Digital media, film, television and music industries in Northern Ireland are forecast to grow in the coming years not only within the creative industries sector, but across the wider Northern Ireland economy.
Opportunities in this sector are not always advertised so it is important to develop a good network of contacts and get as much experience as you can to develop a strong portfolio of work.
Arts Council NI lists opportunities across the culture & arts sector in NI including music, theatre, film & TV and community arts.
NI Screen lists vacancies and calls for crew for productions which receive NI Screen funding.
Theatre and Dance NI is a new support agency for theatre and dance in Northern Ireland. The organisation is the product of a successful merger of Theatre NI and Dance Resource Base in 2020.
CommunityNI- paid and volunteering positions in the community sector.
VolunteerNow – find volunteering opportunities across Northern Ireland.
Useful websites to search for internship and job opportunities in N.I. include:
Film studios in Belfast
Publishers in Belfast:
Local & National Theatre Companies, including Theatre and Dance NI.
Arts Hub - Arts industry news, jobs.
ScreenSkills - the industry body for the creative sector
Mediargh - entry level jobs in media
Broadcast Now - site for the national radio industry
Grapevine Jobs - for jobs in broadcasting, film and music.
BBC - includes trainee schemes and apprenticeships
RTS (Royal Television Society) - for information on training and bursaries
Arts & Crafts:
Illustration and Multimedia:
Fashion and Textile:
Information and Library Management:
Patent and Related Work:
Heritage and Museums Management:
Publishing and Printing:
Broadcasting, Film and Video (Technical):
Broadcasting, Film and Video (Production):
Prospects industry insights and GradIreland sector career guides will help you to search for employment in this employment sector.
Prospects Job Sectors:
GradIreland Career Sector Guides: