Rockport Art Association and Museum

12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966
https://www.rockportartassn.org/
psarockport@gmail.com

Date Posted:
March 30, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Development/Fundraising

Type:
Full-Time

Executive Director Rockport Art Association & Museum

Description:

The Rockport Art Association and Museum has a mission to cultivate fine art, educate, inspire and excite the imagination of our community through our permanent collection, diverse exhibitions and educational programs. The Executive Director, in partnership with the Board of Governors, will play a critical role in the ongoing planning, financial support and growth of the organization. The successful candidate will serve as the ambassador of the RAA&M by providing a visible presence in the community

Qualifications:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effective Leadership Provide effective project oversight and crisis management in a fast-paced environment to ensure that all RAA&M activities and projects are delivered on time, scope, and budget.

· Development & Funding Oversee development (fundraising)working w/bog development committee. Cultivate existing and identify new funding opportunities including individual, corporate, government and foundations.

· Strategic Planning Develop and execute strategies to maximize the visibility, brand, and earned and contributed revenues of RAA&M.

· Marketing Timetable & Strategies. Plan, organize and supervise exhibition programs with a strong, strategic marketing and revenue generating plan.

· Membership Growth Serve as ambassador for the museum in the community.

· Technical Skills: QuickBooks, Excel and Microsoft Office suite , Past Perfect and Social media (Facebook, Instagram, Constant Contact)

· Maintain/Grow Permanent Collection.Oversee staff and BOG committee responsible for Permanent Collection: Ensure care and conservation of the RAA&M’s Permanent Collection and cultivate relationships with collectors for gifts of art works to the museum.

· Education Work to create educational programs to suit a wide variety of ages and community interest. Ensure an ongoing schedule of engaging member exhibitions and educational programs that increase public audiences and enhance the visitor experience.

· Community Outreach Serve as the RAA&M’s public face to the community, local businesses, schools. Develop dynamic marketing and communications strategies to strengthen RAA&M’s identity and positioning within the community.


QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified candidates will hold a B.A. or Masters is preferred. A nonprofit background and/or museum experience along with a minimum of ten years of management experience. Candidates should possess a command of running a nonprofit organization, financial management, governance and staff development, strategic planning, project management, and operations. A proven track record of success working with boards, staff, communities, and major donors to achieve goals is necessary. Excellent oral and written communication skills.


ABOUT ROCKPORT

Rockport Massachusetts is located 40 miles northeast of Boston. It is a coastal community on Cape Ann offering a vibrant art scene. With a population of approximately 7,200 this quaint town’s population swells to 12,000 in the summer months with another 6,000 visitors filling the many shops, galleries and restaurants.

The Rockport Art Association and Museum has been one of Cape Ann’s premier cultural beaconssince its creation in 1921. The RAA&M has 250 artist members and 400 contributing members. Each year the RAA&M brings to the community over 40 exhibitions including solo shows and collectible works in addition to on-going educational programs


How To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit an application to Board of Governors at psarockport@gmail.com by April 30, 2019. Please include a resume and cover letter. When applying by email, include “Executive Director” in subject line of email.

Apply by:
April 30, 2019
About this Organization:
The Rockport Art Association and Museum has been one of Cape Ann’s premier cultural beacons since its creation in 1921. The RAA&M has 250 artist members and 400 contributing members. Each year the RAA&M brings to the community over 40 exhibitions including solo shows and collectible works in addition to on-going educational programs