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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 Ekta - Outreach and Engagement Officer

POST:   Outreach & Engagement Officer

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director   

SALARY: NJC Point 29 SO1 £25,440

LOCATION:  Glendinning House, 6 Murray Street, Belfast, BT1 6DN with travel as required.

CONTRACT LENGTH: Permanent (subject to recurrent core funding)

HOURS OF WORK:  37.5 hours per week

The post holder will be responsible for managing all duties associated ArtsEkta’s outreach and engagement function with the overarching aim of ensuring excellence in intercultural arts practice across Northern Ireland.

Applications must be completed and returned by 3rd February 2017. Late, incomplete or ineligible applications will not be considered. Completed applications should be returned in person, by post or emailed to

The application pack and full job description is available here


Armagh Rhymers - Marketing Officer

The Armagh Rhymers Cultural and Education Organisation are recruiting a Self Employed Marketing Officer to drive forward a new initiative re-branding our organisation in the International Market.

This contract is funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland under their Sustainability Grant and is dependent on grant funds.

The applicant should have :
• 3-5 years’ experience
• Relevant Marketing/Branding Qualification/Experience
• Experience in integrating media strategies to contribute to The Rhymers online presence on website, social media and ebulletin.
• Graphic Design knowledge
• Expansive range of clients/contacts
• Strong written/communication skills
• Ability to increase audiences at home and abroad
• Expand traditional and new marketing strategies.
• Put together a dynamic and exciting PROMO Pack to be used in future marketing.
• Work effectively within the budget and deliver on all deadlines.

Contract - Fixed Term up to 14 months. Self Employed.

Salary - £11,200

Hours - 10 - 15 per week

To apply please forward a CV and covering letter to not later than Monday 23rd January 2017. 

Download the complete job description here.


Youth Action NI - Dance and Drama Facilitators

YouthAction Northern Ireland is seeking to expand their database of freelance drama & dance facilitators for the Rainbow Factory School of Performing Arts.

If you would like to submit a CV detailing qualifications and relevant experience with contact details please email


Festival of Fools - Festival co-ordinator

The Festival of Fools is recruiting a temporary Co-ordinator for the 2017 event (Festival dates Friday 28 April – Mon 1 May). It's a great opportunity for anyone who has some experience of street theatre and festival management. The job and person specification is below. We are looking for expressions of interest by the 30th January to start asap

Dates: The successful candidate will be expected to start work as soon as possible after appointment and for a period of no more than 6 months

Hours: The successful candidate will be expected to work an average of 37 hours per week across the course of the contract. The successful candidate will be expected to work evenings and weekends over the course of the Festival and to work flexibly in the run up to the event. The position will finish one month on from the Festival. The Festival will run from 28 April to 1 May.

Working to: The Co-ordinator will be working under the supervision of the Artistic Director for the Festival of Fools and will be responsible to a Management Committee.

Terms: The successful candidate will be paid a going rate according to experience and subject to negotiation. A 6 month contract from Feb 2017 – June 2017 will be agreed with monthly payments upon the presentation of invoices.

To submit an expression of interest, please send a CV to highlighting where your experience matches the job and personnel spec. State why you are interested and what you think you can bring to the Festival of Fools.

Also state the earliest start date you could make.

If your expression of interest is strong, you will be invited to attend a short interview at a time convenient to both parties.

Closing date for expressions of interest Monday 30 January 2017 @ 1pm.

Download the complete job specification here

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