Workshop Leader Required for Event in Waterford

Workshop Leader Required for Event in Waterford

The Crafty Hen are seeking a workshop leader to run a one off session for them in Waterford on Monday 11th December, times to be confirmed, but likely to be around 10am – 6pm.

The workshop will be a drop-in event in a work place designed as a fun activity for work colleagues to do during their break. The activity is to be confirmed, but will be based in simple paper crafts; something like contemporary card making.

This is part of a series of events. The Crafty Hen will provide all the materials and design the basics of the activity, they just need someone fun and engaging to teach it.

The Crafty Hen are looking for someone with experience of teaching workshops, who is self employed and holds their own public liability insurance.

Please send an expression of interest as soon as possible with a brief outline of your experience to

Job Vacancy | Belfast Open Studios Welcoming Team

Job Vacancy | Belfast Open Studios Welcoming Team

Deadline for Applications: Friday 29 September, 5pm

Visual Artists Ireland are seeking freelance staff to be the friendly faces of Belfast Open Studios 2017. VAI is offering one full day of paid work to join our welcoming team for Belfast Open Studios 2017. Belfast Open Studios takes place in venues across the city on Saturday, 21st October.

You will also be required to attend a mandatory staff induction session on Tuesday 10th October at 10am.

Duties and Responsibilities
Each person will be assigned a role within one of the studio programmes that will include:
* meeting and welcoming the Public;
* providing the public with information about artists within the space;
* directing the public to other studio programmes in the area;
* recording visitor data;
* and maintaining a tea station provided in each venue by Suki Tea.

All staff will be required from 10am each morning to 6pm.
Staff will receive a wage of £7.50 per hour, which will be paid via bank transfer or cheque upon invoice after the event.

Essential Skills and Abilities
* excellent communication skills (including English language)
* outgoing and friendly
* shows a passion for the arts
* good understanding of Belfast visual arts sector

If you wish to apply for one of these positions then send your cv and covering letter with a paragraph on what interests you about Belfast Open Studios to

Job Vacancy | Development Officer at the Irish Writers Centre

Job Vacancy | Development Officer at the Irish Writers Centre

Deadline for applications: Monday 2 October, 5pm

Reporting to and working with the IWC Director, the Development Officer is a key member of the team of Ireland’s national literature resource and support organisation for writers.

Overview and Job Purpose
This role involves the raising of funds for the IWC by way of grant-writing, donations and sponsorship. There will be an emphasis on developing partnerships with corporate sponsors, as well as researching and engaging trusts, foundations and other granting bodies.

This role would suit a dynamic, motivated, business-minded individual with a marketing or fundraising background, an interest in the arts, and a highly organised and professional approach.

Part-time, 3 days per week.

Salary: €29,000 p.a. (pro-rata for 3 days per week) rising to €30,800 (pending satisfactory performance during the probation period of three months).

For full job description see:

Job Vacancy | Studio Manger at Galway Print Studio (Maternity Cover)

Job Vacancy | Studio Manger at Galway Print Studio (Maternity Cover)

Deadline: 9 October, 5pm

Galway Print Studio are currently seeking to fill the position of part-time Studio Manager (Maternity cover)

Duties and responsibilities of Studio Manager include:

1.Managing the business of the Galway Print Studio, reporting directly to the Chairman and members of the GPS Board, through regular updates and meetings.
2.Responsible for day to day financial management of the organisation (book keeping, banking etc); maintaining up to date accounts; compliance with tax, legal and insurance requirements.
3.Maintaining relationships with the Funding Agencies relevant to GPS’s activities.
4.Responsible for completing, and meeting deadlines, of all funding applications relating to GPS, in conjunction with the Chairman and Board.
5.Developing new projects and initiatives for Galway Print Studio in conjunction with the Board.
6.Responsible for operational management issues in the Print Studio.
7.Scheduling of GPS’s events; workshops, talks, exhibitions
8.Liaison with the membership of the Print Studio and efficient management of Studio bookings.
9.Creating and recognising opportunities to promote GPS;
maintaining Twitter, Facebook and website; issuing of press releases; invites; brochures etc when required to promote GPS activities and events.

Part time hours: 10 hours per week
Please apply with a CV (including 2referees) and cover letter by 5pm Oct 9th to

Interviews: 20th October 2017(notice given by 16th October)
Start Date:20th November 2017 (Training to be held in October)

Part Time Art Life Model Required, IT Carlow, Wexford Campus

Part Time Art Life Model Required, IT Carlow, Wexford Campus

Closing date: Tuesday 26 September, 12.00 noon.

The Institute’s BA (Hons) Art and BA (Hons) Visual Communication and Design courses require a Life Model for approximately 72 hours work over the course of the academic year.

Hourly Rate: €16.00 – €17.85

To apply for the post candidates must complete the Institute’s Application Form, listed here:

Garda Vetting will be conducted prior to any job offers. Institute of Technology Carlow is an equal opportunities employer.

Further informal discussion please contact Dr. Karen Hennessy, Head of Wexford Campus Ph: 053-9185805