Tinderbox are delighted to have been awarded funding through Art Work – an Employment and Skills Initiative for the Arts Sector, supported by the Department of Communities through Future Screens NI.

Tinderbox seeks to employ a dynamic artist as Creative Development Practitioner for the next three years. The role will focus on creative process , the development of new work for performance and the creation and delivery of enriching participatory projects.

The role is investigative in practice with research and evaluation methods essential in the articulation and drive of Artistic Process. This role requires an understanding of Play Methodology and Contemporary Devising practise. (Further Training will be provided.)

The role presents early stage development for a career in Dramaturgy, Creative Facilitation and Artistic Direction.  The CD Practitioner will be mentored and supported as their skills develop by the Artistic Director and with time, will also have opportunities to lead on new work development with artists and lead full participatory programmes. 

This is an entry level full time position, reporting to the Artistic Director and the company will offer a three year fixed term contract to start, with a view to extending the contract to pending funding and finance.  

Click here to see Creative Development Practitioner Job Specification.

To apply, please send a detailed letter of application of no more than two pages, demonstrating how your experience meets the key requirements of this role, alongside your CV by 18th May by email to patrickj.oreilly@tinderbox.org.uk

Interviews will be held during the 3rd week of June. We envisage that our selected candidate will take up the role beginning of July. 

For more information, visit the job fair at the Crescent Arts Centre – Thur 5th May, 5.30 – 7.30pm to chat with us in person.

Tinderbox are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race and ethnicity,  religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability and age.

Tinderbox are also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices