Job Opportunity: Communications Director with the Arts Council

The Arts Council currently have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Communications Director.

The Arts Council is the Irish government agency for developing the arts. They work in partnership with artists and arts workers, arts organisations, public policy makers and partners, to build a central place for the arts in Irish life. They currently have seventy permanent staff and ambitious plans to grow their permanent staff base over the coming 6-12 month period.

The Communications Director will partner with the Senior Management and Leadership Teams to help ensure the Arts Council effectively promotes its work and public engagement with the Arts. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Communications Director will effectively contribute to the delivery of the organisation’s strategic goals, partnering, developing, directing and advising on Communications related activities. Aligned with Senior Managers and the Leadership Team, the Communications Director will promote the work of the Arts Council as a development agency, drive awareness of and engagement with funding, and promote public engagement with the Arts. This work will be executed using an integrated marketing & communications strategy, while ensuring alignment with Arts Council values, vision, mission, goals and objectives.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00 noon, Wednesday, 31 August 2022.

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