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Monday 8th February 2016 at 2pm 0 Comments Music & Opera , 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

Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble – Internship for a Fundraising and Project Planning Assistant

Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble is seeking a Fundraising and Project Planning Assistant

The proposed internship will focus on a specific and exciting project within the organisation and the successful candidate will be encouraged to take as much responsibility as possible for its final delivery. The intern will be guided and mentored by the organisation’s Artistic Director.

Hours: 24 hours per week for 8 months/32 weeks
Wage: £7.05 per hour

Role:(under the supervision and mentorship of Artistic Director)

  • Fundraising activities using traditional and digital sources (to include public bodies, private sponsorship, trusts and digital crowdfunding).
  • Liaising with partners, collaborators and funders.
  • Collation of materials in conjuction with Artistic Director, Ensemble, designers and others with a view to increasing marketing potential of the organization.
  • Contributing to organization of the ensemble’s day to day running as required.
  • Assisting at concerts, workshops and events as required.


Closing date is Friday 22 September 2017 at 12 noon

For more information and to download the full job specification, visit

Grand Opera House Belfast - Head of Marketing and Sales

Salary: Circa £45,000 plus bonus potential

The Grand Opera House Belfast is seeking to appoint an exceptional and successful marketing professional to become its Head of Marketing and Sales.

The Grand Opera House presents an outstanding programme of musicals, plays, ballet, opera, comedy, dance, family shows, and locally-created theatre, as well as one of the UK's most successful pantomimes.

The Head of Marketing and Sales will provide overall strategic leadership and implementation of the Theatre’s marketing, sales, sponsorship and corporate hospitality strategies, in support of the presentation of a rich and diverse programme on stage of the best in live theatre and entertainment, and more widely, a creative and innovative programme of community engagement.

A significant restoration and development project currently in its planning stage will see the splendour of the iconic auditorium returned to its former glory, and the development of other areas of the Theatre to better to realise Grand Opera House’s principles of engagement, excellence and ambition. The Head of Marketing and Sales will be joining the senior management team under newly-appointed Chief Executive Ian Wilson at a point of unmatched excitement and opportunity for Northern Ireland’s Premier Theatre.

Visit for more information

Closing date is Tuesday 10 October 2017 at 5pm.

It is expected that interviews will be held on 25 October 2017.

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