Company Name:

Serenbe Institute for Art Culture and the Environment

Location:

Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia

Approximate Salary:

$70,000 Per Year

Job Category:

Other

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

August 29, 2018

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Managing Director


The Serenbe Institute is conducting a search for a full-time Managing Director. The mission of the Institute is to serve as the steward of a sustainable and thriving arts, culture and environmentally conscious community.  Founded in 2005 we believe that the arts, along with diverse cultural experiences and regular interaction with our natural environment, have the unique ability to bind us together in our humanity and allow us to live healthier and more interconnected lives.  Through our incubations of highly acclaimed programming Units (Serenbe Playhouse; AIR Serenbe, and Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre) the Institute has helped to propel the community of Serenbe into a position of national prominence in intentional development and design with artistic, cultural and environmental experiences in mind.

 

Additionally, Institute produced Programs include Serenbe Fellows “Conversations that Matter”, Serenbe Film, Serenbe Life, the Environmental Committee, and the South Fulton Area Initiative which takes high quality professional programming to underserved audiences throughout South Fulton County.

 

 

MANAGING DIRECTOR


The Managing Director is charged with executing and overseeing operations, business practices, and strategic development in accordance with the direction set by the Board of Directors. S/he is integral in setting and executing the strategic direction of the organization, and ensures its progress toward articulated goals through the effective management of systems and processes. S/he proactively analyzes trends and mitigates risks through effective and conservative budget management; ensures organizational solvency through the oversight, development and execution of an annual development plan; and recommends strategies for responsible growth and higher programmatic impact. S/he is a key partner with Units, providing support for and feedback on infrastructure, income streams, and strategic goals. S/he manages Institute level staff, directs communications, and works to position the Institute as a preeminent leader in the areas of arts, culture and environmental sustainability through sound practices. Specific responsibilities include:


Leadership


-        Oversees the strategic planning and budget preparation process in conjunction with the Board of Directors


-        Manages the operations of the Serenbe Institute and oversees Institute staff, including the development of staff level work plans


-        Recommends an appropriate staff structure to enable success of existing and new initiatives


-        Recommends new initiatives and ideas that align with the Institute’s mission.


-        Makes recommendations to the Board on strategic positions to consider, as well as new initiatives that propel the Institute’s mission forward


-        Identifies, assesses and informs the Board of internal and external trends and issues that affect the organization’s ability to fulfill its mission


-        Supports the Board's effectiveness by staffing Board level committees (e.g. finance, governance) and collaborating with Board leaders


Operations and Risk Management


-        Assesses organizational needs and recommends systems, policies and practices that foster innovation, efficiency and sustainable operations


-        Meets regularly with Board Chair to ensure alignment of actions and priorities


-        Oversees management of Institute spaces including meeting space and offices


-        Reviews policies and operational practices regularly and recommends changes and new policies to the Board


-        Prepares and distributes Board documents including an organizational report and financial reports monthly


-        Ensures the execution of all necessary employment verifications and compliance with Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Requirements and safety protocols and procedures


-        Maintains appropriate insurance coverage and ensures compliance with all corporate licensing and report.


Resources Development


-        Establishes and maintains contacts with individual and corporate donors and works in coordination with Board Chair to build relationships with foundations and other funders


-        Oversees organization, planning and acquisition of major donations through solicitation and stewardship of gift opportunities, including grant writing, direct requests, and campaign management


-        Actively looks for opportunities to diversify the Institute's funding portfolio to reduce risk


-        Serves as project manager and executes plans to fund special projects including capital campaigns, strategic initiatives, and below the line investments


Human resources planning and management


-        Train, manage and evaluate staff as authorized by the Board


-        Annually, establish quantifiable performance measures for each staff position and conduct an evaluation of performance against measures at the end of each year  


Financial planning and management


-        Works with Units and the Institute finance committee to submit annual operating budgets for consideration


-        Tracks trends, including administrative and overhead costs, for maximum efficiency


-        Manages all financial activities including financial statements, reconciliation, cash flow projections and other requested reports after consultation with finance committee, treasurer, auditors, and tax preparer


-        Works with auditors and tax preparers to submit annual audit and 990 filings


-        Reports financial information to the Board


-        Administers payroll and health benefits


-        Ensures managements and adherence to organizational controls established by the Board of Directors


-        Recommends budget adjustments to the Board as needed


-        Manages data capture and analysis in order to understand organization and unit trends and needs.


Community relations/media/public relations/advocacy


-        Oversees marketing efforts including brochures, posters, press releases, newsletters and social media


-        Oversees the development of an annual report


-        Maintains relationships with community organizations, philanthropic partners, arts organizations, artists, residents, neighbors and visitors


-        Represents the organization at community activities to enhance the organization’s community profile


 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS


Education & Experience


-        Four-year degree required


-        5 or more years of management experience in a non-profit organization required and 3 or more years of management in an arts related organization preferred


-        Proven record of successful grant writing preferred


Knowledge


-        Expertise with Quick Books and financial reporting required


-        Understanding of accounting principles required


-        Software proficiency including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point required


-        Operating knowledge of Patron Manager CRM preferred


Skills for Success


-        Teamwork and collaboration across a dynamic variety of teams and circumstances- ability to drive diverse stakeholders to consensus


-        High emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills– ability to work w/artists, accountants, and a wide range of personalities


-        Ability to provide leadership and direction to individuals who are not direct reports on org chart


-        Self-starter who identifies and capitalizes on opportunity


-        Flexibility and availability to work some nights and weekends


Salary Range:  high $60s to low $70s commensurate with experience + benefits


Company Name:

Serenbe Institute for Art Culture and the Environment

Location:

Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia

Approximate Salary:

$70,000 Per Year

Job Category:

Other

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

August 29, 2018

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