Thursday, August 5, 2010

Growth at ETD

Erasing the Distance is growing!  We recently began seeking a 4th staff member to add to our team.  We have begun the search for a Managing Director!  Think you might have what it takes?  Review the job description below...

Organizational Description:

Erasing the Distance is a 5-year old non-profit organization dedicated to shedding light on mental illness through theatre.  Our productions have been seen by over 20,000 people so far, share true stories, and are performed by professional actors.  For more information, go to our website –
Organizational Areas of Focus:  Theatre, Mental Health, Education, and Advocacy
Position Sought: Managing Director
Employment Type:  30 – 40 hours per week, depending on candidate
General Skills and Qualifications: The right candidate will have verifiable skills, experience and past success in operational management, financial and strategic planning, fundraising, and the navigation of board relations.  He/she should have the ability to handle a variety of projects, tasks, and deadlines, possess inherent leadership skills and initiative, and have the ability to flourish in a fast-paced organization.   The right candidate should also be comfortable developing new protocols and systems as well as maintaining and managing them effectively.  It is preferable that he/she has a Baccalaureate degree in business, non-profit management, fine arts management, or in another appropriate academic discipline.   Strong writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills are a must.
Areas of Job Responsibility: Strategic Planning, Fundraising, Financial Management, Board Relations, and Human Resource Management.
How to apply:  Send a cover letter, resume, and salary history/requirements to Executive Artistic Director, Brighid O’Shaughnessy, by September 1st, 2010
We look forward to hearing from you.


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