Job Bank

This job bank is a free resource provided by the N.C. Arts Council to share arts-related job openings for your convenience in North Carolina and around the country. This list is not an endorsement and we recommend that you contact the hiring institution before starting the application process. Americans for the Arts Job Bank is the most comprehensive with links to numerous other state, national, and international arts job banks and listings.

Recent North Carolina Postings

Director of Development: Kidznotes seeks an experienced and creative Director of Development who is eager for the opportunity to create a successful development program to improve the lives of children and families with a specific commitment to serving under resourced communities in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Successful candidates will have a strong understanding of fundraising fundamentals and best practices, a keen interest in being engaged in every aspect of development and being a trusted partner to the Executive Director in growing an organization with equity-centered values.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until April 19, 2021 or until the position is filled. Details

Executive Director: The United Arts Council of Catawba County seeks a visionary Executive Director to lead the organization. The successful candidate will have a passion for community cultural programs, a demonstrated success in fundraising, experience in nonprofit management and the ability to work with a variety of personalities. The Executive Director will actively promote arts, science and history organizations and activities in the area to continue the growth of the Arts Council and the cultural community as a whole.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2021. Details.

Business Manager: Appalachian Theatre of the High Country is looking for a Business Operations Manager who will be responsible for maintaining and reporting the operational and financial health of the organization. Reporting and trouble shooting is a prime function as is facilitating the ongoing operations of the theatre. This position requires a dependable, self-motivated individual who can comfortably deliver a high level of service in a dynamic, team-oriented creative work environment. 
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details

Capital Campaign Director: The ArtsCenter is looking for a Campaign Director to develop and implement strategies to secure major gifts to support its capital campaign and institutional priorities. The organization is in the midst of a $5.5M+ Capital Campaign to build a new facility for the organization and this position will be responsible for the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts prospects.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details.

Education Assistant: The ArtsCenter is looking for a an Education Assistant who possesses an entrepreneurial spirit, enthusiasm for program implementation, and a passion for youth and arts to educate and inspire youth and adult program participants. This position will be responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of The ArtsCenter’s youth education and ArtSchool curriculum. This includes planning and evaluation of programs, marketing and personnel management. This position will assist the education department in scholarship outreach, budgeting, inventory, and database management. 
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details.

Program Manager: Kidznotes is seeking a Program Manager with an abundance mindset to manage their Kidznotes music programs in Durham Public Schools and Wake County Public School System partner schools and nucleos. This is a full-time exempt position based in Durham, NC. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, Kidznotes is operating remotely with staff working from home, with all music programming conducted virtually. As school and public health conditions improve, this position would be working between the Durham and Raleigh nucleos, reporting weekly to the Durham main offices within the next 12 months.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Preference given to applicants who apply by March 19, 2021. Details

Music and Dance Coordinator: The John C. Campbell Folk School is now hiring a Music and Dance Coordinator. The Music & Dance Coordinator is responsible for managing thriving music and dance programs that are an integral part of campus life and bring people together in a multitude of long-term and transformative ways. They will work to ensure that music and dance traditions are preserved and passed down to the next generation and that the Folk School remains connected to our community through the Junior Appalachian Musicians program, increased community outreach, and through our existing concert and dance series. This position will bring vision and direction to a program with deep historic roots and serve as an important liaison between the Folk School and the greater music and dance community.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details.

Development AssociateCarolina Theatre of Durham seeks a Development Associate who will be responsible for managing the theater’s robust membership, individual giving, and grant programs. Reporting to the Development Director, the Development Associate will manage membership and donor fulfillment, stewardship, and communications; maintain and grow the theater’s grants portfolio; and assist the Development Director and sponsorship teams with other development functions as assigned.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details

Assistant Director for Education: Bechtler Museum of Modern Art seeks an Assistant Director for Education who will develop, implement, and direct educational programming for children, youth, and family; adult and university; and community partners. These programs are created in conjunction with exhibitions and the Bechtler’s permanent collection and represent a healthy balance of on-site, in-person and virtual.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details

Assistant Director for Individual Giving: Bechtler Museum of Modern Art seeks an Assistant Director for Individual Giving to provide day-to-day stewardship and growth initiatives of the museum’s membership base. The Assistant Director will create and implement annual work plans for fundraising objectives to accomplish organizational goals in the following areas: membership giving with a focus on growing and stewardship of the general membership and Firebird levels; executing the annual fund campaign; and cultivating individual donors for additional organizational support.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details.

Executive Director: Delta Arts Center is seeking an experienced individual to oversee all operations, functions and activities. This position will be the face of the organization, responsible for giving the proper strategic direction and implementing a high quality vision. The Executive Director shall have a measurable performance record of accomplishment of business development, community outreach, and fund development.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details

Sinfonia Orchestra Conductor: The Philharmonic Association is looking for someone to lead the Triangle Youth String Sinfonia, which is open to string musicians in grades 7 to 12 who are able to perform the "Sinfornia Skill Sheet" for their instrument at a proficient level. This position will be responsible for preparing for and running weekly rehearsals, for selecting repertoire with consultation and approval by the Artistic Director, and for providing weekly communications to musicians regarding rehearsals and expectations. This position will work closely with parent volunteers and the Executive Director to assure smooth operations of the orchestra. This position supports the artistic vision and direction of the Philharmonic Association as defined by the Artistic Director, Artistic Staff, and/or the Board of Directors.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details

Executive Director: The Transylvania Community Arts Council (TC Arts) located in beautiful Brevard, NC seeks knowledgeable and articulate individuals with a passion for the arts to apply for the position of Executive Director of the Arts Council. This is an opportunity to lead a multi-faceted, vibrant, arts organization and take it to the next level. The candidate of choice will report to and work in collaboration with the Board of Directors (BOD), embracing a philosophy of continuous improvement.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details.

Special Programs Manager: The John C. Campbell Folk School is now hiring a Special Programs Manager. The Special Programs Manager will work collaboratively to develop and implement new community engagement programs, including a learning facility in Murphy, the Mobile Outreach program, and community workshops. They will oversee a team that will develop programs and help build community partnerships. This position reports to the Programs Director and is a full-time, salaried exempt, benefits-eligible position.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details. 


Statewide Resources

ARTS North Carolina
Publicizes job and internship opportunities through its membership listserv.

Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Jobs openings are listed for all agencies within the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, including the N.C. Arts Council.


National Resources

Americans for the Arts Job Bank
A service for both job seekers and arts employers. Job seekers can post their resumes and use the searchable database of nonprofit and for-profit arts management positions at organizations across the United States. For a moderate fee, employers can post a job opening and use the searchable database of online resumes to find qualified professional candidates.

New York Foundation on the Arts Jobs in the Arts
Job seekers can access listings for free and arts organizations are charged a moderate fee to post a job opening or artist opportunity.