Screen Producers Ireland Seeks New Chief Executive Officer

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Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) is a member’s organisation that promotes the growth and sustainability of a working environment conducive to a strong independent production sector. It is our duty to be the most effective voice of independent film, television, animation and digital producers in Ireland by addressing the needs of the sector and using our knowledge and expertise to deliver a strong and sustainable position for them. We are focused on shaping an independent production industry that is comparable to best international standards.

Reporting to the Chairperson and the Board directly, the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for bringing Vision, Leadership and effective Management to ensure the organisation continues to deliver on its strategic plan, remains fit for purpose and delivers on its mission.

The Chief Executive will represent the organisation and its policies publicly with the various external stakeholders and engage strategically with the decision makers within the Audio Visual Sector while informing and shaping policy. The post holder will be required to develop and maintain strong positive working relationships with key officials in relevant government departments, broadcasters and statutory agencies charged with developing the film and television sector in Ireland.

We are looking for an externally focussed leader with an accomplished track record in strategic delivery. The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of intellectual property and good corporate governance  with excellent communication and advocacy skills and a proven ability to positively influence stakeholders to achieve results.

Candidates should write via e-mail, in strict confidence, to our retained executive search partners, Principal Connections, stating how they meet the above requirements, quoting reference ‘Screen Producers Ireland’ and enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae on or before 12:00 Noon on Friday 07th of October 2016 for the attention of:

Pat O’ Donnell | Managing Partner Principal Connections Limited

95 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2


Telephone: +353 (0)1 703 88 88

Screen Producers Ireland is an Equal Opportunities employer.
Applicants must want and be eligible to live and work in the Republic of Ireland without restriction