International Storytelling Center working with Management Consultants for the Arts
Location: Jonesborough, Tennessee
Type: Full Time
The annual salary range for the President role at International Storytelling Center starts at $100,000 and includes a full benefit package commensurate with other organizations of its size. International Storytelling Center hopes to make its decision by spring of 2024 with the chosen candidate taking on the position shortly thereafter.
International Storytelling Center (ISC), the premiere national organization supporting the art of storytelling, storytellers, and storytelling enthusiasts, is seeking a new President to serve as a decisive and collaborative visionary capable of strong operational management and impactful audience and fund development. The right leader for ISC will come to this opportunity with a love and appreciation for the art of storytelling synchronized with the ability to move the organization to the next level operationally, with greater alignment of strategy and execution. Located in Jonesborough, TN, the storytelling capital of the world and the oldest city in Tennessee, the next leader will ensure that the organization is well supported from top to bottom with financial resources and will expand greater public awareness of programming in the community and far beyond. Possessing a global perspective on the importance of storytelling as a means of connecting people to new ideas and cultural perspectives, ISC’s President will also fully embrace and engage in the civic and cultural life of the region, taking great care to form strong bonds within the community. With an eye to the future combined with a respect for the foundations of the institution, ISC’s President will work from a place of joy and discovery to introduce new audiences to the magic and inspiration of storytelling. A full position description may be found here: https://mcaonline.com/searches/president-isc
Organizational Profile The International Storytelling Center is a nonprofit organization and the premiere educational, arts and cultural institution dedicated to building better lives through the art of storytelling. It is our organization’s goal to inspire and empower people everywhere to capture and tell their stories, listen to the stories of others, and use storytelling to produce positive change. More information is available at International Storytelling Center’s website at https://www.storytellingcenter.net/.
About International Storytelling Center working with Management Consultants for the Arts
International Storytelling Center is working with Jonathat West and Shruti Adhar of Management Consultants for the Arts on this very important search.
For over 40 years, Management Consultants for the Arts, Inc. has specialized in working with the cultural field and has had a rich involvement with cultural organizations of all types and sizes throughout the country. We have built our reputation on our deep understanding of the needs and objectives of America's individual cultural organizations as well as our knowledge of the national context in which they operate.
Our services include consultations in: planning, executive search, organizational analysis, board/staff retreats and seminars, conference and workshop development and facilitation.
We provide these services to a broad range of cultural organizations, including theaters, art museums, dance companies, historical societies, visual arts centers, children's museums, science centers, performing arts centers, orchestras, service organizations, arts councils, foundations and public agencies.