10/10/12

10/10/2012 Minister Deenihan advertises for Board members for the Irish Film Board

Wednesday, October 10th – Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill future vacancies for non-executive positions on the Board of the Irish Film Board.

An advertisement seeking expressions of interest has been published on the website of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

Minister Deenihan has encouraged interested members of the public to apply:
“Over the past 12 months up to 60 films, television series and documentaries have been made in Ireland. I want to see the film sector playing a strong role in Ireland’s economic recovery and would encourage candidates who believe that they are qualified for membership of the Irish Film Board to apply for consideration for positions on the board that may arise in the future.”
Interested persons should state their area of expertise, relevant experience and qualifications, and also set out clearly any actual or potential conflicts of interest that might arise should they be appointed to the Board.

The Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies includes a description of the role and responsibilities of Directors, and can be viewed here:

http://per.gov.ie/wp-content/uploads/CODE-OF-PRACTICE-FOR-THE-GOVERNANCE-OF-STATE-BODIES-2009.pdf

The Minister may appoint persons from outside the expressions of interest received in response to this advertisement.

Expressions of interest should be sent by email to eileen.oleary@ahg.gov.ie or in writing to Eileen O’Leary, Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht, New Road, Killarney, County Kerry to be received no later than 5.00pm., Friday 26th  October 2012.

The advertisement can be viewed here. ( click here ).

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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