Leitrim County Council is advertising for a Creative Communities Engagement Officer who will be a key member of its Culture and Creativity team, working to support the implementation of Leitrim’s Culture & Creativity Strategy. The Creative Communities Engagement Officer will work closely with internal and external stakeholders and play a crucial role in facilitating engagement with communities.
The Creative Ireland Programme is an all-of-government initiative committed to enhancing access to, engagement with, and enjoyment of Ireland’s culture and creativity. Within the broad range of available definitions, creativity is considered as a set of innate abilities and learned skills; the capacity of individuals and organisations to transcend accepted ideas and norms and by drawing on imagination to create new ideas that bring additional value to human activity.
The Creative Ireland vision for Leitrim is to contribute to the social, cultural and economic development of the county and its creative sector by placing creativity at the centre of people’s lives. The Creative Ireland vision in Leitrim is pursued through the following five pillars:
- Creative Communities
- Creative Youth
- Wellbeing, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
- Place, Environment & Climate Change
- Creative Enterprise
The Creative Communities Engagement Officer will be a key member of the Culture and Creativity team responsible for engaging proactively with relevant directorates and personnel, internal and external. The person will report to the Creative Ireland Coordinator in Leitrim County Council. The position may from time to time require work to be conducted/completed outside of normal office hours. The position will involve day-to-day administrative duties. The salary scale for this post will be analogous to the Grade V clerical administrative pay scale.
Creative Communities Engagement Officer
5 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Salary €47,339 – €56,721
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION: 4.00PM THURSDAY 25TH MAY 2023
Candidates may be shortlisted on the basis of information supplied on their application form.
LEITRIM COUNTY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
Further information on the Leitrim Culture and Creativity Strategy 2023-2027 is available HERE.