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Exhibition Manager for “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again” at the BOI Cultural and Heritage Centre

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Employer The National Library of Ireland
Job Type CREATIVE MANAGEMENT & SUPPORT ROLES Arts Administration Event Management Gallery, Museum or Library Heritage and Conservation
Location All Ireland Dublin and the East
Specific Location Dublin 2
Salary €50,329 + pension
Closing Date 13/04/2018


Your new company
The National Library of Ireland are currently seeking an Exhibition Manager for the “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again” exhibition at the new Bank of Ireland (BOI) Cultural and Heritage Centre. The Centre a partnership between BOI and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The Seamus Heaney exhibition, curated and delivered by the National Library is the first cultural exhibit at the new Centre, This is a major international exhibition telling the story of the work of the Nobel Laureate and one of Ireland’s most loved writers. It will run for 3-5 years, with expected visitor numbers of 80,000-100,000 per annum.

Your new role
Your new role is a specified purpose contract and you will be responsible for delivering an exemplary visitor experience and seamless operations for “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again”. You will be responsible for the management of all day-to-day operations for the centre including finance and budgets, line management of the visitor experience team, facilities management in conjunction with the site owners, marketing and programming, in addition to the management of the centre retail space.

What you'll need to succeed
With the 3 to 5 years’ experience, you will have demonstrated knowledge of managing a busy public experience space, such as a heritage centre or arts environment. You will also have a proven track record of leadership and creative thinking within previous roles in addition to possessing the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines whilst also liaising with various stakeholders.

An undergraduate degree in museum studies, business management, literature or a related field is an advantage.

What you'll get in return
This is your opportunity to manage the first exhibition of its kind in a landmark new public space, for one of Ireland’s most renowned writers, and in the process enhance your profile both in Ireland and internationally. With a competitive salary and pension on offer, you will receive support and funding to make this exhibition a success.


If you're interested in this role, please contact Rory O'Riordan ([email protected]) at Hays with cover letter and CV.

For more Information please Contact:
Alan White / Rory O'Riordan
Senior Recruitment Consultant Researcher
T: +353 1 5710012 T: +353 1 571 0016
E: [email protected] E: [email protected]

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