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Thanks to businesses, foundations, and thousands of arts enthusiasts, ArtsGreensboro financially supports more than 50 arts organizations and projects each year, connects the public to arts and entertainment, and helps provide support to the area arts scene through grants, marketing support and other important initiatives and services.
ArtsGreensboro advocates for the arts in a variety of ways on both local and state levels. Each spring, they seek volunteers and members of the arts community to participate in Arts Day — a two-day effort led by Arts NC to bring delegations from around the state to meet one-on-one with legislators and request funding for the arts through the NC Arts Council.
By building a network of advocates, organizing policy initiatives, and empowering the industry through education, information, and resources, ArtsGreensboro aims to benefit all members of the community with a more sustainable, accessible, and quality local arts ecosystem.
Greensboro is the third largest city in North Carolina with a population ofIt is part of the Piedmont Triad that also includes High Point, Winston-Salem, and several smaller communities for a total population of approximately 2, Green spaces, public parks, a robust downtown, and surrounding neighborhoods are shared assets.
The local arts scene includes seven colleges and universities as well as more than 80 nonprofit arts organizations, emerging arts-focused for-profits, individual artists, musicians, authors, sculptors, arts educators and creative entrepreneurs. This individual will represent ArtsGreensboro in all facets of community involvement and will be a major community leader for all of Greensboro.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities Include: Successfully elevate the arts in Greensboro.
Serve as the chief spokesperson and visionary of ArtsGreensboro. Engage all segments of the organization and its community in the work of ArtsGreensboro.
Develop, maintain, support, and work collaboratively with the Board of Directors. Collaborate with the Board to develop short- and long-term strategic goals and actionable plans to achieve those targets. Shape the overall strategy and develop proactive and quantifiable initiatives that address priority issues to strengthen the community through arts and culture, including but not limited to advocacy, fundraising, and collaboration.
Play an active role in further establishing the arts as an economic driver in the community. Prepare annual budget, quarterly budget reports, oversee capital outlay and other expenditures and present financial reports to the Board.
Administer and monitor grant funding to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. This leader will work closely with constituents, business leaders, community leaders, City of Greensboro elected officials and staff members, and arts and culture leaders throughout the community to further advance arts in the community.
The successful candidate will have a strong appreciation for the arts and culture. While direct experience in the arts is not required, it will be a strong differentiator.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to build relationships in both the private and public sectors. Strong networking skills and the ability to communicate with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultural communities is required.
The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to build teams. The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills and have a strong executive presence.
Degree in arts or business is preferred, but not required. The candidate selected for this position will be a creative, out-of-the-box thinker who is intellectually curious with a demonstrated interest in learning. This person will also need to be a self-motivated, high-energy individual who can easily function in a high demand, performance-driven environment.
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