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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

Belfast International Arts Festival - Marketing Manager (Readvertisement)

(Re-advertised with amended criteria/job description)

Belfast International Arts Festival is seeking an outstanding Marketing Manager to support the consolidation and development of its current position as Northern Ireland’s leading annual civic event of contemporary and international arts and ideas.

The Marketing Manager is a key role within the company leading on the design and implementation of all marketing strategy, sales, audience development, print and digital promotions, branding, and communications to build and maintain audiences and stakeholder support for the Festival. The post holder will work closely with the Festival Director/CEO.

Employer: Belfast International Arts Festival.

Salary: £27,000 - £31,000 per annum, (based on experience).

Place of Work: The company offices are located at the Cathedral Quarter Managed Workspace on Royal Avenue, Belfast. Off-site meetings and events may be held at other locations.

Reports to: Festival Director/Chief Executive Officer.

Duration: This post is permanent, subject to a 6-month probationary period, and to continuing funding/grant aid.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full-time). The general company hours are Monday to Friday from 9am – 5.30pm. Flexibility and extra evening and weekend hours will be required in the run up to and during the Festival period, and occasionally during the remainder of the year – a time off in lieu policy is in operation for hours worked beyond 37.5 per week.

Salary: £27,000 - £31,000 per annum (based on experience).

To ensure Equality of Opportunity applications will only be accepted on the official Application Form, which must be emailed along with the completed equal opportunities monitoring form. CV’s will not be accepted nor will any other supplementary paperwork.

The application deadline is midnight on Tuesday18th April 2017. Please email your application to Late applications will not be accepted.

We will contact you to confirm receipt of your email, please note this may take a few days. No telephone or walk-in enquiries please. All applications are considered confidential. Belfast International Arts Festival is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that we anticipate holding interviews on Monday 24th April 2017.

Click here for the complete job description and application pack. 


Dance Resource Base - Administration Assistant (Part-time, maternity cover)

Location:  Dance Resource Base Office, 1st Floor, 35 Donegall Street, Belfast

Hours:  16 hours per week

Contract: For a fixed 9 month term as Maternity Cover starting from week commencing Monday 22 May 2017 subject to funding being available

Salary: £16,128 per annum pro rata with standard leave entitlements

Deadline for Applications: 12noon, Tuesday 18 April 2017

Interviews: Friday 5 May 2017

Dance Resource Base seeks to employ an Administration Assistant as maternity cover to assist in the efficient running of the company’s administration.  This post is part time (16 hrs/wk) for nine months duration from week commencing 22 May 2017 with salary of £16,128 pro rata.  This contract is subject to funding being available.

Application Forms can downloaded here or requested by email via or phone 028 9023 1515.

Key Responsibilities

• Conduct day-to-day financial transactions such as maintaining customer/supplier ledgers, preparations for payments to suppliers and banking
• Maintain membership and other databases and information systems (both manual and computerised)
• Process membership requests and renewals plus dance studio, resource/meeting room and equipment hire/use requests
• Assist the General Manager to respond to queries from members and the general public about Dance Resource Base’s facilities, resources and services and general information on dance activity in Northern Ireland
• Update website and social media to ensure information is current
• Maintain appropriate records relating to service use
• Assist with the maintenance of facilities and resources
• Assist with the administration and delivery of Dance Resource Base’s programme of activities and events
• Assist with other reasonable tasks as required


Audiences NI - Research Executive (Maternity Cover)

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours/week (beginning 1 August for a period of up to 12 months)

Reporting to: Strategic Insight Director

Salary: £22,500/year

This role is for someone who enjoys looking at data and information and seeing the patterns and insights. You will be enthusiastic about the role good research can play in helping an organisation to grow but also realistic about the practical context that people are working in. You will be someone who likes to make complex things simple and who enjoys helping people crack problems to meet challenges in an innovative way. As well as loving numbers, you will also be creative in visualising data in a way that helps explain what we are seeing.
Your line manager will be the Strategic Insight Director but you will work across project teams, some of which you may lead and in other instances you will report to another team member.

The closing date for applications is Monday 24th April at 4pm.

For further information click here


Audiences NI - Communications Executive

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours/week (continuing contract)

Reporting to: Client Relationships Director

Salary: £22,500/year

ANI does lots of great stuff. We find out lots of brilliant things. We create products that work for everyone, from individual artists to established visitor attractions. We have a team of talented and passionate people, equipped with insight and experience, who want to help clients to develop superb customer experiences for as many people as possible.
This job is “simply” about telling everyone all of that and making them hear it.
Ok maybe not that easy. But this role is for you if you can:

 identify what the key messages are and who needs to hear them
 always see the story behind the facts
 work out the right channel and tone to use to be most effective
 be ahead of the game – in terms of trends and technology
 walk the walk – give practical solutions and support to clients with their everyday challenges
 join the dots – give all the information and theory you discover a practical application

Your line manager will be the Director of Client Relationships but you will work across project teams, some of which you may lead and in other instances you will report to another team member.

The closing date for applications is Monday 24th April at 4pm.

For further information click here.


Audiences NI - Business Support Executive

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours/week (continuing contract)

Reporting to: Chief Executive

Salary: £22,500/year

Every organisation needs someone who keeps the wheels oiled and moving. This role is for you if are a supreme organiser who can anticipate things and take the necessary actions to keep the organisation on track. A valued team member with a strategic eye, but an operational focus.
You will be someone who loves continuously improving the efficiency and delivery of the organisation. You will be motivated by always getting best value and making the most of every resource. You will make sure the information flows within the organisation and monitors performance across all products and services.
You will have a key relationship with the Finance Officer.

The closing date for applications is Monday 24th April at 4pm.

For further information click here.


The MAC - Box Office Assistant (Part-time)

Box Office Assistant Part Time - Permanent Contract
Salary: £16,231 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Essential Criteria

• A minimum of 2 years of experience working in a customer service role
• A minimum of 1 year of experience in a receptionist role including taking telephone calls and meeting and greeting customers
• A minimum of 1 year of sales experience including the handling of cash, taking payments and proactively selling to customers
• A minimum of 1 year of experience working in a visitor led venue
• Experience of data processing using a computerised database system
• Experience of working with a ticketing system

Desirable Criteria

• Educated to A Level standard or equivalent
• Experience of working with a ticketing system
• Knowledge of Box Office systems
• Awareness of customer trends

Interviews for the position will take place on 24 April 2017 and candidates should be available to take up training and the position as soon as possible.

To apply for the above position please visit the careers section at and download the application pack.

The closing date for receipt of applications for this post is 12 noon on 13 April 2017 applications will not be accepted after this deadline.


Craic Theatre - Arts Development Officer

Responsible to: The Craic Theatre Board of Management
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Contract: One year fixed term
Hours: 37 hours per week
Holiday: 29 days per year inclusive of bank and public holidays
Notice period: 1 month

Purpose of Role

To develop artistic output as well as raise profile of organisation through funding, marketing and strategic development across the organisation.


  • Take an active role in selecting, securing and/or approving guest directors, visiting companies, creative teams, actors and other artists
  •  Establish links with local theatre practitioners and see their work on behalf of the Board as required
  • Initiate and develop artistic and educational collaborations (particularly with local schools) building creative partnerships that will support the artistic and business objectives of Craic Theatre and Arts Centre
  • Prepare funding applications on behalf of Craic Theatre and Arts Centre
  • Represent Craic Theatre at events and conferences
  • Work in partnership with Craic Theatre & Arts Centre’s core team in building strong relationships with existing and potential funders
  • Undertake a review of current marketing practice in line with Craic Theatre & Arts Centre’s current Audience Development Strategy, and where appropriate instigate a revised format, in order to develop the widest possible audience for Craic Theatre & Arts Centre’s work.
  • Attend regular staff meetings
  • Attend and report at meetings of the Board; to ensure the timely preparation of Board papers; to communicate appropriate information to the Board on all matters relevant to the discharge of its responsibilities at and between Board meetings; to advise the Board on artistic matters; and generally to maintain an open and collegiate working relationship with the Board and facilitate their engagement, both as a Board and individually, with Craic Theatre & Arts Centre and its work
  • To be familiar with and personally responsible for acting within the policies of Craic Theatre and Arts Centre
  • Assist in creating a positive, open and responsive working environment that is conducive to the development and attainment of the highest standards of artistic endeavour.
  • Administrative and marketing duties.
  • Planning and managing budgets.
  • Fulfil any additional and appropriate duties as requested by the Board

For a copy of the job description and person specification please contact The Craic Theatre & Arts Centre

Application is by CV and covering letter.

The deadline for the application is Friday 28th April at 4.00pm.  It is anticipated that interviews will take place week beginning 08 May.

Craic is an equal opportunities employee


Craic Arts Centre - Finance & Administration Officer

Craic Arts Centre, 51 Dungannon road, Coalisland. BT71 4HP
Salary: £9,100 per annum
Hours: 16 hours per week - working hours to be mutually agreed
Reporting to: Craic Arts Centre Manager & Board
Managing: Finance and Administration.


The Finance and Administration officer will play a key role in the operation of the theatre and its projects. As well as undertaking general admin tasks under the guidance of the Manager, the Finance and Administration Officer has particular

Responsibility for four key areas:

• Financial administration.
• Preparing tills/floats and reconciliation of same.
• Implementing and maintaining an administration system.
• Maintaining and inputting project statistics to Sage to assist in grant and funding applications.

Hours of work

The post is offered on the basis of 16 hours a week; however, a degree of flexibility is available in the hours and days.

Please apply by sending your C.V with covering letter detailing experience and references to;

The Management Board, Craic Arts Centre, 51 Dungannon Road, Coalisland, Dungannon, BT71 4HP or alternatively email to

Closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 21st April at 4pm.

Interviews will be held on the week commencing Monday 24th April 2017.

Craic is an equal opportunities employer.


R Space Gallery - Project Manager (freelance)

Flat Fee Phase 1 (incl.) £6,000                              

Timeframe June 2017 - November 2018

Phase 1:  2 days weekly June 2017 - November 2017 (6 months)
Phase 2:  Dec 2017 - November 2018 Full time (funding dependent)

Purpose of contract:

To lead the development, delivery & evaluation of THE ART OF LINEN Northern Ireland’s first Linen Biennale 2018.

The post holder would:

Work alongside the small, dedicated team at R-Space and

(i) Compile and submit funding applications & explore sponsorship opportunities
(ii) Manage and maintain all the administrative and production aspects of the Linen Biennale: files, accounts, policies, communications, finance (incl. spreadsheets), reports, minutes, contracts and databases.
(iii) Be responsible for the continuing development, production and delivery of events, exhibitions and workshops.
(iv) Contribute to the strategic research to establish creative partnerships province wide.
(v) Manage & complete the evaluation to inform the second Biennale in 2020.

The post holder would also be required to:

(i) Travel to on-site inspections and project manage events
(ii) Liaise with artists, contributors and venues
(iii) Manage the marketing and publicity around all events
(iv) Report to the R-Space Board

Person Specification

The successful applicant will have actual and demonstrable experience in the following areas: (i) Fundraising (ii) Event / Festival management (iii) Project and people management (iv) Arts & Culture sector or visitor attraction venue (v) Interest or knowledge of textiles / linen (vi) Comprehensive IT skills including professional experience in the use of all Microsoft packages.

Have access to a car or other means of transport.

Apply by email or hard copy, with 1 page CV and a 1 page description of how you meet the Person Specification.

Deadline: Tuesday 2 May 2017 with interview meetings by appointment Mon 8 May.                                     E:   

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