Job Vacancy | Exhibitions and Programmes Assistant at National Design and Craft Gallery

Deadline for submissions: 26 August.

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI), wish to contract a dynamic Exhibitions & Programmes Assistant whose key responsibility will be in supporting the delivery of National Design & Craft Gallery projects, programmes and exhibitions. The role will focus on the administration and co-ordination of key National Design & Craft Gallery programmes, including: friends programme; exhibition delivery support; project research; audience research and communications; engagement activities; funding applications; and working to communicate and animate interest in NDCG programmes at local, national and international levels.

The Exhibitions & Programmes Assistant will require a thorough understanding of the craft and design sector; excellent research, copy writing and editing skills; experience in exhibition curation, logistics and artist liaison; conceptual understanding and an ability to write about contemporary craft and design; and experience working with designers to develop project related materials. The candidate will also be educated to degree level with a minimum of two years post-qualification experience or equivalent in craft, design and/or gallery sector.

Part-time contract from September 2019 – September 2020 (2-3 days / week), reporting to National Design & Craft Gallery, Exhibitions & Programmes Curator. Partly located at National Design & Craft Gallery Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, Castle Yard, Kilkenny

Appointment of contract: September 2019
Start date: September 2019

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