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Job Vacancy: Legal and Business Executive 


Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) is the national development agency for the Irish film industry investing in Talent, Creativity and Enterprise. 

The agency is seeking to engage a person in the senior role of Legal and Business Executive reporting directly to the Deputy CEO.  The successful applicant shall be positive in attitude, highly organised, with keen attention to detail and have proven track in a legal and business role, preferably in the audio-visual industry.

This is a wide and varied role in a fast-moving organisation which will have responsibility for much of the agency's contracting requirements. It involves negotiating with producers and co-financiers across a range of projects from feature film, television, documentary and animation to a wide variety of other industry initiatives.

The candidate will need to be driven to deliver the best outcomes to the highest standards for the IFB, its clients and its stakeholders. The candidate must have strong legal and business skills alongside excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  The candidate must have a legal background with commercial instinct as well as a passion for film and media.

Please download the attached PFD for more details on this role and on the selection criteria for the sucessful candiate. 

Application Process

Please submit 2 copies of a detailed CV, with no less than two referees, and a letter specifically addressing the numbered selection criteria listed below by close of business on 18th April 2014 at 5.00 pm to:

Teresa McGrane, Deputy CEO, Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, 14/16 Lord Edward Street, Dublin 2

The envelope should be marked ‘Private and Confidential'.

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board is an equal opportunities employer. Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board is under the aegis of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

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