Board Member Positions Available at Firkin Crane

The Firkin Crane is seeking expressions of interest from experienced individuals to join its Board of Directors. A not-for-profit organisation, the Firkin Crane in Cork promotes and creatively engages in advancing dance as an art form. The organisation is keen to hear from persons with expertise in marketing, communications, finance, HR, fundraising and/or an interest or professionalism in dance.

Firkin Crane CLG – Recruiting for the Board of Directors

Firkin Crane, the Home of Dance in Cork, is a not-for-profit organisation.

Firkin Crane Mission

Firkin Crane, located in an historic area of Cork City, is the longest established venue dedicated to dance in Ireland. Our mission is to promote and creatively engage in advancing dance as an art form. To this end, we provide the support and resources required for dance artists to make and/or present dance work. Firkin Crane works on a local, national and international scale.

Firkin Crane provides professional facilities and expertise for all stages in the making of new dance works, from research to performance. In addition, it provides access to dance training and education from beginner to professional level, supporting current and future generations of dance makers and performers.

Firkin Crane seeks expressions of interest to join the Board of Directors

The Firkin Crane Board of Directors comprises leaders from the dance, arts, academic, business and non-profit sectors who are dedicated to the Firkin Crane’s mission.

Serving on the Firkin Crane’s Board of Directors is a valuable opportunity for an individual who is passionate about promoting dance as an art form and to strengthening leadership and governance in the non-profit arts sector.

Board members of Firkin Crane develop and provide input to the strategic direction of the organisation, contributing with insight, oversight and experience, and supporting the Board in fulfilling its fiduciary responsibilities.

Board members are expected to responsibly represent Firkin Crane to their respective communities and to advocate for Firkin Crane’s vision, mission, programmes, and services, as appropriate. This will include playing a role in supporting the work of the Board to secure the financial resources necessary for Firkin Crane to achieve its mission.

Emailed Expressions of Interest should include a note on your vision for Firkin Crane and a short CV to: Irene Ring, Firkin Crane Company Secretary,


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