Executive Director Job Description
Motus Theater is seeking a strategic, driven, and inspiring new Executive Director to work with our board of directors and manage our incredibly brilliant and innovative Artistic Director to take our organization to the next level. The mission of Motus Theater is to create original theater to facilitate dialogue on critical issues of our time. We aim to use the power of art to build alliances across diverse segments of our community. Our new Executive Director will have the organizational development and people management skills to navigate Motus Theater’s course through One Action – a large collaborative public education project – while supporting our Artistic Director as she produces current theater productions while developing a new production to be unveiled in 2017. We are excited to find an Executive Director who cares deeply about social issues, has educated themselves on issues around immigration rights, privilege, and racism, has experience raising funds to make non-profit organizations sustainable, and is committed to the social transformations that are possible through the sharing of personal stories through theater.
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and manages the Artistic Director to provide leadership for the organization. As Motus Theater’s senior business leader, the position has overall responsibility for fundraising and development (individual and corporate donations as well as grants from government and foundations), administration, marketing, audience services and external affairs. In partnership with the Executive Committee, the individual will lead the development of the annual budget, short-term cash flow forecasts and longer-term financial plans. In collaboration with the Artistic Director, the individual will ensure that programs and performances support the mission of Motus Theater. The individual reports directly to the Board of Directors and supports Board meetings, development and planning.
Fundraising and Development
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Please email cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority given to resumes received by January 19th 2016.