Executive Director

Location: St. Paul, MN
Date Posted: 07-24-2018
We are searching for a passionate Executive Director to lead a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create a music learning community that is rooted in the African American cultural experience, where people of all ages and backgrounds can gather, explore, and grow through music. 

The next Executive Director will provide program oversight, ensure administrative and financial health, and lead and grow
the organization through stewardship of our client's mission and vision. The Executive Director is also responsible for
oversight of all work in support of the mission and advancing a shared vision for the future, as well as moving the organization toward self-generated financial independence and create the necessary systems and infrastructure to support long-term sustainability.

The Executive Director will serve as chief spokesperson for the organization, relate to the larger community, and assure the organization and its mission are properly invested in the culture and the community of families who give it life and spirit.
This position is full-time, exempt, and salary is commensurate with experience.

Requirements: 
• Bachelor’s degree or at least five years in successful nonprofit management or administration, or a combination
of comparable experience and education
• Experience with the local arts and music community with sector-specific knowledge and established relationships
and networks
• Understanding of local, regional, and national music trends
• Experience in the area of youth development and engaging families
• Proven fundraising/revenue-generating experience and a strong capacity for writing and securing grants
• Demonstrated ability to work and build respectful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
• Strong operational skills with the ability to move a strategic vision forward for the future
• Understanding of nonprofit management and leadership experience with a Board of Directors
• Experience in financial management and budgeting process
• Ability to articulate the vision and values, and serve as the public face of the organization
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to successfully supervise staff and support staff development

If this sounds like the position for you, please email me at mandy@kpcompanies.com. Looking forward to hearing from you!
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