Executive director for the
appalachian theatre of the
The historic 600+ seat Appalachian Theatre of the High Country, located in downtown Boone, North Carolina, seeks a highly skilled and experienced senior arts administrator to serve as its first Executive Director. The theater is undergoing complete renovation and is expected to open in the late spring or early summer of 2019.
This full-time, year-round position oversees all activities of the theater, reporting directly to the Board of Trustees. The Executive Director will provide oversight of operations and programming for the theater, including facility rentals, touring productions, events produced and presented by the theater (including film programs, concerts, and theatrical productions), usage by community groups, and contracted usage by Appalachian State University and other entities. Planning and facility start-up, as well as management of personnel, budgets, marketing and communications, public relations, fundraising, and board relations also comprise the director’s scope of responsibility. Salary is commensurate with education, experience, knowledge, and skills. Competitive benefits package provided.
· Bachelor’s or master’s degree in arts administration, theater management, non-profit management, business or finance, or related field.
· A minimum of three years of senior management experience in the performing arts or non-profit sector.
· Significant experience in performing arts facility management, strategic planning, personnel management, programming, artist booking, financial management, marketing and sales, board and community relations, and non-profit fundraising and development.
· Exceptional skills and demonstrated track-record in all of the following areas: written and oral communication; relationship-building; problem-solving and conflict management; time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills; team-building and leadership development; commitment to quality and excellence.
A detailed description of the position CAN BE FOUND HERE.
Please submit a cover letter, resume (including job history), and list of references, to the following address: Search Committee, Appalachian Theatre of the High Country, P.O. Box 11 DTS, Boone, NC 28607. Application review will begin on April 16, 2018, with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2018.