Arts North Carolina

Job Listings

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 christine@artsnc.org. Contact Christine Olson at 919/834-1411 to make a payment and schedule the listing.


 

Greenhill – Development and Logistics Associate

 

Position Summary

The Development + Logistics Associate is a key part of the Greenhill team who understands all aspects of the organization and supports membership development, brand awareness, and cultivation. Acting both as the person responsible for day-to-day development office management, and as lead logistics organizer, he/she will be involved in artistic, education, and other programming.

The Development Associate implements development and membership goals and strategies set forth by the Executive Director, DOO and Membership + Development committee. In that role he or she will administer these strategies to meet those goals including support in donor and member cultivation, retention and stewardship and all other fundraising activities.

As the Logistics Associate, acts as primary scheduler for Greenhill events (including fundraisers) and programs, including school tours, camps, artist talks and workshops, he/she will be the primary customer service contact (internal and external) for event reservations, school tours, camps, artist talks, etc.

Reports to: Director of Operations (DOO)
Status: Part-time, averaging 30 hours per week
Salary: Salary discussions will be a part of the interview process
Anticipated Start Date: August 25, 2014

 

Key Deliverables

Development:

  • Manages the cultivation and retention program for membership levels under $1,000 with annual financial and member numeric goals
  • Manages member events
  • Manages a timetable for annual fund and membership mailings, phone calls, and recognition events to ensure compliance with target dates for completion of activities and projects
  • Manages and maintains Fundraiser Professionaltm database to successfully track donor/membership relationships, gifts, etc
  • Manages list serves, general and targeted for mailings and eBlasts
  • Manages 40 for 40 campaign pledges and payments
  • Serves as staff liaison for on one or more committees of the board
  • Retrieves and sorts staff mail and keeps record of incoming checks
  • Provides administrative support for ED/DOO as needed
  • Works special events, fundraisers and any other functions as needed
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned

Logistics:

  • Acts as primary contact for customer service questions for those using GreenhillNC.org to book tours, event reservations, summer camps and birthday’s etc.
  • Maintains scheduling calendar for all tours, birthday parties, artist talks, and other events, communicates to those directly impacted to ensure adequate staffing is scheduled
  • Is primary contact and organizer for Collector’s Choice Committee, including volunteer recruitment
  • In collaboration with DOO, takes lead in planning for logistics for other fundraisers
  • Maintain all email communication relating to scheduled tours, sending reminders as needed
  • Tracks payments, prepares invoices and manages payment process; communicates any necessary payment procedures to education and/or front desk staff
  • Schedules building guard as required for Greenhill events
  • Maintains master Greenhill calendar, ensuring all activity is accurately recorded for the upcoming 90 days

 

Hours

Monday – Friday, 6 hours per day

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Fundraising, donor relations, marketing and communications.
  • Current and new computer programs that support communication and development strategies
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook; Fundraiser Professional experience preferred
  • New Media

Skills:

  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Effective networking skills
  • Implementation and evaluation of plans, policies and procedures
  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms

Ability to:

  • Work independently and in a team environment
  • Exhibit sound judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies
  • Plan, direct and coordinate activities
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Work discretely to maintain professional relationships with staff, board, community members and collaborators
  • Be flexible, adapt to change, and grow professionally

 
Applications are due by August 13, 2014.

Send resume and cover letter via email addressing relevant experience, interest in the position, and contact information for at least three references to Emily Shank, Director of Operations at emily.shank@greenhillnc.org.

No phone calls will be accepted.

Greenhill (legal name Green Hill Center for NC Art) is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 13. Green Hill Center is a non-profit organization conducting its business with an annual operating budget of $700,000 and a 23 member board of directors.

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Blumenthal Performing Arts – Multiple Openings

 
Blumenthal Performing Arts is a Not-for-Profit organization committed to presenting a wide range of the highest quality and innovative programs in the performing and related, arts, with special emphasis on educational aspects for all participants.

Click Links below for a description of each position:

Vice President of Programming
Front of House – Operations Manager
Assistant Technical Production Manager
Graphic Designer
Ticketing Customer Service Representative
Event Security (Part-time)
Customer Data Coordinator
Parking Associate – Part-time

 
Email resume, including salary history, to recruiter@ncbpac.org.

When attaching a resume to your email submission, files MUST be either MS WORD (.doc) or ADOBE (.pdf) format. File types other than these will be rejected. You may also fax your resume to 704-444-2200 or mail to:

Blumenthal Recruiter
130 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Due to limited staff resources, phone calls cannot be accepted or returned.

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Playmakers Repertory – Director of Marketing and Communications

 

Position Summary

This position will manage all marketing, sales, and audience services for PlayMakers Repertory Company while creating and directing strategy in the areas of Marketing, Sales, Communications and Audience Services. This position creates and manages long range and annual strategic and operational plans for the department, including revenue and audience attendance goals, media coverage goals, and budgets. This person also coordinate plans with other departments within PlayMakers such as Development, Artistic and Education Outreach. The Director of Marketing and Communication supervises the Associate Director of Marketing, the Associate Director of Communications, and the Box Office Supervisor in their daily work. The selected candidate will also work to create and manage revenue, expense, and personnel budgets for Marketing and Communications Department (which includes Audience Services).

 

Educational Requirements

Bachelor s degree in a communications related field. Five years of experience in marketing and or public relations.

 

Qualifications and Experience

Marketing and or Public Relations experience in an arts organization. Experience in a non-profit environment preferred.

For more information or to apply, go to – http://unc.peopleadmin.com:80/postings/46290

Application Deadline: August 7, 2014

 
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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Kidznotes – Instructors for Violin, Viola, Cello and Brass

 
Kidznotes is seeking qualified beginner and intermediate violin instructors to join our children’s orchestra team. Positions are open in both Raleigh and Durham and available for immediate hire. Applications will be accepted until August 4th or until the position has
been filled

Kidznotes:

The mission of Kidznotes is to provide under-served children, “beginning in the pre- school years, free-of-charge classical, orchestral music training to combat poverty, strengthen inner-city education, and foster positive decision-making to unlock the world.” Kidznotes is based on the model of “El Sistema,” the world-renowned National System of Children and Youth Orchestras of Venezuela, which since 1974 has transformed the lives of over 800,000 Venezuelan children from impoverished circumstances.

Kidznotes launched a three-year pilot program in East Durham in September 2010. In our first year, we enrolled 60 students at 3 three Title-1 schools, spanning pre-K through 3rd grade. We now serve 5 schools in Durham and have added 3 schools in Raleigh and provide instruction for over 275 students. Kidznotes rehearsals are 2 days/week after- school at each of our schools, and on Saturday mornings at the Raleigh and Durham Nucleos. Kidznotes provides free-of-charge, classical, orchestral instruction and trains our teachers in the El Sistema methodology. Children and their families benefit from field trips to concerts, visits by performing artists, and other arts activities. Through daily in-school enrichment and after-school programs, Kidznotes adopts the El Sistema model to produce graduates that leave with a sense of capability, endurance and resilience — becoming active and empowered citizens of their communities.

Click Links below for a complete description of each position:

Violin Instructor
Viola Instructor
Cello Instructor
Brass Instructor

Interested applicants should forward cover letter, resume and references with contact information to the Director of Programming, Kim Demery at kdemery@kidznotes.org

Applications will be accepted until August 4th or until the position has been filled.

Call 919-321-2088 if you have questions.

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North Carolina Symphony – Director of Operations

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Operations manages the North Carolina Symphony’s operations – to support the production of all NCS activities including but not limited to concerts, rehearsals, tours, run-outs and special events. The incumbent ensures these events are run smoothly, professionally, effectively, in a financially responsible manner and within the provisions of the orchestra’s master agreement.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

CONCERT PRODUCTION

  • Direct, plan and administer all concert production activities of the orchestra and other NCS presentations, including all facility and equipment procurement, staging requirements (including but not limited to lighting/temperature/sound amplification) and other logistical arrangements for all rehearsals and performances.
  • Oversee, coordinate and execute the effective operational management of all NCS non-orchestral events including chamber music and fundraising events.
  • Establish, document and implement policies, processes, procedures and internal controls pertaining to all aspects of the Artistic Operations department.
  • Facilitate and oversee preparation of information for production meetings. Lead the discussion of technical and logistic plans for all NCS activities in all performance venues.
  • Coordinate piano rental/usage and tuning schedule with technician(s).
  • Review, negotiate and execute artist technical riders, disseminate information to appropriate staff and facility personnel.
  • Manage activities of other departments in connection with or support of non-full orchestra activities (including but not limited to receptions, lectures, auditions and meetings).
  • Provide exceptional standards of communications regarding all pertinent concert-related information and other updates to Society staff and facility personnel

FACILITY/PRESENTER RELATIONS

  • Provide consistently professional and collaborative communication with facility managements regarding Society’s expectations and requests.
  • Serve as primary liaison with respective production managers at all NCS performance venues.
  • Request and monitor certificates of insurance from presenters and chapters as appropriate.
  • Coordinate parking for orchestra personnel and office staff with facility managements.

STAGE CREW

  • Direct Stage Manager to provide oversight to ensure a professional performance environment to the NCS musicians and foster an environment of continuous customer service to the orchestra.
  • Oversee proper maintenance of the Society-owned truck.
  • Oversee inventory of Society-owned instruments, including loan/rental of such to third parties.
  • Oversee the hiring of temporary crew extras as needed.
  • Ensure that members of crew assigned to roles of truck driver and backup driver maintain valid Commercial Driver’s Licenses.

MASTER AGREEMENT/CONTRACTS

  • Provide timely advice to Society’s management anticipating potential conflicts with terms of the Master Contract with the musicians or other venue agreements.
  • Develop, execute and implement all venue contracts.

ORCHESTRA PERSONNEL

  • Ensure best possible working environment for the orchestra; identify and recommend possible improvements or modifications to current practices and policies.
  • Communicate information to orchestra regarding policies and procedures in conjunction with VP & General Manager and Orchestra Personnel Manager.

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Develop and manage budgets for all production activities.
  • Manage procurement of supplies, licenses, equipment, and services for operational purposes in coordination with Stage Manager.
  • Produce, coordinate and distribute NCS timing sheets.

OTHER

  • Work collaboratively with the Senior Director of Statewide Development to ensure institutional goals for statewide activities are maximized.
  • Keep abreast of outside events that have real or potential impact on NCS concert activities or patron experience and effectively communicate action/contingency plans to staff.
  • Serve in rotation of Artistic Operations staff duty at concert activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the VP and General Manager.

 

TO APPLY:

Applicants are requested to send CV to DirOps@NCSymphony.org (no telephone calls, please).

Deadline: August 12th, 2014

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.

Click Here to view this Job Description on the NC Symphony Website

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Arts Council of Wilson – Youth Performing Arts Director

 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • College degree in Theater, Directing, Education, or other relevant program
  • Minimum of 3 professional directing credits
  • Willing to work with large groups of children in variety of different styles (musicals, drama, comedy, etc.)
  • Must be available weekends and evenings for rehearsals and performances
  • Able to respond to community needs and actively search for ways to include the total community
JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Responsible for Artistic Direction of the Act! for Youth program, a highly participatory educational youth theatre focusing on ages 5 to high school graduation
  • Direct a minimum of three (3) shows per year
  • Work with volunteer committees, the Marketing Director, the Technical Director and the Core Committee to coordinate and market productions
  • Develop outreach activities to recruit interested youth and adult volunteers
  • Create an educational program including summer workshops (camps) and contract for appropriate staff to conduct the program
  • Responsible for developing and coordinating performing arts offerings for local schools using contracted performers
  • Oversees cooperatively with the theater coordinator a 3 story building used for storage of costumes and calls for periodic work days
  • Works with the Boykin Series Committee to provide good quality performances and experiences for the Wilson Community.

 

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:

Contact The Arts Council of Wilson (252) 291-4329

Or fax your resume/cover letter to (252) 234-0049 or email acw@wilsonarts.com

Salary Scale: 25,000 to 29,000 plus health insurance and simple 401K

Deadline: August 5th, 2014

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United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County – Development Manager

 
The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County seeks a DEVELOPMENT MANAGER.

Full time position responsible for identification/cultivation of potential major gift donors, as well as other gifts cultivation; operations management of an annual campaign; and coordination with special event sponsorship initiative. Manages administrative aspects of corporate, workplace and direct mail efforts, as well as fundraising database and campaign volunteers.

Requires experience in development work and skill level to serve as technology administrator for the agency.

Salary range: $45-$50K.

No phone calls.

Send resume and cover letter to:

United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County
410 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 170
Raleigh, NC 27603.
Mark envelope ATTN: administration

Deadline: August 11, 2014

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The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County –
Administrative/Event Assistant

 
Company Information: The mission of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is to provide support, coordination and advocacy for arts and culture in our region. Owning and operating public arts facilities is one of the many ways we provide support, coordination and service to our arts and cultural partners and the larger community.

Type of position: part-time; hourly; non-exempt; reports to the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Administrative
    • Answer phones, greet visitors, sort mail
    • Set-up meeting rooms with supplies
    • Maintain visitor log
    • Prepare parking passes
    • Reconcile parking machine twice weekly
    • Volunteer management; maintain data base and schedule volunteers
  • Events Assistance
    • Purchase concession supplies and restock
    • Light audio-visual set-up
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations and/or the House and Events Manager

Click Here for a Complete Job Description

Interested Candidates: submit resume to Chris Jones, VP of Facilities & Operations at cjones@intothearts.org

Deadline: August 1, 2014

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The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County – Box Office Associate

 
Company Information: The mission of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is to provide support, coordination and advocacy for arts and culture in our region. Owning and operating public arts facilities is one of the many ways we provide support, coordination and service to our arts and cultural partners and the larger community.

Type of position: part-time; hourly; non-exempt; reports to the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and support all elements related to daily box office sales
    • Open daily box office
    • Greet walk-up patrons, take orders, fulfill orders, accept payment
    • Phone sales
    • Fill comp ticket orders
    • Close out point of sale system daily and reconcile the till
    • Return proceeds to the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations
    • Run end of day reports
    • Provide daily sales reports to users and to the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations
    • Batch print tickets for show that day or for the weekend if a Friday
    • Close daily box office
  • Coordinate and support all elements related to day of show box office
    • Open box office one hour prior to event
    • Prepare will call
    • Close box office at intermission
    • Close out point of sale system and reconcile the till
    • Return proceeds to the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations
    • Run end of day reports
    • Provide daily sales reports to users and to the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations
    • Close day of show box office
  • Support administrative functions of the box office
    • Set-up assigned events according to event parameters
    • Close out shows and run end of run reports
    • Provide end of run reports to users and to the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations
    • Update customer records
    • Stuff programs time permitting
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations

Click Here for a Complete Job Description

Interested Candidates: submit resume to Chris Jones, VP of Facilities & Operations at cjones@intothearts.org

Deadline: August 1, 2014

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The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County – House Associate

 
Company Information: The mission of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is to provide support, coordination and advocacy for arts and culture in our region. Owning and operating public arts facilities is one of the many ways we provide support, coordination and service to our arts and cultural partners and the larger community.

Type of position: part-time; hourly; non-exempt; reports to the House and Events Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the opening of the house
    • Disable alarm; open public entrances; turn on lights; document unsecure areas
  • Ensure the closing of the house
  • Ensure all patrons, volunteers and staff are gone; lock public entrances; turn off lights; check restrooms; prepare checklist; arm alarm
  • Coordinate and support all elements related to the house
    • Coordinate volunteers providing them with their duties for each event
    • Greet patrons, take tickets and distribute playbills when requested
    • Enforce house rules and proactively watch for disturbances in the house
  • Act as liaison between the public, users and facility
  • Occasional housekeeping and set-up/tear-down duties before and after events
  • Assist in concessions area when necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by the House and Events Manager and/or the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations

Click Here for a Complete Job Description

Interested Candidates: submit resume to Chris Jones, VP of Facilities & Operations at cjones@intothearts.org

Deadline: August 1, 2014

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The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County – Custodian (part-time)

 
Company Information: The mission of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is to provide support, coordination and advocacy for arts and culture in our region. Owning and operating public arts facilities is one of the many ways we provide support, coordination and service to our arts and cultural partners and the larger community.

Type of position: part-time, hourly, non-exempt; reports to the Director of Maintenance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily, weekly and periodic cleaning according to schedule
    • Restrooms – work includes cleaning of vanities, toilets, urinals, floors, mirrors, walls and all other surfaces
    • Public and event areas – work includes mopping, vacuuming, glass surfaces and all other surfaces
    • Routine duties – disposal of trash, floor maintenance, maintain clean and safe product storage areas, police all areas to ensure overall cleanliness and replenishment of paper products and supplies
  • Provide set-up support
    • Set-up and tear-down of event areas as required
  • Other
    • Be able to communicate with building occupants and provide feedback to supervisor
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Maintenance and/or the Vice-President of Facilities and Operations

Click Here for a Complete Job Description

Interested Candidates: submit resume to Chris Jones, VP of Facilities & Operations at cjones@intothearts.org

Deadline: August 1, 2014

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The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County – Security Associate

 
Company Information: The mission of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is to provide support, coordination and advocacy for arts and culture in our region. Owning and operating public arts facilities is one of the many ways we provide support, coordination and service to our arts and cultural partners and the larger community.

Type of position: part-time; hourly; non-exempt; reports to the House and Events Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all personnel entering the facility are there for appropriate reasons
  • Monitor the building and parking lot with periodic checks
  • Assist and direct patrons to proper areas and provide requested information
  • Monitor surveillance cameras
  • Accurately document incident and opening and closing reports
  • Occasional housekeeping duties
  • Occasional set-up/tear-down duties
  • Oversee the opening of the building
    • Disable alarm; open public entrances; turn on lights; document unsecure areas
  • Oversee the closing of the building
    • Lock public entrances; turn off lights; check restrooms; prepare checklist; arm alarm

Click Here for a Complete Job Description

Interested Candidates: submit resume to Chris Jones, VP of Facilities & Operations at cjones@intothearts.org

Deadline: August 1, 2014

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The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County – Parking Associate

 
Company Information: The mission of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is to provide support, coordination and advocacy for arts and culture in our region. Owning and operating public arts facilities is one of the many ways we provide support, coordination and service to our arts and cultural partners and the larger community.

Type of position: part-time; hourly; non-exempt; reports to the House and Events Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Check out all necessary equipment/supplies at beginning of shift
  • Count cash drawer to ensure proper amount
  • Collect funds from patrons providing them with a ticket to be displayed
  • Accurately document reconciliation report before and after shift
  • Return cash drawer and reconciled proceeds to House and Events Manager
  • Return all equipment

Click Here for a Complete Job Description

Interested Candidates: submit resume to Chris Jones, VP of Facilities & Operations at cjones@intothearts.org

Deadline: August 1, 2014

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Charlotte Symphony – Grants Manager

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The grants manager is responsible for securing funds for the Charlotte Symphony through grant writing. The grants manager will initiate, cultivate and maintain successful relationships with national, regional and local grant-making individuals and organizations. Accurate data management, timely and appropriate stewardship activities and comprehensive reporting on grant status is key. The grant manager will maintain a schedule of prospect research on grant makers and will, as needed, research individual major donors/prospects.

 

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Writing

  • Conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, government and corporate sources, including writing engaging text and preparing budgets in line with the funders’ requirements.
  • Maintain internal case documentation, updating as needed for the most current and accurate language describing CSO projects & programs.

Research and Data Management

  • Perform ongoing research to evaluate prospects for foundation, government and corporate grants to populate an annual calendar plan.
  • Track symphony statistics relevant to development and compile reference reports for the department, along with pertinent written materials (audience numbers and diversity, educational program attendance, program outcomes, etc).
  • Conduct research, as needed, on individual donors in support of CSO major gift efforts.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date account of grant makers in development database, tracking prospects, solicitations, follow-up, funding, meeting notes, reporting and relevant research and mirror that in paper files, as needed.
  • Present regular reports as to the status of prospects and donors, including establishment and maintenance of a grants dashboard

Donor Relations

  • Provide stewardship to current donors, including work with Vice President of Development to schedule site visits, provide invitations to program and special events, etc. to donors.

Other

  • Assist with other fundraising projects and campaigns as needed.
  • Work at CSO concerts and events, as needed

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • Attention to detail, including excellent editing/proofreading skills
  • Knowledge and experience with techniques for fundraising prospect research
  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals
  • Knowledge and experience in outcomes measurement of non-profit programs, particularly music education-related programs
  • Strong contributor in team environments
  • Commitment to responsible and timely donor stewardship

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Two years’ experience in research and grant writing in non-profit fundraising department
  • Fundraising database skills in data input and retrieval through canned and custom reporting
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and handle multiple assignments

 
Please send cover letter, salary requirements, resume and writing sample to:
Employment@charlottesymphony.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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Triad Stage – Carpenter

 
Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT D theater presenting two seasons in two cities, is seeking a full time Carpenter to work closely with our Technical Director and professional designers from all over the country to build 10 mainstage productions.

The ideal candidate will be hardworking, have a positive attitude, and a working knowledge of scenery construction methods and shop practices. Triad Stage has a core value of inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff.

For consideration e-mail resume and cover letter to theater@triadstage.org.

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Triad Stage – Costume Shop Assistant (part time)

 
Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT D theater presenting two seasons in two cities, is seeking a part time Costume Shop Assistant to join our energetic production staff.

The ideal candidate will be an organized self-starter, pay great attention to detail, and demonstrate problem solving skills. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting in the day-to-day operations of the costume shop, aiding in the sourcing of materials, attending technical rehearsals/production meetings as necessary, and assisting with fittings, production projects/stitching as necessary. Educational/Professional costume experience required. Triad Stage has a core value of inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff.

For consideration e-mail resume and cover letter to theater@triadstage.org.

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Triad Stage – Sales Manager

 
Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT D theater presenting two seasons in two cities, is seeking a full time Sales Manager.

The ideal candidate will be a responsible self-starter and have previous experience with sales/promotions, preferably in the performing arts field. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: working with Marketing Manager on targeted campaigns, create and execute production specific promotions, represent Triad Stage at community events, cultivate relationships with area groups to build group sales. Triad Stage has a core value of inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff.

For consideration e-mail resume and cover letter to theater@triadstage.org.

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Eastern Music Festival – Executive Director

 

Duties &
responsibilities

We are seeking an Executive Director who will help us set the strategy for the future of Eastern Music Festival. Reporting to the President of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is the head of the organization and has the following key roles:

  • Administration of Festival operations and staff (4 full time and 2 part-time year around staff; 35 staff and 80 professional musicians during EMF’s 5 week summer festival season)
  • Financial oversight of EMF’s $2 M budget and $2.1 M endowment
  • Fundraising for annual contributions and for endowment
  • Public Relations and oversight of advertising
  • Audience development
  • Oversight and development of programs for 200+ students
  • Negotiation of musician, staff, guest artist and facility contracts
EMF Background
  • 53th season in 2014
  • Led by Emmy-winning Music Director, Gerard Schwarz
  • World class artists from Joshua Bell to Lynn Harrell
  • 200 students selected by audition for performance level and potential from across the USA and the world
  • 80 professional musicians who are excellent performers and teachers
  • Student to faculty relationship of 3 to 1
  • 3 orchestras (one professional and 2 student), chamber music, and a prestigious piano program
  • Located on the beautiful campus of Guilford College in Greensboro NC, 3 hours from NC beaches and 2 hours from NC mountains
Requirements

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in festival and/or orchestra administration and a track record of experience and success. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Applications accepted by email only to: mmagrinat@gmail.com.

Timing: Resumes will be reviewed immediately upon receipt. Starting date is negotiable with optimal start date of September 1. After 7 years, existing Executive Director is stepping down for health reasons but will remain available for consulting through December 31.

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Winston-Salem Symphony – Chief Development Officer

 
Position Summary: The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is a key member of the senior leadership team – planning, managing, implementing, and evaluating the overall fundraising campaign consistent with the WSS’s goals and strategic objectives. The CDO will lead the growing $1 million Annual Fund campaign and fundraising efforts among individuals, corporations, and foundations to secure financial support for institutional operating needs, special initiatives, major gifts and endowment building by cultivating and leveraging a volunteer-centered culture to achieve results. The CDO is personally responsible for cultivating and managing major gifts relationships with current or high potential major individual and institutional supporters. The CDO will assume a leadership role with staff and business operations in the absence of the President & CEO and serves as an external ambassador for the organization. The CDO will also partner with the President & CEO to help spearhead an emerging, multi-million dollar comprehensive campaign.

Duties, Responsibilities & Position Requirements: Click Here for Position Description

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience

Organization Description: The Winston-Salem Symphony (WSS) is in its 68th season as one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded regional per service orchestras. Under the baton of Music Director Robert Moody the WSS operates on a budget of $2.5 million. Its performance season includes: 6 Classics Series masterworks doubles; 4 Kicked-Back Classics casual masterworks singles; 4 Pops Series singles; 3 Discovery Series concerts for kids; 2+ performances of Handel’s Messiah; 3 performances of Carolina Christmas Spectacular; 1 Concert for Community featuring WSS and Youth Symphony musicians performing side-by-side; a free Holiday Concert benefitting the Salvation Army Food Pantry; three youth orchestra ensembles; and a multitude of educational and community engagement programs. For more information visit the WSS website at: www.wssymphony.org.

Organization Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina (to learn more, visit the Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitor’s Bureau websites at: www.winstonsalem.com and www.visitwinstonsalem.com)

Application Deadline & Procedure: Email cover letter and resume no later than August 1, 2014 to:

Angela Detlor
Robert Swaney Consulting
execsearch@rrsconsult.net; reference Chief Development Officer job posting.

The Winston-Salem Symphony Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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Triad Stage – Company Manager

 
Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT D theater presenting two seasons in two cities, is seeking a highly-organized and detail-oriented fulltime Company Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing housing, transportation and related personal needs of the guest artists while in residence, special events, data entry, assistance with A/R and A/P, and all day to day company needs.

Triad Stage has a core value of inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff.

For consideration e-mail resume and cover letter to Theater@triadstage.org.

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Artspace – Director of Development

 
Artspace seeks a highly qualified professional to serve as Director of Development. The Director of Development will be an active member of the leadership team who will advance the mission of Artspace by developing and implementing a robust development strategy for the organization. The Director of Development is responsible for developing and implementing annual and long-term strategies to raise funds and establishing and maintaining major donors. This individual will oversee individual and corporate giving, major gifts, foundation and government support, and special events. The Director of Development works closely with the President & CEO, the Board of Directors, and the Development & Special Events Committee of the Board of Directors.

Primary Responsibilities:

Fundraising. Plans, directs and implements a comprehensive development program that generates income from individual donors, corporations, foundations and special events.

  • Leads research to identify, prioritize, cultivate, solicit, recognize and steward all individual donors and prospects.
  • Oversees Development Assistant in the management of individual donor campaigns, including membership renewals and special appeals.
  • Manages a portfolio of major donors and prospects and assists the President & CEO and Development & Special Events Committee with portfolio management and all solicitations.
  • Oversees Development Assistant in maintaining an accurate grants calendar, preparing letters, tracking and reporting on all grant-funded programs, grant proposals and other reports or materials needed for effective cultivation and solicitation of foundation and
    corporate prospects.
  • Oversees Development Assistant and Special Events Committee(s) in planning annual fundraisers and other special events and receptions.

Management/General. Performs general management responsibilities, including annual plans, budgets, reports, and evaluation and oversight of gift tracking systems.

  • Prepares annual development plan to correspond with organizational budget outlining revenue and expenses; monitors progress against goals and produces monthly reports.
  • Prepares and updates development long-range plan along with the President & CEO and Development & Special Events Committee.
  • Along with staff and Board, represents Artspace at public events, conferences, workshops, and media events.

 

Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree is required and a graduate degree in arts administration, non-profit administration, or CFRE designation is preferred. Candidate must have five-plus years professional experience in development and donor relations in a leadership capacity.

Experience and proven track record of cultivating and soliciting gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations. Experience in special event planning and management, grant writing and proposal preparation, knowledge of North Carolina’s philanthropic community, strong written and oral communication skills, and strong organizational and computer skills are necessary. Proficiency with fundraising databases, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel required. Capital campaign and planned giving experience preferred.

Candidate must be comfortable working in an active office environment, be a team player, and attentive to detail and follow-through. The position involves occasional weekend and evening hours.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a great benefit package, opportunities for professional growth and development.

 

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume, 3 professional references, and salary requirements to:

Director of Development Search Committee
Artspace
201 E Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

or e-mail to jobs@artspacenc.org.

No phone calls or e-mail inquiries regarding the status of your application.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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North Carolina Symphony – Annual Fund Manager

 

Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving, the Annual Fund Manager is the responsible for implementing a comprehensive annual fund plan and its components to include mailings and solicitations and segmented annual projects for statewide communities, overseeing all aspects of the telefunding campaign and coordinating initiatives to achieve maximum annual fund results. The Annual Fund Manager develops the written documents, communication and support materials for the annual fund program including proposals and reports that support the corporate and foundation work.

This position monitors, on a weekly basis, annual giving solicitation strategies as well as participation and dollar goals. The Annual Fund Manager is also personally responsible for soliciting an assigned portfolio of donors and fosters and maintains positive relationships with annual fund donors to keep them engaged with the organization. This position must clearly articulate the Symphony’s goals and funding needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implement and effective and comprehensive annual fund program including the design of all communication elements with regard to direct mail, telefunding, online giving, website, and personal solicitation
  • Serve as a support writer for the Philanthropy team for direct mail campaigns, grant programs, and corporate proposals, and donor stories
  • Coordinate with the Senior Director of Statewide Development on special and/or segmented annual fund projects for statewide communities
  • Identify, cultivate and solicit entry-level gift prospects through a combination of phone, mail and personal contact and serve as primary relationship officer for a portfolio of individual donors
  • Utilize current and emerging technologies and social media platforms to foster giving
  • Monitor, on a weekly basis, annual giving solicitation progress including participation and dollar goals
  • Serve as backup to Information Processing and Fulfillment Manager with processing donations and acknowledgements

Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and highly developed organizational skills
  • Motivated and enthusiastic, with the ability to own projects
  • Ability to achieve and deliver in a fast-paced, demanding environment, where attention to detail is paramount
  • Knowledge of contemporary communication tools and resources
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Discretion and judgment in making decisions, which generally are based upon precedent or standard operating policies and procedures
  • Executes practical and creative problem solving
  • Must have a willingness to work outside of traditional business hours and to assume other responsibilities as assigned
  • Undergraduate degree with at least three years of experience in annual fund giving

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TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and salary history by July 30, 2014 to:

Mary McFadden Lawson
Vice President for Philanthropy
3700 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 130
Raleigh, NC 27612
humanresources@ncsymphony.org
*no phone calls please*

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North Carolina Symphony – Director of Individual Giving

 

Reporting to the Vice President for Philanthropy, the Director of Individual Giving is the strategist, campaign analysts and lead fundraiser for the annual fund. The Director writes and directs annual fundraising plans that are rooted in data analysis and focused on all methods of solicitation (face-to-face, direct mail, telefunding, and online); provides strategic direction and creative solutions to fundraising programs; serves as lead fundraiser for the annual fund; and oversees events and cultivation/stewardship strategies. The Director works closely with VP on major gifts as a natural development of loyal annual fund donors. The Director balances ambitious goal setting and processes within an operation that supports group achievement and individual development.

The qualified candidate considered for this position will have documented experience of the principles and practices of high-level development in individual and/or campaign giving. The Director will have progressively responsible experience in the design, implementation and management of complex development programs for a growing organization, as well as excellent skills in donor relations with a successful track record in fundraising. Ideal candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain working relationships with the CEO, administrative colleagues, donors, trustees, volunteers and musicians. The Director manages the departmental support services for donor relations, special events, communications, and research and ensures Board and volunteer integration in a systematic manner into all fundraising programs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Raise $2+ million from individuals in support of the annual operations of the organization
  • Develops and directs a detailed annual giving program including revenue and expenditures for inclusion in the overall Philanthropy plan
  • Monitors program results and provides ongoing and targeted evaluation and analysis to meet goals and recommends and implement changes in strategies as needed to meet goal
  • Use multiple channels in personally manage, contacting and soliciting donors for the annual fund at the $2,500 and above level, as appropriate
  • Effectively manages the Annual Fund Cabinet of the Development Committee, including ensuring that volunteers are utilized, receive appropriate support and recognition
  • Interact with and involve VP, trustees and other colleagues in solicitation process as appropriate
  • Identify, track and leverage board linkages to individual prospects and those individuals who have influence within the community
  • Supervise the Annual Fund Manager and Development and Events Manager regarding program execution and donor activities
  • Oversee prospect research
  • Provide strategic direction and creative solutions to fundraising, donor cultivation and stewardship
  • Work closely with the Vice Presidents and Directors to ensure collaboration and communication throughout the organization
  • Collaborate with Annual Fund Manager to set goals for new, renew and upgrade donors to the annual fund.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 7+years in development with progressive leadership experience
  • Experience in diverse non-profit fundraising, arts sector is preferred
  • Proven track record of creating and executing strategic development plans and programs
  • Demonstrated success in managing a portfolio of individual prospects through the process of identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Supervisory experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Must be able to execute practical and creative problem solving
  • Make excellent first impression and develop sound, enduring relationships with a board range of people, including high-level individual, corporate and community leaders.
  • Ability to achieve and deliver in a fast-paced, demanding environment, where attention to detail is paramount
  • Knowledge of contemporary communication tools and resources
  • Imaginative, highly self-motivated and who can work within a team environment
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and written and oral communication skills
  • Must be available to work weekends and evenings with some travel statewide to support fundraising and programming activities

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TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and salary history by July 30, 2014 to:

Mary McFadden Lawson
Vice President for Philanthropy
3700 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 130
Raleigh, NC 27612
humanresources@ncsymphony.org
*no phone calls please*

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Davie County Schools – Music Educator

 
This position is part of the Davie County Schools Arts Education department and serves two elementary schools on a weekly rotation schedule. The music room in both schools includes a fully equipped facility with a SMART board, risers, large space for music and movement instruction, instruments and storage units for props, as well as an array of technology and supplies for instruction. Both schools support a strong level of student participation in music classes as well as performances for families and the community.

Qualifications

A North Carolina Public Schools License in K-12 Music Education – Bachelor’s degree in Music or Music Education. Prefer experience in public or private school Music Education classroom or community music setting. Candidates should possess in-depth technical knowledge of the processes and procedures used in the Music Education experience. Candidates must exhibit good organizational skills, the ability to manage a varied workload, excellent people skills, and the ability to plan high interest lessons for grades K-5. Knowledge of computer applications as well as instructional technology is required. We are looking for productive artists who function well in the public school setting and are open to collaborating with content area teachers across grade levels.

To Apply

Please submit an online application through North Carolina Public Schools website http://schooljobs.dpi.state.nc.us/Home and follow directions posted on the Davie County Schools website http://www.davie.k12.nc.us for local online application. The position will remain open until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by July 11, 2014.

Please contact:
Noël Grady-Smith, Executive Director of Curriculum and Leadership Development
Grady-smithn@davie.k12.nc.us 336-751-5921 ext. 1013 for more information or
Karen Stephens stephensk@davie.k12.njc.us
Brooke Preslar preslarb@davie.k12.nc.us

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Davie County Schools – Theatre Arts Educator

 
This position is part of the Davie County Schools Arts Education department and serves two middle schools on a year by year rotation schedule. The Theatre Arts facilities in both schools include a fully equipped stage area, office space for teacher, storage units for props and technical theatre equipment, as well as an array of technology and supplies for instruction. Both schools support a strong level of student participation in the Theatre Arts classes as well as yearly musicals and plays.

Qualifications

A North Carolina Public Schools License in K-12 Theatre Arts – Bachelor’s degree in Theatre or Theatre Arts Education with studio experience. Prefer experience in public or private school Theatre Arts classroom or community theatre setting. Candidates should possess in-depth technical knowledge of the processes and procedures used in the Theatre Arts experience. Candidates must exhibit good organizational skills, the ability to manage a varied workload, excellent people skills, and the ability to plan high interest lessons for grades 6-8. Knowledge of computer applications as well as instructional technology is required. We are looking for productive artists who function well in the public school setting and are open to collaborating with content area teachers across grade levels.

To Apply

Please submit an online application through North Carolina Public Schools website http://schooljobs.dpi.state.nc.us/Home and follow directions posted on the Davie County Schools website http://www.davie.k12.nc.us for local online application. The position will remain open until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by July 10, 2014

Please contact:
Noël Grady-Smith, Executive Director of Curriculum and Leadership Development
Grady-smithn@davie.k12.nc.us 336-751-5921 ext. 1013 for more information or
Principal Alicia Holman 336-998-9099 holmana@davie.k12.nc.us
Principal Jennifer Custer 336-998-7152 custerj@davie.k12.nc.us

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Tryon Fine Arts Center – Executive Director

 
Tryon Fine Arts Center, located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is seeking an Executive Director for its thriving arts center — a 315 seat proscenium theater (presentations and rentals), an outdoor amphitheater and gardens, multiple galleries and class spaces.

Must Haves
  • Passion and vision for the arts
  • History of successful fund-raising and grant writing
  • Talent for fostering collaborative relationships in the community
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven organizational and administrative skills
  • Minimum 3 years leadership/senior management experience in arts field
  • Bachelor’s degree

Compensation and benefits – Commensurate with experience

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume by August 1, 2014 to:

Search Committee
PO Box 33
Tryon, NC 28782

or email tfacsearch@gmail.com

No phone inquiries

For more information go to www.tryonarts.org

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Theatre In The Park, Raleigh, NC – Scenic/Lighting Designer/Technical Director

 
Theatre In The Park is a not-for-profit theatre providing entertainment to the Triangle Area of North Carolina.

This is a full time position with benefits. Theatre In The Park normally produces a four to six production
main season, plus their production of A Christmas Carol, which celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2014.

Duties include the design and execution of all scenic, lighting, prop, and sound elements. Designer will work
with the staff master carpenter and a large volunteer force that is well-trained and disciplined. Duties also
include set construction and repair, prop design, construction, and repair for A Christmas Carol.

Assist to establish production schedules for all main-stage shows, independent productions, and coproductions.

Supervise load-in and strike of all Theatre In The Park productions in the Pullen Park facility. In the event
that any Theatre In The Park productions are held offsite in other venues, (with exception of A Christmas
Carol) job responsibilities remain the same.

Assemble, train, supervise, and help recruit technical and backstage volunteers in cooperation with Stage
Manager for each production.
 

Qualifications:

BFA/MFA in design/technical direction. Experience is scenic and lighting design, technical direction, sound
design, MIG welding, CADD drafting and scene painting.

Must be available to start by January 1, 2015.
 

Application Process:

Candidates should send a letter of application addressing the applicant’s strengths relative to the responsibilities and qualifications cited above, a current curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of their philosophy towards design and execution, the applicant’s digital portfolio or website link, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of five individuals who are familiar with the candidate’s record as designer/technical director.

To guarantee full consideration, application materials must be received by August 15, 2014.

Only electronic applications will be accepted and should be emailed to hr@theatreinthepark.com.

Please refrain from phone calls and walk-ins to inquire about the position. All questions should be directed to the email above.

Theatre In The Park is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation, or disability.

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Durham Arts Council – Development Director

 

Position Overview

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Development Director plans, implements and coordinates development activities for Durham Arts Council to meet fundraising goals, including Annual Arts Fund individual and corporate fundraising, corporate sponsorships, foundation grants, donor-designated special initiative funds and special fundraising events. Supports Executive Director and Program Directors in research and development of government and foundation grant applications and related reporting. Develops and implements corporate workplace giving campaigns and supports Business Committee for the Arts programs. Ensures appropriate stewardship of gifts via acknowledgement letters, phone calls, visits, and donor engagement activities. Authors and edits compelling fundraising communications about DAC’s programs, vision and goals. Provides timely program reports and annual reports to donor constituencies. Maintains accurate donor database and files. Administers annual development budget and daily financial tasks. Works closely with Executive Director, the Board of Trustees Development Committee, and participates as a member of the staff Leadership Team. Provides leadership and supervision of Development volunteers and interns

Qualifications

The ideal candidate must demonstrate experience and high level skill in identifying, cultivating, engaging and communicating with existing and new donors to grow support for the DAC mission. Must have experience in creating and implementing a comprehensive development program and annual fund plan. Durham Arts Council serves a diverse community, highly values a diverse staff and board, and seeks a candidate with a passion for positively impacting the lives of children, adults and a community through the arts.

  • Bachelors degree (Master’s degree preferred) in related field required plus a minimum of 3 to 5 years fundraising experience with a proven history of success with individuals, corporations and foundations. Knowledge of Triangle and North Carolina philanthropic environment and opportunities is a plus.
  • Must be goal oriented and demonstrate high level of professionalism, self-motivation, creativity and organization.
  • Ability to organize, schedule and complete development activities on time. Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Must demonstrate high level of comfort in personally communicating with and engaging donors and support donor engagement with Executive Director and board volunteers.
  • Must be able to effectively and enthusiastically communicate in person and in writing with a diverse constituency, including corporate executives, foundation representatives, individuals, volunteers and fellow staff. Must be able to engage and inspire donor prospects to make gifts in support of the mission. Must demonstrate the ability to “ask” and “close” significant donations and sponsorships of $5,000+
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal communication skills required, as well as excellent written communication skills to yield compelling and high-quality proposals and reports to donors.
  • Experience and proficiency with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge or similar donor database systems, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Social Media platforms, mail merges, online giving systems required. Adobe suite skills a plus.
  • Positive and upbeat attitude and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, hard working, goal oriented organization.
  • CFRE accreditation and experience in the arts world a plus.

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Compensation

Commensurate with experience and abilities and reflective of salary levels in mid-size nonprofit arts organizations. DAC offers an excellent benefits package for full time employees including health, long and short term disability, dental, and life insurances and a retirement Simple IRA plan with 3% match.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit in one document a cover letter, resume and recent salary history to:

Sherry DeVries, Executive Director, Durham Arts Council
Attn: Development Director Position
E-mail applications to sldevries@durhamarts.org.

DAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications will be accepted until May 16, 2014 or until the position is filled.

Writing samples, references and skill testing will be required from finalists for the position and will be requested following first interview. Academic, credit and criminal background checks will be conducted before a final offer is made.

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