As Ireland’s national cultural institution for film, The Irish Film Institute (IFI) carries out its mission through three pillars of activity – exhibit, preserve and educate. A registered charity, the IFI presents audiences with the finest in independent, Irish and international cinema, promoting critical reflection and discussion through the national moving image collection at the IFI Irish Film Archive and through our diverse educational programmes. We are custodians of our unique and precious heritage and through the IFI Player, launched in 2017, IFI has democratised access to the National Film Archive making it available to everyone, everywhere for free. The IFI enables widespread engagement with film for people of all ages.

The IFI are now seeking to recruit a full-time Development Officer to join their small, supportive team.


The Development Officer will play a pivotal role within the IFI where they will be responsible for identifying new funding opportunities, whilst contributing to and supporting the Development and Fundraising Team in the delivery of commercial and philanthropic targets.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly respected arts organisation, where the successful candidate will be able to utilise their communication and interpersonal skills to make a tangible contribution to the organisation.

To succeed in this role, you will have previous experience in marketing, business, fundraising, event management, account management or direct sales. You will thrive on working to targets and will be able to think creatively about how to connect people and organisations to the IFI.

If you are a highly effective communicator who values relationships, possesses excellent organisation skills, and a respect for the arts and the value it has in society this could be the role for you!


The recruitment campaign for the role of Development Officer is being managed exclusively on behalf of the Irish Film Institute by specialist not-for-profit sector, recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

To find out more about this role, please email to request the full job description and information pack prior to making your application.

Closing Date: 12pm (noon) on Wednesday, 18th March 2020


The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland