Job Vacancy | Programme Manager, Arts and Engagement at Create

Application deadline: Thursday 28 March 2019.

Create is the leading resource organisation for collaborative arts in Ireland. Create’s mission is to lead the development of collaborative arts practice, provide opportunities for exchange and interaction that engage and benefit artists and communities, strengthen the contribution of the arts to society and encourage the creation of exceptional art that reflects and responds to our times.

Arts and community engagement is central to this work, sustaining a rich ecology of strategic and programmatic relationships between artists, communities, the arts sector and civil society interests. The conscientious management of the Artist in the Community Scheme is a key element, engaging diverse communities, building capacity and understanding, and enabling access and participation.

As Create embark on a new strategic phase, from 2019, they are seeking to appoint a Programme Manager, Arts and Engagement. This busy, varied and exciting role presents the successful candidate with an opportunity to make a real contribution to the organisation’s development and to its continued success in the coming years.

The function and overall purpose of the post is to advance Create’s work to support artists and communities of interest and/or place realise high-quality collaborative arts practice, through ongoing professional development support, project opportunities and the development of cross-sectoral alliances and partnerships.

The Programme Manager, Arts and Engagement is a key member of the Create team and will work closely with other staff to ensure the optimum development of the field of collaborative arts in line with the organisation’s strategy.

Post Status: Full-time, three-year fixed-term contract
Location: Create office, Dublin City Centre
Reports to: Director
Salary: €36,000 – €38,500
Full Job Description here: Create-Programme-Manager-Arts-and-Engagement.pdf

Applications should include a cover letter, outlining why you are suitable for this role with a full CV and two named referees. Completed applications should be submitted by email only to with “Programme Manager, Arts and Engagement application” in the subject line.

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