Appointment of Members to the Board of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI)

Date published: 04 October 2019

The Department for Communities invites applications for the appointment of up to 5 Members to the Board of ACNI.


The ACNI Board has a key role to play in developing and improving the knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts, increasing public access to, and participation in, the arts and in ensuring that the arts continue to have a central and significant role in society, all set within a challenging financial environment.

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 Monday 14 October 2019. Late applications will not be considered.

How to Apply

To apply, please send:

  • a completed application form and
  • equal opportunities monitoring form

to or by post to

Public Appointments
Governance Unit
Department for Communities
Level 5
NINE Lanyon Place
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