Marketing Officer, Cúirt International Festival of Literature

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(Fixed Term Contract)

Cúirt is seeking an energetic and creative Marketing Officer who is passionate about literature, to undertake the development and delivery of a marketing plan for the 2023 festival taking place in April.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a CV and a single page cover letter outlining your suitability to the role by email to Aisling O’ Riordan, Festival Manager at For further information please contact Cúirt International Festival of Literature at

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Closing Date: Applications for this position will be accepted until 5pm on Friday 23rd December. Interviews will take place on Thursday 5th January, 2023.

Galway Arts Centre Community Employment Scheme

Galway Arts Centre is the sponsor of a city based Community Employment Programme offering placements in Cultural and Community based organisations including Galway Arts Centre, Cuirt International Festival of Literature, The Blue Theatre Performance Academy, Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, An Taibhdhearc, Galway Community Circus, Our Lady’s Boys Club, Shantalla Residents Association, St. Joseph’s Community Centre Shantalla, The Galway Rowing Club and An Meitheal Rothar.

Roles include Receptionists, Administration and Accounts Assistants, Theatre Support personnel, assistant Curators, Caretakers, Maintenance crew, Outdoor Maintenance crew, Social Media and PR assistants, Outreach and Community workers, and Bicycle Mechanic trainees. Both in-house and accredited training is provided for all of the above roles and Galway Arts Centre encourages and assists all participants in sourcing relevant training courses that will improve employment prospects in the Cultural and Community sector. Galway Arts Centre’s CE scheme welcome applicants from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

All vacancies for the above CE programme are listed on the Jobsireland website and the Galway Arts Centre website as they arise. All applicants must fulfill DSP eligibility for CE, i.e., over 21 years of age and in receipt of unemployment assistance for a minimum of 12 months. If you require further information regarding our Community Employment programme or any of our vacancies, please contact:

Email CE Supervisor Derval Byrne: