In response to and planning for organizational growth and expansion, Art Omi seeks an EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT AND FINANCE. In this newly created position, this individual has shared responsibility with the Executive Director for Arts and Administration to formulate the vision of the organization, engage with the board of trustees, lead and manage its staff, foster a culture of innovation and inclusion, oversee fundraising and community engagement, oversee risk, and manage all aspects of community and public relations for the organization. This individual will live in commuting distance of Ghent and become part of the community.
The Executive Director for Institutional Advancement and Finance is the chief fundraising, marketing, and communications strategist, working closely with all facets of Art Omi to raise the funding necessary to support the organization’s mission, to develop effective messages and multimedia content, to increase its outreach and impact, raise visibility and awareness, and build on 29 years of success. This co-executive director will put special emphasis on increasing the agency’s funding streams as well as its funding goals.
The Executive Director for Institutional Advancement and Finance is also the chief finance officer for Art Omi. With creativity, flexibility, and responsiveness to the founder, board of trustees, senior management team and staff, this person will manage a business framework for Art Omi that facilitates organizational growth and expansion, elicits the support of outside funders, and maximizes funding opportunities. The Executive Director for Institutional Advancement and Finance has individual responsibility to oversee finance, technology, and human resources day to day, and to deliver the financial and budgetary expertise, administrative leadership, and strategic business analysis necessary to further the mission of a highly complex and entrepreneurial organization.