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 info@visualartists-ni.org

belfastopenstudios.com/jobs-ops/

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: irishwriterscentre.ie/pages/development-officer

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 info@galwaypritnstudio.ie

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

galwayprintstudio.ie

Job Vacancy | Facilitator for Children’s Outreach Project, The Model, Sligo

Job Vacancy | Facilitator for Children’s Outreach Project, The Model, Sligo

The closing date for applications: Friday 29th September.

The Model (Sligo) seeks an artist from any arts discipline (especially film, animation, visual art and performance) to facilitate a series of 6 evening workshops from mid-October, 2017 for children (7 – 11 years) in Sligo. The artist should have significant experience in delivering high quality arts experiences for children and young people. This project is delivered in collaboration with Cranmore Community Cooperative. The total fee is €600 (& materials budger). This programme is funded by International Fund for Ireland.

For further information please email marielouiseblaney@themodel.ie.

The Model
The Mall, Co. Sligo
T: 071 914 14 05
E: info@themodel.ie
W: themodel.ie

Job Vacancy | The Model Punc 1×1 Outreach Schools Project, Sligo

Job Vacancy | The Model Punc 1×1 Outreach Schools Project, Sligo

The closing date for applications: Friday 29 September

The Model seeks an artists from any arts discipline to facilitate a unique educational experience in 7 primary schools across the county as part of the Punc 1×1 Niland Collection Outreach Schools programme 2017/2018.

The artist should have significant experience in delivering high quality arts experiences for children and young people and be interested in working collaboratively in schools throughout the county. Punc 1×1 funds 60 hours – 14 hrs development time, 34 hours contact time and 12 hours evaluation, documentation and meetings at a rate of €40/hr. The total fee is €2,400. For further information please email marielouiseblaney@themodel.ie

This programme is funded by the Community Foundation for Ireland.

The Model
The Mall, Co. Sligo
T: 071 914 14 05
E: info@themodel.ie
W: themodel.ie