Are you the next ICAD Executive Director?

30th May 2023
by 100 Archive Team,
edited by Lara Hanlon

Cover image: Are you the next ICAD Executive Director?

Our friends at the Institute of Creative Advertising and Design are on the hunt for an Executive Director — a great opportunity for anyone creative and business management focused! See below for more details on this exciting new role:

ICAD Seeks Executive Director to expand its community and impact. The Institute of Creative Advertising and Design (ICAD), a trailblazing organisation at the forefront of the Irish creative industry, is embarking on a search for an Executive Director. This newly established role presents a unique opportunity to lead the charge for creative excellence in Ireland.

ICAD, celebrating its 65th year, has garnered global recognition for its commitment to fostering, promoting, and rewarding creativity. With both growing membership and awards entries in the prestigious annual ICAD Awards program, and after undergoing recent board and structural changes the organisation is poised to professionalise further. The Executive Director will spearhead ICAD’s strategic direction, driving innovation and shaping the future of the creative industry. This influential position will oversee operations and key programs, alongside ensuring the execution of the renowned ICAD Awards program and associated events. Additionally, the Executive Director will forge strategic partnerships to secure funding and amplify ICAD’s impact across various media platforms.

“ICAD is more than just an organisation—it’s a community of passionate individuals dedicated to making a lasting impact through their creativity.” said Nathan Reilly, President at ICAD. “We’re seeking an exceptional individual to make a mark on the creative landscape in Ireland, forge new partnerships and push the boundaries of what has been possible.”

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leadership and passion for the creative industry. As the Executive Director, the chosen candidate will have the opportunity to engage with industry leaders, government bodies, and educational institutions.

→ For a detailed job description and to apply for the Executive Director position, please visit

The application deadline is Friday 9th June. The ICAD Awards will take place on Friday 1st September at Dublin Castle. Mark your calendars!

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