Berkshire Music School

30 Wendell Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Date Posted:
March 02, 2020

Western Massachusetts



Executive Director


Berkshire Music School is seeking an energetic and creative person with a passion for music education to be our next Executive Director. The successful candidate will lead us to the next level of student recruitment, community collaboration and fundraising.


Qualifications for the Executive Director position:

· Fundraising, grant writing and strategic planning experience

· Music and/or Arts Management degree preferred

· Well-rounded administrator in a non-profit organization, with experience in finances, staff/faculty relations, and program development.

· Interpersonal and communication skills as applied to marketing and public relations, use of social media and local media outlets, and collaboration with other area entities

How To Apply:
If you are a seasoned leader and fundraiser who understands the vital importance of music education in a community setting – someone who will be a passionate advocate for Berkshire Music School and all its programs with funders, partners, board members, faculty, staff, students and parents – please send us a letter of interest, along with your resume, to by March 20, 2020. Please be sure to include your last name in the subject line. 
We look forward to hearing from you.
Apply by:
March 20, 2020
$50,000-$70,000 with generous benefits package
About this Organization:
Berkshire Music School is a small eighty-year-strong independent community non-profit located in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. It is the mission of the Berkshire Music School to foster the love and pursuit of music for all ages through quality music education activities, community collaborations, and performance opportunities. We offer private and group lessons, ensembles, workshops and classes; collaborations with area cultural organizations, social service agencies and senior centers/residences; in-house recitals, concerts and master classes. Our public school assemblies, after-school programs and offsite performances and residencies reach 2,000 school children and adult learners annually. Berkshire Music School boasts 35 professional faculty members, who cover a wide range of instruments, as well as voice. Our centrally located campus comprises fourteen teaching studios, a studio devoted to percussion and a dance studio. We also have a 90-seat recital hall and a catering kitchen.