Belfast Photo Festival – Festival Curator – closing 27 Feb

Belfast Photo Festival is a charity with big ambitions, holding a year-round tourable programme, including one of the world’s leading international festivals of photography, and the largest annual festival of photography in the UK / Ireland. This is in addition to a major two-day creative industries festival focusing on the intersection of creativity and technology (RENDR).

Launched in 2011, the international Belfast Photo Festival has attracted over 100 thousand visitors a year, celebrating some of the finest national and international contemporary photography across museums, galleries, public spaces and building facades. The Festival consists of exhibitions, talks, workshops, screenings and tours designed to appeal to a broad range of audiences.

About the post

The Curator is a key player in the successful delivery of the Belfast Photo Festival. Reporting to the company CEO, they are responsible for the overall artistic direction and development of the annual festival programme. Their role includes curating projects, spearheading new work and commissions and overseeing their development; fundraising for all aspects of the festival; pro-actively developing partnerships with local, national and international arts organisations, artists, funders and other stakeholders/partners; catalysing active participation in and knowledge of the local and international arts community; developing fresh thinking for the festival’s artistic, outreach and touring programmes; managing the development and delivery of the city-wide festival and other related activities throughout the year in partnership with the festival CEO.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

To apply

Go to the Belfast Photo Festival website at the link below and download the person specification and application form.

Festival Curator

Deadline for receipt of applications is: Monday 27th February 2023, 5:00pm

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.