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Monday 8th February 2016 at 2pm 0 Comments Music & Opera , Drama , Literature , Visual Arts , Building Peace through the Arts: Re-Imaging Communities , Voluntary Arts , Traditional Arts

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

Arts Council of Northern Ireland - Digital Content Officer 

POST:   DIGITAL CONTENT OFFICER (REF: 17/02)

DURATION:   PERMANENT

HOURS:   37 PER WEEK

SALARY SCALE:  £25,871 - £27,271 PER ANNUM (AUG 2015 EOI RATE)

LOCATION:  ARTS COUNCIL OF NORTHERN IRELAND, THE SIDINGS, LISBURN.  Please note that due to property management reform the Arts Council may be required to relocate to other premises.

REPORTS TO:  COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

1. Introduction

This post is for a Digital Content Officer in the Arts Development Department.

2. Terms and Conditions

Salary Scale: £25,871-£27,271 per annum (EOI NICS Pay Scale August 2015).

Starting Salary will normally be the minimum point on the pay scale. Annual increases in salary are in accordance with NICS pay policy. They are normally payable from 1st August each year, subject to at least 3 months satisfactory performance in the specific reporting year (April to March).

Pension Scheme  The Council offers a contributory pension scheme operated through the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers Superannuation Committee.

Probationary Period  The appointment will commence with a probation period of six months which may be terminated at a month’s notice by either side during the period.

Annual Leave  Twenty five days per annum.  The leave year runs from 1st April to 31st March.

Office Hours  Flexi-Time 

Monday to Thursday  9.00am to 5.30pm   8.00am to 6.30pm
Friday    9.00am to 5.00pm   8.00am to 6.00pm
(including one hour for lunch every day)

A flexi-time scheme is in operation within the Arts Council.  The successful applicant must be willing to work within the flexi-time hours.  The person appointed may be required to work outside these hours.

Office Location The post is based at the Arts Council’s offices, 1 The Sidings, Antrim Road, LISBURN BT28 3AJ.  Please note that due to property management reform the Arts Council may be required to relocate to other premises.

3. Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is:12.00noon on Friday 7th April 2017

The completed Application Form and Recruitment Monitoring Form should be returned in an envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL and must be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1 The Sidings
Antrim Road
LISBURN
BT28 3AJ

Failure to complete and return the Application Form in accordance with the Guidance Notes contained on the reverse of the first page of the Application Form will result in your application being disqualified. Canvassing will disqualify.

Copies of this job application pack are available in large text or on disk, on written request only, from the Corporate Services Department, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, 1 The Sidings, Antrim Road, LISBURN BT28 3AJ or by email from smcdowell@artscouncil-ni.org

4. Shortlisting

Initial shortlisting will be carried out using the Essential requirements in the Person Specification.  Should further shortlisting be necessary, the Desirable requirements will be applied in the order shown. 

5. Interviews

Interviews for this post are scheduled to be held in April 2017 but this may be subject to change. 

The Arts Council will treat all information and documents supplied in support of this application as strictly confidential unless required to disclose such by a statutory body in connection with any claim which may arise out of the appointment.

Download the Job Description and Person Specification here [WORD] [PDF]

Download the Application Form here [WORD] [PDF]

Download the Monitoring Form here [WORD]

 

Arts Council of Northern Ireland - Artistic Assessors

The Arts Council is seeking to appoint suitably qualified individuals to assist it in providing artistic assessments for the art forms and specialist practice areas which it funds.

Assessors will be contracted for a two-year period, renewable for a further two years, to undertake assessments of the work of funded organisations and clients. Collectively the assessors will represent the widest possible expertise and include art form specialists from all disciplines.

It is expected that appointments will commence in April 2017.

Application forms from: Patricia Curran, pcurran@artscouncil-ni.org

Application deadline: 5pm Friday 31st March 2017

 

VOID Art Gallery - Director

Void Art Gallery wish to appoint a Director who will be responsible for the overall leadership, development and management of the company and take particular responsibility for the programming operations of the organisation.

This is a full-time post offered on a five year contract. The salary is £33,437 per annum.

For a copy of the job description and person specification please contact celine@derryvoid.com. Application is by CV and covering letter.

The closing date for all applications is 5.00pm on Friday, 14th April 2017. Interviews will be held on Thursday 27th and Friday, 28th April 2017.

 

New Lodge Arts - Artist in Residence Programme

New Lodge Arts is seeking to employ an Artist in Residence for a one year placement starting in April 2017.

New Lodge Arts is interested in exploring, through this residency, the relationship between artist, community and place, where the meaning of the work is implicit; obvious rather than hidden. The residency will creatively investigate approaches to working effectively within a community context to platform the views and concerns of local people, so that through this process they have might an impact on their environment. The residency will be collaboration between artist and community rather than artist delivering to the community.

The Artist in Residence will work in a community context. S/he will understand the community, or the context of place, and through collaboration, negotiation, discussion and forming relationships with the community, will articulate ‘a sense of place’. They will take on the role of facilitator, collaborator and participant with a weekly presence of at least eight hours per week in the community. The artist will bring their skills and ability to communicate while the community will bring their knowledge, ideas, aspirations and dynamic. The work created will have a connection with the context whether people or place.

The artist will connect to nearby community facilities (e.g. The FabLab) and contribute their skills and expertise to the New Lodge Arts programme.

The scheme will run from April 2017 – March 2018

The Artist in Residence will be expected to spend at least 8 hours per week within the Culture Shop or delivering programmes locally. This will be agreed with the Arts Programme and Operations Manager.

The deadline for applications is 12noon on Friday 24th March 2017

Under no circumstances will late proposals be considered.

All questions and completed CV’s should to be sent to: anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com or by post to:

Anne Delaney
Arts Programme and Operations Manager
New Lodge Arts
Ashton Centre
5 Churchill Street
Belfast
BT15 2BP

Download the complete job description here. [PDF]

 

Cathedral Quarter Trust - Culture Night Belfast 2017 Event Manager

The Cathedral Quarter Trust invites submissions for a fixed-term six-month contract for event management services to begin as soon as possible. The Event Manager will work as part of a team to deliver Culture Night Belfast on 22 September 2017. The fee for 6 months is £15,000 with the possibility of extension. Services are to be provided on a freelance basis and the candidate is responsible for their own taxes and insurance. Contract will be dependent on the availability of funding.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent experience of producing and managing events, strong general management and administration skills, experience in programming and production, marketing and managing finances.

Interested candidates should submit a CV and cover letter demonstrating their experience in relation to the scope of work below and specifically addressing the essential and desirable criteria.  Candidates should include details of two contracts which demonstrate ability to successfully manage contracts of similar size, scale, content and complexity to this event that have been completed in the last three years.

The deadline for submission is 5:00pm on Thursday 30 March. All submissions should be emailed to p.freedman@cqtrust.org

Contact Details
In the case of a query please contact:
Patricia Freedman
Tel: (028) 9031 4011; 07501 469009
Email: p.freedman@cqtrust.org

 

Cathedral Quarter Trust - Culture Night Belfast - Production Assistant (Intern)

The Cathedral Quarter Trust invites submissions for a fixed-term six month internship for a Production Assistant beginning May 2017 – November 2017. The Production Assistant will work as part of a team to deliver Culture Night on 22 September 2017.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, outgoing person with a positive attitude and a desire to build a career in the arts, especially in production. They will be keen to developing additional skills to support development of their career, and enthusiastic in learning new skills and experiences. Working alongside Culture Night’s production team, they will gain experience in elements of a busy, multi-disciplinary, multi-venue event that takes place indoors and outdoors. This will provide the candidate with a unique insight into the preparation and delivery of Culture Night 2017.

Hours of work: Approximately 30 p/w Monday – Friday (occasionally after hours)
Pay: £7.05 per hour.
Period: May 2017 – November 2017.

Interested candidates should email the following:

• A cover letter, articulating your interest in the post, how you will benefit from it.
• Application form
• Monitoring form

The deadline for submission is 5:00pm on Thursday 30 March. All submissions should be emailed to p.freedman@cqtrust.org

Contact Details
In the case of a query please contact:
Patricia Freedman
Tel: (028) 9031 4011; 07501 469009
Email: p.freedman@cqtrust.org

Download the application form here

 

Cathedral Quarter Trust - Culture Night Belfast - Programme Assistant (Intern)

The Cathedral Quarter Trust invites submissions for a fixed-term six month internship for a Programme Assistant for the period May 2017 – November 2017. The Programme Assistant will work as part of a team to deliver CNB17 on 22 September 2017.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, outgoing person with a positive attitude and a desire to build a career in the arts, especially in programming. They will be keen to developing additional skills to support development of their career, and enthusiastic in learning new skills and experiences. Working alongside Culture Night’s programming team, they will gain experience in elements of a busy, multi-disciplinary, multi-venue event that takes place indoors and outdoors. This will provide the candidate with a unique insight into the preparation and delivery of Culture Night 2017.

Hours of work: approximately 30 p/w Monday – Friday (occasionally after hours)
Pay: £7.05 per hour.
Period: May 2017 – November 2017.

Interested candidates should email the following:

• A cover letter, articulating your interest in the post, how you will benefit from it.
• Application form
• Monitoring form

The deadline for submission is 5:00pm on Thursday 30 March. All submissions should be emailed to p.freedman@cqtrust.org

Contact Details
In the case of a query please contact:
Patricia Freedman
Tel: (028) 9031 4011; 07501 469009
Email: p.freedman@cqtrust.org

Download the application form here.

 

Stendhal Festival - Festival Operations Assistant (Internship)

The post holder will play a key role in assisting the Festival Director across a broad spectrum of planning for such an event. This will include; operational planning, fundraising, meetings, organising logistics i.e. artists travel and many other elements such an event requires.

Location: Company offices (Unit B – West, Limavady Business Park BT49 OHR with off-site activity at our festival site, approximately 3 miles away at Ballymully Cottage Farm, Ballyavelin Road, Limavady.

Working Hours: Full-time (30 hours per week) for a six month period.
Office hours:  9.30am – 5.30pm, hours of work to be agreed. There may be occasional evenings and weekends. Notable increase in hours anticipated before and during Festival period (August).

Wage: £7.05 per hour   

Expenses:  Expenses reimbursed by prior agreement (where reasonably incurred and properly documented).  Approved mileage reimbursement for work-related travel by monthly claim.

Leave:  14 days annual leave pro rata plus Bank Holidays. TOIL given by negotiation for work over and above agreed hours. Leave cannot be taken in August unless under exceptional circumstances agreed by the Directors.

Contract: This is a six month full-time position for people between the ages of 19 and 24. A probationary period will apply.

Stendhal Festival operates a range of policies that respectively promote equality, health and safety and the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults from harm. All candidates for this post must be committed to upholding these policies and additional checks may be required for the successful applicant.

For an application pack email Johncartwright@stendhalfestival.com

Closing Date: Wednesday April 5, 2017

Part funded by Creative and Cultural Skills and Help Musicians UK.

 

Stendhal Festival - Media & Marketing Assistant (Internship)

The post holder will work alongside the head of PR and Communications and will be responsible for delegated company PR, branding, print and communications for Stendhal Festival.

The Post holder will be a key part of the core team in delivering the company’s public profile and supporting its goals of awareness-raising and ultimately attracting patrons.

Location:  Company offices (Unit B – West, Limavady Business Park BT49 OHR with off-site activity at our festival site, approximately 3 miles away at Ballymully Cottage Farm, Ballyavelin Road, Limavady.

Working Hours:  Full-time (30 hours per week) for a six month period.

Office hours:  9.30am – 5.30pm, hours of work to be agreed. There may be occasional evenings and weekends. Notable increase in hours anticipated before and during Festival period (August).

Wage: £7.05 per hour   

Expenses: Expenses reimbursed by prior agreement (where reasonably incurred and properly documented).  Approved mileage reimbursement for work-related travel by monthly claim.

Leave: 14 days annual leave pro rata plus Bank Holidays. TOIL given by negotiation for work over and above agreed hours. Leave cannot be taken in August unless under exceptional circumstances agreed by the Directors.

Contract: This is a six month full-time position for people between the ages of 19 and 24. A probationary period will apply.

Stendhal Festival operates a range of policies that respectively promote equality, health and safety and the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults from harm. All candidates for this post must be committed to upholding these policies and additional checks may be required for the successful applicant.

For an application pack email Johncartwright@stendhalfestival.com

Closing Date: Wednesday April 5, 2017

Part funded by Creative and Cultural Skills and Help Musicians UK.

 

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