Appointment to the Board of Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the forthcoming vacancy on the Board of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

Under Section 8(3) of the Act (Broadcasting Act 2009), not less than 4 of the members of the Authority shall be men and not less than 4 of them shall be women. Section 9 of the Act sets out the criteria for membership. 


In the context of the overall mix of experience on the Authority, the successful candidate will ideally have extensive experience in the evolving media environment generally.

The following competencies are also considered desirable for candidates to possess:

- Experience of regulatory environment and regulatory matters generally
- Experience of media affairs
- Experience of board membership
- Experience of regional and cultural matters
- Experience of digital media technologies

Please be aware that, further to the provisions of the 2009 Act, certain exclusions apply in respect of membership of the BAI Authority. Please refer to Section 2: Person Specification of the Information Booklet for details.

Please be advised that closing date for receipt of applications is 3.00pm on Friday 15th December 2017.


17221202_Final Information Booklet BAI.pdf