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Executive Director position description

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From Artsjournal:


(there is much more to the description, but this was especially interesting. compare with similar call for Oregon Ballet Theater)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop the company’s strategic plan and its subsequent execution with input from the Trustees.
  • Forge an effective and positive partnership with the Artistic Director and Board of Trustees to ensure the company stays true to its artistic vision while ensuring financial stability.
  • Lead the Pennsylvania Ballet’s development and fundraising efforts to provide for substantial growth in contributed income and in the donor base, providing leadership and support for the active participation of Trustees, volunteers, and staff in donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Manage a calls portfolio of leading donors to the organization.
  • Assure the financial sustainability of the company through creating and achieving balanced annual operating budgets, ensuring that accurate financial reports are regularly provided to the Board.
  • Develop marketing and audience development strategies to support both earned and contributed revenue and to enhance the reputation of the company.
  • Oversee the company’s Community Outreach programs, working to build our relevance to the community and to increase and diversify the company’s audience and stakeholders.
  • Oversee the Assistant Artistic Director and School Principal to ensure an effective administration in support of the financial stability and growth of the Pennsylvania Ballet School.
  • Work closely with the Trustees to support their efforts, commitment, and leadership. Assist the Trustees in cultivating and recruiting new members.
  • Recruit, develop, inspire and retain skilled and experienced staff members who can help the company achieve its artistic and financial goals.
  • Maintain current knowledge of developments in ballet/arts management, and participate in appropriate regional, national, and international organizations and activities.
  • Increase appreciation of the Artistic leadership Pennsylvania Ballet provides regionally and work closely with the Artistic Director to further its rapidly growing national and international reputation.
  • Be a vocal, proactive advocate of Pennsylvania Ballet, and represent the company’s best interests in civic issues.
Edited by sandik

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