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Create seeks an ambitious and highly motivated Director
Attendees at Create National networking Day 2019, Cork City. Image: Joseph Carr

Create seeks an ambitious and highly motivated Director

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As the leading agency and resource organisation for collaborative, socially engaged arts, Create’s programmes are developmental in nature and ambitious in intent. Built on strong partnerships, and relying on principles of creative cooperation and solidarity, our work connects artists, communities, arts and civil society organisations, funders and donors in a rich ecosystem of support, mutual learning and commitment to collaborative arts and societal change.

We forge connections across disciplinary boundaries and life experiences in our mission to support artists and communities to make exceptional art together. Our current strategy Connect Create Change, Leading Collaborative Arts in Ireland (2020–2025) is the bedrock for Create’s work and will provide the incoming Director with both a strong foundation and scope to evolve the organisation’s work beyond the current planning horizon.

The Director will lead a highly skilled and collaborative team. Demonstrating thought leadership they will devise and deliver initiatives and policies that promote collaborative art as a dynamic vibrant contemporary practice, taking full account of the increasing diversity of Irish society and the need to advance an intersectional approach to equality, diversity and human rights in our work. Drawing on established networks this exciting opportunity to lead Create will provide ample scope to enhance the agenda for collaborative and socially engaged arts practice nationally and internationally.

The board is seeking to appoint a dynamic, highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills and leadership qualities to manage the organisation through the next exciting stage of its development.

If you believe you have the drive, passion and experience necessary for this role, please download the information pack available below, which contains the application procedure.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17.00 GMT on Thursday 21st April 2022.

Create is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its employment policy, practices and procedures.

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