Job Vacancy | Arts Officer at Offaly County Council

Application deadline: Thursday 2 August, 4pm.

Offaly Arts Office is charged with developing and delivering high quality, imaginative arts activity with and for the people of Offaly and its visitors. In doing so the Arts Office advocates for and clearly communicates the significant role that the arts play in enriching the wellbeing of society, of our citizens, and in enhancing the public realm. Offaly Arts Office, continues to work closely with key local, regional and national partners, in creative, public, private, community and voluntary sectors, collaborating on shared agendas. The arts office is comprised of a staff of four: Arts Officer, Arts Administrator, Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath (MGOW) Programme Coordinator, and MGOW administrative support. The Arts Office also works with the Council’s Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) on Housing, Social and Cultural policy.

Offaly County Council is currently employing an Arts Officer to delivery on its objectives as set out in the Local Authority Arts Plan and enable people of all abilities to experience the arts. The ideal candidate must be a self-motivated person with drive, commitment and vision, willing to take on the challenge of implementing the Arts Plan. Candidates will also be expected to possess excellent administration and interpersonal skills and the confidence to work independently and creatively within a complex network of relationships.

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