Established over 40 years ago, Clifden Community Arts Festival is one of the longest running community arts festival in Ireland.  The Festival is commited to the delivery of a very high quality artistic programme with a superb literary, musical and visual art content. Clifden Arts Festival is currently seeking a Programme Coordinator to support the Board in its aims. Duties will include working in partnership with stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have experience of organising community based events in a rurally isolated environment, together with an honours degree and at least 3 years relevant experience at management leavel.  A knowledge of the Arts, a proven track record of fundraising and the ability to manage budgets are required. Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills are also essential.

This is a part-time position for twenty hours per week, available on a fixed-term twelve month basis initially. The term is subject to review annually depending upon the availability of funds. Salary range is €18,000 – €20,000 per annum.

Full details of the role and the requirements are available from

Application by means of Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to Closing date is 5pm on 29/5/2018.

Clifden Arts Festival acknowledges the support of The Arts Council

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Date Posted: 15 May 2018
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