Job Vacancy | Artistic Coordinator for Connected Project, Northern Ireland

Application deadline: 28 June

Armagh City, Banbridge + Craigavon Borough Council seeks a freelance Artistic Coordinator for Connected, an ambitious new collaborative cultural programming initiative, co-funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s Local Government Challenge Fund. Connected aims to build active creative partnerships between cultural venues, artists and local audiences through a series of co-curated exhibitions and a socially engaged public art scheme. Project activity will be focused in three major arts venues: FE McWilliam Gallery, the Market Place Theatre and the Millennium Court Arts Centre.

This large-scale project will involve three teams of artists, large numbers of community participants and explore a wide variety of creative processes. As such, it requires a talented, driven and experienced Artistic Coordinator with the expertise and creative vision to help deliver it successfully. We need someone who will grasp our ambition to put audiences at the centre of the programme and maintain the highest possible standards of artistic quality throughout.

A high level of expertise in managing successful cultural and community partnerships is required. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the challenges of working in a multi-disciplinary team and implementing ambitious creative engagement programmes. Experience of commissioning or producing art in the public realm is an advantage.

Contract: Freelance 6 month contract (max 50 days over 6 months – schedule by agreement with Project Lead). Possibility of contract renewal.
Fees £6750 (based on a rate of £135 per day)

Location: Travel across the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough to be expected.

Read full description here: Artistic-Coordinator-info-pack.pdf

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