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.

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