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  • Big Staff Changes at PA Ballet Pennsylvania Ballet fires longtime artistic leaders, administrators. With a single swing of the ax, the new leadership of Pennsylvania Ballet has cleared out the longtime artistic pillars of the company. Jeffrey Gribler is gone. The energetic personification of the company, who arrived in 1975 as an apprentice and quickly worked his way thr...
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Organization: New England Foundation for the Arts 
Job Location: Boston, MA

 

New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) seeks a visionary and entrepreneurial executive who will lead the organization into its next phase of growth. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for NEFA’s philanthropic, programmatic, operational and fundraising activities. She/He will manage a dedicated and creative program and administrative staff, facilitating the ongoing excellence of existing programs, while identifying exciting new opportunities in concert with the staff and Board. 

The Executive Director will serve as the lead spokesperson and public face of NEFA, representing the organization’s mission and purpose externally with colleagues and decision makers in the field. She/He must bring to NEFA: a thoughtful understanding of how producing, presenting, and touring models are changing; knowledge of how artists are creating work today and how distinctions among artistic disciplines are blurring; a passion for uncovering the varied sources of new creative vitality in today’s cultural area; and a desire to help NEFA push the envelope in supporting today’s artists and arts organizations in exciting new ways.  

To apply for this position, please forward a resume, as well as a substantive cover letter outlining your interests and qualifications via e-mail to Sandi Haynes, Executive Search Consultant. For a full job description, click here