Les Délices seeks its first Executive Director to enhance capacity, harness momentum, and propel the organization to a new level as they enter their second decade. Alive with a passion for early music and a deep belief in the positive impact that music and the arts has on the wellness of our communities, Les Délices is building audiences while making a strong case for the relevance and impact of their work. Their recent three-year strategic plan (2017-20) has resulted in impressive growth under the combined artistic and executive direction of their founder.
About the Organization
Early music chamber ensemble Les Délices (in English, The Delights) has earned a national reputation for unique, creative programming that spans the Medieval to Classical periods. Their performances in concert halls, libraries, homeless shelters, or for kids emphasize excellence, thoughtfulness, and approachability, causing the New York Times to comment, ”concerts and recordings are journeys of discovery.” Founded in 2009 by Debra Nagy, Les Délices produced 30 events in Northeast Ohio last season that included their annual 4-program subscription concert series and free educational and community engagement programs. The group also tours nationally and has recorded four commercial CDs. For more information, please visit www.lesdelices.org.
The Executive Director strategizes and directs the organization while working in close coordination with the Artistic Director to achieve the mission, vision and goals of Les Delices. The Executive Director has responsibility for strategically positioning the organization for future growth at the direction of the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include leveraging the organization for optimal organizational impact through leadership in fund development and financial sustainability and growth. The Executive Director is responsible for managing staff for the purpose of carrying out the mission of Les Délices.
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