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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

The MAC - Duty Manager

Duty Manager – Full Time Permanent Contract

Salary: £17,714 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Essential Criteria

• 1 years’ Duty Manager/Hospitality Manager/Event Manager experience
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in staff management/supervision in a customer facing role
• Experience of working with a wide range of customers in a busy hospitality environment
• Experience of providing a smooth efficient service to a range of stakeholders

Desirable Criteria

• Third level qualification
• Experience of working within a multi-functional environment
• Facilities management experience
• Customer Care Qualification
• First Aid Training
• Key holder experience

Interviews for the position will take place on 11 and 12 May 2017 and candidates should be available to take up training and the position as soon as possible.

To apply for the above position please visit the careers section at and download the application pack.

The closing date for receipt of applications for this post is 12 noon on Friday 5 May 2017 applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

Craic Theatre - Arts Development Officer

Responsible to: The Craic Theatre Board of Management
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Contract: One year fixed term
Hours: 37 hours per week
Holiday: 29 days per year inclusive of bank and public holidays
Notice period: 1 month

Purpose of Role

To develop artistic output as well as raise profile of organisation through funding, marketing and strategic development across the organisation.


  • Take an active role in selecting, securing and/or approving guest directors, visiting companies, creative teams, actors and other artists
  •  Establish links with local theatre practitioners and see their work on behalf of the Board as required
  • Initiate and develop artistic and educational collaborations (particularly with local schools) building creative partnerships that will support the artistic and business objectives of Craic Theatre and Arts Centre
  • Prepare funding applications on behalf of Craic Theatre and Arts Centre
  • Represent Craic Theatre at events and conferences
  • Work in partnership with Craic Theatre & Arts Centre’s core team in building strong relationships with existing and potential funders
  • Undertake a review of current marketing practice in line with Craic Theatre & Arts Centre’s current Audience Development Strategy, and where appropriate instigate a revised format, in order to develop the widest possible audience for Craic Theatre & Arts Centre’s work.
  • Attend regular staff meetings
  • Attend and report at meetings of the Board; to ensure the timely preparation of Board papers; to communicate appropriate information to the Board on all matters relevant to the discharge of its responsibilities at and between Board meetings; to advise the Board on artistic matters; and generally to maintain an open and collegiate working relationship with the Board and facilitate their engagement, both as a Board and individually, with Craic Theatre & Arts Centre and its work
  • To be familiar with and personally responsible for acting within the policies of Craic Theatre and Arts Centre
  • Assist in creating a positive, open and responsive working environment that is conducive to the development and attainment of the highest standards of artistic endeavour.
  • Administrative and marketing duties.
  • Planning and managing budgets.
  • Fulfil any additional and appropriate duties as requested by the Board

For a copy of the job description and person specification please contact The Craic Theatre & Arts Centre

Application is by CV and covering letter.

The deadline for the application is Friday 28th April at 4.00pm.  It is anticipated that interviews will take place week beginning 08 May.

Craic is an equal opportunities employee


R Space Gallery - Project Manager (freelance)

Flat Fee Phase 1 (incl.) £6,000                              

Timeframe June 2017 - November 2018

Phase 1:  2 days weekly June 2017 - November 2017 (6 months)
Phase 2:  Dec 2017 - November 2018 Full time (funding dependent)

Purpose of contract:

To lead the development, delivery & evaluation of THE ART OF LINEN Northern Ireland’s first Linen Biennale 2018.

The post holder would:

Work alongside the small, dedicated team at R-Space and

(i) Compile and submit funding applications & explore sponsorship opportunities
(ii) Manage and maintain all the administrative and production aspects of the Linen Biennale: files, accounts, policies, communications, finance (incl. spreadsheets), reports, minutes, contracts and databases.
(iii) Be responsible for the continuing development, production and delivery of events, exhibitions and workshops.
(iv) Contribute to the strategic research to establish creative partnerships province wide.
(v) Manage & complete the evaluation to inform the second Biennale in 2020.

The post holder would also be required to:

(i) Travel to on-site inspections and project manage events
(ii) Liaise with artists, contributors and venues
(iii) Manage the marketing and publicity around all events
(iv) Report to the R-Space Board

Person Specification

The successful applicant will have actual and demonstrable experience in the following areas: (i) Fundraising (ii) Event / Festival management (iii) Project and people management (iv) Arts & Culture sector or visitor attraction venue (v) Interest or knowledge of textiles / linen (vi) Comprehensive IT skills including professional experience in the use of all Microsoft packages.

Have access to a car or other means of transport.

Apply by email or hard copy, with 1 page CV and a 1 page description of how you meet the Person Specification.

Deadline: Tuesday 2 May 2017 with interview meetings by appointment Mon 8 May.                                     E:   

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