Wickford Art Association
Our Festival's 50th Anniversary is upon us and we are seeking an experienced director.
Greetings!
 
This is a time sensitive request.  The Board of WAA is seeking a new Director for our upcoming festival to take place in early July.  Applications are being excepted until next Friday, January 20th.  Interviews will take place asap as we are in hopes of filling the position quickly but also with the right candidate.  
 
Applicants should have strong skills in these area's:

-Communicating
-Organizational
-Multi-tasking
-Team player/ Building skills
-Computer knowledge & ability to use social media
-Reflecting the intent & purpose of WAA's mission statement
-Good under pressure
-Ability to work within the time-constraints given and with excellence
-Is personable, friendly, cooperative 
-Is teachable
-Displays emotional maturity
-Responsive in a timely manner
-Respectful to the Community


 Responsibilities include:

 -Recruiting Volunteers to work specific areas of the festival needs
-Scheduling planning meetings; overseeing all aspects of the production of the festival
- Following legal procedures; work well with NK Town officials
-Keep within the festival budget
-Fundraising
-Overseeing set up of the Jurying committee
-Documenting progress and reporting to the board

The right candidate will have at least 5 years experience in Event planning in a leadership role. 

Please submit your applications by 3 pm 1/20/12. All candidates will be contacted upon receiving their application by a member of the Board.

We, the WAA Board, are excited about the 50th Anniversary of our festival.  We look forward to hearing from those of you interested in applying for the position.  Our goal is to finish our interviews within the next 2 weeks and to move forward as soon as possible in planning the big event.

Sincerely,

The WAA Board of Directors:

Pam Reed; President
Judith Anderson; Vice President
Nancy Nielsen; Treasurer
Patricia Henderson; Recording secretary
Carole Berren; Corresponding Secretary

Please contact us by e-mail @ gallery@wickfordart.org or by phone 294-6840
Wickford Art Association
Wickford Art Association
North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852
(401) 294-6840