[JPL] Coastal Jazz - Vancouver International Jazz Festival - Executive Director Position

Nou Dadoun nou.dadoun at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 01:42:19 EDT 2009

Coastal Jazz in Vancouver BC is currently looking for an Executive Director;
the not-for-profit society operates with a balanced budget and produces the
Vancouver International Jazz Festival - the largest annual musical event in
BC - as well as year-round concert, education and outreach programs.  The
long form of the job description is available at:

The short form is:

Coastal Jazz seeks a dynamic and skilled professional to fill the role of
Executive Director as the organization moves into its twenty-fifth year in
2010. The Executive Director provides leadership for the organization,
including the management of strategic planning, as well as overseeing the
development and delivery of programs, along with revenue generation,
financial management, and human resources. Reporting to the board of
directors, the Executive Director manages the organization’s day-to-day
affairs, including facilitating the realization of its mission: to connect,
inspire, nurture, and transform artists and audiences through the joy,
passion, and power of jazz. Ideal candidates for this position will share
the Coastal Jazz commitment to non-profit arts presenting. He or she will
lead staff and facilitate program development, delivery, and evaluation. He
or she will also lead revenue generation through new and sustained sources
of earned income, private and public sector investment, membership programs,
and individual donations.

The ideal candidate for this position will bring a variety of experiences
and attributes to Coastal Jazz including a minimum 5 years of senior
leadership experience in a non-profit arts organization, cultural
institution or commensurate experience. The candidate will have an MBA or MA
or equivalent education in a related field and experience in managing annual
budgets in excess of 3 million dollars.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and

A complete description of the position and of the history of Coastal Jazz
can be viewed online at coastaljazz.ca

To apply, send an e-mail with a cover letter detailing your qualifications,
resume and salary expectations by SEPTEMBER 30th, 2009 to
careers at coastaljazz.ca

Coastal Jazz is an equal opportunity employer.

[I'm on the Board of Directors of Coastal Jazz ... N]

Nou Dadoun
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