Location: Sligo town, Republic of Ireland 
Deadline: 2 January 2019

Since its inception in 1997, Kids’ Own has developed, published and promoted artwork and writing created by children for children and their communities, through meaningful engagement with professional artists. Based in Sligo town, Kids’ Own works locally and across Ireland and Northern Ireland in partnership with early childhood settings, schools, venues, arts organisations, NGOs, local authorities and government departments. Our work ranges from book-making workshops to year-long projects with families, communities and schools. Our library of books represents a powerful canon of work by children that is unparalleled elsewhere in Ireland and Europe. Kids’ Own is an innovative and dynamic organisation that truly values children’s own creative expression, the artistic process and working in partnership with others.


Job description 

Are you passionate about the role of the arts in the lives of children? Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership is recruiting a Chief Executive (Creative Director). Kids’ Own is an innovative and dynamic organisation that truly values children’s own creative expression, the artistic process and working in partnership with others. Kids’ Own works locally and across Ireland and Northern Ireland in partnership with early childhood settings, schools, venues, arts organisations, NGOs, local authorities and government departments. Our work ranges from book-making workshops to year-long projects with families, communities and schools. Our library of books represents a powerful canon of work by children that is unparalleled elsewhere in Ireland and Europe. The organisation is now seeking to consolidate its successes and to explore new avenues for its work. To further this, the Board seeks to engage a creative, experienced and motivated individual to lead Kids’ Own. The position will be based in the offices of Kids’ Own in Sligo town. Closing date: 2 January 2019. A full job specification can be found at https://kidsown.ie/news/
Salary: €40,000-44,000
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