EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
VENTFORT HALL MANSION AND GILDED AGE MUSEUM
LENOX, MA

Position Reposted.  11/1/21

Ventfort Hall is seeking a dynamic and creative leader for the position of Executive Director

Reports to:  Board of Directors
Direct Reports:  Hourly staff, volunteers and interns

Starting Salary: $65,000

JOB PURPOSE
Actively participates in and foster Ventfort Hall culture of excellence while supporting Ventfort Halls’ strategic initiatives.  Promote the mission of Ventfort Hall along with providing exceptional leadership

For more information about Ventfort Hall, please visit the Ventfort Hall website at www.gildedage.org
and for a full job description contact us at:  hr@gildedage.org

CRITICAL DRIVERS

  • Fundraising
  • Administrative management
  • Building Community Relationships
  • Management of Facilities

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, history or a related field or relevant experience
  • 5 years of comparable management experience
  • Understanding of Standard Museum Practices
  • Proven experience in nonprofit and/or business management
  • Demonstrated experience in the museum field with comparable management experience
  • Proven experience in successful fundraising and grant writing
  • Proven understanding of the challenges of historic preservation
  • Understanding of the importance of local history and an appreciation of the Gilded Age
  • Demonstrated writing and public speaking skills
  • Ability to work with Ventfort Hall Community including Staff, Board, Volunteers, Donors, Town and Business leaders and Governmental authorities
  • Successful supervisory and volunteer management experience (i.e. Budget development, fundraising, conflict management)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and QuickBooks,
  • Working knowledge of museum related software such as Past Perfect and Omeka and Fund raising management software such as Arreva a plus.

Application Procedure (Deadline to apply is until position is filled)

Please send a cover letter, a current resume to:
hr@gildedage.org

Or Ventfort Hall, Attention Search Committee, 104 Walker St, Lenox, Ma 01240

The successful candidate should expect to undergo a background check that will include verification of academic and work credentials.  Completion of this check will be required before employment can begin

Revised 11/1/21