Status: Full Time
Reports to: Director
Direct Reports: Director of Finance
Director of Operations and Systems
Director of Facilities
Director of Marketing and Communications
Jacob’s Pillow, now in its 86 thyear, is the longest-running dance festival in the U.S. and the only National Landmark dedicated to dance. The institution is in the first year of Vision ’22, a five-year strategic plan to strengthen the artistic core of the organization, expand civic and community engagement and renew essential campus facilities. The Deputy Director reports to the Director to achieve these goals and ensure superior functioning in all aspects of the Jacob’s Pillow enterprise. The Deputy oversees the management of finances, facilities, and organization-wide systems and fosters cross-departmental communication and collaboration. The Deputy also oversees marketing and communications and earned-income generation, including retail, rentals, partnerships, advertising, initiatives and special projects. In addition, the Deputy manages all human resources functions. The Deputy should stay abreast of artistic planning and the work of the artistic programs that operate under the Director. The ideal candidate has a passion for dance and brings a proven track record in either non-profit or business management, an entrepreneurial mindset, and demonstrated skills in partnering effectively with diverse people.
Work with Director and senior staff to set comprehensive measures for success and annual benchmarks in alignment with current 5-year plan. Analyze and interpret organization-wide reporting data and metrics. Develop and submit regular reports to the Director on organization’s progress in achieving its benchmarks and 5-year vision.
Serve as project manager for planning processes, multi-year strategic initiatives, and consultancies that require coordination among Director, Department Heads and Board, including issuing RFPs and signing agreements. Work with Director and senior staff to ensure successful implementation of plans.
Oversee implementation of equity, inclusion and accessibility goals and initiatives.