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

Belfast Community Circus School - Chief Executive

CO3 are delighted to be partnering with Belfast Community Circus School to appoint a Chief Executive. It is an exciting time for Belfast Community Circus School as we seek to build on our success to date. We are looking for an outstanding strategic leader with integrity, energy and resilience, who will passionately promote our vision and mission, to transform lives and communities through the power of circus, arts and street theatre. We are focused on building the next phase in the evolution of the charity across its commercial and charitable activities. We are ambitious to continue to grow and diversify, to serve more people in different ways.  

The positon is a prominent, strategic role in the sector, which offers the right person an opportunity to lead the organisation to its next stage of development. The person will be a strong ambassador for the charity, supporting and promoting the public reputation of the charity, extending networks of influence, telling the charity’s story and explaining the value and impact of our work.

Key Purpose of the post:

  • Reporting directly to the Board, the Chief Executive will be responsible for leading our organisational strategy, providing inspirational leadership as well as effective resource management and being an inspirational ambassador for the organisation.
  • He/she will raise the profile of Belfast Community Circus School’s (“BCCS”) work, and be at the forefront of promoting the organisation and building strong relationships locally and internationally with both internal and external key stakeholders to include, colleagues, sponsors and partners to ensure the delivery of our programme of activities.
  • Successfully set and implement the operational, business and development plans.
  • Develop and deliver appropriate governance, income generation, finance and operational objectives and plans that ensure sustainable growth for the long term.
  • Develop, deliver and ensure service excellence across a suite of programmes within BCCS encompassing the three companies; Belfast Community Circus School, Festival of Fools and Premiere Circus.

The successful applicant will have outstanding leadership skills with the ability to inspire and strategically lead and motivate the staff team and performance tutors.  They will role-model the mind-set, values and behaviours needed to drive transformational change and organisational growth.  

The post demands a person to bring significant experience of operating in an environment that prepares you for the complexities of leading a multifaceted arts based organisation.  

An attractive salary package with an excellent benefits package is on offer to attract the very best candidates in the market.

Salary: £45,000 - £52,000 per annum (Dependent upon experience). Pension: 3% Employer contribution. Holiday entitlement: 25 days annual leave plus 13 statutory days

Full Job Description and Application Form available here

The deadline for completed applications is 12 noon, Wednesday 16 May 2018.

To discuss this position in detail please contact Nora at CO3 in the strictest of confidence on 028 90 245356 / 07825432333 or at nora@co3.bz

Seacourt Print Workshop - Director

Salary Scale: £30,785 - £33,437 (NICVA/NJC Salary Scale PO2 points 35 – 38)

Seacourt Print Workshop is seeking a Director who will play the lead role in the delivery of Seacourt’s long term vision and strategies while also being responsible for overseeing the development of Seacourt’s reputation as a source and facility for quality printmaking.  The Director will provide the overall administrative structures and source funding streams to enable us to develop our extensive public engagement work including outreach and in-house courses for schools, community and health care groups.

As well as managing governance and accountability issues within the organisation the Director’s role is critical in providing effective leadership for staff, facilitators and volunteers as well as appropriate support for artist members.

With relevant experience in management and administration and a strong track record of fundraising, developing partnerships, networking and marketing the successful candidate will also have experience of managing finance and governance matters and possess excellent presentation and communication skills.

Seacourt Print Workshop is based at the Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Unit 20, Dunlop Industrial Units, 8 Balloo Drive, Bangor, Co Down, BT19 7QY

You can find out more about what we do by visiting www.seacourt-ni.org.uk

Full details and an application pack are available here or by contacting info@seacourt-ni.org.ukPlease include Job Application in your subject line.

The closing date for completed applications is 1:00pm on 8th May 2018

Seacourt Print Workshop is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and selection will be on the basis of merit. We welcome applications from suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, disability, race, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants.

The MAC - Marketing Executive

The MAC is looking for an ambitious and highly driven Marketing Executive (permanent, full-time) to join its small team, where you’ll work in a fast-paced and target driven environment on a wide range of marketing campaigns.

 
As a key member of the MAC’s marketing team, you will be responsible for driving income for the MAC as a direct result of targeted marketing campaigns, box office sales, and working closely with lots of internal and external stakeholders.  The ideal candidate will be brimming with ideas, enthusiasm and knowledge with a marketing background.

To apply for the above position please visit the careers section at https://themaclive.com/about-us/careers and download the application pack.

The closing date for receipt of applications for the above post is 12 noon on Tuesday 1 May 2018.  Interviews will take place W/C 7 May 2018.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Belfast Exposed - Director

Belfast Exposed is seeking a Director who is passionate about our work and our values, and can apply solid leadership, development and planning skills to lead the organisation through the next, exciting phase of its development. Under new leadership, Belfast Exposed will continue to promote Northern Ireland as an internationally significant hub for photography and visual culture, while fully engaging the widest possible public and community interest, to build support for all aspects of our work including the extensive archive collection.

Belfast Exposed is Northern Ireland’s principal contemporary photography organisation, commissioning, publishing and showing work by artists and photographers from Northern Ireland and across the world. Founded in 1983 by local photographers as a challenge to media representation of the city’s experience of conflict, our exhibitions, publications and collaborative and community photography projects continue to reflect a socially engaged ethos, while responding to contemporary currents in photography and politics further afield. Belfast Exposed continues to develop new photography projects with an extensive and diverse network of communities, locally, nationally and internationally.

To apply, please download the application documents available here, and return by email to info@belfastexposed.org with the subject heading 'Belfast Exposed Director Application 2018'.

Application Deadline: Friday 11 May 2018, 12 noon

Craft NI - Chair to the Board

Appointment of a Chair to the Board of Craft NI

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.  It’s key partners include regional government and agencies, local government, cultural organisations, universities and colleges of further and high education, private business and industry.

In October 2017, we completed the merger between the legacy organisations of the Craft & Design Collective and Craft Northern Ireland.  Following a period of transition, we are now seeking to appoint a Chair to manage and provide strategic leadership to the Board of Directors, taking responsibility for the Board’s compostion and development.

The Chair will support the Chief Executive Officer in building productive and effective relationships, liaising with both external and internal stakeholders and acting as an Ambassador for Craft NI.

Deadline for submission of completed application forms is 4pm, Friday 18th May 2018.

To apply or download further information about the organisation and the role, please visit www.craftni.org

 

Culture Night Belfast and Cathedral Quarter Trust Projects: Programme Officer

The Cathedral Quarter Trust (CQT) was founded in 2012 to support the on-going regeneration of the area as Belfast’s cultural quarter in the city centre by:

  • Supporting the Cathedral Quarter as a centre for the arts and creative industries
  • Supporting the growth of the mixed-use economy in Cathedral Quarter
  • Generating high levels of public participation
  • Helping to build and maintain a supportive infrastructure

The Trust is also responsible for the annual delivery of Culture Night Belfast, one of the city’s largest public events. The tenth edition of Culture Night Belfast will be held on Friday 21 September 2018. Culture Night launched in 2009 as a vibrant celebration of Belfast culture, based in the historic Cathedral Quarter, and has now become one of the highlights of the city’s cultural calendar with an annual audience of over 100,000 people for over 300 free activities and events. 

The Cathedral Quarter Trust is currently seeking to appoint a Programme Officer for Culture Night Belfast and other Cathedral Quarter Trust Projects. Reporting to the Director of the Trust, and working closely with the Culture Night Belfast team, the Programme Officer will play a key role in planning and delivering Culture Night Belfast and other projects aimed at enhancing the Cathedral Quarter area.

The ideal candidate will be an all-rounder with 3+ years’ relevant experience in arts programming and events management, project management, development and fundraising, and general administration. Experience will include project evaluation and reporting to funders, managing budgets and financial processes.

This is a full-time position and is offered on a fixed term one-year contract initially with the potential to be renewed annually.

Hours are 37.5 per week. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
The salary is £23,398 - 24,964 per annum.
Holidays are 23 days’ annual leave plus11 statutory days.

An information pack and application form can be downloaded from www.cathedralquarterbelfast.com/contact/vacancies

The closing date for application forms is 12pm on Friday 4 May 2018.

Please contact s.picken@cqtrust.org with any queries.

Craft NI - Chief Executive Officer

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.  Its key partners include regional government and agencies, local government, cultural organisations, universities and colleges of further and higher education, private business and industry.

In October 2017, the Craft & Design Collective and Craft Northern Ireland merged.  Following a period of transition, they are now seeking an outstanding and experienced Chief Executive Officer to provide strong and clear leadership, with an outstanding commitment and ability to lead, develop and shape a dynamic new organisation.  This is a vacant post.

Reporting directly to the Board, the CEO will be responsible for leading the organisational strategy, providing inspirational leadership as well as effective resource management and being an effective ambassador for the organisation.

He/she will raise the profile of the work, be at the forefront of promoting Craft NI and building strong relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally, as well as partners and sponsors to ensure the delivery of their programme of activities.

This role offers a unique opportunity for an experienced individual with a genuine commitment to supporting the development of the local Craft sector.  The successful candidate will demonstrate significant leadership experience, strong resource management and commercial acumen.  He/she will bring experience of motivating, leading and developing teams, be an engaging and inspiring communicator with excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills at all levels.

To apply or download further information about the organisation and the role please visit www.craftni.org and register your interest.  An application will be forwarded to your email address.

Deadline for submission of completed application forms is 12noon, Friday 27 April 2018.

Centre of Contemporary Art Derry~Londonderry - Director

The Centre for Contemporary Art Derry-Londonderry (CCA) is seeking a dynamic new Director to provide strategic and artistic leadership, build on the organisation’s achievements and deliver its key objectives.

The Director will build on the success of CCA to date, with innovation and a clear vision for the future development of the organisation. S/he will oversee the design, development and delivery of an eclectic and relevant annual programme; audience development; public engagement; fundraising; financial management, and a marketing strategy to maintain and enhance the artistic reputation of the gallery and its public profile locally, nationally and internationally.

Organisational structure
The Director reports to the Board of Directors, who meets on a monthly basis, and is accountable to the principal funding body, The Arts Council of Northern Ireland. The successful candidate will also be responsible for managing CCA staff, which includes a Curator of Public Programmes, Administrator, and numerous casual staff and volunteers.

5 year contract pending funding
Salary  £33,437 per annum
35 hours per week

Job description and application form on request.
Email: board@cca-derry-londonderry.org
Deadline: Sunday 22 April 2018

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