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TG4 is the national Irish language TV service. It is a public service broadcasting corporation, established and funded by Government and broadcasting on all TV delivery platforms on the island of Ireland and globally on the Internet. The Board of TG4 is appointed by the Minister for Communications. The channel is a publisher/broadcaster, sourcing most of its award-winning content from the independent production sector. TG4 headquarters is located in Baile na hAbhann in the Connemara Gaeltacht. Irish is the working language of TG4.
TG4 employs a dedicated core staff of 80 people from all parts of Ireland at its Connemara Gaeltacht headquarters.
Reporting to the boards, the Director General will lead TG4 in carrying out its functions. Based at TG4 headquarters the Director General will be responsible for all areas of operations; finance, content, programme-scheduling, commercial activities, technology, corporate affairs and human resources. The Director General will also be responsible for overseeing and implementing all aspects of the service’s strategy and policies. This position is a 5 year fixed term contract (reviewed after years 2).
- A proven record of achievement at senior level, demonstrating the necessary vision, leadership and management skills with a capacity for innovative thinking
- 10 years+ experience at senior management level within broadcasting and TV programme commissioning
- Total fluency in Irish, both written and spoken
- A relevant academic qualification
The closing date for receipt of applications is no later than 5.00pm on Friday 29th July 2016.
TG4 is an equal opportunities employer whose working language is Irish.