Job Vacancy | Visual Arts Facilitation and Engagement Officer at Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co. Meath

Application deadline: Friday 2 August, 5:00pm.

Solstice Arts Centre, a multi-disciplinary facility for contemporary art and performance, is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated Visual Arts Facilitation and Engagement Officer.

The Visual Arts Facilitation & Engagement Officer will be responsible for the development and facilitation of a coherent and exciting Visual Arts Engagement Programme by (i) developing public engagement and understanding of Solstice Visual Arts Programme and (ii) by connecting the public to artists and their practice. The successful candidate will also assist and facilitate visitors in the interpretation and enjoyment of gallery exhibitions, events and programmes. The Visual Arts Facilitation & Engagement Officer is responsible for invigilation and/or the coordination of Solstice gallery.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, outgoing and personable, with good written and verbal communication skills and the flexibility to manage a varied workload. They will be comfortable with public speaking and have some experience in organising public events, as well as the ability to work both as part of a team and on their own initiative. A sincere interest in creative engagement is essential and a third level degree in fine art, arts administration or related subject is highly desirable.

The person appointed will be required to work 22.5 hours per week during gallery opening hours (11am to 4pm, Tuesday to Saturday) with some evening work as necessary.

To apply please email a current Curriculum VItae with a cover letter, clearly marked ‘Visual Arts Facilitation & Engagement Officer’ to alison.dowling@solsticeartscentre.ie .

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