General Description: Heights Arts enthusiastically invites applicants for the position of Assistant Director. The Assistant Director is a two-year, grant-funded position with the opportunity for advancement and extension beyond two years. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Assistant Director manages and supports program staff and volunteer community teams in the administration, implementation and presentation of all Heights Arts’ programs including public art, visual arts (exhibition and store), literary, music, membership (artist, individual, and business), and community partner / rental programming. As the main contact for all programs, this key position will maintain professional standards including timely communication and attention to detail, serve as an ambassador for the organization, and oversee all public relations and communications to ensure the mission of the organization and its activities are accurately represented. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to effectively tell the Heights Arts story via grant reporting, PR, advertising, online presence, and most importantly by representing Heights Arts at public events and in the community.
Required: The successful candidate will take pride in quality work, be passionate, knowledgeable, and curious to learn more about the arts, inclusive, deadline-oriented, and comfortable with community outreach and public speaking. Candidates must have excellent and intuitive communication and writing skills and be able to maintain and build relationships with staff, interns, volunteers, and the community. Must have experience and comfort with learning new technology. Must be self-directed and comfortable making independent decisions which align with organizational strategic goals. Must be highly organized and experienced in managing project details, while understanding the overall strategic goals of the organization to communicate effectively and persuasively with audiences, members, donors, and funders.
This is a full-time, exempt, hybrid position, and the work schedule will vary depending upon organizational activities. Regular work hours will be both on and off-site, and may include evenings and weekends for meetings, events, and store staffing backup.
Full Description and application at https://www.heightsarts.org/employment/
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