Vacancies and Opportunities


The IMA regularly posts vacancies in the museum sector, including all types of jobs in museums, galleries and historic properties. To add your listing, please click here to email us including details of: Closing date for applications; Method of application (e.g. CV and cover letter/ or specific application form); Email address for applications; Clear indication of salary or salary range; Duties; Duration of contract if not a long-term position; Specific requirements e.g. degree, drivers licence; Date of interviews. We can host documents and forms on our website for employers. This is a free service.

We reserve the right to refuse advertising of any post, or internships that do not meet best practice guidelines.

Internships should provide the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a working environment to those looking to explore or gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to enter into a particular career field. These can vary widely in structure, duration, remuneration and outcomes. The IMA would recommend that terms be read carefully before proceeding with an application. The IMA has taken part in the Working Groups of the following Good Practice documents: Best Practice Guidelines for Internships, by Visual Artists Ireland and the Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit, with Volunteer Ireland and Voluntary Arts Ireland.

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  • Registrar, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork (Maternity cover)

    Posted on: 11 July, 2017

    Crawford Art Gallery, a National Cultural Institution and regional art museum for Munster, is seeking to appoint a registrar to cover maternity leave for a period of 28 weeks.The deadline for receipt of applications is the 28 July 2017.

  • Curator of Textiles, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    Posted on: 10 July, 2017

    The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, are seeking to appoint a Curator of Textiles to join the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion Department. The deadline for receipt of applications is 11am, 21 August 2017. Salary: £26,940.00 - £35,304.00 Per Annum.

  • Head of Operations, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

    Posted on: 10 July, 2017

    Christ Church Cathedral is seeking to appoint a Head of Operations with responsibility for the smooth running of events, day-to-day operational management, and overseeing the longer-term care and maintenance of the fabric. The closing date for completed applications is Friday 28 July 2017.

  • Senior Registrar - Collections, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin

    Posted on: 03 July, 2017

    The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) is seeking to appoint a Senior Registrar to join the Collections Team on a Full Time/ Permanent Basis. The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 28th July 2017.

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