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The Sedona Arts Center seeks an Executive Director. Sedona is an intimate town of 10,000+ and a tourist destination for 4 million+ annually known for its stunning landscape and ‘art colony’ reputation. The Sedona Arts Center is a 62 year old non-profit organization with gross revenue of 1.2 million operating with a stable profit margin achieved by staff of 5 full-time and 2 part time personnel, and a Board of 10 community leaders.

The successful candidate will be an interdisciplinary, creative problem solver who oversees a wide range of programming and works well with an experienced staff.  Candidates should have good business acumen and an understanding of the non-profit model with the skill to work effectively with a diversity of artists, instructors, patrons and donors.

The ED is responsible for maintaining the financial health and operational management of the entire center. The ED takes direct responsibility for evolving and implementing an ongoing, profitable workshop program, maintaining vital relationships with nationally known artists who instruct creative hands-on workshops at the Center and online. Overall operations include both an online and physical fine art gallery, special events, classes for local residents, and workshops produced for a national audience.

The ED also works with the Board of Directors and the Fund Development Director to strategize and achieve budgeted fundraising each year. Candidates should have a successful history of cultivation of donors and patrons and the ability to prioritize goals established by the Board to fulfill the Arts Center’s educational mission. Five years arts administrative experience and MFA or similar degree preferred. Internet, social media and computer skills are essential. Competitive salary and incentives. Applications accepted until position is filled.

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