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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  • Museum Attendant, Monaghan County Council

    Posted on: 19 March, 2017

    Monaghan County Council have invited applications from suitably qualified candidates for inclusion on the following panel from which permanent or temporary vacancies arising during the lifetime of the panel may be filled: Museum Attendant (1 year contract).

  • Volunteer - various roles, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin (Unpaid)

    Posted on: 19 March, 2017

    The National Gallery of Ireland are seeking to recruit new volunteers for the following areas: Information Desk, Creative Spaces and Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland Desk. The closing date for applciations is 4pm, 31 March 2017.

  • Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, USA

    Posted on: 15 March, 2017

    The Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design is pleased to announce an opening for an Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. The deadline for receipt of applications is 30 April 2017.

  • Event Manager, Culture Night Belfast 2017

    Posted on: 15 March, 2017

    The Cathedral Quarter Trust invites submissions for a fixed-term six-month contract for event management services to begin as soon as possible. The Event Manager will work as part of a team to deliver Culture Night Belfast on 22 September 2017. The deadline for submission is 5:00pm on Thursday 30 March

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