AVAST is seeking a Director for the 2022 Season

Job description

The Director of AVAST oversees and coordinates the operations of the annual studio tour in Arlington, VA, making sure the tour runs smoothly.  General responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Serving as main contact person for artists and the public
  • Organizing the call for artists
  • Compiling and confirming artist studio information
  • Disseminating artist studio information as needed for organization and promotion of the tour
  • Coordinating with the managers of fundraising, press, graphic design, social media, printed materials, and web
  • Hosting monthly meetings of the management team
  • Attending quarterly meetings of the board

Qualifications

  • Commitment to serving the art community in Arlington, VA
  • Leadership experience in the arts, non-profit world, or business
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well both independently and with others (mainly remotely)
  • Ability to work from home and participate in and host Zoom meetings
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage interns and volunteers
  • Digital literacy
    • Familiarity with the Google Suite, specifically Google Drive
    • Competency creating and working with spreadsheets
    • Understanding of basic image editing
    • Familiarity with Mailchimp, Survey Monkey, and WordPress a plus

The position is part time and contractual.  Most work is performed April – October, but the commitment is throughout the calendar year. The minimum stipend for the director position is $2000 annually, and may increase based on sponsorships and the possibility of additional events.  Work load is estimated to be at least 90 hours per year, but the right candidate will spend as much time as needed to manage operations effectively.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to arlstudiotour@gmail.com.  For full consideration, apply by January 4.