham Creates, UK

Application deadline: 9 August, 5pm

East Durham Creates is looking to recruit an exceptional and creative professional or organisation in a new exciting role, supporting the development and delivery of phase two of their Creative People and Places project, funded by Arts Council England.

As an integral part of the team, their new Artistic Associate will ensure East Durham Creates gains input from captivating artists to developing meaningful and relevant work, building on our audience led approach.

18-month freelance contract, immediate start – with potential to extend
£15,000 fee inclusive of travel and expenses

Please note maintaining a regular local presence (minimum once a month) is considered essential to this role however we do appreciate the need to adopt a flexible working arrangement.

For more information see: