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Business to Arts is Hiring a Creative Communications Manager (Maternity Leave Contract)

May 11th, 2023

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Job Description 

Contract: End July 2023 – June 2024 Maternity Leave cover; Applicants should be available to commence the role no later than 24th July 2023.

Salary: €48,000 per annum pro rata

Location: Blended on-site (Dublin 2), client-based (Dublin & National) & remote. 

Deadline: 9th June 2023

Are you a creative comms specialist with a passion for the arts? We’re on the hunt for a dynamic Creative Communications Manager to join our team! Here are the qualities we’re looking for:

  • Storyteller extraordinaire: You have a knack for crafting captivating narratives that engage and inspire audiences.
  • Social media savvy: You know how to build a buzz on social media and have experience using different platforms to reach diverse audiences.
  • Strategic thinker: You can develop and implement comprehensive communications plans that align with organisational goals.
  • Collaborative spirit: You thrive in a team environment and can work effectively with different stakeholders, including artists, curators, and external partners.
  • Discerning about design: You have a keen eye for design and can work with graphic designers to create visually stunning communications materials.

This is a unique opportunity to really help devise and drive a fresh approach of communications style at Business to Arts through a distinct 10 month period kickstarted by our new website and new strategy launching summer 2023 just before you start. 

If you fit the bill, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our high-performing and supportive team and help us tell the world about the amazing work we do.


About the Role

At an exciting time for Business to Arts, we are looking for an articulate, organised and creative individual with 5+ years experience to oversee the promotion, protection and development of BtoA brand and mission, fundamental to the success of our engagement with our members and stakeholders. 

The Creative Communications Manager will design and deliver campaign to successfully communicate about Business to Arts’ Membership programmes, events, Awards, curatorial and cultural strategy client services, Arts Funds, Fundraising Fellowship programme and our own new five-year strategy.

Business to Arts is about to launch a new five-year strategy to deliver ever greater impact across the arts sector and value for our members while exploring emerging opportunities to realise the financial value of BtoA’s own specialist services and expertise. This maternity leave role will be key to communicating and leveraging BtoA’s new positioning while seeking opportunities to profile our impact and engagement. 

Reporting to the CEO, the Creative Comms Manager will work closely with the team including the Arts Portfolio Manager, Curatorial Projects Manager, and Membership & Projects Manager,  and will be required to report to the BtoA board


Core Competencies

  • Brand management
  • Crafting and implementing innovative and imaginative communications for a broad variety of audiences, utilising a range of communications tools
  • Developing strategic campaign plans that align with our goals and identifying and innovating upon new opportunities or angles to ensure the Business to Arts brand is consistently reaching and influencing its intended audience, particularly leveraging our flagship events and new strategy
  • Understanding of how to harness the power of data to support your decision-making 
  • This communications expertise will be backed-up with sound financial management, excellent people skills, and a passion for the arts.

Please review the full responsibilities and details of the role here.


To apply for the role 

  • Candidates can submit enquiries and their application in confidence to with [your name // Creative Communications Manager] in the subject line. 
  • Each application must include a concise cover letter (max. 1 page) outlining how they meet the above requirements and CV (max. 2 pages). NB if you are applying through Linkedin, you MUST combine a cover letter with your CV. 
  • The deadline for applications is 5.00pm on 9th June 2023. 
  • First-round interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 19th June 2023.
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