The Buena Vista Arts Council (BVAC) is hiring a DIRECTOR!
Are you born to organize and manage operations? Do you love our community and creativity? The BVAC is seeking a dynamic individual as our part-time Director. Working with the volunteer board, you will keep this community non-profit running smoothly focusing on three areas:
Organization management (communication, finances, and facilities)
Membership development & marketing
Flexible hours/work from home
Compensation commensurate with experience and performance.
For questions, call Steve Baldridge at 540-784-5196. Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Director” in the subject line (preferred), or mail to Buena Vista Arts Council, P.O. Box 722, Buena Vista, VA 24416.
Position open until filled.
The Buena Vista Arts Council (BVAC), organized in 2012, seeks to bring hope to Buena Vista and the Rockbridge region through art and creativity. We are dedicated to community, and believe in cultivating a sense of beauty in the everyday. Our activities include organizing Mountain Day annually; offering art workshops/sponsoring a scholarship; Artapalooza kids craft event; and a range of other community-oriented activities. The BVAC is still a young organization charting its court and determining how it can best serve the community.
FULL JOB DESCRIPTION
The Director provides part-time staff support to the Board of the Buena Vista Arts Council, keeping the organization operating smoothly and offering technical assistance to members to accomplish the goals of the Council.
The Buena Vista Arts Council (BVAC), organized in 2012, seeks to bring hope to Buena Vista and the Rockbridge region through art and creativity. We are dedicated to community, and believe in cultivating a sense of beauty in the everyday. Our activities include organizing Mountain Day annually; offering art workshops; sponsoring a scholarship; Artapalooza kids craft event; and a range of other community-oriented arts activities. The BVAC is still a young organization charting out its course and determining how it can best serve the community.
Organization and time management
Professional written communication
Website, social media, graphic design
Managing organization’s communication and calendar, including email, mail box, and files
Managing organization’s finances including budget preparation, expense tracking, rent, utilities, nonprofit status, and payroll (portions may be outsourced)
Managing facilities including scheduling building use, tracking building access, monitoring cleanliness/condition of building
Membership Development & Marketing
Maintain, expand, and cultivate following on social media (Facebook and Instagram)
Maintain, expand, and utilize email list
Work with board members or others to improve and maintain website
Identify and pursue multiple methods and venues to promote the BVAC and engage existing and new members
Coordinate marketing and promotion of events
Work with board members and others to identify relevant grants
Assist preparing and submitting grants and serve as organizational contact person
Track grants received, ensure compliance with all grant requirements, and assist preparation of final reports
Compensation and Hours
This is a salaried W2 employee position with with performance compensation and base salary possible, commensurate with experience and performance. Compensation paid monthly. Hours are very flexible and most work is done independently, so exact time worked may vary from week to week; this is why the position is not described as “hourly.” This position does not offer benefits.
Much of the work is done independently and can be performed from employee’s home or other local locations. The Director may be required to attend certain events locally from time to time. There is no travel anticipated outside the Rockbridge area, except potential conferences once or twice per a year.
Applicants should plan to use their own computer for BVAC work. Word processing/spreadsheet software may be helpful, but the BVAC uses Google apps for much of its work. Other than an internet browser, specialized software (e.g. for bookkeeping) will be provided.
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