WE ARE HIRING!
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Job Description
Reporting to the Campbell River Art Gallery Board of Directors, the Executive Director is the executive authority in directing and conducting the activities of the Gallery. They provide leadership and direction for the organization and are responsible for personnel management, budgeting and finances, facility management and planning, community relations, promotion and fundraising, as well as working with the Gallery’s curator in presenting and exhibiting professional contemporary art and public programming.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provide leadership, vision, and direction for the successful growth and development of the organization.
Ensure the maintenance of financial records and reports, with monthly reports provided by the financial manager for Board approval.
Oversee the management of personnel, (paid and unpaid), including hiring, training and evaluation.
Ensure the safe and effective daily operation of the Gallery facility, its programs, events and activities.
Complete government funding and grant proposals and maintain records
Take a lead role in all aspects of fundraising, including events and sponsorships, and build and maintain relationships with donors and granting agencies.
Facilitate an annual cycle of visioning, planning, reporting and budget preparation, for Board approval.
Support the Board and its committees, as required; and provide written and verbal reports to the Board on a monthly basis.
Liaise with city and regional organizations, funders and businesses; and network with related arts, business and cultural organizations.
Ensure the maintenance of all Society records and Gallery policies.
Maintain board liability and facility insurance.
• experience managing and directing staff and volunteers,
• enjoy working as the lead in small team,
• enthusiasm and knowledge about contemporary visual art, particularly Canadian art,
• financial planning and management experience,
• strong written and oral communication skills,
• successful experience writing grant proposals and final reports for government and private sector funding agencies,
• excellent planning and organizational skills and ability to meet and manage multiple deadlines,
• comfort speaking and presenting in public,
• event planning experience,
• experience managing the affairs of a non-profit organization, preferably in the arts.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 20, 2017
Please send a cover letter and resume that describes your skills and interest in this job to firstname.lastname@example.org with ED and your Last Name in the email subject line, by 5 pm February 20th.
In your letter, tell us why you are the right person for the job, including concrete experience that is directly related the skills required.
Campbell River Art Gallery thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.