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2023 Programme Festival Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity: Open House Dublin Events Officer


We are recruiting an Events Officer for Open House Dublin 2023 and to support the IAF’s role in Open House Europe. Could this be you?

Position: Open House Dublin Events Officer 

Status: Full-Time

Contract: Fixed Term for a period of 12 months

Salary: €32,000 p.a.

Application Deadline: March 26, 2023

Established in 2005, the Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF) is an independent organisation dedicated to the promotion of architecture as culture. We encourage people to engage with their built environment, to inspire new ways of thinking about architecture.

Open House Dublin 2023, Ireland’s largest festival of architecture, takes place October 7-13. 

This year’s festival will feature expert-led tours of private and public buildings across the city and county, an extensive outdoor programme of walking and cycling tours, a programme of events designed for young architecture enthusiasts and a weeklong series of public talks and workshops. 

The IAF and Open House Dublin are also partnered with 10 European Open House cities on a threeyear EU-funded collaborative programme which will include a series of events, exchange programmes and international initiatives.

We are looking to recruit an Events Officer for Open House Dublin and to support the IAF’s role in Open House Europe. The successful candidate will work closely with the IAF team and report directly to the Open House Manager. 

This appointment is 5 days per week; however, the nature of the role does require some weekends and evenings as agreed (Time Off In Lieu will be agreed where applicable). The role is primarily based at the IAF’s offices, 15 Bachelors Walk Dublin 1.

Download a pdf of the full job description, including the Role and Person Specification.


How to apply:

Please submit applications via email, with ‘Events Officer Application’ in the subject line, to production@architecturefoundation.ie. Applications should include a CV and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience in regard to the main responsibilities of the role and why you want to join the IAF team.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26 March 2023.

Interviews will be held in-person at 15 Bachelors Walk on Thursday 30 March.

The IAF is an equal opportunities employer.


Photo: Open House Dublin 2022. Photo by Ste Murray.