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Screen Queensland Seeking Board Members

The Queensland Government is seeking experienced and skilled individuals to join the Board overseeing its screen agency, Screen Queensland.

SQ, the Queensland Government’s screen agency, is seeking to appoint a Chair and up to nine Directors to join its Board.

Board Directors must have the following skills and attributes to successfully meet the Board’s and the organisation’s objectives:

  • an understanding of, and commitment to, the focus of SQ and its breadth of services to the screen industry
  • the skills and ability to contribute to its strategic direction and performance monitoring
  • the ability to contribute to the SQ’s growth and viability through leveraging existing networks and helping to develop new ones
  • highly developed communications skills and the ability to work with a range of stakeholders
  • excellent understanding and experience of good practice relating to governance of organisations and risk management
  • demonstrated capacity to contribute at board level, including an understanding of legal and compliance.

 Experience in one or more of the following is also considered highly desirable:

  • film and television production and post-production
  • games
  • virtual reality / augmented reality / multimedia
  • marketing / digital media / communications / media relations
  • grants administration
  • creative industries and/or creative industries education
  • Indigenous culture
  • law
  • audit, accounting and financial management
  • business and corporate governance
  • government.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the delivery of Queensland Government objectives for the screen industry
  • Working constructively with the CEO and the Queensland Government
  • Setting the strategic direction of SQ
  • Reviewing, ratifying and monitoring systems of risk management and internal control, audit and legal compliance
  • Monitoring the performance of the CEO and other executives and their implementation of strategy
  • Approving and monitoring the annual budget and financial and other reporting
  • Complying with Board members’ responsibilities including avoidance of conflicts of interest.
  • Complying with Queensland Government regulations and requirements
  • Approving any significant business venture proposed by management.

Applications close 6 September 2021.