Executive Director

Fine Arts Chamber Players
November 4, 2021
3630 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas
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Job Description: Executive Director of Fine Arts Chamber Players


Attention music lovers!  This position is perfect for someone with a passion for music and music education.  Fine Arts Chamber Players (FACP) is looking for an Executive Director to realize our mission to offer free chamber music concerts to the public and provide private voice, violin, and piano lessons to students in public schools.  FACP concerts feature world-class musicians and a wide variety of classical styles.




  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience:
    • At least 3 years’ experience in administration of a non-profit organization
    • Successfully completed and awarded grant applications
    • Experience hiring and managing administrative staff
  • Musical or arts background strongly preferred


Job Duties:


Fiscal Management

- Develop annual budget and present to the Board of Directors

- Ensure proper allocation and utilization of resources

- Oversee financial record-keeping, including updating and backing up financial databases

- Prepare reports for Board of Directors and other reports as necessary for and internal and external purposes

- Schedule and oversee yearly audit and preparation of Form 990

- Write and sign check requests



- Manage grant calendar and write grants to civic, corporate, foundation, and government sources

- Complete all reports and forms as required to comply with all grant programs

- Properly steward foundation, corporate, government, and individual donations

- Conduct prospect research and implement plans for potential new and donors

- Coordinate of special events, as necessary

- Execute all direct mail campaigns, including twice-yearly mass mailings, monthly donor renewal mailings, and major gift plans

- Oversee maintenance of donor records

- Plan and implement donor recognition and communication activities

- Participate in relevant community events, such as North Texas Giving Day, to help raise funds and awareness of FACP

- Liaison with key donors


Staff Leadership

- Oversight of hiring, supervising and evaluating staff and interns

- Ensure compliance with personnel policies

- Facilitate staff meetings

- Delegate duties, as appropriate


Board Liaison

- Facilitate Board of Directors orientation

- Serve as staff liaison at Board of Directors meetings

- Report to the Board of Directors on finances, programs, personnel, etc.

- Assist the Board of Directors in the formation and implementation of policies and procedures


Program Management

- Ensure that programs are in compliance with contracts/regulations and that activities are in line with FACP’s mission

- Book and manage contracts with FACP performance venues

- Coordinate contracts for all teaching artists and artists on concert programs

- Host FACP concerts

- Conduct audience surveys and receive audience feedback, as necessary



- Oversee volunteer recruitment, training, supervision and recognition activities

- Coordinate and supervise volunteers at concerts and other FACP-sponsored activities


Community and Public Relations

- Promote and ensure interagency cooperation with community partners (DISD, Uplift, corporate sponsors, TACA, DACAC, etc)

- Create newsletter and other reports, as necessary

- Meet with community leaders and supporters to acquaint them with FACP services to establish and build a network of organization supporters


Planning and Development

- Develop long- and short-term objectives annually in the areas of program, development, fiscal (budget) and management with the board and staff

- Develop plans to keep FACP programs relevant and competitive

- Submit policy development or changes to the board as needed


FACP is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  FACP considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, creed, ancestry, color, sex, age, religion, marital or familial status, national origin, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), genetic information, uniformed services, veteran status, mental or physical disability, and any other characteristic or category protected by federal, state or local law.  FACP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals in the employment application process and during employment as required by applicable law.

Application Instructions

Please email cover letter and resume (as PDF) to emily@fineartschamberplayers.org. Please do not call.

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