Arts North Carolina maintains a comprehensive listing of job opportunities in the arts in North Carolina. Listings are included in Arts North Carolina’s bi-weekly e-blasts and maintained on this page. Organization Members may submit unlimited listings at no charge. Non-members pay $50 per listing. Submit your job description and link to email@example.com. Contact Christine Olson at 919/834-1411 to make a payment and schedule the listing.
- Tryon Arts and Crafts School – Executive Director
- Children’s Theatre of Charlotte – Audio/Video Engineer
- McGregor Hall – Executive Director
- Greenhill – Director of Programs
- Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Stage Manager
- Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Director of Education and Outreach
- Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Costume Shop Manager
- Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Development Director
- Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Technical Director
- PlayMakers Repertory Company – Producing Artistic Director
- North Carolina Symphony – Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy, Principal Gifts
- Cabarrus Arts Council – Finance Director
- Children’s Theatre of Charlotte – Costume Shop Manager
- Chowan Arts Council – Gallery Director
- United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake Co. – Communications Coordinator
- North Carolina Symphony – Orchestra Personnel and Operations Assistant
- Haywood County Arts Council – Executive Director
- Carolina Theatre of Durham – Director of Education & Outreach
- Community Music School – Executive Director
- The Peace Center, Greenville, SC – Senior Vice-President Development
- Deep Dish Theater Company – Theater Manager
- Durham Arts Council – Artist Services Manager
- Caldwell Arts Council – Executive Director
- The Mint Museum – Chief Financial Officer
- The Mint Museum – Director of Learning & Engagement
- University of North Carolina Wilmington – Director, Office of the Arts
Tryon Arts and Crafts School – Executive Director
Tryon Arts and Crafts School (TACS), Tryon, NC, is seeking an Executive Director (ED).
TACS has been in operation for 55 years as a community and regional center designed to provide creative opportunities through education, instruction and expression of heritage and contemporary arts and crafts. The intent of the organization is to honor and preserve the past and create the future. TACS is a 501 (3)(c) organization.
The Ideal Candidate will have:
- an aptitude for business.
- exceptional leadership skills (for people and the organization).
- credentials, aptitude or experience consistent with TACS mission.
- exceptional written and verbal skills.
- a passion for traditional and contemporary arts and crafts.
- a history of successful fund-raising and grant reception.
- facility with computers.
- provides day-to-day management and execution of ongoing goals of TACS.
- reports directly to the Executive Committee (EC), ultimately to the Board of Directors (BOD) and is responsible for consistent achievement of the mission, financial objectives and development of future plans for the organization.
- supervises and supports TACS staff.
- develops classes, workshops and special events in conjunction with the Education and Special Events committees.
- develops broad guidelines of a marketing strategy in conjunction with the Marketing Committee.
- serves as an emissary and leader to other community arts organizations, businesses, citizens and funding organizations essential to TACS.
- administers the current budget and assists in developing yearly budgets.
Submit one file in PDF format, including a cover letter and resume to:
References will be required if you are considered for interview.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A bonus is possible.
This is a full time position.
Application Review begins on Wednesday, June 17th and continues until position is filled.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte – Audio/Video Engineer
The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (CTC) is seeking to hire a full time Audio/Video Engineer to join the production team. CTC is one of the largest fully producing, professional theatre companies for youth and families. Annually serving approximately 300,000, CTC is unique among theatres for youth by placing equal emphasis on the production of high quality professional performances and comprehensive educational offerings. Performances are presented in the McColl Family Theatre (550 seats) and the Wells Fargo Playhouse (270 seats). The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte shares the ImaginOn facility with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Together, these two organizations create and support the partnership through a variety of programming initiatives.
The Audio/Video Engineer is responsible for executing and implementing the Sound or Video Designer’s artistic vision and treatment of the script, running sound and video for all productions according to design and for adequate sound reinforcement in theatre spaces. He/she supports Education Department programming, and designs and implements all audio needs for ImaginOn rentals and Public Library use of Children’s Theatre space. Productions include five Main Stage, four Resident Touring Company, two preschool touring company and the Drama for Healthy Living for public and school audiences. Our seasons are a diverse mix of produced musical and non-musical productions as well as presenting guest artists.
This year round position is responsible for the overall operations, management and maintenance of the audio and video systems. The Audio/Video Engineer has direct budgetary oversight and collaborates with directors and designers to insure the artistic vision is realized within the means of available equipment resources and budget.
Primary duties include:
- Responsible for set-up, installation, configuration, and operation of audio and video systems for the Wells Fargo and McColl Family Theatres. Content and creative elements are the responsibility of the designers.
- Runs live sound for all mainstage production technical rehearsals and performances. Responsible for maintaining consistent quality and integrity of sound for every show.
- Responsibilities include working with the Designers to design, install, and maintain systems for each production. Facilitates programming of audio playback computer.
- Schedules and manages all aspects of pre-show announcements for mainstage, touring and guest artists, including recording and mastering. Responsible for all aspects of recording and reproducing voice-overs as requested by the Sound Designer or Director.
- Programs and installs software/equipment on behalf of the Sound Designer and his/her design.
- Manages back stage video monitors.
- Manages internal production communications such as hand-held radios and/or intercom.
- Responsible for addressing FCC-related issues and complying with regulations.
- Suggests necessary sound and video capital improvement projects to Production Manager.
- Advance audio and video requirements of outside events and CTC presented artists.
- Supports all CTC presenting events by preparing and operating systems or scheduling other personnel as needed.
- Support the library with technical advice.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience, and Skill Level Required:
Associate’s degree in Theatre or related field and two years related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Previous Experience with Yamaha and Allen & Heath digital consoles, wireless microphones, Mac and Windows computers, projectors, digital networking, and Q Lab software.
Basic troubleshooting and repair of audio and video equipment
Highly organized with excellent written and verbal communication.
Ideal candidate will also have experience using one or more of the following: Isadora, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop.
To apply, go to: http://www.ctcharlotte.org/about-us/jobs-internships/
McGregor Hall – Executive Director
The Embassy Cultural Center Foundation in conjunction with McGregor Hall Center for the Arts has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to manage a 1000 seat state-of-the art performing arts center in beautiful Henderson, North Carolina.
Candidate should have previous experience with grand opening and operating a performing arts center. Skills in presenting, fund raising, board development, fiscal operation, booking, scheduling and strong customer service and communication skills are required.
The qualified candidate should have a BA in Theatre Management or related field, and five (5) years-experience in venue management. Salary and benefit package is competitive.
Hiring date is 7/1/15 or until filled.
To apply and for full job description please send resume and cover letter to Mark Hopper via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or mail to:
P.O. Box 769
Henderson, NC 27536
Greenhill – Director of Programs
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Programs (DOP) leads the programmatic operations of Greenhill which include, but may not be limited to The Gallery and ArtQuest. Guided by the Executive Director’s strategic leadership and consistent with the organization’s strategic vision, the DOP will direct and coordinate cross-departmental activities to accomplish mission-critical goals, institute continuous improvement processes to strengthen capability and infrastructure that drive results and to foster a collaborative and creative environment which encourages excellence, innovation and growth.
The Director of Programs is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, highly organized, and creative individual who is a senior member of Greenhill’s management team. The DOP plays a vital role in determining and defining the programing culture at Greenhill, participates in strategic planning and budgeting, patron/donor cultivation and fundraising, and provides leadership to the Director of Curatorial Programs and Director of Youth and Adult Education Programs. The DOP interacts with a wide network of people, including Greenhill’s staff and board, artists, site and program sponsors, donors, public officials, institutional partners, and many others. DOP ensures that overall institutional goals are maintained and programs are effectively conceived, implemented and assessed and that the departmental staff is well supported in its efforts to accomplish superior work. The DOP will partner with the Executive and Director of Operations in the development, implementation and management of the organizational annual budget and 12 to 18 month programming plan. In partnership with the Executive Director and Director of Operations, the DOP will be involved in identifying new individual, corporate and community partners.
To apply: Position is open to applicants until June 5, 2015. Send email to Laura Way, Executive Director (email@example.com) with the following information:
- Cover letter
- Current Resume
No phone calls will be accepted.
Greenhill (legal name Green Hill Center for NC Art) is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 15. Greenhill is a non-profit organization conducting its business with an annual operating budget of $500,000 and a 20 member board of directors.
Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Stage Manager
Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks a full-time, experienced, non-equity Stage Manager to join its production staff as one of two rotating Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Managers for its 2015-2016 season, which will include 7 mainstage productions (2 in repertory) and 1 special event production. Knowledge of and proficient ability to perform standard stage management duties required; knowledge of AEA rules a plus. Driver’s license required.
Salary based on experience. Contract start date TBD (early August) and ending June 10, 2016.
Please send letter of intent, CV, references, and portfolio (optional) by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Director of Education and Outreach
Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks a full-time, dynamic Director of Education and Outreach to join its administrative and creative staff who will select and administer all educational programming; act as the liaison between CFRT and the region’s school systems to promote and build CFRT’s student matinee series, Artists in Schools lecture series, and internship program; and provide coordinating support for CFRT’s community outreach efforts in order to build and sustain broader community relationships. Bachelor’s degree and passion for the arts required. The right candidate for this position will have 3+ years of professional experience as a theatre educator and a proven track record of successful community engagement.
Job abilities and duties include but are not limited to: Excellent writer and speaker; effective communicator; knowledge of various forms of music and dance (ability to play piano a plus); coach auditions for children and adults; ability to effectively lead groups of students as large as 60; develop curriculum and classes for Fall, Winter, and Spring Studio class sessions; locate and hire qualified teachers to conduct classes for Fall, Winter, and Spring Studio sessions; must teach at least two, hour long, weekly classes for ages 6-18 for the Studio; create a performance troupe to perform at various CFRT events; teach one area of focus (music, dance or acting) and administer the Summer Drama Camp for all sessions; administer and coordinate mainstage Student Matinee performances, including student load-in and load-out, curtain speech, talk-back, and post-production reporting; create standards-based resource guides for area instructors which supplement CFRT Student Matinee Series; schedule and administer any Artist on the Go workshops in coordination with local Arts Council; coordinate events and sustain relationship with other area non-profits; administer and promote fundraising campaigns for education program; and knowledge of grant writing a plus.
Salary based on experience. Start date TBD (August 2015).
Please send letter of intent, CV, references, and portfolio (optional) to:
Frank Moorman, Managing Director
PO Box 53723
Fayetteville, NC 28305
or by e-mail to email@example.com.
Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Costume Shop Manager
Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks a full time Costume Shop Manager to join its production staff. Responsibilities will include maintenance of stock, assisting designers in coordination of all production work, fittings, builds and alterations for all season shows. Costume Shop Manager will coordinate with community volunteer stitchers, overseeing and managing budgets and rental resources, assisting costume designer in completing online orders, rental paperwork, etc. Bachelor’s Degree or MFA Preferred, Driver’s License required. Salary based on experience.
Please send letter of intent, resume and references to:
PO Box 53723
Fayetteville, NC 28305
Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Development Director
Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks an energetic and experienced Development Director who will plan and implement all fundraising efforts for the organization in conjunction with the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers. The Development Director is responsible for raising CFRT’s annual contributed income totaling at least $550,000 of the $1.25 million overall operating budget. Duties include overseeing and coordinating fundraising events, individual donor campaigns, grant seeking, government funding, research and cultivation of prospective funders, development of Board fundraising efforts, and broadening the base of support for the organization. Reporting to the Managing Director, this position is part of the management team, working in tandem with the Managing Director, the Artistic Director, the Marketing Director, and the Office Manager.
Salary based on experience.
Please send letter of intent, resume and references to:
PO Box 53723
Fayetteville, NC 28305
Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Technical Director
Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks a full time Technical Director to join its production staff. The TD will collaborate with the Production Coordinator and oversee all technical elements of the production including the scenic build, load-in, tech schedule, and strike. The TD works with stage director and designers to facilitate the execution of artistic concept while ensuring production safety and working within budgetary constraints. Additional duties based on needs of the production.
Required skills/experience: Familiarity and expertise with scenic construction, installation, and rigging and appropriate safety procedures; Proficient in autoCAD and/or Vectorworks; Budgeting from designer drawings; Degree in technical theatre or equivalent professional experience; Strong management, organizational and communication skills; Ability to manage a small to medium sized crew; Ability to manage volunteers; Welding experience preferred; Variety of lighting and sound experience preferred; Valid driver’s license required; and Ability to safely lift 50 pounds, climb ladders, and manually operate a variety of tools and equipment.
Salary based on experience. Position starts immediately. Year round contract possibility of continuing past the 2015-2016 season.
Please send letter of intent, resume, and references to:
PO Box 53723
Fayetteville, NC 28305
or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PlayMakers Repertory Company – Producing Artistic Director
PlayMakers Repertory Company (LORT D) located within the Department of Dramatic Art at UNC- Chapel Hill, seeks a Producing Artistic Director (PAD) to steward its artistic vision, further its mission, manage its $2.7 million operating budget and serve as the public face of the theatre. The PAD will oversee the selection of plays and programming; hire and lead artistic personnel and staff (actors, designers, directors, PlayMakers administrative staff, etc.); develop company aesthetic policies; guide long-range artistic and financial planning; and oversee all company productions. The PAD will fulfill the educational needs of the Department of Dramatic Art students in acting and production through opportunities with the professional company as determined mutually with the department Chair.
Candidates must demonstrate outstanding leadership and artistic excellence, as evidenced by prior achievement and reputation in the field; have significant and proven fundraising experience, administrative experience and experience with the ongoing work of a professional resident theatre company; possess diversity of experience in a broad range of theatrical genres; and is an enthusiastic, energetic and innovative individual who can function effectively in a professional artistic environment embedded in an academic culture. MFA in Theatre, from an accredited institution, and 10 years of professional experience, with at least 3 years of executive and/or artistic leadership, required.
PlayMakers considers diversity a core principle and has earned a national reputation for the plurality of voices represented in the makeup of creative and leadership teams and in the programming of plays across both performance spaces. The PAD will be interested in building on those gains and will have diversity and inclusion among their own core leadership principles.
Application deadline is June 3, 2015.
For application instructions and to apply for this position, please visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/73780.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
North Carolina Symphony – Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy, Principal Gifts
Under the direction of the Vice President of Philanthropy, the Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy, Principal Gifts will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors of principal gifts to the North Carolina Symphony. Expectations will be to increase donation levels of current donors and research and grow the overall portfolio of principal donors to the organization.
Compensation is competitive and negotiable, commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes health insurance through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, long-term disability, life insurance, and an employee assistance program and an optional 403(b) retirement plan and optional dental insurance.
POSITION: Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy, Principal Gifts
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Philanthropy
REPORTING POSITIONS: Philanthropy Associate
COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES: Major Gifts Cabinet
Gift Planning Advisory Council
NCS Foundation Board
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: Identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual principal gift donors to the North Carolina Symphony
- Annual Fund: Manage the identification, solicitation, cultivation and stewardship of principal gift donors ($10,000+) to the Annual Fund, working in collaboration with the President and CEO and VP of Philanthropy to secure these special gifts. Oversee a robust individual sponsorship program, recognizing and stewarding sponsorship donors in conjunction with NCS concerts.
- Major Gifts Program: In collaboration with the President and CEO and the VP of Philanthropy, identify, cultivate and solicit donors to the “Major Gifts Program”, an ongoing effort to inspire donors to invest at high levels in the North Carolina Symphony’s institutional excellence and operational strength.
- Planned Giving: Manage and grow the planned giving program for the North Carolina Symphony. Identify candidates for membership in the Lamar Stringfield Society and secure commitments for planned and estate gifts to the North Carolina Symphony. Develop programs to enrich the relationships between the Symphony and Lamar Stringfield Society members. Determine and execute appropriate vehicles for communication, recognition and stewardship.
- Endowment Giving: Develop a contemporary endowment giving program for the North Carolina Symphony resulting in gifts that add to the principal of this fund. Build appropriate, consistent recognition vehicles for these donors to enhance stewardship and deepen their long-term connection with the Symphony.
- Commemorative Giving: Identify and solicit prospects for naming opportunities for the North Carolina Symphony.
- Collaborate closely with the Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy, Annual Fund and Operations to identify prospects for higher giving from the $2,500-$9,999 donor levels and build a pipeline for major and planned gifts.
- Manage select board committees.
- Work collaboratively with the President and CEO, the VP of Philanthropy and the AVP of Philanthropy, Annual Fund and Operations to set Annual Fund goals and manage outcomes for success.
The duties listed above are not all inclusive. The person in this position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.
- Excellent writing and interpersonal skills
- Excellent research, analytical, planning, and organizational skills
- Strong meeting facilitation skills
- Strong experience in staff supervision and cross-department collaboration
- Ability to work independently and follow instruction
- Ability to travel and work outside regular office hours
- Team-oriented, flexible, positive, personable and willing to learn
- Must be able to support and implement the mission, vision, and values of the North Carolina Symphony; a knowledge of an interest in classical music is a plus
- Five to eight years progressive experience in fundraising, preferably with a cultural institution
- Demonstrated success working with high level donors and trustees
TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and salary history to:
Vice President of Philanthropy
3700 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 130
Raleigh, NC 27612
No phone calls please.
Cabarrus Arts Council – Finance Director
The Cabarrus Arts Council is seeking applications for a full-time Finance Director. The position requires excellent accounting and organizational skills to oversee all financial aspects of a non-profit organization.
Minimum requirements: 3 years general accounting experience, 2 or 4 year degree, proficiency in QuickBooks, Excel, database systems, Word, and strong written and verbal skills. The successful candidate will have high energy and productivity and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.
Salary: commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Email a resume with at least three professional references. A cover letter should indicate candidate’s reason for applying and specific qualifications. Applications will be evaluated in the order they are received and interviews will be scheduled with the top candidates.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte – Costume Shop Manager
The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (CTC) is seeking to hire a full time Costume Shop Manager to join the production team. CTC is one of the largest fully producing, professional theatre companies for youth and families. Annually serving approximately 300,000, CTC is unique among theatres for youth by placing equal emphasis on the production of high quality professional performances and comprehensive educational offerings.
This position is responsible for managing the full scope of work of the costume shop. This includes building, creating and purchasing costumes for five Main Stage, four Touring Company, two preschool touring company and the Drama for Healthy Living productions for public and school audiences. In addition, the costume shop supports the Education Department by working in partnership to mount the annual OnStage and Conservatory productions.
A full job description and application procedures are available on our web site www.ctcharlotte.org/about-us/jobs-internships/
Chowan Arts Council – Gallery Director
Chowan Arts Council/Edenton, NC 27932 is seeking a Gallery Director. The site is beautiful, fiscally sound and currently run by volunteers.
The position would require 20-25 hours per week. Our fiscal year runs July 1, to June 30. We have a tentative schedule in place but it can be altered. The current Director is willing to share duties as Co-Directors for the first year if the applicant so desires.
We would like to have position filled by June 1, to orient the new Director.
504 S. Broad St.
Edenton, NC 27932
M-F 11-4 / Sat. Sun. 10-2.
Call with questions, directions etc.
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake Co. – Communications Coordinator
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County seeks individual for communications/public information/public relations tasks, including press release writing and distribution; website oversight (CMS platform); cultivation of contacts for promoting story opportunities to the media; brochure and bi-weekly electronic newsletter production; and social media presence.
Experience with all of the above required, as is skill in photography. Graphic design skill helpful.
12-month, part-time contract—can work remotely at least in part: $17,328.00/year.
Send resume and cover letter to:
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County
410 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 170
Raleigh, NC 27603
Deadline: May 15.
North Carolina Symphony – Orchestra Personnel and Operations Assistant
The Orchestra Personnel and Operations Assistant supports the Personnel Manager in delivering outstanding professional personnel management of the musicians of the NCS and supports the Artistic Operations & Education Manager in key areas of NCS production. The scope of responsibility for this position includes administrative support, communication with the musicians and administrative staff and assisting with auditions. The position has a dual reporting relationship: to the Personnel Manager and to the Artistic Operations & Education Manager, both of whom will carefully coordinate and determine allocation of duties in those respective areas.
ADMINISTRATIVE – Personnel Management
- Update and distribute orchestra weekly and monthly schedules
- Maintain musicians’ portion of North Carolina Symphony website and update musician calendar
- Assist in the creation of daily service reports
- Coordinate musician participation at all non-orchestral events
- Arrange hotel accommodations including rooming lists, and on-site management as assigned
- Communicate travel schedule to bus service vendor
- Assist with auditions
- Serve as Acting Personnel Manager as assigned, including to runout venues and on tours
ADMINISTRATIVE – Operations
- OPAS data entry
- Booking rehearsal and performance event spaces
- Provide support to venue contract processing
- Assist at concerts, preconcert lectures, education programs and other NCS events
- Participate in concert and rehearsal duty, as assigned
- Filing, as assigned
- Other duties as assigned
- An undergraduate degree is required.
- Acute attention to detail and experience working in a professional office setting, including administrative and clerical support with advanced computer skills is required.
- Ability to work outside of the regular business hours including travel is required.
- Key attributes include reliability, flexibility, trustworthiness, and good judgment. Superior communication skills are required as well as the ability to prioritize multiple priorities under pressure while working with diverse personalities. Ability to work independently is a plus.
- Experience as a performing musician in a professional setting is desirable as well as an appreciation for, understanding of, and sensitivity to the needs of professional musicians and conductors.
- Broad knowledge of orchestral repertoire, the music industry and professional orchestra operations helpful.
Compensation is commensurate with experience. The North Carolina Symphony offers a competitive benefits package.
To apply please send cover letter, resume and three references to email@example.com.
No phone calls please. Closing date is May 22, 2015.
Haywood County Arts Council – Executive Director
The Haywood County Arts Council in Waynesville, North Carolina announces an opening for an Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED will be responsible for the overall administration of the arts council, building relationships in the community, and managing the development, programs and strategic planning of the organization. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills and fundraising experience, be able to multi-task in a volunteer-supported environment and must have a strong desire to work in non-profit arts management.
The mission of the Haywood County Arts Council is to build partnerships that promote art and artists, explore new cultural opportunities, and preserve mountain artistic heritage. HCAC is a non-profit agency that serves all artists and arts organizations in Haywood County, NC. The main responsibilities of the Executive Director will be to:
Personnel & Administration
- Employ, supervise, and develop a professional staff to implement programs and services of HCAC.
- Ensure the procurement, supervision, and nurturance of volunteer staff members as needed to conduct the business of HCAC
Marketing and Public Relations
- Actively promote HCAC’s programs, accomplishments, mission, goals, and objectives to existing, emerging, and potential constituencies
- Serve as the key liaison to community and regional leaders, community-based organizations, and the citizenry within the HCAC’s service area
- Facilitate the development of a strategic communications/marketing plan that effectively promotes and markets HCAC’s programs and services to targeted regional audiences through web-based, social and traditional media.
- Develop and sustain working partnerships and cooperative relationships with peer organizations, as well as with active and potential funding organizations and agencies.
- Develop and maintain positive relationships with local government and school officials, business leaders, civic groups, and arts patrons.
Fundraising and Board Relations
- Coordinate an annual community and corporate fundraising program that meets the fundraising goals of HCAC such as the Annual Fund Drive, cultivating new donors, facilitating the Grassroots Arts Program and Regional Artist Project Grant re-granting service, and researching new funding
- Execute the business of the Haywood County Arts Council as determined by the Board of Directors and provide support to staff, committee members and volunteers
- Work with the staff and board finance committee to prepare and interpret organizational budgets annually for Board approval
- Administer the current budget
Programs and Services
- Coordinate annual events, programs, and services
- Evaluate past, current, and potential programs and enhance their quality
- Provide information, advice, resources, professional expertise, and staff support to local and regional artists, arts organizations, and appropriate community organizations
- Create, update and adjust the strategic plan along with the Board of Directors through ongoing review
The candidate must have a passion for a diverse arts environment, demonstrated strengths in public relations and collaboration, excellent written and verbal skills, as well as a high level of computer proficiency. Salary will be commensurate with experience. For more information visit www.haywoodarts.org. No phone calls please.
Review of Applications begins: May 15, 2015
Applications will be reviewed until position is filled
Please submit the following items in a PDF format as one file to ED Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org: a resume, cover letter, 3 references, and your answers to the questions listed below.
- Why do you want to work for the Haywood County Arts Council and what is your knowledge of its programs?
- What experience do you have that makes you a good fit for this position?
- What is your understanding of the role of an Executive Director of a non-profit arts organization?
- What is your understanding of the role of an arts organization in its community?
Carolina Theatre of Durham – Director of Education & Outreach
As a leader in presenting performances and cinema in Downtown Durham, Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is committed to engaging audiences through unique experiences, connecting our nonprofit with arts and educational organizations throughout the Triangle, and educating and entertaining children with curriculum-based performances in the Arts Discovery Series.
To further grow and enhance our role in the community, CTD is seeking a full-time Director of Education & Outreach who will lead the Carolina Theatre’s efforts in these areas. Reporting to the President/CEO, the Director will be responsible for evaluation of all existing programs for potential community and educational engagement, and for developing new initiatives to serve the community.
This is a senior leadership position in a highly collaborative environment, and requires an experienced, creative individual with a proven history of forging partnerships and representing organizations in the community.
- Overall responsibility for the Carolina Theater’s Arts Discovery educational performance series, including collaboration with CTD programming staff to select performances and CTD marketing staff to promote the series.
- Establishing strong relationships with leaders in the Durham Public Schools system to ensure the broadest visibility for the Arts Discovery Series.
- Meeting with teachers in Durham and throughout the Triangle to receive feedback that contributes to the success of the Carolina Theatre’s current programs and provides a framework for future programs.
- Coordinating with the Director of Development to pursue funding from government, foundations, corporations, and individuals to help support CTD outreach and education programs.
- Creating outreach activities related to Star Series and Performing Arts Series to provide adult audiences with special interactions with artists that further connect our fans with the organization and increase revenue.
- Working with the Senior Director to take full advantage of filmmaker and actor attendance at the North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival and other CTD film festivals and events.
- Creating a jury of local visual artists to curate rotating exhibitions of painting and photography in the Connie Moses Ballroom, Donor Lounge, and other spaces throughout the theater.
- Receiving and responding to requests for support from local organizations.
- Representing the Carolina Theatre at community events, and coordinating volunteers to assist in staffing booths and other promotional situations.
- Serving as a senior representative of the Carolina Theatre in meetings with City and County officials, arts and civic organizations, and with community leaders.
- Preparing and managing the budget for the Education Department in concert with the President/CEO and the Director of Finance.
Qualified individuals should have at least three years’ experience in either a similar role in a non-profit arts organization or an education position that included an outward-facing public role. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of the Durham market or will have a demonstrated history of build relationships quickly and effectively.
As this is currently a one-person department, the individual hired must be organized, self-motivated, and able to simultaneously focus on big-picture concepts and priorities while ensuring attention to the details. Support will be provided by Senior Staff, Booking Coordinator, Box Office, and others in the organization.
To apply, send your resume to email@example.com.
No phone calls or follow-up e-mails, please. Suitable candidates will be contacted. The position will remain open until filled.
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. The position requires reliable transportation and a flexible work schedule including nights and weekends. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, verbal and written, in English. Candidates must be skilled in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, and be able to create and manipulate spreadsheets.
Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a non-profit organization operating the Carolina Theatre under a management agreement with the City of Durham. CTD is the fifth-largest Performing Arts Organization in the Triangle. With an annual budget of over $4.1 million, we present more than 100 concerts and comedy performances and over 3,000 film, retrospective and festival screenings each year.
Community Music School – Executive Director
Community Music School believes that every child with a passion for music should have access to a quality music education. Community Music School provides opportunities for children and teens with limited financial resources to receive one-on-one music instruction in orchestral instruments, voice, piano, percussion or guitar, plus performance and ensemble opportunities.
The Executive Director of Community Music School works in partnership with the Board of Directors to support the mission of the organization and to engage the community. As the top administrative and operations position, the Executive Director has responsibility for strategic leadership and planning, as well as active management of the day-to-day operations of the organization. This position includes strategic planning and implementation, fundraising, financial management, Board relations, administrative oversight, and community and public relations.
- Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred. Knowledge and understanding of the musical field is a plus, but not required.
- Supervisory experience.
- Knowledge of nonprofit management and governance regulations.
- Marketing experience, particularly with the nonprofit sector.
- Experience with private and public sector fundraising activities, including cultivation and solicitation.
- Experience recruiting and directing volunteers.
- Self-starter with the ability to effectively handle multiple, complex tasks and solve problems with a goal-oriented mindset.
- Proficient computer skills and experience using QuickBooks or other accounting software. Experience with donor management software is preferable.
- History of using data and financial indicators/analysis to evaluate strategic options.
- Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and networking skills to build relationships and work effectively with diverse constituencies and personalities, including students and parents, principal donors, Board members, instructional and other staff, and media.
Location: 618 Tucker Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
Hiring Salary Range: Hiring salary range is $52,000-$55,000 annually.
Application Deadline: May 8, 2015
To apply for this position please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only emailed resumes/cover letters will be considered.
For more information about CMS, visit www.cmsraleigh.org.
No phone calls, please.
The Peace Center, Greenville, SC – Senior Vice-President Development
Reporting to the President & CEO, the Senior Vice-President of Development (SVP) is The Peace Center’s leading development professional responsible for the planning and implementation of all Annual, Capital, Endowment and Planned Giving Campaigns.
The SVP manages the development team and develops and executes the overall strategy for the development effort. Included in this strategy is a plan for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for every potential source of contributed revenue from individuals, corporations, foundations and government. The SVP will be responsible for Leadership level donors in the annual campaign, and for managing the major gifts program as well as the portfolio of major gift contributors. In addition, the SVP is responsible for achieving revenue goals for the major gift portfolio and will be fiscally responsible for the development department’s overall budgeted goals.
Bachelor’s degree required and minimum 5 years experience as a senior development professional with a measurable record of major gift accomplishment. The successful individual will have a total knowledge of state-of-the-art fundraising practices.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package.
Please submit cover letter, resume, list of references and salary requirements in confidence to:
Deep Dish Theater Company – Theater Manager
Deep Dish Theater Company invites applications from highly qualified individuals to serve as the Theater’s next Theater Manager. This position reports directly to the Artistic Director who reports to its Board of Directors. This is a part-time, non-exempt position.
Deep Dish is a small professional theater producing four plays each season, in addition to other events, in its location at University Mall, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In the fourteen seasons since its inception, the Theater has established a reputation for an innovative repertoire in an intimate and easily accessible setting.
Our successful candidate will be a highly organized individual with fanatical attention to detail who understands and respects the necessary balance between the business needs and artistic needs of the Theater. The Theater Manager is the conduit between Deep Dish and the public. As such excellent written, verbal and customer service skills and a high degree of professionalism are essential. A critical function of the position is the attraction and retention of season subscribers and donors through developing very personal and “high touch” relationships. Our chosen candidate must have demonstrated experience in donor/subscriber development and marketing. Proficiency in Quickbooks Pro for Nonprofits is essential.
Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 1 year non-profit management experience. An undergraduate degree or certification in arts administration is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Previous experience in working with a board of directors and volunteers is strongly preferred. Computer and social media competencies are required.
Please submit resume, cover letter and three professional references to Search Committee via email to email@example.com.
Deep Dish Theater is an EOE employer.
Durham Arts Council – Artist Services Manager
Durham Arts Council, a leading arts agency in North Carolina, seeks an Artist Services Manager. Full time position; salary commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits. This position provides support for the Office of Artist Services which administers DAC’s grant programs, festival events, such as Durham Art Walk and Centerfest Arts Festival, exhibits, volunteer program, and technical assistance and information services for artists and arts organizations.
Position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with different client groups. Position requires marketing experience, including successful use of diverse social media platforms. Position requires strong organization and project management skills, strong computer skills and ability to learn a variety of online application and survey platforms. Experience in special events, arts administration, volunteer recruitment and visual arts exhibits desired. Design skills and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite preferred. Bachelor’s degree required.
Position reports to Director of Artist Services. Qualified applicants should send resume, salary history and cover letter to Director of Artist Services, Durham Arts Council to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications accepted until May 8, 2015.
DAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Caldwell Arts Council – Executive Director
The Caldwell Arts Council was established in 1976. The mission statement states that: “The purpose of the Caldwell Arts Council shall be to establish and maintain an awareness and appreciation of cultural arts in Caldwell County by encouraging participation in a variety of arts events, promoting the arts, by cultural planning for the community, and by offering various educational opportunities and administrative services in support of artists, arts agencies and audiences.”
The Caldwell Arts Council is a vibrant, healthy and exciting organization. The organization is housed in an historic home in downtown Lenoir, NC. The building houses 4 gallery spaces, a gift shop, three office spaces and a kitchen. The Caldwell Arts Council is most well-known for high quality monthly exhibits, and 83 piece public sculpture collection, the annual Sculpture Celebration, and a strong Artist-in-Schools program. The organization has a full-time Director and Administrative Assistant, a half-time Program Manager and Volunteer Coordinator, a part-time facilities manager, and an hourly Saturday Office Assistant.
Evidence of the following Minimum Qualifications & Professional Experience:
- Undergraduate degree from an accredited university
- (2) years experience senior management in a non-profit setting
- Experience with fundraising and stewardship of donors
- Experience writing, administering, and managing grants
- Experience managing a budget (i.e., Quickbooks)
- Strong writing, oral communication, and networking skills
- Technological proficiency (Microsoft Office suite, social media, etc…)
- Experience working with diverse communities and stakeholders
- Creative leader and team builder
- Enthusiastic with passion for the arts
Review of complete applications will begin May 1, 2015.
Applicants should send a single pdf file to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Emily Miller, at email@example.com.
The file must contain a (1) letter of application; (2) current curriculum vitae or resumé; (3) list of three references, including names, email addresses, and telephone numbers & (4) additional materials highlighting evidence of the 10 Minimum Qualifications & Professional Experience.
Caldwell Arts Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
The Mint Museum – Chief Financial Officer
The Mint Museum seeks an experienced financial manager to become its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the CFO will be responsible for all financial activities for the Museum, including financial management & reporting, budgeting, general accounting, billing, investment administration, financial strategic planning, and grants management. The CFO recommends and implements appropriate policies and internal control procedures to protect the Museum’s assets and ensure accountability and solvency. He or she will provide counsel and support to the President & the Board of Trustees.
Some Key Accountabilities:
- Develop & Coordinate short & long range business & financial plans & forecasts.
- Develop & utilize forward-looking, predictive models & activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations & business plans
- Oversee financing strategies & act ivies, as well as banking relationships
Planning, Policy, &Investor Relations
- Participate in policy development as a member of the senior leadership team
- Engage the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees to develop short, medium and long term financial plans and projections.
- Remain up to date on nonprofit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations
- Develop & monitor internal, departmental budget & project-based budgets with departmental leaders
- Oversee the business office department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and function; direct supervision of staff
Minimum Qualifications for Consideration:
- Professional Experience – Minimum of 10 years of broad finance experience followed by experience in managerial or senior leadership role, ideally managing finance for a complex nonprofit with multiple funding sources and diverse program offerings.
Please visit www.mintmuseum.org for further information about the job under the About Us section. And you can send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Shawn Huntley, HR Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mint Museum – Director of Learning & Engagement
The Mint Museum Director of Learning & Engagement is an exceptional leader who furthers the mission of The Mint Museum by initiating and managing the museum’s innovative learning opportunities. Reporting to the President and CEO, the position oversees the areas of interpretation, educational programming, outreach, community relations, Library, and Archives. S/he initiates and supervises broad initiatives supporting excellence and equity, including but not limited to those that deepen relationships with the Latino community and better attract and serve creative teens. S/he is a key member of the Mint’s Senior Leadership team that sets priorities, establishes policies, develops budgets, and sets long-range strategic goals for the museum.
Some Duties & Responsibilities-
- Lead the Mint’s interpretive, programming, and outreach efforts to provide innovative participatory learning opportunities for diverse audiences of all ages
- Lead, supervise, and mentor the Learning and Engagement team, including professional development, for staff who oversee programs for adult, teen, family, college and K-12 (student and teacher) audiences, and under-served communities, who oversee docent tours and training for both museum locations, who conduct art instruction, who manage the Lewis Family Gallery, who manage the STAR (Student Art) Galleries at both locations, and who manage the Mint Library and Archives.
- Collaborate effectively with other departments especially Collections & Exhibitions and Advancement and Communication to coordinate programming in a fast-paced exhibition schedule in two locations and to mesh with Advancement initiatives.
- Lead L&E staff in the museum’s current initiatives to deepen relationships with the Latino community and to better attract and serve creative teens.
- Guide the museum as a member of the Senior Leadership team
- Serve as a key public face of the Mint, representing the museum with excellence, and promoting the value and worth of museum education and outreach
- Build enduring community partnerships and initiatives to support and promote access and equity
- Supervise, support, and grow the Mint Library and Archives
- Serve as liaison to the Learning & Engagement Committee, engaging them in advocating for, championing, and supporting the museum’s educational mission
Minimum Qualifications for Consideration-
- Education – Master’s degree in art history, art education, arts administration, museum education, fine art, museum studies or related discipline.
- Experience – 10 or more years of museum leadership experience, including developing and planning programs, supervising staff & volunteers, and initiating and managing many community projects.
Please visit www.mintmuseum.org for further information about the job under the About Us section. And you can send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Shawn Huntley, HR Manager, email@example.com
University of North Carolina Wilmington – Director, Office of the Arts
The University of North Carolina Wilmington is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of the Office of the Arts. This newly-established position under the direction of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs serves as the public face for UNCW Arts, representing the Office of the Arts across the campus and the community as well as the state of North Carolina. The person in this position will develop innovative arts collaborations, partnerships and connections on campus with students, faculty, staff, and off campus with key community partners through performing and visual arts. Supervision of existing educational outreach and community activities and partnerships is an important component of the position. The Director coordinates the Kenan Auditorium public programming with an eye toward working with artists who, ideally, will be participants in immersion experiences for students and faculty. In coordination with existing UNCW development efforts, this person also creates and helps to execute fundraising strategies that support the overall work of the OA and its programs. The director will be responsible for oversight of all facilities management services required for use of Kenan Auditorium by academic, administrative and student users, as well as for outside rentals.
Preferred qualifications include a related Master’s degree and/or equivalent direct experience in the development of arts programming; familiarity with organizing educational lecture and exhibit programs is a plus. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration, Art and Art History, Fine Arts, Educational Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field, a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience and demonstrated capability in working with arts and lecture programs. Candidates should also have experience and comfort working in a multicultural environment; demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships and establish partnerships with the local, state, and regional arts communities; experience with student-focused arts programming; and ability to provide relevant experiential learning opportunities for students. In addition, evidence of strong leadership and excellent communication and organizational management skills are essential.
Priority consideration of all completed application materials will be given to those received by March 1, 2015; however, applications will be accepted until a successful candidate is identified.
To apply: please complete the online application at http://consensus.uncw.edu/.
A letter of application, complete curriculum vitae and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three professional references should be addressed to Director of the Office of the Arts Search Committee, and attached to the online application–not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required.
For questions regarding the online application process, please contact Cecil Willis at (910) 962-3548.
Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. Criminal background checks will be conducted on finalists prior to an offer of employment.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.