Invitation to Tender - Leitrim Creative Ireland Projects Management
Leitrim County Council invites tenders from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to manage Leitrim County Council’s Creative Ireland Open Call and Cruinniú na nÓg programmes.
The Creative Ireland Programme is a five year all-of-Government initiative to place creativity at the centre of public policy. It is guided by a vision that every person in Ireland will have the opportunity to realise their full creative potential. The Creative Ireland Vision for Leitrim is to nurture and foster creative expression in all its diversity; to embrace and welcome new ideas; and to create the conditions to help turn those ideas into reality and embed creativity into all aspects of the social, economic and cultural life of Leitrim.
Leitrim County Council now invites tenders from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to manage the 2022 Creative Ireland Open Call and Cruinniú na nÓg programmes. Applicants should have a thorough knowledge of the creative sector and may have a background in Arts & Culture or Community Development.
About the Open Call
The Creative Ireland Open Call is a countywide open call to community groups, organisations, venues, artists, writers, performers, archaeologists, historians, archivists and everyone involved in the culture and creative sectors to develop high quality projects and programmes that enable groups and individuals to realise their full creative potential and develop and encourage greater access, knowledge and appreciation of the arts, culture and heritage.
About Cruinniú na nÓg
Cruinniú na nÓg is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture and creativity in young people. Groups and organisations are invited to develop events in areas such as visual arts, performance to workshops on heritage or explorations of culture, food or fashion with the emphasis on ‘doing’, ‘making’, ‘creating’.
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This contract is offered on the basis of a fixed-term Contract for Services that will average 15 hours per week from the date of appointment until the 31st December 2022.
Expressions of Interest must be submitted by email only in Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org before 5pm Friday 4th February 2022. The point of contact for queries and information is the Arts Office of Leitrim County Council. All queries or requests for information to this tender must be via email to email@example.com.
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Leitrim County Council Culture & Creativity Strategy 2018 - 2022
The vision of Creative Ireland is that every person in Ireland will have the opportunity to fully realise his or her creative potential. The Creative Ireland Vision for Leitrim is to nurture and foster creative expression in all its diversity; embrace and welcome new ideas; and create the conditions to help turn those ideas into reality and embed creativity into all aspects of the social, economic and cultural life of Leitrim. The new strategy sets out the priorities to achieve that objective in a comprehensive plan and as well as achieving that under the Creative Ireland programme, a central purpose of the strategy is to act as guidance and a key influencer in the development of all cultural policies and corporate planning developed during the tenure of the Creative Ireland programme.
For further information on all Creative Ireland programmes contact Alice Dixon on firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Leitrim Arts Office on 071 96 21694.