Appointments to the Board of Crawford Art Gallery, Cork (Museum Development)

Posted: Wednesday, 28 September 2016

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs is seeking to appoint 8 suitably qualified candidates to sit on the Board of the Crawford Art Gallery. The deadline for expression of interest is 7 October 2016.

In order to ensure a mix of complementary skills and experience the Minister may choose to appoint from any or all of the profiles listed in the information booklet. The Minister welcomes applications representative of the diversity of the Irish population, particularly reflecting gender, geography and cultural interests. The Minister intends to appoint, from among the ordinary Members of the Board, both those appointed under this process and existing members, a Chairperson of the Board. Applicants are invited to express an interest in this additional role and detail in their cover letter the additional skills and experience they would bring to it.

It is desirable, for both profiles, that part or all of the candidate's experience be in an area which would lead to familiarity with the work of the Crawford Art Gallery. Experience in fundraising, philanthropy and donor relations and/or in media, public relations and marketing including digital and social media is also desirable. It is required that all members will have a demonstrable understanding of the main issues facing the Crawford Gallery and the context under which it operates.

Click here for more information and to apply.