Archive for December, 2021

Business to Arts is hiring a Senior Manager Membership & Projects

December 10th, 2021

We are seeking a Senior Manager – Membership & Projects to join Business to Arts.

Salary: €40,000 – €50,000 (+ performance-related bonus)

3 year contract.

Location: Blended  Involving onsite (Dublin 2), client-based (Dublin & National) & remote.

Summary & Job Description

The Senior Manager – Membership & Projects is one of Business to Arts’ most central roles. Reporting to the CEO and Head of Communications & Partnerships, the successful candidate will guide and deliver Business to Arts’ Membership programme, and oversee the development and delivery of member’s projects, which include Advisory Services and Arts Funds.

The Senior Manager – Membership & Projects will be an excellent communicator and relationship manager, who adapts to a broad range of project needs and knows how to attract, build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

The successful candidate will also have an eye for detail and have the drive to reach challenging revenue targets and KPIs. They will inspire those they interact with to commit to and support our mission to support the arts. They will form part of our executive leadership team and work with our Board to deliver on Business to Arts’ Strategic Plan. They will actively deliver our strategy to increase opportunities for corporate engagement with Business to Arts and retain these relationships.

Download the Senior Manager – Membership & Projects Business to Arts Job Description 2021.


  • Candidates can submit their application in confidence to recruitment[@] Each application must include a concise cover letter (max. 1 page) outlining how they meet the above requirements and CV (max. 2 pages)
  • The deadline for applications is 5.00pm on Friday 7 January, 2022
  • First round interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 17 January 2022 and will be subject to relevant COVID-19 guidelines at the time.
  • Applicants should be available to commence the role (ideally) in March 2022 or sooner.

Partners return for 30th Anniversary of Business to Arts Awards in 2022

December 8th, 2021


Business to Arts is thrilled to announce the partners for the 30th anniversary of the Business to Arts Awards in 2022.

Accenture, Arthur Cox, ESB, daa, Irish Life, The Arts Council of Ireland, The Irish Times and TileStyle will once again support the Awards.

Accenture has expanded its support of the Awards as this year’s ‘Innovation Partner’, with a focus on delivering a digitally-enabled ceremony and the introduction of a new bursary of €10,000 awarded for ‘Digital Innovation in Art’.

Speaking about the partnership Etain Seymour, Director of Marketing & Communications at Accenture in Ireland said:
‘We are delighted to evolve our support of the annual Business to Arts Awards and introduce a new Digital Innovation in Art bursary. The last couple of years has reminded us all of the comfort we get from the arts when surrounded by so much disruption in our lives. Now more than ever, creative partnerships between businesses and the arts can bring hope and joy across society. For that reason, our role as Innovation Partner will bring the best of technology and innovation together with artists and performers to ensure the awards ceremony reaches a broad audience digitally in 2022.’

The landmark 30th anniversary judging panel will be chaired by Clare Duignan, a Business to Arts board member as well as a member of the boards of the Irish Times, Fáilte Ireland, IMRO and the Chester Beatty Library. Clare chaired the 2020 Arts and Culture Recovery Taskforce and has previously served on the boards of the Arts Council, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Dublin International Film Festival and more. Her career at RTÉ saw her serve in a number of senior executive positions including Head of Independent Productions, Director of Programmes TV, and Managing Director Radio and Performing Groups.

The Arts & Culture Recovert Taskforce Chairperson, Ms. Clare Duignan pictured with Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D. at the launch of the Taskforce's report. Photo Fennell Photography 2020

The Arts & Culture Recovery Taskforce Chairperson, Ms. Clare Duignan pictured with Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D. at the launch of the Taskforce’s report. Photo Fennell Photography 2020

On the announcement, Clare said:
‘I am thrilled to Chair the judging panel for the 30th anniversary of the Business to Arts Awards in 2022. Over the past 30 years the Awards has been a crucial moment to recognise how creative partnerships enrich the corporate world while advancing the practice of our cultural sector. Art and culture helps us to process, understand and gain perspective during challenging periods and we look forward to seeing how this year’s applicants have innovated in the face of the last 18 months.’

Andrew Hetherington, Chief Executive of Business to Arts added:
‘The last 24 months has challenged and changed us in many ways. What has remained the same is the need to champion the arts and those that choose to support the arts through their sponsorship, philanthropic, CSR and commissioning programmes. For our 30th anniversary Business to Arts Awards ceremony in 2022, we are delighted to welcome back our partners Accenture, Arthur Cox, The Arts Council, daa, ESB, Irish Life, The Irish Times and TileStyle. As we maintain our focus on evolving the Awards, we are happy to welcome Accenture’s enhanced support as “Innovation Partner”.’


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