Executive Director

Invertigo Dance Theatre

Los Angeles, CA

The Executive Director (ED) will partner with Artistic Director to provide organizational leadership to Invertigo Dance Theatre, and will be responsible for providing direct oversight and management of all non-artistic areas: operations, finance and administration.

Specific responsibilities include direction of administrative staff, all revenue generating activities (including fundraising and board development), driving implementation of the strategic plan, and working closely with and reporting to the Board of Directors to ensure fiscal health and effective governance.  

The ED leads collaboratively with the Artistic Director and staff members to ensure effective program management and evaluation, consistent branding and external communications, as well as creating and maintaining a variety of partnerships with other organizations. Invertigo’s performing company is expanding into national touring and the ED will play an increasing role in creating and maintaining relationships with presenters and engagement partners, both locally and nationally.  

The ED will act as the organization’s spokesperson in a variety of settings.  The ED will exemplify the organization’s mission, vision, and values by engaging a wide variety of communities and people in Invertigo’s programming.


Experience, Background and Personal Characteristics:  

Invertigo is seeking candidates with the ability to manage, organize, and execute multiple projects and exercise creative, collaborative leadership to keep staff and programs energized.  


Essential qualifications:

  • Successful record in securing grants and individual donations

  • Strong written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to hire and supervise full-time & part-time staff: managing workloads, conducting performance reviews, supporting morale and company culture

  • Interest, experience and/or training related to best practices in nonprofit operations

  • Nonprofit budget management and financial reporting

  • Major donor cultivation and solicitation experience


Desired qualifications, where other relevant experience will be considered:

  • Previous Director-level staff position in a performing arts organization

  • Experience working with a board and/or board committees

  • Event planning, production, or high-level project management skills

  • Ability to read and understand lengthy, detailed contracts and negotiate terms

  • High level of proficiency with Quickbooks, Google Docs, MailChimp, and Salesforce/PatronManager


Salary: $65,000-$80,000, commensurate with experience.  This is an exempt, full-time position with paid vacation and sick leave.


Application Instructions:  Please email your resume and a cover letter to [email protected] by December 15, 2018.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received. No phone calls, please.

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