Vacancies and Opportunities


The IMA regularly posts vacancies in the museum sector, including all types of jobs in museums, galleries and historic properties. To add your listing, please click here to email us including details of: Closing date for applications; Method of application (e.g. CV and cover letter/ or specific application form); Email address for applications; Clear indication of salary or salary range; Duties; Duration of contract if not a long-term position; Specific requirements e.g. degree, drivers licence; Date of interviews. We can host documents and forms on our website for employers. This is a free service.

We reserve the right to refuse advertising of any post, or internships that do not meet best practice guidelines.

Internships should provide the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a working environment to those looking to explore or gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to enter into a particular career field. These can vary widely in structure, duration, remuneration and outcomes. The IMA would recommend that terms be read carefully before proceeding with an application. The IMA has taken part in the Working Groups of the following Good Practice documents: Best Practice Guidelines for Internships, by Visual Artists Ireland and the Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit, with Volunteer Ireland and Voluntary Arts Ireland.

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  • Documentation Services, Sam Henry Collection (tender)

    Posted on: 23 March, 2017

    Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council invites written submissions from suitably experienced and competent individuals or companies to undertake documentation of the Sam Henry Collection as part of a project grant aided by Esmee Fairburn Collections Fund. Deadline for Submissions: 12 noon 7th April 2017

  • Development Officer, IFI (Irish Film Institute), Dublin

    Posted on: 22 March, 2017

    The IFI Development Officer is a new post created within the Development team at IFI, currently comprising Head of Development and Membership Officer, and underpins the development of both commercial and philanthropic opportunities and relationships for the IFI. Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday, March 29th.

  • Education Manager, DCCoI, Kilkenny

    Posted on: 22 March, 2017

    The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) is currently recruiting for an Education Manager. The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday, 5th April 2017.

  • Programme Assistant, Culture Night Belfast (Paid Internship)

    Posted on: 19 March, 2017

    The Cathedral Quarter Trust invites submissions for a fixed-term six month internship for a Programme Assistant for the period May 2017 – November 2017.The deadline for recipt of applications is 5pm, 30 March 2017.

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