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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.

Program Coordination

  • 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 mccallartshumanities@gmail.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.

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