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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  • Arts Engagement Officer, The Devonshire Educational Trust at Chatsworth, UK

    Posted on: 18 May, 2017

    An exciting opportunity is available for an Arts Engagement Officer to join the education department at Chatsworth. This is initially offered as a one year fixed term post that will be working a 37.5 hour week with a salary of £24,000 pa.

  • Project Manager, Dublin Culture Connects

    Posted on: 18 May, 2017

    Dublin's Culture Connects seeks Project Managers from July 2017 to March 2018 on a part-time basis for new cultural projects to be developed within existing partnerships as well as connecting with new partners, as is relevant. The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm, Monday 12 June 2017 .

  • Keeper, Armagh Robinson Library

    Posted on: 18 May, 2017

    Armagh Robinson Library is seeking a forward thinking, self-motivated and experienced professional librarian, as Keeper, to lead the Library forward in a new chapter. The closing date for receipt of applications is 9 June 2017. This is a unique opportunity to develop a very significant heritage library, the oldest in...

  • Curatorial Internship - Western Collections, Chester Beatty Library, Dublin (Paid)

    Posted on: 15 May, 2017

    The Chester Beatty Library is seeking to appoint a Curatorial Intern - Western Collections, for a fixed period of 4 months (part-time approx. 15 hours per week). Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 2 June 2017.

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