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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.

Craft NI - Development and Communications Officer

Location: Craft NI Gallery, 115-119 Royal Avenue, Belfast 
Duration: temporary contract to cover period of sickness absence
Hours: 37.5
Salary: £19,500

Craft NI is recruiting to a temporary Development and Communications Officer. The purpose of this post is to support the promotion of:  the craft sector; the work of Craft NI and Craft NI’s retail Gallery and exhibition space; and the achievements of Northern Ireland craft makers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Director and colleagues to plan and deliver on Information and Communications plans for Craft NI and Craft NI Gallery;
  • Maintain and develop information for makers, collectors, retailers and educators in the sector, including e-bulletins, and other marketing and awareness-raising initiatives as appropriate;
  • Support Makers with developing their online profiles in the Craft NI Directory and promote the Directory to Makers;
  • Provide a point of contact for queries relating to the sector, signposting to appropriate sources of information if necessary;
  • Develop and deliver digital media communications including advertising; social media posts across a range of platforms; update website; develop stories for PR;
  • Create and develop new and innovative ways to communicate with audiences and markets for craft;
  • Highlight and promote the work and achievements of NI makers;
  • Support the Director in the management and administration of programmes and events.
  • Monitor and evaluate return on these activities

 

For more information including job description and application form, please visit http://www.craftni.org/news-article/craft-ni-jobs

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Thursday 1st October

Craft NI – Gallery Intern

Location: Craft NI Gallery, 115-119 Royal Avenue, Belfast 
Duration: Internship for six months through NI Creative Employment Programme
Hours: 30.5 per week
Salary: £8.72 per hour

The intern will contribute to and gain experience in the following areas:

  • Ongoing promotion and advertising of the gallery
  • Maintaining the welcoming environment of the Gallery including through displays and layouts; visual aspect and cleaning;
  • Liaising with makers
  • Customer service
  • Supporting the promotion and sales of makers’ work, including making sales
  • Website and social media updating
  • Updating products on online shop
  • Dealing with online and telephone orders
  • Supporting the promotion of makers’ work online for Craft NI;
  • The organisation and promotion of exhibitions and showcases;
  • The maintenance of good relationships between Craft NI Gallery and makers
  • Maintaining and updating customer lists and databases
  • General administration.


For more information including job description and application form, please visit http://www.craftni.org/news-article/craft-ni-jobs

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Thursday 1st October

thrive - Heritage Advisor for the Re:Model project

As thrive gears up to launch Re:Model, our new heritage programme in collaboration with Arts & Business NI and supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund, we are seeking to appoint an expert Heritage Advisor to assist us in the project delivery.

The Ideal Candidate:
• will have working experience across a range of heritage organisations in Northern Ireland;
• will be perfectly placed to advise on the best channels and language to effectively communicate with the heritage sector locally;
• will have their finger on the pulse of what matters to the heritage sector, and ensure that our project properly addresses these needs in a relevant way.

What is Re:Model?
Re:Model is a free, 6-month series of hands-on workshops for those who work in the NI heritage sector, and are ready to challenge how they think and work within their role, to safeguard the future of their sites.

Interested?
The closing date for receipt of proposals is 12 noon on Tuesday 29th September 2020. Proposals should be sent to Adam Bradley at a.bradley@artsandbusinessni.org.uk, with Re:Model HERITAGE ADVISOR in the subject line. Receipt of proposals will be made.

Find out more on our website: https://wewillthrive.co.uk/resources/blogs/remodel-were-looking-for-a-heritage-advisor

thrive - External Evaluator for the Re:Model project

As thrive gears up to launch Re:Model, our new heritage programme in collaboration with Arts & Business NI and supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund, we are seeking to appoint an External Evaluator to assist us in the project delivery.

The successful supplier will have:
• Experience of delivering an evaluation of a programme costing £200,000 within the past three years.
• Experience of creating a data collection framework to evidence outcomes rather than objectives.
• Experience of working in the heritage sector.

What is Re:Model?
Re:Model is a free, 6-month series of hands-on workshops for those who work in the NI heritage sector, and are ready to challenge how they think and work within their role, to safeguard the future of their sites.

Interested?
The closing date for receipt of proposals is 17.00 on Wednesday 30th September 2020. Proposals should be sent to Adam Bradley at a.bradley@artsandbusinessni.org.uk, with Re:Model EXTERNAL EVALUATOR in the subject line. Receipt of proposals will be made.

Find out more on our website: https://wewillthrive.co.uk/resources/blogs/remodel-invitation-to-tender-for-external-evaluator

Verbal Arts – Participation Manager (Communities)

Verbal Arts Derry~Londonderry is recruiting a Participation Manager.

Participation Manager – Listen Share Change
Full Time – 36 hours per week to Aug21
Based in Derry~Londonderry

The Participation Manager (Communities) is responsible for the management of all Community based projects in the areas of Social housing, Community Cohesion, Good Relations and Criminal Justice.

Closing date for applications: 2pm, Monday 28th September 2020

For more information and to download an application form, visit www.theverbal.co/participation-manager-communities

Belfast Photo Festival - Company Co-Ordinator

Belfast Photo Festival is seeking an experienced and ambitious professional with a passion for the creative industries and the power of photography to inspire national and international audiences. Reporting to the CEO, you will be a key player in the successful delivery of company projects, including the annual Belfast Photo Festival and creative industries conference CAPCON. You will assist with exhibitions, events, fundraising, marketing, social media, communications and management of freelance staff. You will be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.


There is opportunity for progression within the company as it continues to grow, with prospects for promotion and advancement based on your performance and level of success.


Closing date for applications: 5pm, 30th September 2020

For more information, please visit: https://belfastphotofestival.com/company-coordinator

Gasyard Wall Féile - Recruitment of casual/sessional community tutors

Gasyard Wall Féile is in the process of recruiting tutors to deliver Community Learning Courses. They wish to draw up a register of experienced and enthusiastic community tutors in the following sectoral and vocational areas:

  • Event Management
  • Health & Safety in Events
  • Personal Success and Wellbeing
  • Stewarding
  • Child Protection & Vulnerable Adults training
  • Communications & Social Media
  • Good Relations & Citizenship
  • Digital and Creative Technologies (AR,VR,Film,Performance)

 

Tutors must hold at least a Level 3 qualification in the subject they wish to deliver. Suitably qualified individuals/organisations should submit their CV with a covering letter outlining the courses they will deliver. Additionally, please include:

1. Evidence of previous experience.
2. The accreditation level of the course provision offered. (example, unaccredited or OCN Level 2)
3. Tutor cost per hour and the number of hours required to deliver the course.
4. 2 references.

Applications will be accepted by email to feilederry@gmail.com by 12 noon on Wednesday 30th September 2020

All tutors must be willing to undergo an Access NI Check. All expressions of interest will be acknowledged. Inclusion on the register does not guarantee work.

Young at Art - Fundraising and Festival Intern

Young at Art are currently seeking a Fundraising and Festival Intern. (Part Time 30hrs/week)

This post is funded through the Creative & Cultural Skills Northern Ireland Creative Employment programme to support the creation of paid internship opportunities for young people aged 16-24 wishing to pursue a career in the arts and cultural sector. This internship will have a particular focus on income generation (through fundraising, sponsorship and ticket sales) and event/project management leading up to the delivery of the Belfast Children’s Festival 2021.

This is fixed-term, part-time position. 30 hours per week from 9 November 2020 to 30 April 2021 with an increase in hours to 37.5 hour per week from 15 February to 12 March 2021 to facilitate festival delivery. £8.20/hour.

Please download an application pack and a disclosure and monitoring Form from https://www.youngatartevents.co.uk/who-we-are/work-with-us

Deadline for applications is 12noon on Monday 12 October 2020

Visual Artists Ireland - Services Design and Delivery

 

VAI is looking for somebody very special to join our team to take up responsibility for quality led Services Design & Delivery both Online and Offline which are directed at supporting the professional careers of visual artists in Ireland.

Reporting to the Office Manager, the person in this role is accountable for the service design and delivery activities that Visual Artists Ireland undertakes in our support of the professional careers of visual artists across the Republic of Ireland, and in collaboration with our Northern Ireland Manager’s programme of events and services.

To provide services that enhance our work, the Service Design and Delivery function needs to actively engage in defining and delivering solutions to the challenges faced by visual artists. The role ensures that the operational framework for effective Service Design & Delivery is efficient and continually improves as our work grows and develops both through VAI’s programme of delivery and through work commissioned by a wide range of stakeholders.

Applications should be sent by email to bernadette@visualartists.ie before 5pm Wednesday 30th September.

Further information: https://visualartists.ie/vai-is-recruiting-services-design-delivery-online-offline-position/

 

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