Vacancy | Irish Writers Centre Board of Directors

Closing Date: Wednesday 5 July

The Irish Writers Centre is a flagship resource organisation for writers. It offers professional supports to meet the needs of writers at all stages of their development through training, information, networking opportunities and programmed events.

A key part of our role is to offer a comprehensive and innovative toolkit/service to support the professional development of writers.

Location: Board meetings will be held at the Irish Writers Centre, 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.
Remuneration: Non-remunerated – this is a voluntary position. Travel expenses are reimbursable.

Time Commitment: Approximately 8 X 2hr Board meetings per annum with time required for preparatory reading, and possible additional time commitments depending on membership of sub-committees. Board members may be asked to represent the Board on certain occasions, depending on their availability and interests.

The Board of Directors will be responsible for:

  • the employment of senior executives to the company;
  • establishing and ensuring the implementation of policy objectives based upon current and future agreed strategies for the organisation
  • overseeing and maintaining the financial health of the organisation;
  • ensuring the highest standards of governance and transparency;
  • enabling and delegating to sub-committees/working groups prudent decision-making powers for efficiency in relation to certain projects to ensure that the Company has
  • access to the broadest range of specialist expertise and advice in all aspects of its work

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