Chief Executive Officer at International Arts & Artists
Location: Washington, DC
Salary range: $120,000-$145,000
International Arts & Artists (IA&A) is a 501(c)3 arts service organization dedicated to promoting cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally. IA&A was founded in 1995 and operates in Washington, D.C., with a professional staff of 15 and at a budget of $2M annually. For more information, see www.artsandartists.org.
IA&A is comprised of:
-A world-renowned Traveling Exhibition Service that tours 15-25 fine arts & decorative arts exhibitions annually to museums nationally and internationally.
-An on-site contemporary art space that produces monthly exhibitions (IA&A at Hillyer).
-An art collection of nearly 400 works (the Hechinger: Tools as Art collection).
-A Cultural Exchange Program that brings 130+ interns, trainees, and scholars to the U.S. yearly.
-IA&A is a distinctive and unique organization that requires the vision and leadership of a talented, energetic, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and thoughtful President / CEO who can continue its growth.
Ideal candidates will have:
-A passion for IA&A’s mission of increasing cross-cultural understanding through the arts.
-10+ years of appropriate professional experience, including at least five years in an executive role.
-Substantive connections in the arts and strong relationships with national & international arts leaders.
-A record of success in the growth of her/his past endeavors.
-A deep understanding of, and a driving commitment to, the arts and cultural exchange.
-A history of effective leadership and the ability to motivate and inspire a small but talented team.
-Entrepreneurial instincts with strong business acumen, a drive for results, and a track record in building new relationships and developing new programs.
-Track record in building revenue earned and charitable revenue streams.
DRiWaterstone is leading this search for International Arts & Artists. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://waterstonehc.com/driwaterstonehc/position/iaa-chief-executive-officer/.