Boosting Our Economy - Celebrating Our Culture - Enhancing Our Children's Education

Boosting Our Economy - Celebrating Our Culture - Enhancing Our Children's Education


Jobs with Northern Ireland Screen

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund Executive 

Are you passionate about your Ulster-Scots heritage, language and cultural traditions? Would you like to help shape Ulster-Scots TV, radio and digital content? Could you work with broadcasters and production companies to identify and address gaps and opportunities in Ulster-Scots content? If the answer is yes, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We currently seek an Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund Executive.

Reporting to the Northern Ireland Screen Funding Manager, the post-holder will develop and manage the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) to deliver the agreed strategy for the Fund as articulated by the Board through the USBF Investment Committee and BFI/DCMS.

For full details and to apply please click here to visit our online portal.

It is preferable that all applications are completed via the online portal. However, should you require an application form in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources via email: [email protected] or on 028 90 232444. CV’s will not be accepted.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 25th October 2021.

Please note under no circumstances will late applications be considered.

Take a look at some of the fabulous work the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund has supported to date:

It’s important to us that our employees reflect our wide and diverse audience and create an environment that celebrates difference and the things that makes us all unique.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

Chair to the Board

The Department for the Economy has launched a competition to appoint a new Chair to the Board of Northern Ireland Screen.

The Department wishes to appeal to people of all ages from a wide range of backgrounds and experience, and would particularly welcome applications from people with a disability and those from ethnic minority communities, as they are currently under-represented on the Board. Applicants with a disability who meet or exceed the pass-mark set for the criteria will be offered an interview. Their application will not be subjected to short-listing.

No academic qualifications are required for the post. Individuals who have the essential skills of leadership, governance in an organisation, thinking strategically, influencing stakeholders and financial management are encouraged to apply.

The new Chair will be appointed with effect from 1 February 2022. The term of appointment will be for five years. The time commitment normally amounts to 30 days per annum or equivalent and remuneration amounts to £10,000 per annum from 1 February 2022.

All reasonable travel and subsistence costs, and any dependant-carer expenses incurred whilst undertaking board duties, will be reimbursed where applicable.

Further information and application packs can be obtained on the Department’s website.

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Thursday 11 November 2021.  Late applications will not be accepted.

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