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Arts Consulting Group keeps an updated list of arts-related job openings throughout the country.

Studio Tenn, an award winning, professional, not-for-profit theater company located in Franklin, Tennessee (just outside Nashville) is seeking a Managing Director reporting to the Board of Directors.
The successful candidate will be responsible for all financial aspects of the company, providing strong leadership for all administrative functions, including programming/producing, finance, marketing, development, box office and communications. Working closely with the Company’s Artistic Director, the Managing Director will serve as an additional public face for the company including speaking engagements, event appearances, interviews, donor relations, and corporate donors. The Managing Director will serve as liaison between Studio Tenn and Actors Equity Association and with all licensing organizations. The ideal candidate will have prior theater and not-for-profit experience and will possess at least a Bachelor’s degree. Franklin is a dynamic, growing community with a very high quality of life. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Please send resume to:

Associate Managing Director position at Miles of Music. Miles of Music is seeking an enthusiastic, resourceful, creative leader to manage a week-long music camp for adults on a gorgeous island in the woods of New Hampshire and two small weekend events in New York City and Boston. The job is a remote position but we are giving priority to Nashville based applicants because one of our founding directors is based in Nashville and the job requires face to face check ins a few times a year in Nashville.

The Bessie Smith Cultural Center (BSCC) seeks an accomplished manager, fundraiser and activist to focus public attention on the historical, educational, and contemporary contributions of the BSCC. The President will be an accomplished fund-raiser and executive leader with the ability to engage members of the Chattanooga community to support the BSCC. The President will work with the board as it members embrace their roles as fundraiser and community ambassadors and volunteer at (BSCC) as needed. Limited travel is required.

Please submit a letter and resume (electronic submission preferred) with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments to: Bessie Smith Cultural Center, Executive Search Committee, P O Box 11493, Chattanooga, TN 37401. Email:

PART-TIME  ARTIST IN RESIDENCE – EXHIBITIONS – Appalachian Center for Craft  The Appalachian Center for Craft is a satellite campus of Tennessee Tech and is located at 1560 Craft Center Drive, Smithville, TN 37166.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: BFA degree. Selection will consider the candidate’s potential artistic and professional growth within the residency, exhibition or curatorial experience, and potential for instructional support. Preferred: MFA or equivalent professional experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsible for exhibition spaces including installing and closing of exhibits. Corresponds with artists and coordinates on all aspects of the exhibition process including: shipment, reports, physical arrangement, lighting, gallery repairs, scheduling of photo shoots, press releases and grant proposals. The AIR will work 20 hours per week in exhibitions. Assist the gallery manager in ordering and maintaining supplies. Assist the sales gallery with sales throughout the year especially during Celebration and the Holiday Festival, which are the Craft Center’s annual events. The AIR may have the opportunity to teach workshops and academic classes in their specific medium or foundations and conduct outreach demonstrations. The AIR must produce a significant body of studio work while showing a high level of technical expertise and aesthetic merit. In consultation with the Director, expectations of the AIR’s studio work will be reviewed after arrival.

SALARY & BENEFITS: This is a part-time grant funded position; its continuation is contingent upon future funding. Residence in Craft Center housing is a required condition of employment. Single occupancy bedroom with private bath (whether married or single, cooking and lounge facilities are shared with other residents), individual studio space and 24 hour studio access are provided. A stipend of $1620.00 annually is provided, which is paid in monthly increments of $135 via direct deposit. Benefits include the accumulation of annual and sick leave on a prorated basis equal to the percentage of employment, and thirteen (13) pro-rated University holidays. Other benefits include pro-rated retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Also, opportunities for additional employment through workshop and outreach programs may be available. Anticipated Vacancy.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants will be required to apply online at and electronically upload a resume and provide contact information for three references, to be contacted by search committee members at a later time. Official transcripts required upon hire. Applicants are also required to submit a CD of digital images of work in JPEG format to: Appalachian Center for Craft, 1560 Craft Center Drive, Smithville, TN 37166, Attention: Artist in Residence Application – Exhibitions. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. For questions please email Director Debra Ruzinsky, or by phone at 931-372-6875.

APPLICATION SCREENING: Review of applications will begin November 6, 2017; open until filled.

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