April 10, 2018

Job Vacancy | Programme Officer with Cathedral Quarter Trust

The closing date for applications: Friday 4 May, 12pm

The Cathedral Quarter Trust (CQT) was founded in 2012 to support the on-going regeneration of the area as Belfastโ€™s cultural quarter in the city centre by:

  • Supporting the Cathedral Quarter as a centre for the arts and creative industries
  • Supporting the growth of the mixed-use economy in Cathedral Quarter
  • Generating high levels of public participation
  • Helping to build and maintain a supportive infrastructure

The Trust is also responsible for the annual delivery of Culture Night Belfast, one of the cityโ€™s largest public events. The tenth edition of Culture Night Belfast will be held on Friday 21 September 2018. Culture Night launched in 2009 as a vibrant celebration of Belfast culture, based in the historic Cathedral Quarter, and has now become one of the highlights of the cityโ€™s cultural calendar with an annual audience of over 100,000 people for over 300 free activities and events.
The Cathedral Quarter Trust is currently seeking to appoint a Programme Officer for Culture Night Belfast and other Cathedral Quarter Trust Projects. Reporting to the Director of the Trust, and working closely with the Culture Night Belfast team, the Programme Officer will play a key role in planning and delivering Culture Night Belfast and other projects aimed at enhancing the Cathedral Quarter area.

The ideal candidate will be an all-rounder with 3+ yearsโ€™ relevant experience in arts programming and events management, project management, development and fundraising, and general administration. Experience will include project evaluation and reporting to funders, managing budgets and financial processes.

This is a full-time position and is offered on a fixed term one-year contract initially with the potential to be renewed annually.
Hours are 37.5 per week. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
The salary is ยฃ23,398 โ€“ 24,964 per annum.

An information pack and application form can be downloaded from

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Job Vacancy | Programme Officer with Cathedral Quarter Trust