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Painted Heart


Position Announcement

Excellent Opportunity for a dynamic, energetic, strategic thinking manager whose passion is the arts!

The Board of Directors of The Gulf Beach Art Center, Inc., (Beach Art Center) is seeking a multi-talented, “big picture” person to lead the Beach Art Center into the future and further our vision as “The community’s premiere destination for the creative arts.” Founded as a community-based grassroots arts center nearly fifty years ago, in the beautiful Gulf Coast city of Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, the Beach Art Center has evolved over time into an excellent teaching center that offers a wide variety of classes, offers regular gallery showings, oversees an artisans’ gift shop, and other arts-related activities. This newly revised position offers an exciting opportunity, together with the Board of Directors, to innovate and manage a growing organization.

The Executive Director reports directly to the President of the Board and will demonstrate flexibility in working with a strong and diverse committee structure to implement the vision and mission of the BAC. The ED leads development and revenue raising activities to ensure the BAC’s long-term financial viability and its service to the community.

The successful candidate will:
• Have a minimum of five (5) years of executive leadership experience in a for-profit or non-profit organization.
• Have a demonstrated track record of quantifiable success increasing revenue and controlling expenses.
• Possess an educational background with a focus on technology, management and supervision, marketing, business. Experience with the arts is a plus.
• Experience implementing strategic goals and advancing the Mission of the organization.
• Have experience in developing major funding opportunities, writing grants, and identifying and
developing new sources of revenue.
• Have excellent tech skills and be able to work with a range of software and social media platforms.
• Be responsible for budget development and the day to day management of the Art Center.
• Possess excellent communication skills.
• Be able to multi-task, shift gears quickly, and respond to emergencies and competing priorities.
• Demonstrate knowledge of local, state, and national trends in the arts.
The Beach Art Center is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Current references required and background check mandatory. Salary negotiable depending on background and experience.

Please forward cover letter and resume/CV to:

The position remains open until filled and shall start at a mutually agreed-upon date.

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