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Monday 8th February 2016 at 2pm 0 Comments Music & Opera , Drama , Literature , Visual Arts , Voluntary 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

Theatre Administrator - Grand Opera House 

Full time role : Fixed Term contract (18 months)

The post holder will be an experienced and charismatic individual who will be responsible for providing effective and efficient PA and administrative support to the management team within the Grand Opera House. They will be focused on supporting the theatre’s operational efficiency and be responsible for management of the Chief Executive’s Office.

The successful candidate will have at least two years professional work experience in an administrative role, be highly competent with Microsoft Office packages and have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a range of key stakeholders.  They will have superb attention to detail and the ability to manage competing priorities, whilst positively contributing to the work of the Grand Opera House team.

For further details or to download an application pack please visit www.goh.co.uk/job-vacancies or contact pmcalpine@goh.co.uk.

Closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 31st August 2016 @ 5pm

 

Technical Apprenticeship - Lyric Theatre

JOB TITLE
The title of this post is Technical Apprenticeship.

LOCATION
The post is based at the Lyric Theatre, Ridgeway Street, Belfast. The technician may also be required to tour with shows and in such cases travel expenses will be covered.

PAY SCALE
The post will attract a hourly wage rate of £6.70.

CONTRACT
The appointment is part time (average of 21.5 hours per week) and for an initial fixed term of 24 months.

This role is an apprenticeship position enabling the post holder to gain a Level 3 technical theatre apprenticeship. The post holder will be required to undertake training during the apprenticeship. Ongoing satisfactory study and work is a fundamental element of this training role.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD
The appointment will commence with a probation period of 3 months which may be terminated at a month’s notice by either side during the period. During this time the organisation reserve the right to dismiss the employee for unsatisfactory performance without recourse to the disciplinary procedure.

ANNUAL LEAVE
Annual leave will be 5.6 weeks per annum

WORKING HOURS
The standard working hours will vary according to demand but will average out at 86 hours across each 4 week period e.g. 2 weeks of 43 hours and 2 weeks of zero hours. As a result, a significant degree of flexibility is required from the post holder to meet the demands of the theatre’s production schedule and to maximise the opportunity for learning.

Where overtime is required it will be paid at the equivalent hourly rate.

CLOSING DATE
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5pm Wednesday 7th September 2016.  The completed Application Form and Recruitment Monitoring form should be returned in an envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL and must be addressed to:

The Monitoring Officer
Lyric Theatre
55 Ridgeway Street
BELFAST
BT9 5FB

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. Late applications will not be considered.

Copies of this job application pack are available to download from www.lyrictheatre.co.uk and also on request from the Administration Assistant, Lyric Theatre, 55 Ridgeway Street, Belfast BT9 5FB and by email from cat.rice@lyrictheatre.co.uk

SHORTLISTING
Only those applicants who appear, from the information provided, to be the most suitable in terms of the selection criteria may be called for interview. It is the applicant’s responsibility to demonstrate clearly on their application form, how they satisfy the published selection criteria. It is essential that applicants provide evidence of how they meet the selection criteria, giving examples and specifying exact dates as appropriate. It is not sufficient to simply list the various posts that you have held. The selection panel cannot make assumptions as to your skills, knowledge and experience from the title of previous posts held.

All applications for employment are considered strictly on the basis of merit.

 

Creative Shops Director - Big Telly Theatre Company

Big Telly is seeking an imaginative, charismatic and highly organised Creative Director for one year to deliver our shop project, transforming empty shops into shared creative spaces.  Salary £19k - £23k p.a. (full-time). Job share considered.

Candidates should have knowledge of, background in, and be passionate about the arts; have excellent facilitation, directing and group work skills; be flexible in their approach and availability; be highly organised with an aptitude to work unsupervised; be able to engage with a wide range of people and represent the company in both formal and informal settings.

Commencing in Sept 2016, access to a car, a full clean driving licence and a willingness to travel throughout N. Ireland, are essential.

PLEASE NOTE PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

For further information go to www.big-telly.com

For an application pack please e-mail, info@big-telly.com
 

Studio Co-ordinator/Administrator - Belfast Print Workshop

Are you dedicated, hard-working, and fun? Let’s see if we’re a good fit

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Belfast Print Workshop to make a vital contribution to this dynamic and unique organisation.  The successful applicant will be able to thrive in a busy studio environment and help the organisation build on the reputation we have established at local, national and international level. 

We now seek to make the following appointment:

Studio Co-ordinator/Administrator

Pay: £10.50 p/hour - The post of Studio Coordinator/Administrator is a self-employed post (successful applicant will be responsible for paying their own tax and National Insurance contributions). 

Hours: 21 hours per week until the end of March 2017. This post will be in the form of a 3-day week. (BPW are flexible regarding, which 3 days the successful applicant works).

The post holder must be willing and able to work outside normal office hours, and the ability to travel locally, nationally and internationally to fulfil requirements of the position (if required).

Essential Criteria

• Higher or further education qualification in a relevant field
• 1 years’ experience of organising events
• A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a customer facing role
• Experience of working with a wide range of customer’s and providing a smooth efficient service to a range of stakeholders
• Experience of working with a wide range of internal and external personnel in order to build collaborative relationships;
• 1-year Administrative experience – a meticulous approach to all aspects of basic administration

Desirable Criteria

• Experience of working in a Gallery; Practical experience hanging exhibitions;
• Technical knowledge of the equipment used in printmaking;

How to apply

To apply for the above position please download the application pack from the Belfast Print Workshop website www.bpw.org.uk.

Complete and return by email to director@bpw.org.uk, or post for the attention of the Director, Cotton Court, 30-42 Waring Street, Belfast, BT1 2ED, no later than 12.00 noon on Friday 2 September 2016, applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

Interviews will be held at on Monday Monday 12th September 2016. Candidates should be available to take up training and the position as soon as possible.

BPW is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

Administrator - Sestina

Sestina Music is a Charity registered with The Charity Commission of Northern Ireland which undertakes mentoring and concert performance for young musicians; the Administrator will play a key role in securing its future growth and pioneering community and education programmes.

Sestina Music supported by Arts Council NI requires an Administrator to work closely with the Board of Trustees and the Director of Music in obtaining grants from suitable funders and arranging events, concerts and recitals for the Ensemble. Strong written and administrative skills are essential, as is an interest in music education and candidates should be post-graduates with experience of music and musical performance to a significant level.

The post is the first of its kind Sestina Music has undertaken and the successful candidate will be joining the group at a time of substantial expansion in its operations. Application should be made by 5pm Friday 26th August, shortlisting will occur shortly afterwards with notification of candidates for interview which will take place on Wednesday 31st. August and Thursday 1st. September. The successful candidate will be expected to begin work early in September 2016.

Salary: £9,984 per annum, which equates to £12 per hour for 16 hours per week

For more information about this post, including a full job description and how to apply, please visit www.sestina music.com

 

Company Development Manager - Sole Purpose Productions

Self Employed Fixed Term Six Month Contract

25 hours p/w, hours flexible

£10k, £15 per hour

Sole Purpose Productions wishes to appoint a Company Development Manager who is passionate about fundraising and committed to the principles of making professional theatre which makes a positive impact in our communities – locally, nationally and internationally

You will be capable of delivering funding growth consistent with the values of Sole Purpose Productions. You will need to use your networks, initiative, creativity and proven income-generating skills to ensure the success of our ambitious plans for income growth.

Main Purpose of the Job

• To put funding in place that will sustain the company for 2017 – 2020, including a post for a Company Development Manager for three years.

• To develop a business plan and marketing strategy that will take the company forward to support the important work that we do.

For more information including Job and Person Spec, and Application Form please contact solepurpose@mac.com

Deadline for application forms is: Friday 26th August 2016, 5pm.

Interviews: Wednesday 31st August

Location: The Derry Playhouse

Further information on the company is available at www.solepurpose.org
 

Studio co-ordinator/Administrator - Belfast Print Workshop

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Belfast Print Workshop to make a vital contribution to this dynamic and unique organisation.  The successful applicant will be able to thrive in a busy studio environment and help the organisation build on the reputation we have established at local, national and international level.  

Pay: £10.50 p/hour - The post of Studio Coordinator/Administrator is a self-employed post (successful applicant will be responsible for paying their own tax and National Insurance contributions). 

Hours: 21 hours per week until the end of March 2017. This post will be in the form of a 3-day week. (BPW are flexible regarding, which 3 days the successful applicant works).

The post holder must be willing and able to work outside normal office hours, and the ability to travel locally, nationally and internationally to fulfil requirements of the position (if required).

Essential Criteria

• Higher or further education qualification in a relevant field
• 1 years’ experience of organising events
• A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a customer facing role
• Experience of working with a wide range of customer’s and providing a smooth efficient service to a range of stakeholders
• Experience of working with a wide range of internal and external personnel in order to build collaborative relationships;
• 1-year Administrative experience – a meticulous approach to all aspects of basic administration;

Desirable Criteria

• Experience of working in a Gallery; Practical experience hanging exhibitions;
• Technical knowledge of the equipment used in printmaking;

How to apply

To apply for the above position please download the application pack from the Belfast Print Workshop website www.bpw.org.uk.

Complete and return by email to director@bpw.org.uk, or post for the attention of the Director, Cotton Court, 30-42 Waring Street, Belfast, BT1 2ED, no later than 12.00 noon on Friday 2 September 2016, applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

Interviews will be held on Monday 12th September 2016. Candidates should be available to take up training and the position as soon as possible.

 

Professional Artist Call Out - Arts Care

Are you an experienced and inspired artist that would like to deliver an arts service as part of Arts Care's innovative arts/health & wellbeing programmes?

Arts Care has delivered high quality arts programmes into the heart of healthcare services across Northern Ireland for 25 years. The organisation deploys teams of highly skilled professional artists from a variety of art forms and a diverse range of health care services such as older people, mental health, young people, cancer, learning and physical disability and staff services. 

As a growing organisation, Arts Care is seeking to extend its register of self-employed artists across all 5 Social Care Trust areas. We are looking for artists who live in and around the following areas to join our register:

  • Downpatrick, Lisburn, Ards Peninsula, Bangor
  • Jordanstown, Carrickfergus, Whitehead, Larne, Cushendall, Ballymena, Coleraine, Portrush , Portstewart
  • Armagh, Portadown, Dungannon, Banbridge, Newry and Mourne
  • Enniskillen, Omagh, Strabane, Derry/Londonderry, Limavady and Ballykelly

We are inviting expressions of interest from self-employed, dynamic artists such as: painters, sculptors, portrait artists, ceramic artists, glassmaking artists, printmaking artists, urban artists, fashion designers, app developers, digital artists, photographers, film-makers, animators, musicians, singers, sonic composers, DJ artists, rappers, beat boxers, graffiti artists, creative writers, poets, storytellers, performance artists, set designers, street dancers, puppeteers and mime artists. 

Pleace register your expression of interest and forward a copy of your CV by email to Janine Walker General Manager at generalmanager@artscare.co.uk

Deadline for expressions of interest: 5pm Friday 9th September 2016

 

Drama and Dance Facilitators - Youth Action Northern Ireland

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 please email artsassistant@youthaction.org

The Rainbow Factory School of Performing Arts provides exceptional dance and drama classes to over 500 young people and produces spellbinding performances throughout the year.

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