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Vice President of Advancement




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Salary Range – Negotiable Based on Professional Experience
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Open until Filled

Position:  Vice President of Advancement

Classification: Full-Time Exempt



In the past three years South Arts has tripled its budget ($3M - $9M).  We want to continue this momentum and anticipate significantly increasing the program budget within the next 3 – 5 years.  South Arts is seeking a dynamic individual with a proven track record that can accomplish that goal.  This position reports to the President & CEO, is part of the executive management team, and will be expected to be a major contributor of vision and leadership, helping to accomplish the strategic plan and fulfill South Arts’ mission of advancing Southern vitality through the arts.

Our major sources of funding have been government and foundations, to include: The National Endowment for the Arts, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies.  These will continue to be important sources and we want to increase our foundation footprint, but South Arts also wants to diversify its funding streams by moving into corporate and individual contributions.  South Arts is not a membership organization and is not planning to become one.  We serve nine southern states and anticipate that advancement will be an effort in each state. 

South Arts is one of six regional arts organizations in the United States and has been primarily serving the performing arts field. A recent example of the organization’s programming initiatives is a multimillion-dollar national grant program related to Jazz artists touring across the United States.  In the past three years South Arts has expanded to serve a broader range of art forms and constituents. Diversity, equity and inclusion are key values of this organization.  It is an exciting growth period for South Arts, and we are looking for someone who wants to be a valuable part of that growth.



Design development strategies and oversee ongoing development efforts for the organization working with the executive management team, board and staff to identify funding opportunities, targets and approaches that integrate with South Arts’ program plan and overall strategic plan

Work directly with the Vice President of Programs to identify revenue streams for programs

Work closely with the Communications Director to advance South Arts

Design and implement an annual individual giving campaign

Support and partner with the President & CEO and Board of Directors on all major fundraising initiatives and staff the Advancement Committee

Develop all fundraising proposals, including corporate sponsorship and local and national grants

Oversee grant compliance and reporting

Help the organization define performance measures for fund development and systematically monitor results

Devise and implement special fundraising projects as needed (e.g. programmatic campaigns, etc.)

Oversee all donor information using the Salesforce database system, provide statistical analysis to the board and the executive team as needed, and support staff responsible for daily Salesforce functions and donation tracking and processing

Hire, train, and mentor any additional staff, interns or contractors in the advancement office

Identify and steward prospective donors

Stay on top of fundraising trends and the nonprofit community

Respond to donor and prospect inquiries in a timely fashion

Use prospect research tools and your donor database to build donor relationships

External Relations

Represent South Arts at professional meetings, conferences and programs as requested by executive management

Draft speeches and talking points for meetings at which you will be representing the organization 

Draft correspondence to third party organizations, foundations and individuals as needed for strategic alliance follow-up

Maintain account information and contacts in Salesforce for third party strategic alliance organizations


Participate fully as part of the executive team in advancing the organization to fulfill the mission and strategic plan of South Arts

Assist other staff with the creation of solicitation materials

Run database reports as needed for prospect tracking and activities

Manage the coordination of mailings as needed

Conduct and analyze research



Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required

A Master’s or advanced degree is considered a plus


A minimum of five years’ experience in successful revenue generation, preferably in the nonprofit field; experience in a related field or job functionality required

Proven success leading and managing fundraising at the organizational level

Supervisory experience is a plus


Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships

Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives

Ability to work both independently without close oversight, and a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the organization

Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail


Best practices in grants management

Time management and multi-tasking skills

Creative, self-starter attitude

Donor and volunteer service mentality

Basic knowledge of MS Office, with advanced knowledge of:

Outlook – scheduling meetings, managing calendars, use of rooms and other advanced functions; also managing, importing and exporting contacts; task management

Word – document formatting, review options/tracking, mail merge, layout options

Excel – spreadsheet creation; column and row formatting; data sorting; page formatting, including borders, gridlines, and use of headers and footers

Basic knowledge of customer relationship management systems, Salesforce experience beneficial

Basic knowledge of remote team meeting software, presentation tools and graphics tools

Other Requirements:

Regular travel will be required

The position will be based at the South Arts office in Atlanta

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

Use of fingers - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary Range – Negotiable Based on Professional Experience

Benefits –South Arts offers an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and life insurance; long-term and short-term disability; vacation; paid holidays; and a 403(b) plan with company match.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Email resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Human Resources
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South Arts’ mission is Advancing Southern vitality through the arts. South Arts is a non-profit regional arts organization founded in 1975 to build on the South’s unique heritage and enhance the public value of the arts. South Arts’ work responds to the arts environment and cultural trends with regional perspective. South Arts offers an annual portfolio of activities designed to address the role of the arts in impacting the issues important to our region, and to link the South with the nation and the world through the arts.

The organization works in partnership with the state arts agencies of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. It is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, member states, foundations, businesses and individuals.

For more information about South Arts, please refer to our website at

Equity Statement:

South Arts is an inclusive employer and adheres to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission standards. South Arts does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, military status, economic status, or geographic location in any of its activities or operations.

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Public Art Curatorial Manager





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$65,000 CAD
Application Deadline: 
August 9, 2021

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Public Art Curatorial Manager
(Term Certain Position One Year, Full-Time)

Calgary Arts Development Authority is our city’s designated arts development authority. We provide grant investments to hundreds of arts organizations, individual artists, and groups. We value relationships, generosity, reciprocity, plain language, and curiosity.

We believe the arts have the power to build our city. Through the arts development strategy, Living a Creative Life, our vision is a creative, connected, prosperous Calgary where every resident has the opportunity to live a creative life. We foster a sustainable and resilient arts sector, and support arts-led city building. 

We have been newly appointed by city council as the future operator for Calgary’s public art program.

We are recruiting for a full-time public art curatorial manager to join our team. This is a new role, and will report to the public art director.

The individual in this role will work closely with the public art director in the planning and commissioning of art programs and works. This individual will work closely with engagement and communication staff to establish and share a vision for public art in Calgary (known as Moh’kinsstis in Blackfoot). This vision will be shared through the commissioning of new work, but also through artist talks, community education opportunities, and artist education opportunities. 

It is expected that the individual in this position will work closely with a variety of City of Calgary departments in the development of programming plans. 

The successful candidate is committed to embedding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in all relationships and processes related to public art. This includes Truth and Reconciliation and right relations with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities within Treaty 7 territory, in part realized through the activation of the White Goose Flying Report, a local adaptation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report with calls to action that can be influenced locally.

PLEASE VISIT our website for the full job description and how to apply. 

For best consideration apply by August 9, 2021. We are hoping to fill this position by September 1, 2021 but our commitment to finding the right fit may require more time.

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Commensurate with experience + performance bonuses


Excellent opportunity for a career-minded administrative manager to be involved in all aspects of gallery business acting as the underpinnings of this highly established gallery w/significant client base w/inventory of post-war contemporary prints. Varied duties include design & implementation of all marketing materials, social media management, oversight of several on-line art sites as well as gallery’s proprietary website (wordpress based), sales/client database management, pre & post auction purchase management, oversight of key vendor relationships & responsibility for general gallery upkeep. Assets include 3+ years gallery experience as well as excellence in Word, Excel & Photoshop; a problem solver who is organized & detail-oriented to a fault, w/ability to work collaboratively as well as independently, persistence, management of multiple projects simultaneously to deadline, self-disciplined and conscientious. Serious candidates encouraged to apply for this highly valued position in professional, effective and fast-paced gallery.

Compensation commensurate w/experience including performance bonuses. Applications held in confidence. Send resume w/cover letter to

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Gallery Manager



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Hashimoto Contemporary and Spoke Art Galleries seek a passionate gallery manager to help run the day to day operations at our dual San Francisco locations. This position requires excellent communication skills, organizational expertise and a passion for the arts. Working directly with our San Francisco and Los Angeles directors, the San Francisco Gallery Manager is responsible for assisting in exhibition coordination, website and record maintenance, gallery organization and daily interface with gallery visitors.



- Passion for contemporary art and familiarity with both gallery programs.

- Prior gallery experience preferred, but not required.

- This is a complex job with many moving parts, so excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary.

- Due to our emphasis on local artists, a passion for, or familiarity with, the local art scene is a must.

- We have a strong focus on social media and maintain an active online presence, so an understanding of social media best practices and an interest in staying ahead of upcoming trends is important.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Assisting gallery directors to help produce and promote monthly exhibitions, online releases and traveling exhibitions.

- Helping facilitate in-person and online sales for gallery directors.

- Maintaining and regularly updating the gallery website, CRM database, and social media platforms.

- Working and staffing gallery receptions, special events and art fairs

- Participating actively in the local art scene by regularly visiting artist studios, attending museum events, art fairs and other gallery openings.

- Maintaining artist relations and developing gallery artist careers.

- Developing and growing client relationships.


This is a full time, salaried position with benefits including healthcare, a company retirement plan, paid time off and regular travel. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Hashimoto Contemporary and Spoke Art Galleries are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Communications Manager




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60,000 - 65,000
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Want to unite your passion for arts and advocacy with your passion for communications? Come work at the growing nonprofit that provides leading services to dancers in the metropolitan NYC area. Dance/NYC offers a collaborative environment with room for innovation and growth. 


The Organization:

With 8 years of service, Dance/NYC has emerged as a cultural force and spokesperson on behalf of the dance field to the media, government and private funders, and the wider creative sector. It has historically supported dance in the city and advanced the field by improving conditions for dance making organizations and individual dance workers through: 


- Advocacy

- Action-Oriented Research

- Leadership Training, Networking and Convening

- Technology and Visibility 

- Grantmaking 


Learn more about Dance/NYC’s mission and organizational values.

The Position:

Dance/NYC is looking for a full-time Communications Manager who will be responsible for executing communication initiatives and priorities under the direction of the Executive Director. 


The compensation package includes a salary of $60,000 - $65,000 based on experience and competitive benefits.


- Health insurance and 401K 

- Variety of paid time off offerings, including paid vacation

- Professional development stipend and bonus program 


Review the job description and list of qualifications.


The Location:

The Dance/NYC office is completely remote until further notice due to the Coronavirus (or “COVID-19”) Pandemic. 


When the time is right, Dance/NYC will be shifting into a hybrid of remote and in-person work, per New York State Guidelines. Because Dance/NYC only serves the five boroughs of New York City and surrounding counties of Bergen, Hudson, Westchester Nassau and Suffolk; and the City of Yonkers, Dance/NYC is only recruiting cultural workers who are based in this geographic area and able to commute to Dance/NYC’s offices and events regularly.


Dance/NYC’s offices are located on the Ground Floor of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, 218 East 18th Street, New York, NY 10003 in Gramercy. Access to the Garden Floor entrance includes a two-step descent. A lift to the entrance is also available. Dance.NYC offices are accessible and an accessible bathroom is available onsite.  Elevators are not available in the building.

Gramercy is a quiet, family neighborhood with brownstones on tree-lined streets. It has a variety of historic restaurants, shops, and neighborhood parks. This neighborhood is also minutes away from Union Square Park. 


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dance/NYC is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. The policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. It is the policy of Dance/NYC to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Dance/NYC does not discriminate against any qualified Employees or job applicants with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person’s physical or mental disability. Dance/NYC makes reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all Employees or applicants with disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not require significant difficulty or expense. 


Thank you for your interest in Dance/NYC and the Communications Manager position. Dance/NYC looks forward to reviewing your application!

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Head of Emergency Funding Programme - Historic England




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£47,137 - £51,557 dependant on location + Benefits (Fixed term contract September 2022)
Application Deadline: 
11th July 2021


Historic England have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Emergency Funding Programme to lead the delivery of the Emergency Funding Programme which encompasses Historic England`s responsibilities for the Culture Recovery Fund.

If you are seeking an opportunity where you can add real value and support the delivery of Historic England`s Corporate Plan through an agreed portfolio of projects, then this is the ideal opportunity for you to join us.

This is a fixed term contract until September 2022.

We are flexible on location - based in one of our National offices or home working.

What you will be doing:

We need you to join us in supporting the Executive Team, Programme Board, Director of Business Improvement, Director of Regions and Head of Major Projects in the delivery of Historic England`s Corporate Plan through an agreed portfolio of projects.

You will be responsible for leading the successful and timely delivery of the Emergency Funding Programme to budget and within the Public Value Framework.
You will manage a team of project professionals; build productive relationships and you will ensure that internal and external stakeholders are kept up to date and engaged with the programme.

Who we are looking for:

-Proven experience in developing, project managing and delivering major projects across a complex range of stakeholders
-Experience in complex programme/ project budget setting and management
-Experience of evaluating, monitoring and reporting complex projects or programmes
-Ability to make judgements and recommendations involving the analysis and interpretation of complex situations and information
- Ability to prioritise and ensure timely delivery of quality outcomes/projects
-Experience of leading and managing complex teams of direct and indirect reports

We are an equal opportunity employer. We value and celebrate diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating a supportive workforce that represents the communities we serve and aim to serve.

We are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you, particularly if you consider yourself to have a disability.

Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognize the importance of a healthy work -life balance. We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, a generous 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites across the county and development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals.

Provisional interview date: w/c 19th July 2021

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