Belfast is one of the most attractive cities in the UK and Ireland, a vibrant and energetic city with ambition to be a sustainable, connected city with an inclusive economy delivering high quality of life and service excellence to our citizens.

The Culture and Tourism team plays a pivotal and strategic role in the promotion of Belfast’s arts, tourism and cultural assets. The council is seeking to make a number of appointments to this key post within the team.

Culture Development Officer

One permanent post and two fixed term contracts for three years, subject to review

£36,371 – £39,571 per annum

You will develop, lead and implement a range of culture, arts and heritage projects in support of the overall delivery of the Cultural Strategy (A City Imagining), in order to enhance our cultural offering and enable the cultural and creative sector to prosper.

You will develop and maintain effective partnerships with other organisations in both the public and private sectors to ensure a strategic and coordinated approach to cultural development in the city.

You will contribute to the development of specific targeted cultural initiatives and ensure the management and delivery of these, engaging with and working closely with key internal and external stakeholders where appropriate.

For further information about these posts and to download an application pack, please visit

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 4pm on Wednesday 27 April 2022.