Member, Board of Directors (Unrenumerated)

National Print Museum (NPM)

Applications by: 29 November 2019

The National Print Museum (NPM) is seeking appointments to the Museum’s voluntary Board of Directors. The deadline for applications is 29th November 2019.

The board of directors of the NPM is the governing body and is responsible for the development and vision of the Museum. As a member of the board of directors of the NPM, you will be leading the organisation on its strategic journey, guided by the Strategic Plan 2018-2021.

The Board manages the business of the organisation so as best to achieve its stated objectives, interprets and guards the mission of the organisation, establishes policy, ensures effective organisational planning, financial strategy, budgets and monitoring expenditure, closely liaises with the Manager on financial matters, fundraising, monitors performance of the organisation, reviews its own performance, is accountable to the stakeholders of the organisation, ensures the organisation is law-abiding, and ensures its own maintenance and succession. The Board of Directors steer the activities of the NPM while delegating responsibility to the Manager to direct and manage the day-to-day business of the organisation.

Those elected will serve an initial three-year term, commencing in January 2020. Board members are required to chair and sit on committees, supporting and assisting the work of the Museum. Meetings take place four times per calendar year in Dublin and Board members are required to be present in person.

The National Print Museum is a Company Limited by Guarantee and a Registered Charity (CHY 10701). The Museum is chiefly funded by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the City of Dublin Education Training Board(CDETB). The Museum is fully accredited under the Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.

This role is not remunerated.

Candidate profile:

Of particular interest will be nominations received from those with core fundraising experience, professionals with marketing experience, development and public relations experience preferably in the heritage/museum/tourism sector, those with corporate governance experience and those with institutional growth development experience. Candidates with working knowledge of the printing industry will also be of interest.

Nomination process:

Applications (cover letter and CV) must be submitted by 29th November to

Please contact Rachel O’Byrne, Manager of the NPM on (01) 6603770 or manager@nationalprintmuseum.ieshould you wish to discuss your nomination. All enquiries will be kept strictly confidential in line with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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