Art+Feminism is looking for an Executive Director
<http://www.artandfeminism.org/executive-director/> to help further the
vision we've developed over the past six years. Please forward on the call
below to anyone you think might be a good fit!
The Executive Director sets the strategic vision and executes the annual
plan in collaboration with the Lead Organizers and manages relationships
with the Board of Directors. The Executive Director, Lead Co-Organizers,
and the Project Administrator form the Core Leadership Team of
Art+Feminism. The Executive Director must have strong project management
skills, a demonstrated history of work at the intersection of the arts and
social justice, an understanding of intersectional feminist organizing
principles, experience generating diverse financial support, and a
knowledge of the Wikimedia community or another open source/online
community. Art+Feminism is entering into its seventh year but this will be
our first year as a non-profit. While we do have great systems in place for
community organizing, we seek an Executive Director who is also skilled at
operations and development, and committed to developing leadership among
other members of the team. Because the position requires international
outreach and coordination, fluency in at least one language other than
English is preferred.
The Executive Director’s responsibilities include:
*Work with the Core Leadership Team to provide a strong day-to-day
leadership presence that incorporates our mission, vision, and values into
our everyday operations.
*Work with the Board of Directors and the Core Leadership Team to develop
the project’s mission, vision and values.
*Draft strategic planning documents alongside the rest of the Core
*Represent Art+Feminism at art and social justice conferences, events, and
Wikimedia Community gatherings.
*Manage all staff and contractors, including the Project Administrator
*Collaborate with the lead organizers to plan and implement the annual
*Lead development goals and activities including grants administration and
*Lead various fundraising activities.
*Write grant proposals and compile supporting documents.
*Recruit Board Members and cultivate Board.
*Work with Core Leadership Team and Regional Organizers to identify and
cultivate new funding sources.
Marketing and Communications
*Work with the Core Leadership Team to oversee the development and
execution of an annual communications plan, including marking, social
media, and educational programming.
*Co-manage key institutional partnerships, such as with the Museum of
*Maintain and ensure the execution of project timelines.
*Establish, improve and maintain efficient operations and project
*Direct and administer all financial plans and work with the Project
Administrator to manage accounting processes for grant reporting and
*Oversee regular meetings with Core Leadership Team members
*Compose budgets for specific programs and processes.
*Oversee risk management and legal activities, such as contracts
*Work with the Project Administrator to analyze and improve operations and
*Must be passionate about and have experience with the arts, intersectional
feminism, and open source culture.
*Must have demonstrated a commitment to developing leadership among other
members of the team.
*Requires proven fundraising and development experience.
*Requires a minimum of 3 years of non-profit leadership experience or
equivalent experience; 5 years preferred.
*Requires strong self-awareness and high emotional intelligence.
*Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
*Requires a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive working
relationships with colleagues (e.g. staff, volunteers, donors, and board
*Preferably have strong financial management skills and analytical
*Preferably have experience editing, organizing, or analyzing Wikipedia.
*Preferably have experience with metrics/analytics tools.
*Preferably have experience with project management and customer relations
tools (we use Slack, Streak, and Trello.)
*Requires flexibility to work evenings and weekends, and to travel for the
Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors. This position is
entirely remote; the Core Leadership Team, which is located in four
different cities, meets weekly via videochat. The candidate must be legally
authorized to work in the United States. Due to our funding structure, this
role is currently a one-year contract beginning September 1, 2019, with an
expectation for renewal, pending the successful accomplishment of the above
Salary Range: $60-75,000/year. This is currently an independent contractor
position but may be transitioned to employee status, depending on our legal
and accounting advice.
*Application Deadline: August 13, 2019*
Art+Feminism provides equal employment opportunities to all without regard
to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation,
national origin, age, disability or genetics. Candidates from groups
underrepresented in tech are especially encouraged to apply.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to us at
All best wishes,
Siân Evans + Jacqueline Mabey + Michael Mandiberg + Melissa Tamani, Lead