• Title

  • Executive Director

    Posted: 03/07/2021

    Full Job Description

    Executive Director

    The Paramount Center for the Arts (www.theparamountcenter.com) – an historic performing arts theater seating 756 located in downtown Bristol, TN/VA, seeks an Executive Director. This position is a full time, exempt position reporting to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director actively works with the team he/she manages to develop and implement the Business Plan of the non-profit organization, and is responsible for all elements of the operation. The Executive Director is the chief manager, planner, and fund raiser for the organization as well as its primary spokesperson.


    · College degree required

    · A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a performing arts facility/organization or other closely related management experience

    · Knowledge of the entertainment industry desirable including experience negotiating with entertainers, agents, and promoters

    · Excellent supervisory skills and knowledge of supervisory principles

    · Well-developed skills in fund raising for a non-profit organization

    · Strong leadership skills

    · Knowledge of, and experience in, grant writing

    · Good organizational and time management skills

    · Excellent written and oral communications skills are a must including excellent public speaking ability

    · Must be highly computer literate with proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of the programs in the Adobe Creative Suite would be helpful.

    · An understanding of all aspects of marketing and marketing tools associated with image, awareness creation and promotion

    · Strong background in community relations and alliance-building

    · Friendly, outgoing, persuasive personality

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $70,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year


    • Paid time off
    • Relocation assistance


    • Bachelor's (Preferred)


    • Management Experience: 5 years (Preferred)
    • Leadership Experience: 5 years (Preferred)

    Work Location:

    • One location

    This Company Describes Its Culture as:

    • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
    • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
    • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused

    Company's website:

    • https://paramountbristol.org/

    Company's Facebook page:

    • https://www.facebook.com/paramountcenter

    Benefit Conditions:

    • Only full-time employees eligible

    Work Remotely:

    • No

    COVID-19 Precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Personal protective equipment provided or required
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Virtual meetings
    • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place