Age & Opportunity is recruiting an Arts And Culture Co-ordinator (Part-Time). The Bealtaine Festival, which celebrates creativity throughout our lives, is Ireland’s largest collaborative arts festival, and one of the oldest festivals of its kind, having inspired a number of similar international festivals. Although the festival is at the centre of Age & Opportunity’s arts and culture programme, other initiatives such as Samhain (an event that looks at the darker side of ageing), Cultural Companions (a membership-based group of people interested in attending arts and cultural events together), and Beosach (Age & Opportunity’s international arts and culture journal) make up the arts and culture programme.

Age &Opportunity is primarily funded by the HSE, Sport Ireland, the Arts Council of Ireland and the Atlantic Philanthropies.

Applicants must have a minimum of three years proven track record of experience and achievement in the field of arts management. A degree-level qualification in an arts-related field or equivalent is desirable.

This position involves a 20 hour week, Monday to Wednesday, applicants must be highly flexible.

This position involves a specific purpose one year contract which may be renewable subject to performance and the availability of funding.

Salary circa €36,000 pro-rata (€19,200 for 20 hours)

A full job description, person specification and application form is available here:

Application form for Arts & Culture Coordinator

Person Specification and Job Description Arts and Culture Coordinator

Please complete an application form and cover letter and send to

Karen Smyth,
Age & Opportunity
Marino Institute of Education
Griffith Avenue
Dublin 9

or by 5pm on Friday the 12th of August.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted – applications must be made via our application form and cover letter.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 24 August.

Age & Opportunity is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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