Job: Events and Community Manager

Trinity College Dublin is looking for a Science Gallery Events and Community Manager.

Post Specification:

Post Title: Science Gallery Events and Community Manager
Post Status: 3 Year Fixed Term Contract
Department/Faculty: Science Gallery
Location: Main Campus Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2
Salary: Appointments will be made on the Administrative Officer 3 Salary Scale at a point in line With Government pay policy.

Apply by 9 December

Post Summary:

The Events and Community Manager will play a key role in the production team of Science Gallery Dublin, leading the conception, planning, and management of compelling, inspiring and buzz-worthy events and event-series.

Key attributes of the ideal candidate include:

  • A passion for science and the arts with a rich network of contacts in science as well the local and international cultural community — with the ability to find a top speaker on artificial intelligence or source a dance troupe.
  • Fire in the belly and a make-it-happen attitude, in a word — driven.
  • An interest in equity, access, and empowering communities to self-organise and utilise Science Gallery Dublin’s ‘Mission-related approach’ as a resource.
  • Excellent project management, budget management and event management skills, ideally in a cultural or arts organisation, science venue or festival.
  • Tech savvy and experienced in the use of social media to stimulate buzz around events.
  • Excellent research, organisational and people skills with a passion for the Science Gallery mission.
  • A proven track record in event conception, management and delivery.
  • Excellent team player, fun to work with but serious about delivering high quality, high impact events within a tight budget.
  • Good facilitator and comfortable speaking in public, capable of guiding a discussion or getting up on the stage and MC’ing an event at the last minute if the job requires it.

The Events and Community Manager is a key role in Science Gallery Dublin. Reporting directly to the Head of Programming, he/she will be responsible for developing and managing a wide range of selfproduced events and mission-related events in Science Gallery Dublin working with a variety of external organisations and partners. The events developed by Science Gallery Dublin will aim to build up a core community of regular visitors and to build the gallery as a ‘third place’ for an emerging community of innovators that sees no boundaries between science and art or between entertainment and entrepreneurship.

To see full specification and to apply, please visit jobs.tcd.ie.

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