The Deputy Director will focus primarily on both development and fundraising, while ensuring artistic excellence in the innovation, experimentation, and execution of National Sawdust’s mission-based work and programming.
The Deputy Director will report to the Managing and Artistic Director. National Sawdust seeks candidates who will:
Be a willing, talented, and strategic fundraiser — successfully building and maintaining long-term individual and institutional relationships while working with the existing National Sawdust development team and its objectives for board, corporate, foundation, individual, and gala donation efforts
Continue the groundbreaking leadership in contemporary musical experimentation and culture for which National Sawdust is known
Communicate and build upon existing programming and partnerships
Inspire community and patrons with ideas and powerful interpersonal skills; be a leader who can energize, collaborate, mentor, and delegate amongst staff and artists
Promote National Sawdust’s institutional identity as a can’t-miss destination for artistic innovation; enhance overall visibility regionally, nationally, and internationally
Expand and help communicate and strategize the activity of National Sawdust beyond the walls of its physical footprint
Establish a transparent, proactive, and collaborative workplace that includes open communication across the organization
Be an integral part of leadership as a part of the team’s senior staff; provide clear direction to empower staff and partners for specific and collective performance
Collaborate with development, communications, and artistic departments for the betterment of National Sawdust
Ensure and promote a diverse and inclusive National Sawdust in programming, outreach, staffing, and culture.