Careers

Director

Irish Architecture Foundation, Dublin

Applications by: 22 August

The Irish Architecture Foundation is seeking a new Director to help them write the next exciting chapter of their story.

IAF is a dynamic and highly recognised cultural organisation that champions quality,
innovation and diversity within the field of architecture. They explore new approaches,
learning, research and public engagement, and are a catalyst and advocate for new ideas,
trend-setting and discourse in contemporary practice.

A not for profit organisation, they present a progressive programme across five streams of
activity; Curated Events, Learning, Open House Dublin, Placemaking and Development.
They enable, enrich and inspire a broad and segmented audience of
participants.

This very dynamic platform will provide the right candidate with a very attractive opportunity
to bring their skills and visions to the table, helping the IAF to reach even greater heights in the
coming years. The Director will lead a skilled and collaborative team, and will demonstrate
thought leadership in devising and delivering initiatives and policies that communicates
architecture as part of the IAF's culture and society.


Responsibilities:

  • Building new audiences, generating income, and contributing to the development of
    potential capital programmes.
  • Advocate for the IAF and ensure a flourishing international and national profile.
  • Mediate seamlessly between state and corporate stakeholders, to be aware of local
    and EU architecture policy priorities, and to manoeuvre within national and
    international architectural, urban design and creative communities.
  • Developing and implementing the strategy, business plan and overall programme.
  • Working with the Board, our creative team and our stakeholders, the new Director
    will be responsible for developing and implementing the IAF strategy, business
    planning and overall programme of IAF.
  • KPIs will include building new audiences, generating income, and contributing to the
    development of IAF’s potential capital programme.
  • You will be an advocate for the IAF, mediating seamlessly between state and
    corporate stakeholders, manoeuvring within national and international architectural,
    urban design and creative communities, and ensuring a flourishing national and
    international profile.


Salary: ca €75,000-85,000 per annum.

Click Here for further information and details of the application process.