Public appointments - Board of Northern Ireland Screen

The Department for the Economy is looking to appoint nine new members to the Board of Northern Ireland Screen.

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Northern Ireland Screen is the lead agency for the film, television and gaming sectors, committed to maximising the economic, cultural and educational value of the screen industries for the benefit of Northern Ireland.

In addition to a deep commitment to high standards in public life we are looking for nine new people with specific skills to join the Board of Northern Ireland Screen. The successful candidates will contribute to the Board’s mission to accelerate the development of a dynamic and sustainable screen industry and culture in Northern Ireland.

The role of Board Member

You do not need to have previous experience of serving on a Board.

No specific academic qualifications are required for the posts. The application form asks you to demonstrate one specialist skill from a list of eight. If shortlisted, for interview, you will be asked questions on your chosen skill plus two other general skills. Appointment will be made on merit from those individuals who best satisfy the criteria.

How to apply

Information pack and application forms are available at: 

Equality of opportunity

We particularly welcome applications from people with a disability, those from ethnic minorities and young people under 30 as they are currently under-represented on the Board.

We are operating the Guaranteed Interview Scheme for applicants with a disability.

The Department is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes application forms from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, political opinion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependants.

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