Art form advisers

Decision date for applications: 25 June 2007

As part of the implementation of its strategy, Partnership for the Arts, the Arts Council wishes to retain advisers across a range of art form disciplines. The advisers will work as members of art form teams and will be required to provide the Arts Council with expert, topical and accurate intelligence about the arts in Ireland. Art form advisers will be responsible for identifying areas of strategic need and will have a role in devising and implementing policy within their art form area. They will advise on artistic promise and achievement in the arts and may be required to provide expert opinion on behalf of the Arts Council in external contexts or forums. The Arts Council wishes to retain art form advisers in each of the following 3 areas:

  • Circus, Street Art and Spectacle
  • Theatre
  • Music

The above roles are offered on a part time consulting basis for a term of up to three years. Those wishing to tender should have:

  • at least five years’ experience working at a senior level within their art form area in Ireland or overseas;
  • a third level, and ideally a post-graduate, qualification in a relevant discipline;
  • a developed knowledge and understanding of the aesthetic and artistic environments within their art form area, nationally and internationally;
  • a developed knowledge and understanding of the public policy, and commercial operating conditions within their art form area, nationally and internationally;
  • expert consulting skills including advanced analytical, communications (written and verbal), and influencing skills;
  • demonstrable consultancy management and time management skills;
  • personal and professional qualities of integrity, discipline and confidence.


Download tender documents

 (0.34 MB, MS Word)

 (0.34 MB, MS Word)

 (0.34 MB, MS Word)


Request tender documents

Elaine Connolly
Arts Policy Assistant
The Arts Council, 70 Merrion Square, Dublin 2
T: + 353 (0)1 618 0229



The deadline for receipt of tenders is Monday, 25 June 2007 at 12:30pm.

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