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Monday 8th February 2016 at 10am 0 Comments Northern Ireland Music , Circus & Carnival Arts , Visual Arts , Arts & Health , Drama

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.

Verbal Arts Centre – Psychology Guide (Research Assistant)

Maternity Cover, Part time –30 hours per week

Listen Share Change Programme is a volunteer-led, innovative, shared reading programme based in the community that uses poetry and prose to engage with a range of constituent groups from young people who are hard to reach and at risk to older people within and without the care system.  This Programme is delivered in partnership with Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

The purpose of Listen Share Change is to create an inclusive, safe and nurturing environment for participants to engage, flourish and develop by listening to stories and to poems read aloud specifically selected to address diversity, cultural identity and build community cohesion.

The successful applicant will be working with Verbal’s psychology team to create story maps and conduct research for Listen Share Change Reading Rooms.

For more information and to download an application pack, please visit www.theverbal.co/psychology-guide-research-assistant

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 4 April 2019.

Verbal Arts Centre - Volunteer Coordinator Fermanagh

Part time –16 hours per week

Listen Share Change Programme is a volunteer-led, innovative, shared reading programme based in the community that uses poetry and prose to engage with a range of constituent groups from young people who are hard to reach and at risk to older people within and without the care system. This Programme is delivered in partnership with Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

The Listen Share Change– Volunteer Co-ordinator will be responsible for the development, management, and implementation of a volunteer training programme. The programme is volunteer-led and delivered at community level. The focus of the programme is on using quality literature to engage with older people and young people at community level.

The Listen Share Change Volunteer Co-ordinator will work as part of a team of project workers and oversee the quality, training and volunteer management of the project. The ideal candidate will

  • Support the Listen Share Change team in delivering a community cohesion programme
  • Engaging with volunteers to develop and enhance the future development of the Listen Share Change Programme.

Within that context he/she will be expected to work closely with the management team and on their own initiative.

For more information and to download an application pack, please visit www.theverbal.co/volunteer-co-ordinator-fermanagh

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 4 April 2019.

Verbal Arts Centre - Volunteer Coordinator Belfast 

Part time – 20 hours per week

Listen Share Change is being delivered in partnership with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive. It is a volunteer-led, innovative, shared reading programme based in the community that uses poetry and prose to engage with a range of constituent groups from young people who are hard to reach and at risk to older people.

The Listen Share Change– Volunteer Co-ordinator will be responsible for the development, management, and implementation of a volunteer training programme. The programme is volunteer-led and delivered at community level. The focus of the programme is on using quality literature to engage with older people and young people at community level.

The Listen Share Change Volunteer Co-ordinator will work as part of a team of project workers and oversee the quality, training and volunteer management of the project. The ideal candidate will:

  • Support the Listen Share Change team in delivering a community cohesion programme
  • Engaging with volunteers to develop and enhance the future development of the Listen Share Change Programme.

Within that context he/she will be expected to work closely with the management team and on their own initiative.

For more information and to download an application pack, please visit www.theverbal.co/volunteer-co-ordinator-belfast

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 4 April 2019.

Millennium Forum – Education and Schools Marketing officer

The Millennium Forum, managed by Derry Theatre Trust, is a dynamic Theatre and Conference Centre which has been operational since August 2001. Since this time it has attracted capacity audiences as well as international artists and business visitors from across the globe.

Derry Theatre Trust is currently seeking a motivated and experienced Education and Schools Marketing Officer.

Candidates must be qualified as follows:

  • A degree in one or more of the following disciplines: Education, Marketing, Business Studies, Drama/Theatre, English.  Relevant Arts degrees with some Business content may also be considered, and
  • At least two years’ experience in education programme development and/or in marketing in an arts environment. 

Consideration may also be given to candidates who do not possess the above qualifications but have a relevant level 3 qualification e.g. HNC or equivalent level of qualification, and

  • Five years’ experience in education programme development and/or in marketing in an arts environment. 

Full time: 37 hours per week.  Some evening and weekend work will be required to fulfil the duties of this post.

Application forms and further details of selection criteria can be obtained online at www.millenniumforum.co.uk/jobs

Any queries and returned applications should be sent to the Monitoring Officer on 02871 264426 (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm) or by email to lisal@millenniumforum.co.uk 

Closing date for the return of completed applications is Monday 15 April 2019 at 5pm.

The Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School - Part-time Administrator

The Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School are seeking to appoint a part time Administrator for a 2-year fixed contract.

The closing date for applications is Friday 5th April at 12noon.

Full details, including how to apply, are available at www.charleswoodsummerschool.org

Cathedral Quarter Trust - Events and Projects Manager

Annual Salary: £29,909 – 32,233

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
This position is offered on a 2-year fixed term basis initially.

The Cathedral Quarter Trust (CQT) is recruiting for an Events and Projects Manager to lead on management and delivery of the annual Culture Night Belfast event and other CQT led events and projects. This is a newly created position within the Trust and is an exciting opportunity for an experienced cultural Events and Projects Manager to play a key role in the organisation.
CQT co-ordinates and delivers a range of initiatives and projects in the Cathedral Quarter and the wider city-centre area including cultural animation activity, festivals and events. The organisation’s major project is the annual delivery of Culture Night Belfast, Northern Ireland’s largest free showcase of arts and cultural activity.

This is a unique opportunity to help shape and develop one of Belfast’s most iconic and popular public events and to play a key role in the development of the Cathedral Quarter Trust and its work.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual with a passion for arts and culture and 5+ years’ experience of curating, planning and delivering large scale cultural and public events. This is a multi-faceted role that will incorporate a range of areas of responsibility including Events Programming and Management; Events Production and Operations Management; Business Development; Relationships and Stakeholder Management; Fundraising and Sponsorship; Financial Management and Administration.

An information pack and application form can be downloaded from www.cathedralquarterbelfast.com/about-us/current-vacancies

The closing date for application forms is 12pm on 15 April 2019. It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 25th April 2019.

Belfast Photo Festival - Festival Co-Ordinator

The Belfast Photo Festival is a not for profit organisation that presents two of the leading International Festivals of photography in the United Kingdom and the Visual Arts Festivals of Northern Ireland. Launched in 2011, the international Belfast Photo Festival has attracted over 85 thousand visitors a year, celebrating some of the finest National and International contemporary photography across museums, galleries and public venues. The Festival consists of exhibitions, talks, conferences, workshops, screenings, portfolio reviews and tours.

Reporting to the Festival Director, you will be a key player in the successful delivery of the 2019 Belfast Photo Festival as you assist with exhibitions, events, marketing, social media, communications and volunteer management. You will be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

Deadline for application is 5pm, Friday 29th March 2019

For more information, please visit: http://belfastphotofestival.com/festivacoordinator

Craft NI - Director

Craft NI is the sector-lead body for the promotion and development of the design-led contemporary craft industry in Northern Ireland. Craft NI supports and promotes the craft industry as an integral, entrepreneurial and vibrant part of the region's economic and cultural infrastructure.

The organisation is seeking a skilled leader, with vision, passion and a strong entrepreneurial approach who can drive and build the momentum of the organisation as they move forward.

They are open to applications from people from a range of backgrounds, particularly those who understand membership organisations and have a proven track record in creating sustainability and business growth.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon Friday 29 March 2019.

For more information contact

Nora Smith
CO3
office@co3.bz

or download the application pack from:

https://www.co3.bz/news/opportunities#craftni

Seacourt Print Workshop - Wellbeing Development Officer

Seacourt Print Workshop is looking to appoint a dynamic, creative professional with experience of designing and delivering projects for impact.

Working with, and accountable to, the Director and the Board, the Wellbeing Development Officer will further Seacourt Print Workshop’s reputation locally and nationally as a centre of excellence in the provision of programmes that impact positively on health and well-being.

Working with the Director this individual will engage extensively with third sector partners, arts organisations, community groups and other potential users to deliver ongoing programmes including No Labels, Future Human and Connect Create.

This individual will devise and deliver a corporate well-being programme that uses printmaking to promote relaxation and stress reduction with the aim of increasing Seacourt Print Workshop income and profile. They will also assist the Director in targeting trusts and foundations to attract additional resources for this work.

To request an application pack, please contact the Director, Emma Drury on 02891460595 or emmadrury@seacourt-ni.org.uk

The closing date for completed applications is 4pm, Monday 1 April 2019.

Lyric Theatre Belfast – Senior Technician (Technical Stage)

The Lyric Theatre is recruiting a Senior Technician (Technical Stage) who will be responsible for all technical aspects of staging of lyric productions and visiting company productions, including flying of scenery and maintenance of stage plant and mechanics.

For more information, please visit lyrictheatre.co.uk/about-us/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm, Monday 25 March 2019.

Youth Action – Musical Director

The Rainbow Factory School of Performing Arts is seeking to recruit a Musical Director and pianist for this year’s Summer Musical.

Show dates: 12th – 17th August 7.30pm nightly

For an information pack including details about rehearsal dates, role and responsibilities please contact Aoife on 02890 240551 or email aoife@youthaction.org

To apply please submit a cover letter and CV to aoife@youthaction.org with the subject ‘Musical Director 2019’

Closing date for applications is Saturday 6th April 2019.

Crescent Arts Centre – Chief Executive

The Crescent seeks to appoint a Chief Executive to lead and manage the organisation through the next exciting period of its development.

They are seeking a person with a degree level qualification and at least 3 years’ recent experience of managing an organisation, or autonomous division within a large organisation (candidates without a degree will need at least 5 years’ recent experience), with a track record of demonstrable success and experience, plus substantial experience in at least four of the following eight areas:

  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Income generation
  • Human resources
  • Facilities management
  • The Arts
  • Planning & Delivery
  • External influence & collaboration

To download an application pack, please visit https://crescentarts.org/about/our-people/join-us

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Monday 25 March 2019.

CCA Derry/Londonderry - Technicians

CCA works with artists to realise new artworks and to create different environments in the gallery spaces. They are looking to widen their pool of technicians to call upon, including people with skills in AV and multi-media, carpentry, painting and decorating and other technical specialisms.

To apply:

  • please send your CV,
  • completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form available to download from cca-derry-londonderry.org/opportunities, and
  • a one-page covering letter listing your skills, competencies, and achievements and names and contact details of two referees

Applications can be sent by email to info@cca-derry-londonderry.org with the subject line TECHNICIAN APPLICATION or by post to:

Mel Bradley
Administrator
CCA Derry~Londonderry
10–12 Artillery Street
Derry~Londonderry
BT48 6TG

CCA Derry/Londonderry - Volunteers

CCA is looking for Ad Hoc Volunteers to get involved with various areas of CCA’s work including exhibition installation and research. Ad Hoc Volunteers are sometimes a one-off extra pair of hands for an event, or a few days or weeks, depending on the needs of the project and the circumstances of the volunteer. As a volunteer you will receive instruction and guidance from CCA staff and will be trained to museum standards in whatever the task requires.

They are looking for keen individuals with a passion for contemporary art and willingness to get involved; a desire to learn; professionalism; approachability and a positive attitude; a polite and patient demeanour; and good communication skills with a broad range of people from the general public to arts specialists.

To apply, please download and complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form available from cca-derry-londonderry.org/opportunities along with your current CV by post to:

Mel Bradley
Administrator
CCA Derry~Londonderry
10–12 Artillery Street
Derry~Londonderry
BT48 6TG

Or by email to info@cca-derry-londonderry.org with the subject line AD HOC VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

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