The Pine Mountain Music Festival seeks an Executive Director to lead and grow an innovative and thriving professional arts festival via successful fundraising, grant writing, financial management, strategic planning, staff & board relationships, and community leadership.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Assumes direct responsibility for the overall health and integrity of the festival.
- Implements policies, procedures, and decisions made by the Board.
- Implements performance calendar, hiring of guest artists, and artistic vision articulated by the Artistic Director and approved by the Board.
- Creates and implements contracts for festival guest artists, performance venues, and vendors.
- Keeps the Board regularly informed of the festival’s progress toward fiscal, artistic, and administrative goals.
- Serves as chief development officer, conducting fund-raising among friends and businesses.
- Serves as grant writer for grant applications to state agencies and private foundations.
- Continually recruits new volunteers, staff, and board members.
- Primarily responsible for developing and producing a fiscally solvent budget, in conjunction with the Artistic Director and Board.
- Works with Marketing Director to coordinate print, broadcast media, and social media marketing and advertising campaigns.
- Supervises office staff and festival officers, including Director of Marketing, Office Manager/Bookkeeper, Operations Manager, and Production Manager and Interns.
- Ability to successfully lead and grow an arts organization.
- Experience presenting and producing successful artistic seasons.
- Evidence of successful fundraising and cultivating donor relationships.
- Experience grant-writing for and receiving local, state, and/or federal grants.
- Proven ability to develop and produce fiscally solvent budgets.
- Experience administering a successful arts marketing and advertising campaign.
- Knowledge of the laws and rules governing a non-profit organization.
- Passion for music and the arts.
- Bachelors degree in arts management, business, or music, and/or equivalent professional experience
- Arts administration professional with proven track record of leading and growing an arts organization.
- Extensive knowledge of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, with personal arts/business contacts in the area.
- Experience with theatrical touring and box office/ticketing.
- Musician with significant experience performing in a high-end music ensemble.
Appointment term: 12 months
Salary: $50,000 (no benefits)
Supervisor: Board of Trustees
Location: Hancock, Michigan
Deadline: July 1, 2017, or until filled
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