Executive Director

Tryon Arts and Crafts School Seeks Executive Director

Tryon Arts and Crafts School (TACS) is seeking an Executive Director (ED).  TACS has been in operation nearly 60 years as a community and regional center.  The mission of TACS is to provide creative opportunities for everyone through education, instruction, and expression of heritage and contemporary arts and crafts in a friendly, stimulating and enriching environment.  TACS is a 501 © (3) organization.

The Ideal Candidate will have:
• A proven record in leadership for people and organizations
• Credentials, aptitude or experience consistent with TACS mission
• A history of successful fund-raising and grant writing
• The ability to understand and manage a budget for a 501 © (3) organization
• Computer proficiency
• Exceptional written and verbal skills
• A high level of ethical standards, integrity, discipline and company loyalty

Job Description
The ED:
• Provides day-to-day management and execution of ongoing goals of TACS
• Reports directly to the Executive Committee (EC), ultimately to the Board of 
• Directors (BOD) and is responsible for consistent achievement of the mission, financial objectives and development of future plans for the organization
• Manages and supports TACS staff and provides advice on handling
any issues which arise
• Oversees development of workshops and classes with the Education Committee
• Negotiates salaries and sets class/workshop fees according to the Finance
Committee guidelines,
• Develops broad guidelines of a marketing strategy with the Marketing Committee.  Writes press releases and directs/participates in posting to social media,
• Serves as an emissary and leader to other community arts organizations,
businesses, citizens and funding organizations essential to TACS,
• Administers the current budget and assists in developing yearly budgets,
• Writes grants to support the needs of TACS for program and structural needs

Organization Name: 
Tryon Arts & Crafts
Career Level: 
Senior Management
Job Type: 
Full Time
Southwestern NC
Polk County
Organization Type: 
How to Apply: 

To Apply:
Submit one file in PDF format, including a cover letter and resume to:
tryonbookshelf@gmail.com.  Include the names of three references with contact information.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications for a 501 © (3) organization.  This is a full time position.  A bonus is possible.  Review will begin as applications are received.  For additional information on TACS, go to: www.tryonartsandcrafts.org