Executive Director

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2022-11-22
  • Organization: Brooklyn Arts Council
  • Organization Type: Arts Services Organization
  • Career Type: Management
  • Grant / Salary: $160,000 to $180,000
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Primary Discipline: Visual Arts
  • Recurring: Array
  • URL: Link

Position Summary
The Executive Director (ED) will serve as a dynamic and visionary leader for Brooklyn Arts Council and key advocate for the borough’s arts and cultural sector. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED will serve as the public face of the organization and a convenor within the Arts and Culture community. They will advance the institution as leading voice, ensuring the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, and core values. This individual will leverage organizational resources to sustain and expand partnerships and grow the vitality of the Brooklyn borough’s creative sector. They will provide the strategic and inspirational vision to strengthen the resiliency and sustainability of arts and cultural organizations and expand their capacity to serve diverse communities, embracing the principles of equity, inclusion, and access.

The ED will collaborate with the Board of Directors, advisory group, corporate partners, and civic partners in the active pursuit of financial resources to support the strategic plan. They will facilitate relationships with cultural partners, institutional funders, and individual donors, keenly aware of their motivations and interests for funding the arts. Direct reports include the Operations Manager, Development & External Affairs Director, and the Executive Assistant & Special Projects Assistant. The ED will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s financial, operations, fundraising and development, human resources, and programmatic strategies, while giving direction and supervising a close-knit team of talented arts professionals dedicated to developing Brooklyn’s cultural sector.

For the full position announcement, please visit ArtsConsulting.com/Employment