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Research & Information Assistant | Irish Street Arts Circus and Spectacle Network - Ireland

Research & Information Assistant | Irish Street Arts Circus and Spectacle Network - Ireland

Deadline | Ongoing |  IRELAND

ISACS is seeking trainees for a part-time Research and Information assistant roles as part of the L.E.A.P. Programme for a duration of 3 months/12 weeks between:  

  • 13th January - 18th December 2020.
  • flexible dates and hours available 

This is a voluntary role. Grant possibility for applicants under Erasmus scheme.

Additional Info

  • Type: Jobs
  • Description:


    Would you like to experience work in an exciting, dynamic and fast-growing arts sector?

    Gain valuable experience in research and information projects and learn with one of Ireland’s leading national arts advocacy organisation’s:  the Irish Street Arts Circus and Spectacle Network.


    Timeframe: 3 Months/ 12 weeks (with the possibility to extend if desired)

    Role:  Initiating, gathering and distributing information and research on Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle sector across a broad range of topics. This is an unpaid training position.

    Supported by: ISACS Chief Executive Officer

    Hours: 3 days/week [approx. 20hrs]

    Location: Wexford town. The candidate can work remotely but will be meeting with the ISACS executive team at least once a month.


    What you will gain from the experience:

    You will learn all about the street and circus sector in Ireland, you will make friends and colleagues and build invaluable networks for the future. You will grow a deep knowledge of national and international policy, legal requirements, academic knowledge and best practice tools which apply to this sector. You will have access to a large number of networking events, festivals, performances and shows and you will have a great time.


    What the Role entails:

    Research & Data Gathering

    Gather and distribute best practice documents of practical use to the sector in their daily practice ie: Tech specs, Contracts, Health & safety policies, Toolkits, Insurance statistics etc

    Gather, utilise and distribute existing academic, information and practice-based research effectively in ISACS communications

    Develop the ISACS archive of material about the artists and the evolution/history of the art forms in Ireland both physical and digital


    Information sharing
    Create content based on this research which can be shared via ISACS communications tools as a means to disseminate learning and knowledge.

    Manage and maintain the records and documentation of any such research.

    Utilise this research knowledge bank as an advocacy tool for the future development of the sector

    Create, maintain and manage a range of databases useful to the development of the sector.


    Administrative & Technical Support
    Assist with admin, technical and research support to ISACS and the CEO
    Assist in the delivery of all ISACS activities in practice.

    Act as an ambassador for ISACS in the course of your work.

    Any other reasonable duties that may be required from time to time.


    This is a voluntary position. Please contact info@isacs.ie with your CV and cover letter and for any enquiries or questions.

    Deadline: Ongoing.

    Read Feedback from previous L.E.A.P trainees

Irish Street Arts Circus and Spectacle Network

Irish Theatre Institute, 17 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
00 353 (0)87 0541812 info@isacs.ie
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