Cork International Film Festival is Ireland’s first and largest film festival, celebrating its 65th edition in November 2020. We welcome applications to join our Board from enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the arts and with a keen interest in film as an art form. In particular, we welcome professionals with the following knowledge, skills or experience: legal, HR, not-for-profit governance, strategic planning and delivery, marketing and sponsorship, and film practitioners.

If you need any more information about Cork International Film Festival before applying for a Board position, please contact Fiona Clark, CEO, who would be delighted to talk further:


An Introduction
to Board Membership,
Information Pack


To formally apply for a Board position, please submit an application letter for the attention of our Chair, Barney Whelan, c/o the Chief Executive:, with the subject line ‘Board Member Application’. Your application should outline why you feel you would be a positive addition to the Cork International Film Festival Board. Please provide details of relevant experience, any service as a Board Director, Trustee or any other arts/voluntary/community organisation or any commercial organisation, together with your CV & provide two references.