The Programme Manager (PM) is essential in overseeing the realisation of the In the Open programme. The PM is the person who will arrange and oversee activities and scheduling of the programme, the venue and communication of activities and directly liaise with participants.
The PM will be supported by and work closely with the Production Support Officer and tenant organisations to take on and delegate operations. Support, training and advice will be offered in a number of areas by the tenant organisations and main stakeholders (Cork City Council and the Arts Council of Ireland).
The Programme Manager will oversee the programming, scheduling and communications of events and activities. The main duties include:
- To oversee the programme and manage all aspects of ensuring high-quality engaged public events
- To ensure a good spread across disciplines and to reach target audience and participants
- To effectively communicate concept and idea realisation to the public and to stakeholders
- To liaise with partners and working artists in ensuring projects are realised
Location of work: Wandesford Quay, Cork, Ireland T12 E26D
The Programme Manager may be required to visit other locations in Cork City to attend meetings or in the fulfilment of other duties. The PM may carry out these tasks using their own office space/computer should they wish, in line with GDPR and Covid-10 Work From Home safe work practices and guidelines. Access can be provided for desk space, telephone and computer in Wandesford Quay to carry out any communications or administrative tasks if necessary. Management Software, subscriptions and other equipment required to fulfil the role may be provided through Cork Printmakers.
Management/Reporting to: Wandesford Quay Courtyard Committee (Elaine Coakely, Aoife O’Connell and Maeve Lynch)
Duration: December 2021 – April 2022
Hours of work: Dependent on events schedule as set out by Programme Manager. Work may take place on evenings and weekends.
Fee: €5000 for the above duration to fulfil approximately 40 hours per month.
This is calculated as €25 per hour OR €200 per day OR 40 per month (€1000/month).
The PM will be required to complete and submit a timesheet to keep a record of hours worked on a monthly basis. Payment can be made in 5 monthly instalments of €1000 on receipt of an invoice from the contractor.
To apply, please email a CV, cover letter, and proposed programme (up to 500 words) to email@example.com by 5:00 pm 3rd December 2021 with “Faoin Speir Programme Manager” in the subject header.
For more info on the role please see https://lavitgallery.com/faoin-speir-in-the-open-programme-manager/