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Exhibition/Visitor Assistant x4

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The National Library of Ireland are currently seeking 4 Visitor Assistants for the “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again” exhibition at the new Bank of Ireland (BOI) Cultural and Heritage Centre. The Centre is a partnership between BOI and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The Seamus Heaney exhibition, curated and delivered by the National Library is the first cultural exhibit at the new Centre, This is a major international exhibition telling the story of the work of the Nobel Laureate and one of Ireland’s most loved writers. It will run for 3-5 years, with expected visitor numbers of 80,000 per annum.

Your new role
Your new role is a specified purpose contract and you will be responsible for delivering an exemplary visitor experience for the “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again” exhibition. Your duties will include meeting and greeting visitors upon arrival, reception and retail duties, the preparation and provision of guided programmes for groups such as schools, families and lifelong learners, in addition to contributing to the production of exhibition engagement resources, both physical and digital format.

What you'll need to succeed
With a minimum of 1 year (paid or voluntary) of front facing experience within the cultural and heritage sector, you will have good knowledge of Irish literature with excellent communication skills and the ability to deliver workshops and tours to visitors of all levels in a clear and concise manner. You will also have a proven track record of working within a team and the ability to develop and maintain working relationships in addition to the ability to work on your own initiative. An undergraduate degree in museum studies, literature or a related field is an advantage.

What you'll get in return
This is your opportunity to work in the first exhibition of its kind in a landmark new public space, featuring one of Ireland’s most renowned writers With a competitive salary on offer, you will receive a specified fixed term contract and the experience of working within an large scale international exhibition.

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