Seeking Executive Director – Mar 2022

The Arts of Great Falls Board is seeking an Executive Director is seeking an Executive Director to be responsible for the administration and promotion of its small 501(c)(3) foundation. The key roles in this part-time position are executing art events and programs, public relations and communications, financial management, fundraising, administration and enthusiastically representing the organization within the community. Time expected in the execution of this paid position is approximately 15-20 hours per week. The successful candidate will be a multi-faceted and hands-on leader capable of addressing many functions in running the Foundation, will have knowledge of non-profit administration, experience working with a board of directors, and demonstrated ability to work in a team.

Actual Job Responsibilities

  1. Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.
  2. Collaborate with other directors in the organization.
  3. Strategic planning and implementation.
  4. Planning and execution of annual budget.
  5. Serve as the primary spokesperson to the organization’s partners, the media and the general public.
  6. Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations and leverage those relationships to forward the organization.
  7.  Engage in fundraising and developing other revenues.
  8.  Perform marketing and other communications efforts.
  9.  Prepare materials for Board meetings.
  10.   Review and approve contracts for services.
  11.  Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in non-profit administration 
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership.
  • Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors.
  • Ability to effectively communicate the organization to donors, artists and the overall community.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other directors.
  • Fundraising experience including donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community.
  • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations.
  • Solid organizational abilities including planning, program development, coordinating and task facilitation.
  • Financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Public speaking ability.
  • Positive energy as the face of the organization.

    Interested Candidates should send an email to julie.casso@greatfallsart.org with a resume or with any questions.

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