The Writers Guild of Ireland wishes to appoint a Director to replace David Kavanagh, who is taking a post in Europe.

We are seeking a dynamic and driven person, who can manage and develop our existing goals and policies and, building on our ambitions for the Guild, lead the organisation in its next stage. The ideal candidate should have excellent negotiation skills, some experience in policy development and execution, and be passionate about the arts in Ireland, and writers and their requirements in particular.

The Director will represent the organisation nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will have knowledge or experience of negotiation, familiarity with principles of copyright contracts and a good understanding of the film, television and theatre industries in Ireland. The guild is in receipt of state funding and knowledge of application processes and procedures would be an advantage. The full-time post is for a minimum of three years, based on a six-month probation period and an annual salary review.  Annual salary €40,000.

Additional information and a description of the application and appointment procedure can be received on request from info[at]

Applications including c.v. should be emailed to info[at]  by COB Friday, May 24th, 2019.

Initial interviews will take place on Thursday 6th or Friday 7thJune 2019.

The successful candidate is expected to start work on or about the 2nd of September 2019.

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Deadline: May 24th, 2019