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POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is a prominent leader of the organization and has day-to-day oversight and responsibility for finance, operations, marketing, and management. Based on his or her firsthand knowledge of business operations, the Executive Director submits new program and staffing recommendations - with budget implications - to the full Board for discussion and approval.

Leadership & Strategy
• Be a visible leader and foster inclusion among Board, staff, members, and the public.
• Continually build loyalty and engagement among IFPDA members.
• Build consensus around strategic goals to ensure resources are in place to achieve goals.
• Maintain an executive dashboard to track trends along key dimensions (i.e. budget variances, membership, public and VIP participation, web, email, and social media analytics, etc.).
• Continually act as a public advocate for original prints.
• Assist with the goals of the IFPDA Foundation in attaining its goals.

• Plan and execute committee and board meetings with president and committee chairs and the Foundation. (NB: The IFPDA committee structure is extensive and vital to the operation and success of the organization.)
• Work with committees to achieve progress on specific goals and ensure effective use of volunteer time.

Internal and External Communications and Marketing
• Develop meaningful programs to promote members and engage curators, artists, collectors and the public.
• Grow IFPDA membership through effective solicitation and a robust benefits program.
• Grow audience development and public participation by expanding integrated marketing strategies across advertising, social media, and direct marketing platforms
• Develop strategic partnerships with other organizations to expand the reach of the IFPDA.
• Issue press releases when appropriate via your rolodex of press contacts.
• Engage with the PR firm that is hired annually for the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair.

Management/Human Resources
• Inculcate an entrepreneurial spirit among the staff; ensure that goals and key performance indicators are clear; manage performance evaluations to develop skills; and tie job performance to compensation. • In conjunction with the Print Fair Committee, supervise Fair Director and Operations Manager in the timely implementation of the Print Fair within budget parameters.
• Oversee Controller to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.
• Supervise Marketing/Development Associate to create print and digital content for marketing, communications, and outreach materials; and drive website and fair traffic.
• Ensure up-to-date and comprehensive job descriptions and annual performance reviews to implement the plan fully.
Keep abreast of legislative activity in Washington that may affect the IFPDA and its members.
Maintain contacts with other trade associations with regard to matters of mutual interest.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree or higher, 10+ years experience in non-profit or event management with a history of success as a team leader with strong office management skills, including strategy development, program implementation, marketing, and communications. Art fair experience desirable, as is fluency with digital and social media platforms. Should be familiar with MS Office, Salesforce, or equivalent customer relationship management software (CRM). Full-time commitment with the flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required.

TO APPLY: Please send résumé with cover letter and three references with contact information, including phone number and email address, to


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