The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure is calling for applications from those wishing to contribute to the arts by being members of the board of the Arts Council and at the same time to have a fulfilling experience in a high profile public body.
Applications for the position of Vice-Chair and Board Members of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland are welcome from a wide range of people who have an interest in public service, including those with experience gained in the community and voluntary sector, public or private sector.
Applications from practising artists, women, those with a disability and people from minority ethnic groups are particularly welcome and previous board experience is not required.
Applicants for both the Vice-Chair and Member positions must be able to demonstrate an interest in the arts, experience in corporate governance, strategic planning and commitment to equality and social inclusion. Candidates for the position of Vice-Chair will also be expected to demonstrate considerable leadership experience in addition to strong communication and interpersonal skills.
The appointments to the board of the Arts Council will be made for a term of up to four years, commencing 1st December 2015.
Deadline is 12 noon on Friday 2nd October
An application pack can be obtained by contacting DCAL:
T:0044 (0) 28 90 515095.
Or write to:
Personnel and Facilities Management Branch, Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, Causeway Exchange, Level 10, 1 – 7 Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7EG, NI