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Image of Creative Connections Conference Galway 2016. Photo: Reg Gordon

Event Manager role at Arts & Disability Ireland


Posted: 7 May, 2019


Arts & Disability Ireland is seeking to recruit an Event Manager for the specified purpose of organising and managing our From Access to Inclusion summit, to be held in Dublin in May 2020.

From Access to Inclusion 2020, An Arts and Culture Summit will be an international gathering of access professionals and advocates exploring how to provide seamless, person-centred experiences in arts and culture, through a dynamic programme of keynotes, discussion panels, case studies, workshops and demonstrations. Accompanied by an evening programme of cultural events featuring access and inclusion in action, the Summit will draw together professionals at all levels in the arts, cultural and tourism sectors such as those working in: venues, festivals, galleries, museums, heritage sites and visitor experiences. In addition to those who deliver, programme or present accessible and inclusive experiences.

Reporting directly to ADI’s Executive Director, the Event Manager will be responsible for planning, organising and implementing the Summit, and will also assist with managing a range of ADI’s other projects and services from time to time.

Event Manager Job Description

Applications should include a cover letter and CV and can be sent as follows:

  • by email: recruitment@adiarts.ie, containing Events Manager in the subject line.
  • in hard copy, marked for the attention of Mr. Pádraig Naughton, Executive Director, Arts & Disability Ireland, 4th Floor, Sean O’Casey Centre, St. Mary’s Road North, East Wall, Dublin 3.

Closing Date for Applications: 4pm, Monday, 27th May, 2019.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 4th June, 2019.

ADI’s Recruitment Privacy Notice is available for download here.

Creative Connections: Arts and Disability Conversation and Showcase, ADI’s last major conference, took place over 2 days in Galway in January 2016.

Jess Thom aka Touretteshero speaks to Niamh Ní Chonchubhair, Programme Manager at axis:Ballymun while Caroline O'Leary ISL interprets the panel at Creative Connections Conference Galway 2016. Photo: Reg Gordon

ADI is an equal opportunities employer and will consider all applications fairly and on merit. ADI is revenue funded by The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon.

Musician and writer Kevin Nolan performing at the evening event at ADI's Creative Connections conference, Black Box Galway, 2016. Photo: REG GORDON


Categories: Artists, Audiences, The Arts


Tags: #JobFairy, Arts & Disability Ireland, Conference Organiser, Event Manager


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