Blackstack Studio Seeks Part-Time Studio Manager

Blackstack Studio Seeks Part-Time Studio Manager

Deadline for applications: Friday 22 July, 5pm

Blackstack Studio, situated in the heart of Kilkenny city, aims to promote the art of printmaking and support artists by providing intaglio and screen print facilities in the southeast. Part of a growing network of green studios worldwide, we use environmentally sustainable printmaking methods. The studios also provide outreach and education programmes such as workshops, lectures and demonstrations bringing the art of printmaking into the heart of the community.

The studio group is looking to appoint a confident and self-motivated person to become Studio Manager. The successful individual will be responsible for managing the day to day running of Blackstack Studio, reporting directly to the Board via weekly updates and regular meetings. An ability to work independently, excellent administration and organisation skills and creative thinking are essential in this role. A knowledge of print and print processes is preferred but not essential.

This is a 12 month contract, 6 hours/week minimum although the successful applicant will be expected to work longer hours at busy periods as necessary. The applicant will be based in Kilkenny Arts Office and Blackstack Studio. All applicants must have their own transport and a full driving licence. Salary will be based on experience, together with a phone allowance and laptop.

To apply:
Application is by email only. Please send CV and covering letter to
All successful applicants will be required to interview at Blackstack Studio in Kilkenny.

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