National Director, Turnaround Arts
- Plan, develop, and set the vision for Turnaround Arts
- Collaborate closely with the Implementation Director and Program Manager to develop and execute strategic goals for the program
- Direct and supervise all external relations efforts, including leveraging high-profile artists, fundraising, and public relations
- Develop and maintain a national program evaluation
- Represent Turnaround Arts and the Kennedy Center at national conferences, meetings, site visits, and more
Collaborate with and develop alignment with SCP overall arts education strategy and programming.
Plan, develop, and set vision for the Turnaround Arts program
Collaborate closely with the Program Manager and Implementation Director to develop and execute strategic goals for the program
Focus on sustainability of the national program, advocating for its fidelity
Direct and lead all Turnaround Arts external relations efforts, including but not limited to engaging, building relationships with, managing, and leveraging high-profile artists for their work with Turnaround Arts Schools and other Kennedy Center Education programs; collaboratively creating a mutually beneficial program site management plan to promote independence and sustainability; developing a strategy and implementation plan for school and local program site visits; collaborating with the Kennedy Center Development team to create, develop, and manage relationships with national funders to raise visibility and support for Turnaround Arts and other SCP programs; building visibility for the program through various communication strategies, including public relations, media engagements, newsletters, social media, and more; and managing Turnaround Arts talent shows and music videos.
Develop and maintain a national program evaluation
Collaborate with the Kennedy Center's Research and Evaluation department, along with an external contracted evaluator, in this work
Provide technical assistance and coaching, both in-person and remotely, to local program partners
Serve as liaison and occasional presenter for Turnaround Arts to other national organizations, partners, conferences and more, representing the Kennedy Center
Supervise Turnaround Arts staff positions and external contractors.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work beyond a 40-hour week on a regular basis. Occasional weekend and evening events.
Travel up to 50% may be required.The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a world premier performing arts organization and our nation's cultural center. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Back Email Apply Now