Job Vacancy | Acting Director/CEO of the Irish Writers Centre

Application deadline: Tuesday 14 May, 5pm.

A vacancy for the position of Acting Director of the Irish Writers Centre will arise in July 2019 for a fixed term period of 50 weeks. The Board of the IWC therefore wishes to appoint an Acting Director to lead, manage and develop the work of the organisation, building on the success and achievements of the last 28 years.
This full-time temporary position will be based at 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland. It is an important cultural leadership role, reporting to the Board, encompassing responsibility for the overall management of the IWC’s full range of operations and its resources and finances, its premises and management of the team in Parnell Square. The role will involve maintaining current sources of funding to service the regular programmes as well as finding new opportunities for both funding and new programming, within the existing framework.

The incoming Acting Director will represent the IWC publicly, maintain relationships with principal stakeholders in the literature community both national and internationally, and especially with key funding agencies including both Arts Councils in Ireland, Dublin City Council, Foras na Gaeilge and others.

Job Title: Acting Director/CEO
Reporting to: the Board of Directors through the Chair
Term: fixed term contract of 50 weeks beginning in July 1019
Salary: €42,000 – €45,000 (commensurate with experience)
Holiday entitlement: 25 days per annum (pro rata 50 weeks)
Location: 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

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