Salary range – $33,000 – 37,000
Applications will be accepted through the end of July.
Interviews will be held in August.
Please email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Everett Dance Theatre is a nationally recognized performing company that has received rave reviews in the New York Times and feature articles in The New Yorker magazine. Founded in 1986, the company has toured its award winning concerts to many of the most prestigious stages across the country.
Everett’s Carriage House School (founded in 1990) trains over 150 underserved Providence youth each year with free ongoing classes. Students at Everett’s Carriage House School develop leadership skills, civic mindedness and their own creative voice. Many of these youth have developed into highly skilled artists and teachers in their own right.
Everett reaches an additional 10,000 youth annually with important educational outreach programs in science, conflict resolution, and literacy. Many of the young artists who have trained at Everett’s school gain valuable paid professional experiences through participation in these programs.
Role of the Managing Director:
The Managing Director will work in partnership with Everett’s three Artistic Directors, as the organizations executive team. The Managing Director is a leader, responsible for building an effective team internally, and cultivating a committed team to act externally in the community at large. The Managing Director is responsible for generating, directing and supervising day-to-day administrative activity including:
Fundraising: The Managing Director carries out all fundraising activities. This includes; researching, writing and submitting government and foundation grant proposals; submitting final reports; overseeing individual giving campaigns; planning special events; and developing corporate giving strategies.
Administration: The Managing Director supervises the administrative staff and directs administrative operations.
Education: The Managing Director works with the Artistic Directors to support and further the programs of Everett’s Carriage House School.
Advocate: The Managing Director helps to advance the relationship between Everett and various local, state, and regional organizations, including government agencies and advocacy groups, community and local business groups and arts organizations. The Managing Director/Artistic Director team presents the public face of Everett and s/he may be called upon to speak to private and public organizations and to the press.
Board of Directors: The Managing Director serves, with the Artistic Directors, as the primary staff liaison to the Board. S/he assists the Board’s leaders as appropriate with recruitment, education and Board member development and works closely with vital Board committees in order to harness the resources, talent and energy of the Board in the service of Everett’s mission.
Volunteers: The Managing Director recruits and oversees volunteers to assist in the carrying out of Everett’s mission.
Everett seeks a leader and creative thinker, able to work closely and in partnership with the Artistic Directors to help ensure the future success of the company. The chosen candidate will demonstrate strong leadership acumen, exhibit effective organizational and solid interpersonal skills, have a firm understanding of management processes, have excellent writing skills and possess outgoing and proactive community-building skills as well as a healthy sense of humor. The ideal candidate will:
- Have the desire and ability to partner with Everett’s Artistic Directors and to support and communicate the organization’s mission and goals
- Demonstrate capacity to lead, manage, motivate, inspire, train and collaborate with staff, artists, Board and volunteers
- Exhibit stamina and a strong work ethic, as well as the flexibility to deal with unpredictable pressures and a variable flow of work activity
- Be able to speak and write persuasively and serve as a spokesperson for the company in public and to the media
- Be able to supervise/manage fundraising campaigns and identifying new sources and increased levels of contributed income
- Demonstrate a passion for dance and theater and the connection between a professional company and its community.