Call-out for new directors | deadline 18th December




Catalyst Arts

Welcomes applications of expressions of interest for new Co-Directors

Catalyst Arts has been one of the most important and innovative artist-led spaces for contemporary art in Belfast since it began in 1993. The driving force behind the organisation has always been the determined and enthusiastic committee of directors who have worked over the years to ensure the gallery remains at the forefront of the visual art scene in Northern Ireland – improving, producing and promoting art and culture and the advancement of education and training in the arts.

Catalyst Arts directorship programme has a local and international reputation of providing a unique training ground for artistic, curatorial and cultural production. Applicants who are seeking to advance their experience within an artist-led model of gallery programming and operations are encouraged, with successful candidates gaining valuable skills in installation, production, funding applications, commissioning, outreach, education, archiving and administration work. Although previous experience in all areas is not essential, interested candidates are encouraged to review and consider the director criteria when making their applications.

The role of co-director is a voluntary position carried out over a two years, on a rolling basis.

To apply for this position please download the Co-Director Application Form (.doc or .pdf) and for further details on the role you can review the co-director Job Description

Applications should be submitted by email to

Deadline for applications: 5pm 18th December 2017

If successful, candidates will be notified by the 9th January to attend an interview on 30th January.

Successful candidates would be starting a trial period of one month between February and March 2018 .


Please feel free to email or call us with any queries at, 02890313303 or call in to the office at 5 College Court, Belfast , BT1 6BS.

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