The Duluth Superior Symphony Association is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director/CEO. We are looking for a candidate who, through strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability in leadership, is able to manage the human and financial resources of the Duluth Superior Symphony Association (DSSA). The DSSA’s primary mission is to perform symphonic music that serves, engages, and inspires. The Executive Director will provide managerial and administrative leadership to all entities of the DSSA (including the DSSO, DSSO Chorus, and the DSSO Youth Symphony Program) and collaborate with the Music Director (who exercises responsibility for the artistic direction of the orchestra). A successful candidate will bring new energy and ideas to the DSSA and be a leader in fundraising activities.
Since its inception in 1932, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra (DSSO) has proven to be a leading cultural organization in the region. The DSSO has consistently provided high-level professional performances, both traditional and new symphonic music, to audiences of every age and background.
Requirements:Application Process: Review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled.
Proven leadership ability and measurable experience in fundraising and resource development, marketing, public relations, and audience development.
Excellent financial management and budgeting skills, as well as knowledge of particular reporting requirements for nonprofits.
Experience working in a management position with a nonprofit organization preferred.
A management style that emphasizes consensus-building and the importance of teamwork.
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate persuasively the importance of orchestral music.
Working knowledge of orchestral music, production, and operations preferred.
Understanding of issues and challenges facing symphony orchestras, especially in small-to-medium sized communities.
Please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org: 1. Letter of application 2. Resume 3. Names and contact information (email and phone number) of three (3) professional references.
Questions regarding this position can be submitted to email@example.com
Additional Salary Information: A comprehensive benefits package will be provided.
Internal Number: 001
About Duluth Superior Symphony Association
Duluth Superior Symphony seeking Executive Director applications