Job Posting: Arts Network Ottawa seeks Executive Director

Arts Network Ottawa knows how the Arts build strong communities. For more than 30 years, we have collaborated with communities to promote the creative, social and economic benefits of local Arts and will continue to do so. We provide an informed voice for a bilingual network, across the Ottawa region, of over 400 artists, cultural workers and arts organizations. As an arts service organization, we are an essential connection to opportunities, resources, programs and partnerships that advance careers and the sustainability of Ottawa’s arts community.

Arts Network Ottawa is currently seeking an Executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity for a strong visionary leader to lead a vibrant, dynamic service organization in the nation’s capital and deliver on the organization’s identified values: Advocacy, Arts Engagement, Resources & Connection, and Promotion of the Local Arts.

Job Summary

Arts Network Ottawa is seeking an Executive Director who is an exceptional leader with a passion for the arts.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is charged with the strategic, financial and operational leadership of the organization, and acts as a leader within the arts community on behalf of Arts Network Ottawa.

The successful candidate will bring strong knowledge of the arts sector in Ottawa. The Executive Director will have excellent leadership skills and substantive experience in community relations, municipal/provincial/federal government relations, building partnerships, fund development, strong background in fiduciary oversight and strategic planning capacity. A strong communication ability in both official languages is preferred.

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please respond in confidence by January 20th, 2019 and include 3 professional references to the Arts Network Ottawa Selection Committee at president@artsnetworkottawa.c

Or by mail to: Hiring Committee, Arts Network Ottawa, 245 Centrum Blvd. Suite 260, Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1

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Arts Network Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer with a main office at the Shenkman Arts Centre. Our work is guided by these principles: respect for artists, integrity, inclusiveness, engagement and collaboration. Individuals from under-represented communities are encouraged to apply.

Arts Network Ottawa thanks all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.