Public Art Co-Ordinator (Part-Time)

Public Art Co-Ordinator (Part-Time)

Monday, 11 July 2022, 4.00pm

Westmeath County Council Arts Office is looking for a self-motivated and collaborative individual to take forward the Public Art Coordinator role, with focus on sustainable Public Art Development in the county.

This position will manage the development, management and co-ordination of a public art programme.

The Co-ordinator will work with, manage and mentor service providers, artists, and communities of interest and place. This rewarding role will facilitate the creation of new artworks and projects through a shared ownership model connecting artists and local arts and cultural organisations with communities who live, work and study in Westmeath.

The ideal candidate will be ambitious for the development of this partnership approach to Public Art commissioning and the growth of the programme in response to further opportunities within the Council’s Capital Programme. They will have a real commitment to the centrality of the public in this process.

The Co-ordinator will be responsible for the procurement of goods and services, financial and resource management, administration, fundraising, marketing and promotion. This will include the management of the commissioning process, from brief development though selection/procurement, to delivery stage.

This Coordinator role will significantly enhance the programming capacity of Westmeath arts office to grow sustainable public arts across existing and new communities.

The coordinator will work with the arts office to review the current relevant policies and procedures that scaffold community arts with public art.

Within the arts office the core work of the Co-ordinator is to lead and direct a process in order to engage with a wide variety of potential partners to embed high quality practice in existing and new Public Art in Westmeath.

The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of public art policies and programming, as well as expertise across a contemporary arts’ practice(s).

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Published on 22 June 2022

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