Deadline: 24th Tuesday October, 2023 at 5pm

Independent Financial Administrator at the Irish Writers Centre

JOB TITLE: Independent Financial Administrator

Contractual position: one day per week (in Parnell Square, Dublin 1)

Remuneration: €30 per hour or €210 per day for a 7-hour day

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 24 October 2023 at 5pm.

The Independent Financial Administrator reports to the Director/CEO and works closely with the Deputy Director and the Treasurer of the IWC Board. The Independent Financial Administrator will have responsibility for the preparation of management accounts for review and presentation to the executive and Board of Management, as well as a number of other finance and bookkeeping duties. This is a hands-on role which requires an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, accounting (QuickBooks) and payroll software (Big Red Book). A detailed breakdown of the role responsibilities and tasks is below.

How to Apply:

N.B: Please read the full details and applications guidelines here.

Applications, by email only, should be submitted to the attention of Teerth Chungh, Deputy Director at with Application for the Independent Financial Administrator in the subject line.

Deadline: 24th Tuesday October, 2023 at 5pm

Irish Writers Centre Open Call for Expressions of Interest in Treasurer

The Irish Writers Centre (IWC) is seeking to add a new Treasurer to its Board of Directors to continue leading on the work of the Board in line with the 2022-26 strategy which can be found here. We are looking for those with a passion for the Arts and an interest in the literary landscape in Ireland. This Call seeks individuals with skills and experience in one or more of the following areas, having regard also to gender, diversity, and age balance: • Financial reporting; • Financial planning and budgeting; • Statutory accounts audit; • Tax; and/or • Fund-raising.

How to Apply:

*N.B: Please read the full details and applications guidelines here.

Applications are to be sent by email to Valerie Bistany no later than Wednesday 5 July 2023.  Enquiries may be made to the same email address.

*Writers will need to consider their involvement carefully if they have previously been, or hope to be employed by the IWC in any capacity.  All board members, writers inclusive, are voluntary and cannot be paid a fee for the duration of their term as Board director.  

Arts Administration Internship at the Irish Writers Centre 2023 (rolling) 

Are you interested in getting involved with the Irish Writers Centre as a paid Intern? This opportunity would ideally suit someone with a literature or an arts background wishing to join a dedicated team to assist in the delivery of resources and supports to Irish writers.  The role includes a mix of front-facing customer service engagement, desktop administrative and marketing under the guidance of team members. It is anticipated that as the intern becomes more familiar with the organisation, the role will become more specialised to support appropriate team members in one or more of areas:  Administration, projects, grant-writing/support, communications and/or events.

As this Internship is run on a rolling basis, we would typically review applications twice a year, in Spring and Autumn. Please email Cover Letter and CV to and include Arts Administration Internship at the Irish Writers Centre in the subject line.  It is essential that both of the above stated documents are collated into a single word or pdf for consideration.

Building Access

The Irish Writers Centre is currently housed in 19 Parnell Square, Dublin. This is a Georgian building which unfortunately does not have a lift. There are 5 steps into the entrance level. The majority of IWC’s events and activities take place in the Kiely room, which is on the first floor and requires climbing 30 steps in total. Occasionally, the building has events on higher levels. There are public toilets available and these are located on the ground floor, basement and fourth floor of the building. For further information on or to ask questions about building access, please email:

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