Appointments to the Board of the Heritage Council

The Minister for Culture Heritage and the Gaeltacht is seeking to appoint a maximum of 10 suitably qualified candidates to sit on the board of the Heritage Council.

Essential

1. Relevant Professional Experience
Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of experience, at an appropriately senior level, in a relevant field such as
- Built Heritage
- Natural heritage
- Cultural heritage
- Marine heritage.
Including: archaeology, architecture, bio-diversity, conservation, ecology/habitats, folk life, geology, landscape/seascape, wrecks, museology, archives, public history, and industrial heritage.

2. Business Experience
Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of experience, at an appropriately senior level in one or more of the following areas

- Corporate governance and compliance, including the implementation of the Code of Practice for Governance of State Bodies
- Finance and risk management, preferably including experience on an audit committee
- Business management experience including HR and/or procurement and/or change management
- Public service or local government senior management experience.

3. Commercial Heritage Sector/Economics
Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of experience, at an appropriately senior level in the commercial heritage sector in commercial issues and valuing economic impact of heritage.

4. Community/Voluntary

Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of specific voluntary or community experience in one of the following areas:

- Built Heritage
- Natural heritage
- Cultural heritage
- Community heritage.
Including: archaeology, architecture, archives, bio-diversity, conservation, ecology/habitats, folk life, geology, landscape/seascape, wrecks, museology, public history, industrial heritage.

5. Fundraising/Philanthropy
Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of experience in one or more of the following areas:

- Fundraising
- Philanthropy

6. PR and Marketing
Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of experience at an appropriately senior level in at least one of the following:

- Communications/Media
- Digital Media including demonstrable knowledge of the value and use of social media and emerging technologies in making heritage accessible to wider audiences
- Public relations and marketing
- Promotion, education
- Public engagement

7. Partnerships and Community Development
Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of experience at an appropriately senior level in at least one of the following:

- Partnership Building
- Community Development

Closing Date:  15:00 on 4th June 2020

Kilkenny

20100703_Heritage Council Final Information Booklet.pdf

14/05/2020

04/06/2020

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