Seeking Executive Director – Jan 2022

The Arts of Great Falls Board is seeking an Executive Director to be responsible for the administration of the small 501(c)(3) foundation. Key roles in this part-time position are fundraising, executing art events, publicity, and enthusiastically representing the organization within the community.  Other responsibilities include financial management, art exhibit coordination, website content management, and managing artists’ studio rentals.  Time expected in the execution of this paid position are 15-20 hours per week.

Needed attributes will be a multi-faceted and hands-on leader who is capable of handling many functions directly in the administration of the foundation. The successful candidate 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.  Handle marketing and other communications efforts, in collaboration with others.
  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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