Executive Director – Performing Arts Center
Location: Carlisle, PA
The Executive Director is responsible for developing and promoting the Carlisle Regional Performing Arts Center (“CRPAC”) (a/k/a the Carlisle Theatre), including its events and programming, by attracting new audiences, expanding volunteer participation and inspiring visiting and local artists to provide the highest quality performances. This position will also maintain responsibility for developing and executing Public Relations and Marketing plans for such events. In addition, the Executive Director is responsible to lead CRPAC’s funds development efforts and to manage CRPAC’s office/facilities, part-time employees and volunteers.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, which include:
1) Board Governance: Collaborates with the CRPAC Board of Directors (“Board”) in order to fulfill CRPAC’s mission.
- Responsible for leading CRPAC in a manner that supports and guides CRPAC’s mission as defined by the Board.
- Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.
- Provide support to the Board by preparing meeting agendas and supporting materials.
- Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that CRPAC can successfully fulfill its mission into the future.
- Foster effective teamwork between the Board and Executive Director and between the Executive Directors and CRPAC employees, volunteers and interns.
2) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops sufficient resources to ensure the financial health of CRPAC.
- Responsible for the fiscal integrity of CRPAC. The Executive Director, together with the Treasurer, will submit a draft annual budget to the Finance Committee for their insight and recommendations. The final budget will be submitted to the Board for approval.
- Responsible for fiscal management that (a) anticipates operating within the Board-approved budget, (b) ensures maximum resource utilization, and (c) preserves CRPAC’s positive financial position.
- Develop and oversee CRPAC’s annual budget in conjunction with the Finance Committee and the Board.
- Maintain and implement appropriate fiscal controls.
- Maintain a solid donor database or donor record management system for CRPAC.
- Grow and enhance CRPAC’s programming.
- Provide strategic direction for all CRPAC programs, including all productions and educational efforts of the institution, except when directed otherwise by the Board.
- Contract for the services of all directors, designers, choreographers and other paid artistic personnel or production companies.
- Management of the film schedule and event coordination.
- Promote CRPAC and its programming through marketing and advertising campaigns.
- With assistance from the Board, pursue existing and new sources of income, including by:
- Developing and coordinating fundraising events;
- Further developing and coordinating the annual giving program, including sponsorships and private donations, and other giving programs; and
- Developing and managing a portfolio of grants.
5) Organization Operations. Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of CRPAC are appropriate.
- Responsible for effective administration of CRPAC’s day to day operations and facilities management.
- Responsible for the supervision, hiring, training and retention of competent, qualified part-time employees, volunteers and interns.
- Coach and mentor part-time employees, volunteers and interns as appropriate to improve performance.
- Promote active and broad participation by volunteers in all areas of CRPAC’s work.
- Serves as CRPAC’s primary spokesperson to CRPAC’s customers, patrons, the media and the public.
- Responsible for the enhancement of CRPAC’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
- Establish and maintain relationships with organizations throughout Cumberland County and beyond in an effort to advance CRPAC’s mission.
- Review and approve contracts for services; oversee the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects.
- Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of CRPAC. Maintaining official records and documents and ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
- Responsible to oversee all mailings.
- Responsible to stay current with issues affecting CRPAC, the performing arts community and performing arts education so that CRPAC can respond affirmatively to new challenges.
- Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
A bachelor’s degree and/or advanced degree in a business or arts related field is strongly preferred. However, we will consider relevant arts/non-profit administrative experience in lieu of such a degree. Candidates should possess demonstrated success in fundraising and a fluency in marketing and social media. Outstanding written and oral communication skills are essential, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with diverse community stakeholders. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a must and Quick Books is preferred. Skills and the ability to manage and operate an office is a must. Extensive knowledge of production for performing arts or other stage performances preferred, but not a requirement. The ability to both delegate work and to operate as CRPAC’s sole full-time employee is a must.
This position will require regular sitting, standing, walking, use of hands and fingers, reaching with arms, and talking on the telephone. The position may require stooping, kneeling, crouching, and occasional lifting up to 30 lbs.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employer for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time without or without notice.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
- Salary range: $50,000-60,000, with a commitment to increase the salary by 10-15% after three years if certain performance benchmarks are met (increases after three-years will be at the Board’s discretion based on performance).
- Paid time off.
- One movie pass to one showing of each Hollywood on High film.
- One ticket to one performance of all Players on High shows.
- Limited “flex” time in certain circumstances.
- The quality of life derived from living in an affordable and friendly community.
- Health/life insurance is not offered for this position.
APPLICATIONS AND INQUIRIES
Please submit a letter and resume (Indeed submissions preferred) with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments to:
Name: Jena Bomboy
Address: 40 W. High Street, Carlisle, PA (Theatre Office)
Theatre Phone: 717-258-0666
Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. For best consideration, please submit application materials by August 22, 2019.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year
- relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
- Bachelor’s (Preferred)
- Are you willing to work some evening and weekends for special events?
- Other forms
- One location
- Paid time off
- Flexible schedule
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
- Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
- People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects