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Appointment of a Chair, Vice-Chair and three Members to the Board of the Arts Council

Thursday 8th October 2020 at 12pm 0 Comments

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The Minister for the Department for Communities invites applications for the appointment of a Chair, Vice-Chair and three members to the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

The Arts Council is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland. It has a key role to play in developing and improving the knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts, and increasing public access to, and participation in, the arts.

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Applications are welcome from a wide range of people who have an interest in public service, including those who are looking for an opportunity to use their skills and experience. We would particularly welcome applications from women, people with a disability, young people and people from minority ethnic groups for these positions. A Guaranteed Interview Scheme is in place for those applicants with a disability. You do not need to have previous experience of serving on a board to apply.

Further information on the competition including the criteria for the positions can be found in the Candidate Information Booklet.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 30 October 2020. Late applications will not be considered.

How to Apply

Due to the current situation, the office is currently not manned so we would request that you please send:

  • a completed application form and
  • equal opportunities monitoring form

via e-mail to publicappointments@communities-ni.gov.uk

If you are unable to return your completed forms via e-mail, and wish to either post or hand-deliver them, grateful if you could advise the Department via the above e-mail address in advance or call (028) 90 819 417. The office address is:

Public Appointments
Governance Unit
Department for Communities
Level 5
NINE Lanyon Place
Belfast
BT1 3LP

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For more information, please visit https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/dfc-public-appointments

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