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Seeking an Executive Director

    The Photographic Resource Center (PRC) seeks an Executive Director with a strong background in non-profit development to provide overall leadership and executive management. Established in 1976, the PRC is a collaborative, nonprofit organization with the mission of presenting, interpreting and advancing photographic art and lens-based media. The PRC is dedicated to the creation and nurturing of exceptional photography through public arts programming, exhibitions, lectures and educational opportunities. The PRC is committed to
    fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community to advance photographic art and ideas to all.

    In partnership with the Board of Directors and the Creative Director, the Executive Director will be responsible for implementing the PRC’s current strategic plan and advising the Board on refining the strategy going forward. The Executive Director will ensure organizational excellence and financial stability, cultivate and nurture relationships with donors, members, volunteers, Board members, and funding organizations, and engage with the photographic community in greater Boston and beyond. The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors and supervise a limited part-time staff.

    Development/Membership/Outreach: With the support of the Development Committee, maintain, grow and execute solid strategies in fundraising and membership. Serve as the face of the organization in connection with membership, development and community outreach.
    ● Prepare and implement annual development strategy, calendar, and budget.
    ● Nurture relationships with current and prospective donors, members, volunteers, and board members.
    ● Secure financial support from foundations, corporations, and government funding sources.
    ● Create and implement fundraising appeals to individual donors.
    ● Oversee individual and institutional membership processes and communications, including renewal reminders & acknowledgements, and a bi-annual newsletter.
    Operations: Oversee planning and execution of organizational and financial operations.
    ● Work with the PRC Treasurer to establish annual budgets and maintain organizational financial health.
    ● Manage financial and business operations such as maintaining insurance policies & vendor relationships.
    ● Oversee maintenance of technological infrastructure, including website and Salesforce database.
    ● Supervisory responsibility of the part-time Creative Director, who manages exhibitions, events and marketing for the organization.

    Preferred experience & education:
    ● Experience in arts administration or organizational management
    ● Fundraising experience for arts or other non-profit organizations
    ● Experience working with Salesforce or other fundraising/membership database software
    ● Personnel management experience
    ● Educational background in arts, non-profit, or business management
    ● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    The ideal candidate will:
    ● Have demonstrated leadership and management skills
    ● Be an effective fundraiser
    ● Have strong administrative, communication, and interpersonal skills
    ● Be highly organized, collaborative, and flexible
    ● Have knowledge of the local arts community

    The Executive Director is a flexible, part-time salaried position, requiring 15 to 20 hours/week.
    Some weekend and evening hours are required when events are scheduled. Salary range: $35k -$45k.

    Primary work location is flexible (onsite or remote), but candidates must be able to regularly
    attend events in Cambridge and the Metro Boston area.

    At the Photographic Resource Center, we embrace diversity and are committed to providing
    equal opportunities for all. We welcome applicants from various backgrounds and identities and
    ensure that race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and gender identity will not affect
    employment decisions.

    How To Apply:
    Please send a letter of interest and a current resume to
    Subject line: Executive Director
    Position will be open until filled.