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Opportunity: Now Hiring: Executive Director


Position: Executive Director

Reports to: Chair of the Spokane Arts Governing Board

Salary: $100,000 – $115,000

Application Close: July 12, 2023, 5:00 p.m.

Spokane Arts seeks an Executive Director who will be a charismatic steward of regional arts leadership. The Executive Director (ED) reports to the chair of the Spokane Arts Governing Board of Directors and meets regularly with the Board and the Spokane Arts Commission. The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Spokane Arts’ contract staff, volunteers, programs, partnerships, and execution of its mission. The ED will have a deep understanding of core programs, operations, fundraising and development for this nonprofit. The ED will act as the primary spokesperson for Spokane Arts and will represent the organization locally, regionally and nationally.

This is an exciting opportunity to take the creative sector in the Spokane region to the next level. Spokane Arts is critical to cultivating creative vitality in the Spokane region, providing paid opportunities to artists, and advocating for arts & culture. The right candidate will have the ability to leave a legacy as they grow the funding and community engagement of Spokane Arts.

The preferred candidate will be drawn to the mission of Spokane Arts and will possess the following: significant leadership skills with demonstrated success in supervisory and budget management; appreciation for arts & culture across disciplines; a demonstrated commitment to equity and accessibility; the ability to be a passionate, articulate spokesperson for arts & culture; strong fundraising experience, preferably in the arts or nonprofit sector; a self-motivated style, coupled with a positive attitude and a collaborative spirit; the experience to develop and implement strategic planning for the organization; an action-oriented, adaptable, and innovative approach to organizational planning.

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Applications should include a cover letter, resume and 5 professional references. Please send to:

Applications accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2023.

Expires: July 12, 2023