We’re Recruiting for a CEO to lead Galway 2020

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We're on the search for a Chief Executive Offer to lead Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture.

The CEO has lead executive responsibility for the management of the Company, the delivery of the Programme and the provision of appropriate structures to ensure a vibrant legacy for Galway, its strategic partners and Ireland as a whole. The CEO will be aware of the intentions and commitments of Galway 2020 as described in the final Bid Book (and subsequent amendments) as these form a contractual undertaking by Galway 2020 with the EU. The CEO will work closely with the non-executive Board of Directors of the Company to whom he/she shall be answerable in all matters. The CEO of Galway 2020 will lead the organisation in the delivery of a successful ECOC by enabling and supporting creative partnerships between businesses, individuals and the arts.

Application is by CV and covering letter. Applicants should set out within the covering letter how their experience and skills match requirements in the person specification within this document.

All information should be sent to catriona@connected-talent.co.uk in the first instance.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 9th January 2017 at 4:00pm

Salary for the Chief Executive Officer post: Circa €120,000pa

The position is to be undertaken as a full time position, based in Galway.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of the application process or the roles on a confidential basis, please contact us at:


Phone: 00353 (91) 745521 or 0044 (28) 71 867620

Mobile: 0044 (0) 7736150625

Skype: catriona-connected-talent


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