Jazz in Arizona Inc., a 501(c)3 organization, is seeking a full-time Managing Director for its 4-year old venue. The Nash is a world-class performance venue and education center located in the heart of one of America’s most vibrant Arts Districts, Roosevelt Row, in Phoenix, AZ. The mission of The Nash is to celebrate the rich tradition and ongoing innovation of jazz by presenting quality live performances, providing unique educational programs and building a vibrant jazz community. The Managing Director will be primarily responsible for all aspects of The Nash’s operational and business management, including administrative functions, fiscal oversight, arts and facilities management, and marketing. In addition, the Managing Director will develop and implement comprehensive policies and procedures and contribute to the refinement of the organization’s strategic goals. This is an outstanding opportunity for a self-motivated individual with a proven track record in arts administration and/or small business management to join a fast-growing, mission-driven organization that is destined for leadership in its field.
Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or an Arts field, ideally in art or music administration; direct experience in arts administration and/or small business management; proficiency in MS Office applications; professional and personable manner with excellent inter-personal communication skills, including public speaking and writing; experience working with or serving on non‐profit organization boards; and the ability to work a flexible schedule. Familiarity with and passion for jazz is strongly preferred.
Applications must be electronically submitted by May 6, 2016 to be considered. For a more detailed job description and application details, go here
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