Category: Job Vacancies


Job Vacancy | Learning and Public Engagement Curator at The Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

Closing date for applications: Monday, 15 January

The Butler Gallery is dedicated to the development of a diverse and accessible ‘Learning and Public Engagement Programme’. We aim to inform, broaden and enrich audiences and to enable the wider community to engage with the contemporary arts.

They are seeking a dynamic and experienced ‘Learning and Public Engagement Curator’ who will manage our active and leading programme and initiate new developments as the Butler Gallery prepares to move to their new home at Evans Home, Kilkenny.

Salary: Full Time, €36,000 per annum

See link for full job description and details:
butlergallery.com/recruitment/

Butler Gallery, The Castle, Kilkenny
T: 056 7761106
E: info@butlergallery.com


Job Vacancy | Administrative Assistant – Engagement and Learning Department at IMMA

Deadline for applications: Friday 15 December

IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) is Ireland’s leading National Institution of Contemporary and Modern Art. Based in its home at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin 8, IMMA is celebrated for its vibrant and dynamic exhibitions and engagement programmes and is committed to creating an enjoyable and engaging experience of contemporary art for everyone.

IMMA are now looking to recruit a part-time Administrative Assistant on an 11 month Fixed Term Contract. The role will work with the Head of Engagement and Learning to provide day to day administrative support to the general work of the Engagement and Learning Department.

Please click here for the Role Profile: imma.ie/en/

To ensure equality of opportunity, IMMA follows a competency-based interview process and you are invited to apply by for this post by sending your Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter by email to:

human.resources@imma.ie

or by Post to:

Fiona Brady
HR Officer
Human Resources Department
Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Military Road
Dublin 8, DO8 FW31
Republic of Ireland


Job Vacancy | Administrative Assistant – Exhibitions Department at IMMA   Recently updated !

Deadline for applications: Thursday 15 December

IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) is Ireland’s leading National Institution of Contemporary and Modern Art. Based in its home at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin 8, IMMA is celebrated for its vibrant and dynamic exhibitions and engagement programmes and is committed to creating an enjoyable and engaging experience of contemporary art for everyone.

IMMA are now looking to recruit a full-time Administrative Assistant – Exhibitions Department on an 11 month Fixed Term Contract.

The role will work with the Head of Exhibitions to provide day to day administrative support to the general work of the Exhibitions Department.

Please click here for the Role Profile: imma.ie/en/

To ensure equality of opportunity, IMMA follows a competency-based interview process and you are invited to apply by for this post by sending your Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter by email to:

human.resources@imma.ie

or by Post to:

Fiona Brady
HR Officer
Human Resources Department
Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Military Road
Dublin 8, DO8 FW31
Republic of Ireland


Board of Directors Vacancies at Void, Derry

Application deadline: 16 December

Void would like to invite new members to their board of directors. Being a member of the board is challenging; it requires commitment, leadership, decision-making, and integrity. It is also a very rewarding experience that allows members to gain new insights and develop new skills that will aid them in future endeavours. Board meetings are held on a monthly basis, and members are expected to volunteer additional time sitting on committees and attending Gallery events. Directors may not receive financial compensation or apply for solo exhibitions while serving on the board.

Ideal candidates are artists, workers in the field of arts, business experts, professionals with fundraising and/or previous board experience who possess a strong interest in contemporary arts practices. Candidates must also possess good communication and interpersonal skills. Previous experience in the not-for-profit sector or with other arts organisations is an asset. Interested individuals are asked to submit their resume and a letter of intent to the Gallery by email.

Void is a not-for-profit gallery dedicated to the presentation and dissemination of contemporary art practices that prioritise risk and innovation. In addition to hosting exhibitions of contemporary art in a wide range of disciplines, the Void Engage Programme also facilitates workshops, outreach programmes, artist talks, screenings, performances, and information sessions to enhance and complement its mandate. The Gallery strives to engage the general public and ignite thought through its programming, and collaborates with other local, national and international organisations to expand their audience and enrich their community.

Void, Patrick Street, Derry, BT48 7EL Northern Ireland
T: +44(0)28 7130 8080
E: hello@derryvoid.com
W: derryvoid.com


Job Vacancy | Head of Information and Communication Technologies at the Arts Council

Closing date for applications: Monday 11 December, 12pm

This role has responsibility for leading and supporting the development of this important area, enabling staff to use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) effectively in their daily work. A priority of this role will be the implementation of the Arts Council’s new ICT Strategy over the coming years.

The Arts Council is committed to equal opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For further information on this role please click on the following link to download the candidate information booklet: artscouncil.ie/jobs/


Job Vacancy | Studio Facilitator at KCAT Studios, Callan, Co. Kilkenny

Applications deadline: 15 December, 1pm

KCAT wishes to appoint a part-time Studio Facilitator. The position requires a good knowledge of visual art techniques and a good understanding of art facilitation. The successful candidate is a practicing artist with experience of exhibiting work, will have a passion for arts participation centered cultural work and be expected to support high quality artist led development for all the KCAT Studio artists.

Click the link for Job description and application form: kcat.ie/news/

Part time post, 2 days per week + flexible working from time to time
1 Year Fixed Term Contract (3 months probation period)
Applicants must go through Garda Vetting process

Application forms, including cover letter stating your suitability for this position and a current CV should be sent to Centre Coordinator by email to anja@kcat.ie


Job Vacancy | Visual Arts Engagement and Facilitation Officer at Solstice Arts Centre

Application deadline: Monday 18 December, 5pm

Solstice Arts Centre (Navan, Co. Meath), a multi-disciplinary facility for contemporary art and performance, is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated Visual Arts Facilitation and Engagement Officer.

The Visual Arts Facilitation and Engagement Officer will be responsible for the development and facilitation of a coherent exciting Visual Arts Engagement Programme by (i) developing public engagement and understanding of Solstice Visual Arts Programme (ii) by connecting the public to artists and their practice. The successful candidate will also assist and facilitate visitors in the interpretation and enjoyment of gallery exhibitions, events and programmes. The Visual Arts Facilitation and Engagement Officer is responsible for invigilation and/or the co-ordination of Solstice gallery.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, outgoing and personable, with good written and verbal communication skills and the flexibility to manage a varied workload. They will be comfortable with public speaking and have some experience in organising public events, as well as the ability to work both as part of a team and on their own initiative. A sincere interest, in creative engagement is essential and a third level degree in fine art, arts administration or related subject is highly desirable.

The person appointed will be required to work 22.5 hours per week during gallery opening hours (11am to 4pm, Tuesday to Saturday) with some evening work as necessary.

For full job description visit: solsticeartscentre.ie/about/vacancies

Email your CV with Cover Letter, clearly marked ‘Visual Arts Facilitation and Engagement Officer’ to alison.dowling@solsticeartscentre.ie. Please note that only candidates who include both CV and Cover Letter will be considered.


Job Vacancy | Kids’ Own Project Manager, Sligo

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 5 December, 5pm.

Kids’ Own has an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to lead on the delivery of a number of our flagship projects. These include the Virtually There project, which runs in 13 schools across Ireland and Northern Ireland, and the implementation of documentation and regional initiatives as part of our management of the Arts in Education Portal.

Kids’ Own is a national children’s arts organisation and publishing house, whose mission is to “develop, publish and promote artwork and writing created by children for children and their communities, through meaningful engagement with professional artists.”

The Project Manager will be based at the office of Kids’ Own in north County Sligo. The individual will be required to travel extensively as part of this role. This is a part-time post, based on a temporary five-month contract, but with a view to
extension.

Applicants are required to send a cover letter and detailed CV by post or email to:

Jo Holmwood
Acting CEO
Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership
Carrigeens
Ballinful
Co. Sligo

jo@kidsown.ie

Please refer to the full job description here: kidsown.ie/job-opportunity


Job Vacancy | Development Manager for the WRAP Fund, Galway

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 14 December

Applications for the prestigious position of Development Manager for the WRAP Fund are currently being accepted. The Western Regional Audiovisual Producer’s Fund (The WRAP Fund) is a financial mechanism to promote job creation in the region and to assist creative producers in the sector to overcome the challenges of operating in a highly competitive industry. The WRAP Fund will support enterprise growth in the following four sub sectors in the creative industry:

  • Film Production
  • Television Content Production
  • Animation Production
  • Content Production for Gaming

The base for this position is located at the Galway Film Centre Offices, but the Development Manager will be expected to deliver on the fund throughout the Western Region, and represent the fund both nationally and internationally.

The position will be offered on a 3 year fixed term contract. The annual salary is €60,000.

Applicants should submit a comprehensive CV and covering letter in the strictest confidence to:

The Chairperson Galway Film Centre Galway Film Centre
Cluain Mhuire
Wellpark Road
Galway

For full job description and requirements see: iftn.ie/jobs/filmtvjob/


Job Vacancy | Executive Director at Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford

Deadline for applications: Monday, 4 December

Garter Lane Arts Centre are seeking to fill the position of Executive Director. As Executive Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for driving the artistic ambition and success of Garter Lane Arts Centre and underpinning those goals with sound financial management. The Executive Director will have overall responsibility for programming this multi- disciplinary arts centre; currently activities encompass professional, semi-professional and voluntary expressions of: Comedy, Dance, Film, Literature, Music, Theatre, Musical Theatre and Visual Arts. The Executive Director will devise and deliver a programme that: engages audiences, enables artists, connects communities and enhances the reputations of Garter Lane and Waterford as locations that strive for excellence in artistic expression. The Executive Director will have a strong sense of pragmatism and awareness, enabling them to build effective income-generation and cost-management structures to finance Garter Lane’s presentation and production of excellent artistic activities.

For full job description and requirements see: garterlane.ie/Recruitment-Pack.pdf

Applications including a CV & covering letter to be emailed only to:
Ms. Lilly O’Reilly, General Manager, Garter Lane Arts Centre, lilly@garterlane.ie


Job Vacancy | Assistant Manager (Programmes) at National Gallery Singapore

Application deadline: 4 December

National Gallery Singapore is a visual arts institution which oversees the largest public collection of modern art in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Situated in the heart of the Civic District, the Gallery is housed in two national monuments—City Hall and former Supreme Court—that have been beautifully restored and transformed into this exciting venue.

In this full-time role, working under the direction of the Assistant Director (Programmes), the candidate will be responsible for developing programmes that enable the National Gallery Singapore’s to reach a broad-based audience, with a focus on families, youth and non-traditional museum going audiences.

The candidate will be part of a team that develops, implements and oversees the Gallery’s programmes, community events and festivals in collaboration identified within the Gallery’s partnership network.

The candidate will be part of the dynamic Programmes team under the Audience Development and Engagement division, to develop strategies and grow community partnerships to help increase public familiarity with the Gallery’s identity, mission, and services, with the goal of bringing the non-traditional museum going audiences into the Gallery.

For more information and application details: nationalgallery.sg/AM-M-SM-Programmes.pdf


Job Vacancy | Director of Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada

Application deadline: 20 November

Founded in 1999 and based in Toronto, Prefix ICA is a public art gallery that fosters the appreciation and understanding of contemporary photographic, media and digital arts. Registered as a charitable organization and structured as an institute of contemporary art, education is foregrounded. As such, Prefix ICA’s exhibitions programme, with its ancillary activities, is complemented by the publication of a contemporary art magazine (Prefix Photo) and the presentation of an international lecture series (the Urban Field Speakers Series) – two unique programmes which serve as the gallery’s distinguishing features. With a facility in the heart of Toronto’s arts community at 401 Richmond West, Prefix ICA provides its staff with the opportunity to participate in an exciting, evolving organization in a dynamic arts environment. Prefix ICA stands as the only public art gallery – dedicated to contemporary art, independent of any partner, university or other corporate affiliation – in downtown Toronto.

Prefix ICA is currently recruiting a mature, experienced and motivated individual to assume the vital role of Director. Fulfilling the key staff leadership position within the gallery, the Director is responsible for conducting and supervising the artistic, financial and administrative operations of the gallery. Ensuring that the gallery realizes its strategic priorities, the Director works with the artistic director, supervises managerial staff, and reports to the Board of Directors. The Director has the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the contemporary arts ecology – locally, nationally and internationally – while gaining an exceptional opportunity for professional growth and development.

The Director is a full-time permanent employee. The position requires 35 hours per week, with
occasional evenings. The salary is commensurate with experience, with professional
development opportunities.

See a full copy of the job posting at http://www.prefix.ca


Job Vacancies | Peace IV Art Form Facilitators for Cavan Youth Arts Lab

Closing Date: 23 November

Vacancies have arisen for art form facilitators for a new project entitled Peace IV Cavan Youth Arts Lab at Cavan Arts Office. Successful candidates will be established, community arts facilitator with strong art form expertise, youth and community arts experience and proven track record to deliver within a time frame. The facilitators will work with children, teenagers and young adults and will be experienced working with theses age groups and have knowledge of Child Protection. Art Form areas will include: dance, literature, music, theatre, visual arts including animation and graffiti art.

Project will run from November 2017 to July 2019

To apply please include your CV, working method and budget breakdown which should include:
Artists fee: hourly rate, travel, materials budget (if any) and any other relevant costs. Indicate your ability to deliver within a timeframe and maximum participant workshop numbers and the age group of children and young people you work with.

The successful facilitator/s will be subject to Cavan County Council Garda Vetting Procedures.

Expressions of Interest by post only to:

Santina Burns
Peace IV Expression of Interest
Cavan County Council Arts Office
Farnham Centre
Farnham St
Cavan

For full details visit: cavanarts.ie


Job Vacancy | Assistant Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Application deadline: 26 November

The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance. We enrich people’s lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

The V&A are currently recruiting for the post of Assistant Curator in the Ceramics and Glass Section of the Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics and Glass Department, as part of the museum’s Assistant Curator Development Programme. The programme is designed to augment Assistant Curator posts by providing a wide range of training and experience of curatorial work needed to help care for our collections. During the 5 year contract, a secondment of six months will be undertaken in a Collections Department other than the Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics and Glass Department.

The successful candidate will be educated up to at least degree-level (qualifications must have been confirmed and awarded at the time of the application), with substantive experience of work or volunteering within a museum or other relevant cultural organisation. Excellent grammatical English, computer skills and a good knowledge of a relevant second modern language are essential. Candidates must have a demonstrable interest in British or European ceramics and glass. We also welcome candidates with a general interest in contemporary art and design.

For more information see: app.vacancy-filler.co.uk/salescrm/


Job Vacancy | Assistant Curator at the Barbican, London

Closing date: Thursday 16 November, midday

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Curator to join the Barbican International Enterprises department during the development and delivery of the Barbican Centre’s new Artificial Intelligence exhibition and season of linked events to be held from June to September 2019.

Barbican International Enterprises conceives curates and manages a range of touring exhibitions, principally focused on the digital and moving image, but encompassing contemporary art, design, film, animation, music and video games.

This role will provide administrative and curatorial support to the two Guest Curators of the Artificial Intelligence exhibition and the Head of Barbican International Enterprises. You will assist with content research, development, artist commissioning, loan negotiation and rights clearance for the exhibition. You will work in close collaboration with internal staff and external partners to organise the exhibition installation, including registration and condition checking.

The successful candidate will hold a degree in a visual arts related discipline and must have significant experience of working in a gallery or museum, organising exhibitions or commissioning artists. Experience of curating in a specialist field is essential and a demonstrable interest and knowledge of artificial intelligence and technology in the areas of contemporary art, design, film and music is desirable.

18 months- Fixed Term Contract from January 2018 until June 2019
Starting salary £27,580 per annum

For more information and to apply online, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs.


Job Vacancy | Associate Dean: Research at Central St Martins, London

Closing date: 30 November

The role of Associate Dean: Research is absolutely central to the intellectual and creative life of Central Saint Martins (CSM). The post holder will lead the way that CSM supports, develops and disseminates its research. The research base at CSM is already very strong, so there is the opportunity to develop new areas and collaborations, as well as bringing out the work of emerging researchers.

The post holder will need to respect and understand the broad range of research interests and methodologies that exist within CSM. The role also demands sensitive negotiation within the complex systems that any large institution throws up, particularly an understanding of the need to address both college and university needs. The post holder will also have to work closely with colleagues in the areas of knowledge exchange and contract research.

For full job description and application procedure see: ual.tal.net/vx/appcentre-1


Job Vacancy | Company Coordinator/Project Manager at Dumbworld Ltd (Maternity Cover), Belfast

Application Deadline: Wednesday 15 November

Dumbworld Ltd is a creative production company based in Belfast and led by two award winning artists: John McIlduff (writer, director, filmmaker) and Brian Irvine (composer, conductor, producer). The company makes work that is to be found at the intersection of film, music and words: films, opera, theatre, documentaries, public art installations, performance pieces and commercial art. More information can be found at www.dumbworld.co.uk

Dumbworld are recruiting a maternity cover COMPANY COORDINATOR / PROJECT MANAGER to oversee the day to day running of the company along with project management of company productions. The successful candidate will have an understanding of event management and finance, be highly motivated and take initiative to complete a variety of work.

Fixed term, part-time contract for 9 months (3 month probation period)
Mid December 2017 – Mid September 2018 (3 days per week)
Salary: £13,500

Verbal and written communication skills are essential.

For full Job Description and Specification please email hello@dumbworld.co.uk

dumbworld.co.uk/


Job Vacancy | Managing Director of European Cultural Foundation, The Netherlands

Application deadline: 25 November

The European Cultural Foundation (ECF) is a grant-making and impact-driven foundation. Established in 1954 in Geneva, and now based in Amsterdam, the organisation has roughly 30 staff members of a range of nationalities. The objective of ECF, an organisation in the public interest, is to support and promote cultural activities of a European nature.

The new Managing Director is a strong, energetic and creative leader, with a European,philanthropic mindset. An inspirational, daring manager with excellent communications skills, who is not afraid to make choices, sets out a clear direction for the organisation, and is hands on in ‘making it happen’. As an innovative thinker, you’ll find ways to achieve the values ECF advocates throughout its work.

For full job description and requirements see: .duxinternational.nl/Managing_Director.pdf

culturalfoundation.eu


Job Vacancy | Director of Creative Ireland Programme

Application deadline: Thursday 9 November, 3pm

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has responsibility for promoting and protecting Ireland’s culture and heritage, to advance the use of the Irish language, and to facilitate the sustainable development of the islands.
The Government’s Creative Ireland Programme, is a high-level, high-ambition, all-of government initiative to mainstream creativity in the life of the nation so that individually and collectively, Ireland can realise its full creative potential. A vacancy now exists for Director, providing a superb opportunity for a suitably qualified individual to lead on this major programme.

The successful candidate will have:

• senior leadership experience which demonstrates a track record of successfully delivering significant programmes of similar scale and impact;
• excellent interpersonal, influencing and stakeholder management skills and experience with a capability to build effective relationships internally and externally at every level;
• strong communications and marketing skills with the capacity to develop and implement a cohesive communications programme aimed at key stakeholders, utilising multiple communications platforms;
• the ability to define and manage an all-encompassing, inclusive policy initiative, and to be innovative, in a complex, dynamic environment.

For full job description and requirements see: publicjobs.ie/publicjobs/campaignAdvert/.htm


Job Vacancy | Arts Council Local Arts Manager

The closing date for applications: Monday 6 November, 5pm

The Local Arts Manager will manage the partnership relationship of the Council with local government throughout Ireland. The appointed candidate will play an important role in supporting the Framework for Collaboration and in leading the implementation of the Arts Council’s strategic priorities in the area of Local Arts. This role is critical for the Council in its statutory responsibility to promote and develop the arts across the country and in the achievement of its strategic priorities under Making Great Art Work.

This role is critical for the Arts Council in its statutory responsibility to promote and develop the arts across the country and in the achievement of its strategic priorities under Making Great Art Work. The Local Arts Manager manages the partnership relationship of the Council with local government throughout Ireland. In 2016 the Council and the County and City Management Association jointly committed to a ten year agreement ‘A Framework for Collaboration’ to further the development of the arts in every county. This represents an opportunity to deepen this partnership. The appointed candidate will play an important role in supporting the Framework for Collaboration and in leading the implementation of the Arts Council’s strategic priorities in the area of Local Arts.

In this role the Local Arts Manager will work with the Strategic Development Director and the arts teams to ensure that the Arts Council’s commitment to Local Arts is appropriately incorporated into strategic decision-making and planning.

As a manager the Local Arts Manager is expected to effectively contribute to the delivery of the organisation’s strategic goals. The Local Arts Manager should act as an effective link between the Strategic Development team and the Arts teams.

For full job description and requirements see: artscouncil.ie/Content/About_Us/LA_CandidateInformationBooklet-final(1).pdf