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My Creative Career – Ulla Hokkanen, Executive Creative Director of Galway Community Circus

What is your current role? I’m the Executive Creative Director of Galway Community Circus – Ireland’s flagship organisation for youth and social circus. I’ve been in this role since 2009 and during this time have built the role from a volunteer position into a permanent full-time role.   How did you get to where you…

My Creative Career – Ruth McGowan, Director of Dublin Fringe Festival

What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am Festival Director at Dublin Fringe Festival and I took on the role in January 2018. Dublin Fringe is a curated 16 day multi-disciplinary arts festival. We are a festival of firsts – all the work we present is brand…

My Creative Career – Rosaleen Molloy, Music Generation

What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am the National Director of Music Generation and commenced in the role in January 2010. How did you get to where you are today and what influenced your decision to work in your chosen field? My background spans the worlds…

Disclosing Salary Ranges in Job Adverts

On Tuesday 26 June 2018, a Bill was passed that will compel employers to publish data on the gender pay gap in their organisations. Salary transparency can only be seen as a positive move, particularly for the creative sector which employs such a high proportion of women. The upshot may be that employers will soon have to publish information…

My Creative Career – Nollaig Healy, Director of Clonmel Junction Festival

What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I’m the current Artistic Director of Clonmel Junction Arts Festival. I’ve been in this role since last June, although I did work with the Festival for many years as Festival Manager before leaving in 2014. How did you get to where…

Creative Careers Ireland is GDPR Compliant

  Creative Careers Ireland Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy Updated: 25th May 2018 Creative Careers Ireland is committed to protecting your privacy and we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant legislation in maintaining high standards in our use and storage of your personal data. Creative…

My Creative Career – Diego Fasciati, Executive Director of Irish National Opera

What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am the Executive Director of Irish National Opera. The company was launched last January with an inaugural concert that featured some of Ireland’s best opera singers. INO is the first truly national company that will present opera in larger theatres…

My Creative Career – Vanessa Fielding, Director of The Complex

What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am Artistic Director of the Complex and have been since 2010. How did you get to where you are today and what influenced your decision to work in your chosen field? I have always been a theatre director, working freelance…

My Creative Career – Kasandra O’Connell, Head of IFI Irish Film Archive

Monthly career interview with professionals in the creative sector   1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? Since 2000 I’ve been head of the IFI Irish Film Archive, which is part of the Irish Film Institute, Ireland’s cultural institution for Film. www.ifi.ie.  The Archive is custodian of Ireland’s…

My Creative Career – Andrew Hetherington, Chief Executive of Business to Arts

Monthly career interview with professionals in the creative sector 1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am Chief Executive of Business to Arts, which is a membership-based charity that brokers, enables and supports partnerships between businesses, individuals and the arts. I have been in this role since…