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Managing Director

San Francisco, CA

Managing Director

Playwrights Foundation is conducting a search for a talented and strategic individual who can lead all facets of the administration and management of an acclaimed nonprofit arts organization.

Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, Playwrights Foundation is a small-but-impactful organization dedicated to discovering and supporting diverse playwrights in the creation of new works for the American Theatre. It is recognized for developing plays by Sam Shepard, Anna Deveare Smith, Nilo Cruz, Paula Vogel, and David Henry Hwang, among many others.

The Managing Director will work alongside Artistic Director Amy Mueller with an engaged Board to fulfill the vision of a recently completed strategic plan and enter a new chapter of growth.

The position is suited for a detail-oriented nonprofit arts management leader with excellent interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate enjoys analyzing and implementing organizational best practices and can work with a variety of stakeholders. The position requires superior strategic, financial, and organizational skills; an aptitude for problem-solving; and a demonstrable commitment to the arts. Experience with fundraising and governance is a significant plus.

The Managing Director is a full-time position and reports to the Board. Salary will be based on experience.

To apply, please download the complete job description PDF above by clicking on the title of the position above, and read carefully.  Follow the instructions to submit. No calls, please.

Playwrights Foundation is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

Contact:Search Committee
Address: 1616 16th St, Suite 350, Suite 350

Deadline: 05-19-2017

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