EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OPENING
The McCall Arts and Humanities Council is currently seeking an Executive Director (50%-100% FTE position) to oversee administrative, programming, and fundraising operations including:
overseeing financial management;
providing strategic leadership in partnership with the board of directors;
developing and executing creative programming to serve the community;
raising funds to advance the mission and secure the future of the organization.
The McCall Arts and Humanities Council (MAHC) nurtures a community rich in culture and creativity by providing all people access to educational and inspirational programs. Core programs currently include:
Cabin Fever: a wintertime series of educational programming for all ages;
Art School: an arts program in the public schools;
Kaleidoscope: a celebration of creativity and exploration held the 3rd Saturday in June;
Children’s Theater: two community theater productions a year;
Creative Campus: a summertime offering of arts education programming.
Oversees all organizational operations.
Prepares and facilitates monthly Board of Director meetings.
Reports to the board, providing information, strategic plan progress, and suggestions.
Stays abreast of current trends and funding opportunities in the arts and humanities.
Fosters open communication and serves as an example to MAHC supporters in work ethic, setting realistic expectations, displaying gratitude and graciousness, and championing the arts and humanities.
Develops and executes annual fundraising plan including writing grants, getting business sponsorship, events, soliciting annual and major gifts, and ensuring proper reporting and acknowledgment.
Identifies new sources of philanthropic support to expand MAHC capacity.
Administration and Management
Manages finances by paying bills on time, planning for future expenditures, maintaining separate program budgets, reporting monthly to the board and as needed, keeping accurate records, and supervising Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper.
Develops an annual budget with assistance from the board.
Keeps all databases current: donors, volunteers, participants, and corporate sponsors.
Supervises and provides performance reviews for Administrative Assistant and other staff as needed.
Manages all reporting tasks needed to keep the MAHC in good standing: insurance, annual report, background checks, etc.
Develops, manages, evaluates, and adapts programs to meet the MAHC’s mission.
Reports program results, successes, and challenges to stakeholders and board members.
Manages all staff, volunteers, and program contractors working on MAHC programs.
Works to strengthen MAHC brand recognition through all channels, including print, media, social media, community events, and personal meetings.
Develops and manages partnerships with stakeholders, participants, other nonprofits, governmental organizations, businesses and community members to further the MAHC mission.
Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities
College degree preferred and significant experience in a related field.
Experience in achieving fundraising goals, especially major donor cultivation and stewardship, as well as developing, sustaining, and identifying new sources of financial support.
Demonstrated leadership skills, including experience working with a non-profit Board of Directors.
Excellent public speaking and interpersonal communication skills.
Proven experience functioning effectively as a member of a team and comfortably partnering with a diverse range of stakeholders.
Experience in financial management.
Commitment to the mission of the MAHC.
Compensation: Full-time salary for the position starts at $40,000 annually and increases dependent upon experience. Depending on the availability of highly qualified candidates, this position can be adapted from 50% to 100% FTE.
To Apply: Email a letter of interest, resume, and three references to email@example.com with "MAHC ED Search” in the subject line. Application review begins immediately and closes March 31 at 5:00 PM MST.
PLEASE NOTE: While this job offers a flexible schedule, applicants must be willing and able to work remotely here in McCall, Idaho (especially for ongoing programming/events), with occasional travel to nearby Boise for grant-related meetings and conferences.