VAULT Artist Studios – Studio & Events Assistant (Full Time) – closing 30 May

VAULT Artist Studios are looking for a full-time Studio & Events Assistant to join our small team at Vault Artist Studios (VAS). Vault Artist Studios is home to over a hundred artists of diverse practices. We are a vibrant and lively community that has quickly grown to become one of the most interesting and active studios in Belfast.

The post is offered as part of the Covid Recovery Employment and Skills Initiative for the Arts Sector and is funded by the DfC and Arts Council NI. Aimed specifically at providing employment and skills development for an individual who wishes to enter, or progress within, the arts sector.

The successful individual will gain experience and a professional network they would not otherwise have had an opportunity to develop. This is an entry-level role and is a fully supported training and development opportunity for a talented individual. You will gain an unrivalled insight into a unique organisation and be part of a community who will value what you do, and you will play a key role in helping us grow over the next 5 years.

We are looking for someone with a ‘can do’ approach to work and the ability to think on their feet. You will be able to relate well to people and provide support in a cheerful, helpful way, juggle tasks and prioritise workload. Excellent communication skills are crucial for this role and ability to pay attention to fine detail both in the quality and accuracy of information.

Your responsibilities will be diverse, ranging from helping the Building Manager plan our many events, assisting the Market Coordinator in advance the summer and Christmas Market, exhibition installation. Provide support with the on-line and, on occasion the VAS pop-up shop, PR, social media, room set ups, responding to emails, communications with members.

A key part of this role will be to help us achieve our vision to grow as an organisation. You will help the Trustees in their quest to find affordable studio spaces for artists in Belfast, we need your help in a practical way to make the transition to a new building(s) run as smoothly as possible. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the arts and has a genuine passion to support and promote VAS.

Period of Employment: 3-year fixed term, full time contract (37.5hours per week). This post may be extended or made permanent subject to funding.

Salary: £19,500 per annum.

  • 23 days annual leave plus 11 statutory days
  • Pension benefits
  • Personal Development Package included

Location: Vault Artist Studios, 4-84 Tower Street, Belfast, BT4 5FH

To apply

Download the full job Description below, then email your CV and a one-page covering letter of no more than 500 words outlining your experience with reference to the job description and essential & desirable criteria and why you would be a good fit for this role to trustees@vaultartiststudios.com by on Monday 30 May 2022.

External Advert VAS Studio & Events Assistant May 2022 Final (pdf)

Deadline for receipt of application is: 5pm on Monday 30 May 2022

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