Executive Director- Oregon Ballet Theatre

Position Summary

The Executive Director (ED) at OBT will work in a co-equal shared leadership model with the Artistic Director (AD) to direct and advance all elements of the organization’s mission, strategy, programming, and operations. Reporting to the Board of Trustees together, the AD and ED lead the entire team of employees and artists, serve as the public face of the organization, and marshal the voices and support of OBT’s internal and external stakeholders towards a shared vision for transformation. Together, the Directors will build an engine of strategic change for programming, management operations, fundraising, and community engagement that propels OBT into a period of vitality, sustainability, and lasting impact.

In strong collaboration with the AD, the ED shall be responsible for managing all business, fiscal, and operational systems, and functions of the ballet company and school. Together with the AD, the ED ensures a positive and diverse work environment with effective performance and collaboration within and across all departments. The ED will support and guide the people and teams responsible for monitoring finance, raising earned and contributed revenues, developing healthy operations and infrastructure, practicing transparent and accountable governance, ensuring contract and legal compliance, and maintaining information technology and human resources.

Direct reports to the ED include the Finance and Operations Director, Development Director, Marketing Director, and Human Resources Manager. The ED jointly with the AD supervises the OBT School Director and Director of Education and Community Engagement. The ED also supports the AD in their supervision of the remaining artistic staff leadership.

For the full position announcement, please visit ArtsConsulting.com/Employment

Location: Portland, Oregon

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