Opportunities to get involved in Young at Art

Current Opportunities

Young At Art and Young At Art Events are currenty recruiting the following roles:

  • Young at Art, Marketing Manager, deadline - 12 noon, Tuesday 14 May 2019
  • Young at Art, Education and Engagement Officer, deadline - 12 noon, Tuesday 14 May 2019
  • Young at Art Events, Business Development Manager, deadline - 12 noon, Tuesday 14 May 2019

 

Marketing & Communications Manager

Young at Art, Northern Ireland’s leading children’s arts organisation, seeks a Marketing & Communications Manager to join their thriving and exciting creative business delivering great arts projects and events for children and young people.

The successful candidate will work as part of a core staff team, reporting directly to the Director. Primarily office-based, the post includes specific responsibilities for PR, sponsorship, branding, print and communications for Young at Art, with particular reference to the annual Belfast Children’s Festival, and oversight of branding for Young at Art Events, the social enterprise trading arm, and Fighting Words Belfast, the creative writing arm. You will be a key part of the core team in delivering the company’s public profile and supporting its goals of awareness-raising and widening access.

This is a permanent full-time position. £23-25k pro rata (based on experience).

Application Pack available for download below. A Disclosure and Monitoring Form must be returned as well, available below. All applicants MUST complete both forms provided and return them to  recruitment@youngatart.co.uk

CVs, incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be notified as soon after the deadline as possible. Interviews will take place on Friday 24 May 2019. 

DEADLINE: 12noon on Tuesday 14 May 2019

Young at Art is funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council and Education Authority. 

 

Education & Engagement Officer

The successful candidate will work as part of a core staff team, reporting directly to the Director. Primarily office-based, the Education & Engagement Officer has specific responsibilities for overseeing and developing Young at Art's education, outreach and engagement activities including programmes delivered during the annual Belfast Children’s Festival.  Specifically, they include:

  • Developing and delivering audience development and engagement plans within the youth, education and community sectors;
  • Evaluating the impact of the education and engagement programme; 
  • Identifying funding sources for the programme, assisting with funding applications and report writing; and 
  • Line managing relevant project artists, support staff (freelance and employees) and volunteers. 

This is a permanent part-time position. 20 hours per week. £21-£23k pro rata (based on experience).

Application Pack available for download below. A Disclosure and Monitoring Form must be returned as well, available below. All applicants MUST complete both forms provided and return them to  recruitment@youngatart.co.uk

CVs, incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be notified as soon after the deadline as possible. Interviews will take place on Monday 20 May 2019. 

DEADLINE: 12noon on Tuesday 14 May 2019

Young at Art is funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council and Education Authority.

 

Business Development Manager

Young at Art Events seeks an imaginative and innovative Business Development Manager to join their thriving creative business delivering great arts projects and events for children and young people. Young at Art Events is the social enterprise arm of Young at Art, Northern Ireland’s leading children’s arts organisation.

The Business Development Manager will drive the overall success of YAAE by generating ongoing business from a diverse range of new and existing clients. The Business Development Manager will ensure that YAAE’s product offering focuses on providing children and young people with unique arts and creative events that are mindful of their social and environmental impact.

Working together with the Young at Art General Manager, they will set a strategic vision for YAAE that promotes and enhances the work of the parent charity and oversee the financial health of the social enterprise. They will work with a core staff team to develop the product offering and oversee the successful delivery of that offering.

This is a permanent part-time position. 25 hours per week. £23-25k pro rata (based on experience). Performance-based salary incentives may be available. 

Application Pack available for download below. A Disclosure and Monitoring Form must be returned as well, available below. All applicants MUST complete both forms provided and return them to recruitment@youngatart.co.uk

CVs, incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be notified as soon after the deadline as possible. Interviews will take place on Thursday 23 May 2019. 

DEADLINE: 12noon on Tuesday 14 May 2019

Young at Art is funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council and Education Authority.

 

Volunteers

We are always interested to hear from volunteers. 

Click here to go to our online volunteer application form

Festival programming and projects

The Belfast Children's Festival is a curated festival, and as such doesn't receive submissions. However, our Director travels to festivals in Europe, although her travel budget is limited, so if you are performing at a festival do let us know and we will keep an eye out for your work. 

If you have an idea or recommendation for a commission, project or event and would like to discuss it, please contact us. Bear in mind that all work requires advance planning and fundraising and not everything can be acted on immediately.

Freelance

If you are interested in joining Young at Art as a freelance artist, or event facilitation, please contact us. If you are offered work, you will be required to comply with child protection procedures and provide references, etc.

3rd Level Work Placement

Young at Art supports young people seeking a career in the creative industries. If you are completing a 3rd level course and seek a placement, or if you wish to explore a voluntary placement or research position while undertaking training, please contact us.

School Work Placement

There are limited opportunities for School Work Placements, but please contact us

 

View Young at Art’s strategy 2015- 2018, available HERE.