The American Craft Council is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the position of Executive Director.
The next Executive Director will have the unique opportunity to lead and sustain the American Craft Council through an exciting new phase of the Council's history. With the relocation to Minneapolis, this chief executive will dynamically and strategically lead the future vitality, relevance, and impact of the Council.
As a nonprofit, membership-centric organization, the Executive Director is accountable to the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees for the execution of the strategic plan and development and implementation of the programs, policies, and practices of the Council. Within that framework, the Executive Director is responsible for the management and development of approximately 15 employees and a budget of $6 million.
Specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for strategic direction, external relationships and fundraising, board and executive committee relations, membership growth and development, spokesperson and public relations, and administration.
This position is located in Minneapolis, MN (relocation from New York City to be completed by July 2010).