JGPG is searching for a visionary Executive Director
Who We Are
- Art lovers who promote understanding and compassion among all people
- Facilitators of movement education and creation
- Committed to anti-racist work as individuals and as a collective by practicing embodiment, relationship-building and shared leadership
- Happily evolving to become a more inclusive and representative network of movement artists
- Beloved by our community and committed to producing art that reflects and supports us all
- Stewards of an ADA accessible and gender-neutral office environment
- Encouragers of hybrid (in-person and remote) work schedules
Who You Are
- An organized administrator who finds joy in collaborative work with our creative, administrative, and communications teams
- Detail-oriented and vision-centered
- Eager to engage with community and find new, innovative ways to reach wider audiences and develop long-term relationships with both our audiences and our artists
- Able to confidently and gracefully represent our values of unbridled artistic expression and community engagement in a variety of social settings
- Unafraid of leading; unbothered by collaborative challenges
- A strategic thinker able to advance our mission and vision to achieve desired outcomes for each fiscal year
- A lover of live production and able to aid in the work
- A facilitator of conversations, relationships, and artist-driven projects in the community
- Able to easily work with all stakeholders including the Artistic Director(s), other administrators, Teaching Artists, performers, Annex technicians, and the Board of Directors
- Invested in working with the Board Chair to ensure a strong, diverse, and active board that reflects the values and mission of the organization and meets the changing needs of JGPG over time
- Ready to dive into and contribute to a collaborative strategic planning process (beginning in 2022) with Staff and Board to guide JGPG’s journey toward a north star of shared values and future legacy
Other Duties Will Include
- Manage annual fundraising project
- Support the Board in the development of appropriate governance policies, goals and objectives
- Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and/or mentor a staff team to achieve JGPG’s strategic goals and foster an organization that has — at its core — a culture of collaboration, clarity, and responsibility to those served. The ideal candidate will nurture and support all members of their team by tending to effective organizational infrastructure/communication, aligning team members shared strategic goals, and providing staff with proper guidance and support by inviting mutual evaluations at regular intervals
- Develop and manage an efficient and effective organizational infrastructure; ensure that the work of staff is aligned with the strategic goals, and that all staff is provided with proper guidance and support, and their work is evaluated at regular intervals.
- Lead the staff in establishing, measuring and tracking program metrics to ensure continuing progress toward strategic impact goals
- Partner with the Board Treasurer and Artistic leadership in setting the operating and programmatic budgets
- Initiate, cultivate and maintain partnerships critical to JGPG’s programmatic work
- Participate in associations, advisory committees, joint initiatives, and conferences to further the public profile and strategic success of JGPG
- Partner with Education Directors to manage in-school/adult education strategy and budgeting needs.
- Commitment to JGPG’s mission of creating artistic work and programs which uphold the values of tolerance and equity
- Excellent written, oral, and empathetic listening skills, and a commitment to personal integrity and professional excellence
- Ability to think innovatively about strategic partnerships, alliances, and engagement with different types of stakeholders – nonprofit, corporate, public – within the arts and beyond
- Demonstrated operational and financial management skills as related to nonprofits
- An inclusive, transparent leadership style both in and out of the public spotlight
Salary + Benefits
This is a full-time, exempt position based in San Francisco with partial remote work possible (most of our staff continues to work remotely). The starting salary is $70,000 with health care benefits (up to $500/month), 3 weeks of paid vacation, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays.
Please email your resume, and cover letter summarizing your qualifications and why you feel you fit in with the JGPG culture to [email protected].
Joe Goode Performance Group is non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from diverse backgrounds – BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities – are encouraged to apply! JGPG aligns itself with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and considers all qualified applicants, regardless of arrest and conviction records.