PT Freelance Office Manager – closing 24 Mar

  • Manage and maintain office systems: files, accounts, policies, communications, finance (incl. spreadsheets), contracts and project budgets.
  • Support the R-Space Board of Trustees with Financial reporting and Minutes of Board Meetings.
  • Research, submit and be responsible for monitoring of project-based funding applications throughout the year.
  • Assist with Marketing campaigns as needed on website, social media and Mailchimp.
  • Assist with the continuing development of the visual arts programme of events, exhibitions, and workshops.
  • Act as Gallery attendant and Key holder as required.
  • Occasional evening / weekend working may be required.

Report to Co-Directors Robert Martin and Anthea McWilliams.

Fee: 12hrs weekly @ £15 per hour (usually 2 days/week @ 6 hrs per day worked flexibly)*


The applicant should demonstrate:

  • Successful fundraising experience, ideally in the arts & cultural sector.
  • At least 5 years experience of similar duties including financial and administrative management.
  • Competency in Microsoft packages including financial spreadsheets.
  • Good knowledge of the arts sector and funding landscape.

To apply

Apply by email or hard copy, with CV (max 2 A4 pages) and expression of interest letter detailing how you meet the above criteria (max 1 A4 page). All documents must be PC compatible.

Deadline: Fri 24 March 2023 @ 4pm
Interviews: Week bg. Mon 3 April 2023
Commencing: Tues 18 April 2023 TBC

This freelance role is ACNI Lottery funding dependent and will therefore be contracted on an annual basis, with an initial 6 month settling in period.

Candidates must be self-employed and are responsible for the payment of their own registration with HMRC and all tax and National Insurance payments.

*R-Space aims to enhance these hours as needed subject to availability / receipt of additional funding

This role is supported by ACNI and R-Space.
R-Space subscribes to equal opportunities for all.

32 Castle Street Lisburn BT27 4XE
028 9266 3179
Co-Directors: Robert Martin and Anthea McWilliams

Deadline for receipt of applications is: Friday 24 March 2023 @ 4pm

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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.