We are hiring!
We are looking for a Project Coordinator who will implement the artistic programme developed by the artistic project leadership from Firkin Crane, Croí Glan and Suisha Arts: Cope Foundation for Integrated Dance Cork (IDC).
Closing date: 12pm Friday 10th December 2021
To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter plus three referees (names and contact info) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59pm on 10 December 2021.
Interviews will take place in January 2022 with a projected starting date of early March 2022.
Integrated Dance Cork is a pilot project supported by an anonymous donor facilitated through the Community Foundation for Ireland, that is planned as a two-year training (following a Pilot Programme) for professional artists and teachers of dance inclusive of disabled and non-disabled students. The Project Coordinator will work with the Artistic Leadership team to implement and realise the goals for the project, coordinate logistics and work within Firkin Crane to track budgets and schedules. The Project Coordinator will oversee the various administrative aspects of the project throughout the year.
The Project Coordinator is a part time position, averaging 20 hours a week during the academic year, and will report to the project’s Artistic Directors and to the Executive Artistic Director of Firkin Crane. This will be a limited term in the pilot year (March – August 2022) with potential for expansion in subsequent years (September 2022 – June 2024). This is a contract position with an hourly fee of €17.50.
We are looking for an energetic, curious, flexible, and detail-oriented manager, with excellent organisational skills and an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. A minimum of 3 years work experience is necessary.
We are artist-centred and dedicated to dance and dance artists. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Firkin Crane, the home of dance in Cork, is a place where dance artists, dance audiences and dance enthusiasts can make, see and join in dance of all kinds. Firkin Crane is a unique resource in Ireland with a stage wholetime dedicated to the presentation of dance. In addition, we have smaller performance and exhibition spaces and four studios, all housed in a distinctive heritage building, located in historic Shandon on the northside of the city. With our facilities, we provide an inclusive space for work to be developed and enjoyed through a year-round programme of residencies, professional development opportunities, studio rentals, evening & weekend community programmes and regular dance performances.
This work is currently delivered by a dedicated team, comprising Executive Artistic Director, Dance Administrator, Accounts Officer, Technical Manager and FOH & Rentals Manager, supported by a cohort of casual staff and service delivery partners.
Our vision is for dance to be one of the most vital, exciting and sustainable artforms in Cork and Munster.
Our mission is to promote and creatively engage in advancing dance as an artform.
Founded by Tara Brandel (artistic director) and Rhona Coughlan in 2006, Croí Glan Integrated Dance highlights the value of diverse bodies in creating performance. Working with dancers both with and without disabilities the company produces innovative, engaging, high calibre productions and delivers associated participatory activities.
Croí Glan also provides an educational program that offers integrated dance to people with and without disabilities, through introductory workshops; ongoing classes; and vocational training in integrated dance.
Suisha Arts / Cope Foundation is a multi-disciplinary, award-winning arts initiative of Cope Foundation. It is
focused on the delivery of inclusive, participatory and engaged arts practice and education through the meaningful
implementation of Articles 24 & 30 of the UNCRPD.