Join Project’s Board of Directors

Do you want to help shape the future of the arts? 

Do you want to support a dynamic, vital arts organisation bursting with opportunities that need to be matched with strong leadership and direction? 

Project Arts Centre, Ireland’s leading centre for contemporary arts is searching for new Directors to join our Board.

We are looking for people who are committed to a belief in the power of arts and culture to change the world. People who have the capacity to support our brilliant team to deliver a dynamic programme of events across art forms, in the heart of Dublin and in venues across Ireland and the world. People who want to put artists, audiences and communities at the centre of conversations about the kind of world we want to live in. For further information on Project Arts Centre please click here

In 2022, Project Arts Centre launched a new strategic plan, WORK 2022-2026, following the 2021 publication of our policy Towards Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, which is woven through all our work.  

Project would welcome applications from people with the following skills and/or working in the following areas: 

· A Dance artist 
· Legal – Corporate governance, commercial law or entertainment law experience preferred but not required 
· HR 

We would particularly welcome applications from people who can contribute to our work in income development, fundraising and philanthropy but this is not an essential requirement. 

Board Members will serve a 3-year term, renewable to a maximum of 8 years. Project Arts Centre is a registered charity, and this is a voluntary, unpaid position.  

The Board of Directors meets six times per year plus the AGM. There are sub-committees and occasional meetings with the Company’s Membership. Board members are expected to contribute to the ongoing development of the organisation and attend additional events where possible. For further information on the current makeup of Project Arts Centre’s Board of Directors please click here. Project Arts Centre has a rigorous Conflict of Interest Policy, which is available here. Further information on Governance and policies is available here. 


To apply we ask applicants to submit a comprehensive CV or biography (a statement outlining your roles, responsibilities and achievements in the organisations in which you currently and previously worked). Please include details of any service as a Board Director, Trustee or any other voluntary/community work, but please note that no previous experience as a Board Director or Trustee is required. 

Project welcomes applications from everyone but would like to encourage applications by people from a diversity of national, ethnic or cultural groups (including, but not limited to, Asian, Black, Traveller and minority ethnic, refugees, people with disabilities, working-class and LGBTQIA+ people).  

For a confidential conversation please contact Project’s Artistic Director, Cian O’Brien by emailing 

Applications must be submitted by 12pm Monday 27th February 2023 

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