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Nuacht, Deiseanna | 01 Meitheamh 2022

Open Call for Panel of Visitor Experience Assistants - now closed

Open Call for Panel of Visitor Experience Assistants - now closed
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Dublin City Council Culture Company is seeking to appoint a panel of Visitor Experience Assistants.

Update: This opportunity is now closed.

Dublin City Council Culture Company is seeking to appoint a panel of Visitor Experience Assistants to help achieve our aims to connect the citizens of Dublin through culture and conversation through our work. Collaborating with citizens, communities, cultural organisations, businesses, and Dublin City Council itself, the work of the Culture Company is focused on embedding cultural experiences and increasing cultural participation throughout Dublin’s neighbourhoods.

Closing date for this application is Thursday 23 June 2022.

About the panel

Persons on the panel that are offered contracts will work as part of a team at 14 Henrietta Street and Richmond Barracks. This panel will play a key part in ensuring the smooth day to day running of our activities at our venues and includes front of house supervision of 14 Henrietta Street and Richmond Barracks including weekends, providing general administrative support across the venues, and practical operational support to our programmes and departments.

Persons on this panel may be offered work when and as it arises in the period July 2022 to July 2024 (and possibly a further 12 months), and will be contracted via a Contract for Service.

This role is part-time, flexible and paid. Hours of work may extend beyond standard office opening hours for evening and weekend tours, events and programming.

We are interested to hear from anyone who can demonstrate the necessary interest, skills, knowledge or experience as per the requirements detailed below. We encourage applications from individuals from varied and diverse backgrounds and experience.

Key Criteria

The ideal persons for this panel will be able to:

  • Work collaboratively with a wide, diverse team
  • Be a clear and approachable communicator with excellent administrative and organisational skills.
  • A minimum of two years of venue administration, front of house supervision or equivalent experience is essential;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and GSuite is essential, experience of Ticketsolve is desirable;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • An understanding of the work of Dublin City Council Culture Company and its ambitions;

Important contracting details

  • Appointment to the panel is for a maximum period of two years - at which point panellists may be free to apply again should such an opportunity arise.
  • Individual projects will be offered based on the skills and experience outlined by the successful panellist during application. Project offers will include a complete written brief or project work outline on the specific project and fee offer relevant to that project or rostered work..
  • Panellists have the right to accept or decline project offers as they arise.
  • Each individual project offer will include a time commitment and fee or rate. For clarity, this means that successful panellists may receive project offers that are full-time or part- time for a given period and they may be short-term or long-term in duration.
  • The maximum value of a single or combination of Contract for Service offered to anyone on the panel for any given 12 month period will not exceed €24,000 ex VAT.
  • No contract will be issued without proof of tax clearance, and/or VAT registration number where applicable
  • This specification does not constitute an offer or commitment to enter into a service contract, and no contractual rights shall exist until a formal written Contract for Services has been executed by the Culture Company for the relevant project.
  • The award of a Contract for Service for any project does not confer exclusivity on the successful panellists unless expressly stated.

How to apply

Applications are now invited from applicants who meet these published requirements. Please note that you do not need to demonstrate the ability to undertake all of the functions outlined above.

Applications must include the following:

  • A cover letter which should explain your motivation to be involved in the work of Dublin City Council Culture Company, including citing your specific skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the panel requirements and criteria.
  • A full CV.

Completed applications should be sent by email only to recruitment@dublincitycouncilculturecompany.ie with “Visitor Experience Assistant Panel” in the subject line. Queries can also be addressed by email to that email address. Applications received after the closing date and time will not be accepted.

Closing date for this application is Thursday 23 June 2022.