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Job Opportunity Barboró: Communications Coordinator

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children

Deadline 4pm, Friday 11th May 2018

Baboró is seeking an innovative and experienced Communications Coordinator to join its small but ambitious, year-round team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for Baboró’s internal and external communication including promoting the annual Baboró Festival, its year-round work, communicating Baboró’s mission and developing the organisation’s profile and brand. The role also incorprates supporting the Baboró’s operations by maintaining office systems and managing effective and efficient internal communications. This is a dynamic role which offers excellent opportunities for the successful candidate to develop their own unique skillset and areas of interest..

Essential Requirements

  • Excellent verbal, written, oral and digital communication skills
  • Strong visual communication skills with an eye for detail
  • Dynamic and resourceful self-starter
  • At least 3 years’ relevant work experience at management level
  • A track record in initiating strong and effective marketing/promotional campaigns
  • Strong organisation and planning skills with the ability to work under pressure in a challenging environment while managing workload and competing priorities
  • Proven ability in collecting and analysing data and in producing management reports
  • Experienced in managing budgets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work effectively in a team and build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to effectively manage staff
  • Proven ability to manage processes, develop standards and promote process improvement
  • Excellent IT skills

Desirable Criteria

  • 3rd level qualification relevant to marketing/communications
  • Knowledge of Baboró’s mission and remit
  • Knowledge of the arts sector
  • Understanding of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA)
  • Experience of working in a festival environment

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