Executive Director - Plainfield Performing and Fine Arts Center
- 16-Jul-2021 to 16-Aug-2021
- - Plainfield Performing and Fine Arts Center
- Plainfield, IN, USA
- $80,000 - $90,000 DOE
- Full Time
Key Knowledge Areas
- Board management and governance;
- Development, donor Management and sponsorships
- Marketing and public outreach;
- Budgeting and financial management;
- Human resources and staffing;
- Live event programming;
- Client management;
- Booking and scheduling;
- Box office and ticketing;
- Theater and event operations;
- Event planning;
- Food and beverage operations;
- Sustainability, accessibility and the future of theaters;
- Safety and Crowd Management; and
- Customer Service
Essential Job Functions
The Executive Director must be able to actively support and uphold the Plainfield Performing and Fine Arts Center's (Center) stated mission, vision and values; plan, organize, manage and supervise, directly and through subordinate supervisors, the operation of the Plainfield Performing and Fine Arts Center under the guidance of the Board of Directors; and serve as the primary contact for the theater in sponsorships and charitable giving, service contract development and administration, organizational design and implementation, event services, maintenance and technical performance.
- Cultivate and maintain a visible leadership role in the Plainfield and Hendricks County arts and culture community.
- Provide vision, innovation, strategy and operational oversight for all Plainfield Fine and Performing Arts Center programs.
- Ensure a world class experience for Plainfield Fine and Performing Arts Center users, participants, patrons, artists and donors.
- Be a results-oriented leader and develop an organizational culture that supports a cohesive, creative and productive staff; embody and provide positive and collaborative leadership with the highest ethical standards.
- Develop and manage relationships with donors, sponsors and partners.
- Plan, direct, and manage the major operational day-to-day functions of the Plainfield Performing and Fine Arts Center, including, production, box office, house management, guest services, sales, reception and building/grounds maintenance.
- Hire, train, and retain a diverse, highly qualified staff and volunteer pool by providing supervision, career coaching, mentorship and professional development.
- Program and present performances, festivals and events.
- Ensure timely and accurate preparation of the Plainfield Performing and Fine Arts Center budget and capital improvement projects; monitor and control expenditures; safeguard transparency and accuracy in all financial reporting.
- Direct the use of capital and operating funds and identify needs of Plainfield Performing and Fine Arts Center facilities, equipment, personnel and management.
- Design and implement strategy for rentals, partnerships and other opportunities that are beneficial to the Plainfield Performing and Fine Arts Center.
- Negotiate, compose and review all business contracts and agreements ensuring accurate preparation and execution.
- Oversee scheduling, booking and contracting of all venues within the Plainfield Performing and Fine Arts Center.
- Implement and administer annual and multi-year facility license agreements with user organizations; oversee billing and invoicing of user organizations; oversee coordination with user organizations to ensure all technical, contractual and safety requirements are met.
- Ensure compliance with pertinent laws, rules, regulations and licensing standards.
- Develop, implement, and monitor programs, policies, system controls and procedures as approved by the Board of Directors.
- Coordinate with Board of Directors to set meeting agendas and provide relevant information and materials.
- Participate in industry meetings, conferences, and organizations to share and implement best industry practices and business standards.
- Act as "manager-on-duty" for in-person programs and events as needed
- Other related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in theater, arts management, non-profit management, business, or related field
- 6 – 9 years of demonstrated management experience in a related field
- Collaborative and consensus-building management style
- Supervisory experience of cultural and/or arts administrative, production and program staff
- Demonstrated advanced knowledge of principles of non-profit business management, marketing, accounting and human resources
- Demonstrated advanced knowledge of principles of event management
- Demonstrated advanced knowledge of principles of donor and
Master's degree in theater, business, venue management, non-profit management, or related field
Experience administering state and local grant funding
- Experience working with external artistic organizations in a theater setting
- 10+ years of demonstrated arts management experience in a theater and/or
- venue setting
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