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Monday 8th February 2016 at 10am 0 Comments

The following jobs are being advertised by the Arts Council or on behalf of client organisations. For application packs and further information on external positions please contact the organisations directly.

Northern Ireland Opera – Artistic Director

Northern Ireland Opera is looking for a leader to take the company forward. This unique opportunity to lead Northern Ireland's award-winning national opera company includes both artistic and executive responsibilities.

For full information, including job specification, essential criteria, application process and deadlines, please visit

Closing date for applications is Friday 28th August 2020 at 12 noon.

Verbal Arts Derry - Participation Manager

Participation Manager – The Third Space
Full Time – 36 hours per week to Dec21
Based in Derry~Londonderry or Belfast

This is a Fixed-term post.

The Participation Manager is responsible for the management and commissioning of work targeted at vulnerable groups ensuring that this work creates a space for people to be empowered and influence.

The Participation Manager will lead a team of creative project workers and oversee the management and development of projects across multiple sites.

The Participation Manager will ensure successfully implementation of various projects taking place and work closely with the Director of Programming and Learning to ensure young people have their voice heard.

The Participation Manager will be a member of the Management Team and will be expected to contribute to long-term planning in the area of children and young people and attend monthly Management Team meetings.

An application pack can be downloaded from

Closing date for applications is 2pm on Wednesday, 22nd July 2020.

The Playhouse - Youth Engagement Officer

The Playhouse Derry/ Londonderry is recruiting a full-time Youth Engagement Officer. 

The Youth Engagement Officer will coordinate an innovative range of projects which are delivered throughout Northern Ireland. You’ll be working with young people from some of the most marginalised communities, using the power of the arts to explore issues ranging from youth justice to health & wellbeing while promoting creativity and learning. Working in partnership with artists, community groups and statutory organisations such as health trusts and the police, there will be opportunities for expansion by working in partnership with other organisations in Ireland, Britain & Europe. The Playhouse are looking for a well organised dynamic person with a background in arts and youth development.

Full job description and criteria at

To apply please email your C.V, and a cover letter of no more than two A4 pages outlining how you meet the job specification to Max Beer, Interim CEO, The Playhouse at email  or alternatively post to Max Beer, Interim CEO, The Playhouse, 5-7 Artillery Street, Derry/Londonderry BT48 6RG.

Closing date for submissions is Thursday 23rd July 2020 at 5pm.

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