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Managing Director
New Village Arts

Carlsbad, CA

New Village Arts, an ensemble-based theatre and arts company located in North San Diego County, is seeking a Managing Director to provide strategic leadership, financial management, fundraising and development, and brand guidance. The Managing Director will partner with Executive Artistic Director/Founder Kristianne Kurner and report to NVA’s Board of Directors.

Overall responsibilities include maximizing earned and contributed revenue, fiscal and staff management, cultivating community relationships, continuing to build the theatre’s reputation as a cultural and educational hub for North County San Diego, and overseeing all administrative, operational, and financial goals to ensure the continued success of NVA.

The ideal candidate should be a collaborative leader with 3-5 years of experience managing an arts-related nonprofit, with at least a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree in Arts Administration or Nonprofit Management preferred). A passion for theatre and the arts is important, as is strong writing and interpersonal skills, excellent fundraising, fiscal management and managerial skills, and a strong work ethic. The position will begin in October 2015. 

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Deadline: 09-15-2015

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