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CPR Executive Director



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September 28th at 12pm

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CPR – Center for Performance Research is dedicated to supporting the development of new works in contemporary dance and performance. Curated programs focus on rehearsal and residency support, generating time and space for research and dialogue, and providing public presentation opportunities. Over the last decade, CPR has supported more than 1,700 artists in the development of dance and performance projects, while exposing local audiences to contemporary artistic process through performances and work-in-progress showings, salon style discussions, and symposia.

Located in a 4,000-square-foot mixed-used arts facility in Brooklyn’s first L.E.E.D.-certified green building of its kind, CPR provides affordable space for rehearsal and performance, innovative arts programming, education, and pedagogical engagement with the communities of New York City and abroad. CPR addresses the critical need for space in New York City’s creative landscape and is committed to building arts infrastructure that nurtures contemporary performance.    

Overview & Responsibilities

Manage and develop as appropriate the staff, and the operations, administrative and programmatic activities of CPR, reporting to the board of directors and ensuring that our mission is pursued through the lens of equity, inclusion, and belonging as we aspire to be a diverse, anti-racist organization.


Fundraising & Development
Lead cultivation and solicitation of institutional and governmental funders, including opportunity research, proposal development, grants management, and donor stewardship
Develop, implement, and manage individual fundraising efforts, donor outreach plans, and fundraising events
Represent CPR at local and national professional gatherings

Board Relations
Initiate and maintain effective communications with the Board of Directors.
Provide relevant and timely information to the Board, including quarterly reports regarding CPR’s financial and operational status, so that it can fulfill its policy and decision-making responsibilities.
Actively assist the Board to identify, cultivate, and recruit candidates for Board service whose skills, experience, diversity, and capacity meet the needs of the organization.

Program Management
Ensure programs are consistent with CPR’s mission; develop new programs with CPR’s Programs Manager where appropriate
Ensure proper organization and execution of all CPR’s presenting programs
In partnership with staff, select and manage curators and artists for CPR’s presenting programs
In partnership with staff, manage CPR’s Performance Rental Program, including contracting with renters, coordinating communications, ensuring staffing, marketing, and proper execution of all rental performances
Plan and manage CPR’s performance calendar
Work collaboratively with CPR’s administrative and technical staff to provide exceptional customer service 

In partnership with staff, develop and manage marketing and branding initiatives including:

Website updates, e-mail newsletters, and social media
Print and other media production, including performance documentation and programs
Press releases and other institutional PR, as needed
Track audience statistics and develop outreach strategies to increase audience


Financial Management
Work to grow CPR’s earned income base
Develop an annual budget for presentation to and approval by the Board; report regularly on CPR’s performance against budget; and recommend revisions to the annual budget as needed.
Work with CPR’s outside accountants to prepare its annual audited financial statements, IRS 990, and New York State CHAR500 for review, approval, and signature by the appropriate Board members.
Maintain CPR’s books and records and ensure compliance with relevant federal, state, and local rules and regulations.
Manage operational cash flow and ensure effective and prudent use of CPR’s financial resources.
Handle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and manage vendor relationships.
Manage CPR’s relationship with banks, insurers, and other financial service providers.
Prepare monthly reconciliation reports 

Facilities Management
Develop and implement procedures to ensure efficient use of CPR’s physical infrastructure, including studio space and technical & AV equipment
Oversee facilities and equipment maintenance, and capital improvements    

Human Resource Management
Hire, train and manage CPR staff including but not limited to the Programs Manager, Studio Associate, Operations Associate, Technical Director as well as contract staff, interns and volunteers in roles including technical production, event management, marketing, and other project responsibilities. 
Review staff performance 
Provide opportunities for professional development and growth
Manage employee payroll and fringe



College degree required, with advanced degree preferred
Minimum of 2 years demonstrated professional experience in small, fast-paced nonprofit environment 
Interest and experience as an administrator in the performing arts 
Strong writing/editing skills, with experience writing grant applications and reports
Strong organizational and staff management skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with humor and grace
Ability to work some nights and weekends during performance season
Deep, demonstrative commitment to fostering creative community and supporting artists from underrepresented groups
Experience with accounting software such as QuickBooks is required, as is experience with Excel. (CPR uses QuickBooks.)
Strong computer skills (CPR uses MACs) with experience with email management software, WordPress, and social media management tools


CPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other factor. CPR encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

This position is salaried, full time and includes a health care stipend and monthly unlimited MetroCard.

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Executive Director





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Application Deadline: 
17:00 CEST 20 September 2020

Executive Director

The World Press Photo Foundation (WPPF) is a global, independent, nonprofit organization based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. WPPF has since 1955 been responsible for the most prestigious, global journalistic photo contest in the world. WPPF believes in the power and importance of seeing and showing high-quality visual stories and in supporting the conditions for freedom of expression, freedom of inquiry, and freedom of the press, now more than ever.

In the past six decades, the world has changed continuously, and new developments in media and technology have transformed visual journalism and storytelling. WPPF's mission has expanded with those developments. Now more than ever, supporting the conditions for freedom of expression, freedom of inquiry, and freedom of the press is a fundamental part of our work. We draw on our experience to guide visual journalists, storytellers, and audiences around the world through this challenging and exciting landscape via the contest and awards, the many exhibitions and educational programs, all in physical as well as in online presence.

Our purpose is to connect the world to the stories that matter. To help us achieve this purpose, the World Press Photo Foundation is looking for a new Executive Director (ED).

Reporting to the Supervisory Board the ED will have overall strategic, managerial and operational responsibility for WPPF's staff, programs and execution of its mission.

What you will do
The ED will be thoroughly committed to WPPF's mission. So we want the new ED to:


  • Lead and manage the WPPF and its staff (circa 25 FTE) in an inclusive, empowering and steady manner. Know how to listen, motivate and unite, build trust and foster personal growth and professional collaboration.
  • Lead, coach and further develop a strong management team.
  • Work with the management team and the Supervisory Board to establish short-term objectives and long-range goals, including related plans and policies.
  • Realize consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising goals, communications and systems; managing timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
  • Ensure effective systems to evaluate program components regularly, to measure successes that can be timely communicated to the staff, board, funders, and other stakeholders.
  • Actively engage with WPPF's network, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders.


  • Understand the complexities of visual journalism and storytelling and promote the creative and public engagement priorities, alongside business and development goals from a diverse and inclusive outlook on content, education and programming.
  • Represent and position the organization on various national and international levels.
  • Ensure excellence for both ongoing local as well as international operations based on strategic vision and goals.

Development & Business

  • Create the conditions for sustainable growth and expand revenue-generating, fundraising activities.
  • Build partnerships and create new strategic opportunities, establishing relationships with various funders, partners and community leaders.
  • And design the strategic business planning process for the program expansion into new (digital) fields.

What qualifies you

  • An advanced degree with at least five years of senior management experience and a proven innovative approach to strategy.
  • Excellent managerial, communication and financial skills to be able to manage the organization's finances, business policies and budget, leading and coaching staff and ensuring a positive, productive, and accountable work environment in all phases from stabilizing to scaling.
  • Experience in the field of (visual) journalism, cultural sector or international NGOs.
  • The capacity to work with and be receptive to different perspectives, to be well attuned to societal developments and have proven experience handling sensitive issues and bridging political, cultural and social differences.
  • An entrepreneurial, hands on and steadfast professional approach and personality.
  • Strong fundraising, (digital) marketing and public relations experience, with the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Experience working with a Supervisory Board with the ability to cultivate board relationships.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
  • Excellent spoken and written fluency in English (other languages are a plus).

To summarize, the new ED should be energetic, open, empathetic, purpose-driven and committed. They should have the social skills to listen and interact with the wide variety of stakeholders of WPPF to understand what is going on in the field and navigate and steer appropriately, now and in the future.

What do we offer
We offer a challenging and rewarding position on an international level, working within a creative, purpose-driven and dynamic organization and industry. A compensation package based on the 'Regeling beloning directeuren van goededoelenorganisaties' (the Regulation remuneration directors of humanitarian organizations), including comprehensive benefits will be offered based on experience.

General information
The World Press Photo Foundation believes in the power of showing and the importance of seeing high-quality visual stories. Our purpose is to connect the world to the stories that matter. We create and support the conditions that make possible the stories that matter.
We showcase stories that make people stop, feel, think and act. We encourage diverse accounts of the world that present stories with different perspectives. We exhibit those stories to a worldwide audience, educate the profession and the public on their making, and encourage debate on their meaning. We are a global platform connecting professionals and audiences through trustworthy visual journalism and storytelling.

The World Press Photo Foundation strives to be an inclusive environment and is fully committed to this in the recruitment, selection and placement of staff. All interested parties, regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender, are welcome to apply and will be considered equally. The WPPF believes that diversity and inclusion among the staff is critical to its success and wants to enhance the diversity of its workforce to reflect the world we live in. Women, non-binary people, and people of color are therefore especially invited to apply.

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RIOULT Dance NY, founded in 1994, is a New York City-based modern dance company dedicated to supporting the creation and performance of dance works by choreographer Pascal Rioult, and to educating and expanding modern dance audiences. Over the last 25 years, RIOULT has amassed a rich repertory of nearly 50 works and reaches over 20,000 individuals annually through its NY season performances, national and international touring, and a spectrum of dance education and community engagement programs.

In October 2018, RIOULT Dance NY opened the doors to the RIOULT Dance Center in the Kaufman Arts District in Astoria, Queens. A much-anticipated permanent home for the Company, the Center positions RIOULT as a major asset to the dance community at large through its offering of affordable studio rentals, schedule of public dance technique and fitness classes, and high-caliber dance training for young people at the newly formed RIOULT Dance School.

RIOULT Dance NY is seeking a full-time Finance and Operations Director to join our growing team. The Finance and Operations Director, who is part of senior management, manages the facility, financial, administrative, human resource, and IT systems and related staff and also works with outside consultants. The ideal candidate is highly organized with attention for detail, prior experience in financial management and/or bookkeeping and a facility with learning new systems and software and creative problem-solving. This candidate also demonstrates a commitment to RIOULT Dance NY’s mission, is flexible, and effective in a fast-paced and evolving environment.

Job Responsibilities

Finance and Administration

Supervise contract bookkeeper ensuring accurate and up-to-date records of financial transactions, including day-to-day bookkeeping and training staff on relevant systems.

Produce regular financial reports that support the organization’s cash flow management, foundation budgeting and reporting, and government contracts.

Oversee the annual audit and filing of required tax forms.

Collaborate with Executive Director in the annual budgeting process, financial forecasting, and internal controls.

Serve on finance and audit committees

Human Resources  

Maintain personnel policies and employment records for all staff.

Oversee payroll preparation and onboard all new employees.

Negotiate benefits packages for staff and provide support with health and retirement benefits administration.

Facilities and Operations Management

Oversee basic facilities management, including off-site storage.

Manage relationship with landlord and building management. 

Manage organization of both digital and analog files and create a record retention policy.

Act as liaison with insurance vendors and brokers as needed and obtain insurance certificates when requested by staff.

Manage, monitor, and maintain building systems (HVAC, security, etc.), office equipment and supplies.  

Work with ED to identify and address ongoing infrastructure needs.

IT & Digital Security

Oversee relationship with external IT consultants. 

Act as the organization’s point person for cyber security policies, procedures, and troubleshooting.

Maintain and evaluate the IT needs of the organization, working with staff, vendors, and IT consultants to identify and resolve issues and recommend repairs and upgrades.

Handle day-to-day IT issues, including adding users to digital accounts, managing permissions, and troubleshooting problems as they arise. 


The Finance and Operations Manager must have:

A working understanding of bookkeeping, budget management, internal controls, and non-profit accounting practices;

Proficiency with QuickBooks and Excel, and the ability to quickly learn and use other finance-related tools as needed;

A minimum of 4 years administrative/financial experience, preferably in a non-profit environment;

Experience with various aspects of HR, including benefits administration and compliance;

Experience supporting organizational IT needs;

Resourcefulness and creativity in troubleshooting obstacles as they arise;

The ability to design and implement operational systems that foster efficiency; and

The ability to work independently.

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Human Resources Director



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Application Deadline: 
July 8, 2019

The Role:

The Human Resources Director will be Powerhouse’s first dedicated HR team member. You will focus your efforts on developing and stewarding values-aligned, people-centered, equitable HR practices for our growing team. This position will report to the Senior Director of Strategic Planning.

Who you are:

  • Enthusiastic about fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equity-driven organizational culture at Powerhouse Arts
  • Deep understanding of foundational HR areas (employee relations, L&D, compensation, performance management, benefits, leaves, payroll, immigration, legal, etc.)
  • Strong emotional intelligence, communication and presentation skills and the ability to deal effectively, empathetically, and courteously with all levels of employees
  • People who thrive in Powerhouse’s organizational culture are those who:
  • Are action-oriented, collaborative, and work well in ambiguous/changing circumstances
  • Enjoy research and iterative problem-solving
  • Have independent follow-through and pay attention to detail
  • Value and work towards an equitable and inclusive workplace

What you’ll do:

HR Operations

  • Collaborate with the administrative team to update company policies and procedures, communicating and operationalizing Powerhouse’s values in compliance with all legal requirements, standards and procedures
  • Working closely with the Financial Manager, oversee employee data and identify and implement new processes and technologies to grow and maintain our team
  • Ensure ongoing compliance of all legal and organizational requirements, standards, and procedures and advise finance and senior leadership team on needed actions
  • Review, track and develop employee benefit programs that support a growing and diverse employee population. Oversee open enrollment and relationships with vendors
  • Lead a semi-annual equitable compensation and performance calibration across the organization
  • Collect data to ensure the organization is staying true to its equity-driven culture
  • Participate in on-boarding all new employees to ensure they feel welcomed and have the tools and knowledge they need to succeed at Powerhouse
  • Participate in strategic visioning work and other long-term projects, as required

Learning & Development

  • Plan and implement ongoing training and career development programs and activities for staff, including facilitating conversations about ongoing diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and anti-bias; Identify opportunities for external and internal professional development
  • Oversee performance management processes including but not limited to semi-annual performance reviews, employee development programs, and 1:1 best practices
  • Ensure all new hiring managers are equipped to carry out equitable and informed decisions around recruitment

Recruiting/Talent Acquisition

  • Develop and implement comprehensive hiring practices that align with Powerhouse’s people-centered recruitment and hiring philosophy
  • Source, screen and interview candidates
  • Ensure that new hires reflect the constituencies that Powerhouse Arts seeks to serve
  • Employee Relations and Employee Experience
  • Provide clear guidance and perspective on how to manage employee relations; coach managers to resolve employee issues promptly, effectively, and objectively while staying aligned with organizational policy and culture
  • Develop and implement procedures and benchmarks to ensure a diverse, inclusive, and equity-driven organizational culture
  • Keep your finger on the pulse of the organization; support employees through challenges
  • Stay informed on employment best practices


  • Passionate about our mission
  • 6+ years in related Human Resources roles
  • Strong foundation in compensation, performance management, change management, benefits, compliance, employee relations and recruiting
  • Experience building and optimizing programs across diverse teams and cultures
  • Previous non-profit experience a plus

Management reserves the right to revise these responsibilities or to require other/different tasks be performed as institutional circumstances change.



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