Juxtaposition Arts seeks Managing Director

Posted: May 1, 2020 at 2:02 pm


  • Reporting: The Managing Director (MD) reports to the Board of Directors and works collaboratively with the co-founder/Chief Cultural Producer to set vision and strategy.
  • Mandate: The role has strategic and operational responsibility for the execution of JXTA’s mission.
    What does this mean?​ The person in this role must be committed to developing and maintaining partnerships, leading and supporting staff, enhancing program offerings, expanding organizational resources, reaching new communities, and raising the overall profile of the Juxtaposition Arts.


  • Strategy and Vision
    • Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Founder to plan and evaluate progress toward goals and objective
    • Create and manage strategic planning and program vision to support short- and long-term goals
  • Finance
    • Manage organizational budgets, including leading the budget development and board approval process
    • Steward the finances of the organization, with support from contracted accountant
    • Provide finance updates to board and staff on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Operations and Support
    • Manage day-to-day operations of the office
    • Direct Supervision of five – seven staff
    • Manage relationships with key vendors
    • Develop project requirements, contracts, budgets and resource requirements
    • Coordinate with administrative, artistic and program teams to outline project deliverables schedule
  • Communications and Marketing
    • Direct the work of the Communications department of 1-3
    • Represent the organization and maintain its role as a thought leader in the field through speaking engagements, articles, conference presentations, etc.
    • Lead team members to ensure that JXTA’s storytelling and brand-building is strategic and consistent
    • Develop new markets and outreach opportunities
  • Fundraising and Earned Income
    • Supervise Development team of 2-3
    • Supervise business development and earned income revenue streams
    • Collaborate with the Board of Directors to procure resources for JXTA programs and operations
    • Represent the organization in relationship-building with key prospects and in seeking financial support from individual, foundation, corporate, and government sources
  • Basic Requirements
    • 7+ years’ experience leading people
    • 5+ years’ experience in nonprofit leadership
    • 3+ years’ experience managing finances and budgets
  • Preferred Requirements
    • Experience in a social venture, start-up or creative organization
    • Skilled negotiator
    • Strong writer
  • Total Rewards
    • Salary range: $75-85k
    • Heath and Dental/80% premium paid
    • Unlimited PTO
    • Flex Schedule and Fridays at home

For priority consideration, submit your application by May 5! For more information on the position and how to apply, view the JTXA Managing Director Job Description