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Executive Director
Watermill Center for the Arts

The Executive Director of the Foundation is the chief executive reporting to the board. Robert Wilson, the founding artistic director, serves as a member of the board. The Executive Director will ensure that the board meets its fiduciary responsibilities to sustain the organization, protect the assets and plan for the future.

Executive Vice President (Chief Fundraiser)
Segerstrom Center for the Arts

The Executive Vice President will be an executive leader in the organization, capable of placing the needs of the entire organization in the context of his/her departmental demands, while also being a hands on and deeply involved fundraiser. One of the three Executive Vice Presidents reporting directly to the President, the Executive Vice President, External Relations, will work with the Center’s President, Board, and senior management team with a primary focus on leading the Center’s capital campaign, as well as overseeing its annual fund campaigns including all individual, sponsorship corporate, and foundation efforts for both annual operations and designated programming needs. The Executive Vice President will be the leader in the development and implementation of the strategic vision for Center fundraising that will ensure long-term sustainable growth in the Annual Fund, deepening the Center’s relationships with its donors and its community, while helping prepare the organization for a future Endowment Campaign. The Center’s current fundraising goals are to complete the $70 million capital campaign of which $23 million is remaining, and to meet the annual fundraising goal, currently at $10 million, with the objective of growing it to $14 million in five years.

Executive Producer
BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music)

The Executive Producer (EP) will articulate and implement an artistic vision for BAM that recognizes the history of the institution, yet responds to the opportunities of today’s artistic, cultural and philanthropic environment. The EP will ensure that BAM maintains its long-standing role as a leading, global, multi-arts arts center, and as a catalyst for the ever-growing artistic development in the borough of Brooklyn and in NYC. The EP will demonstrate creative excellence in programming across the modern performing and contemporary visual arts and humanities, and will assess and respond to the current needs of a diverse range of artists and companies using BAM’s physical and intellectual assets. The EP will have the strategic skills to create long-term, institutional programs, collaborations, and festivals; attract local, national, and international artists and arts collaborators; fully engage the curatorial, education and community programming departments within BAM, all with an eye for innovation and excellence. As a result, BAM’s programming will continue to receive global critical attention and acclaim.

VP, Marketing and Communications
Segerstrom Center for the Arts

The Vice President of Marketing and Communications will be responsible for a significant portion of the annual earned income of the Center, through subscription, single ticket and groups sales of the hundreds of self-presented events and Broadway shows, rentals and income related activities such as catered events and restaurant sales. The department is also responsible for the development and implementation of strategically focused marketing and communications plans designed to enhance the institution’s brand both nationally and locally and to strengthen the awareness of the products, programs and education/outreach opportunities offered by the Center to the general public.

Executive Director

International Festival of Arts and Ideas (New Haven, CT)

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas seeks an Executive Director to lead one of the most established US international festivals that presents international, national and local artists concurrent with an active, lively gathering of writers, poets, scientists and humanists in a three-week festival in New Haven, CT.   For more information on the festival, the position and to apply,