Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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The American Craft Council is building a dynamic and collaborative work environment that values people and their professional development, offering medical and dental plans, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, generous paid time off, and a 401(k) with match.

ACC is a national nonprofit working to keep the craft community connected, inspired, and supported. We share stories and amplify voices through American Craft magazine and other online content, create marketplace events that support artists and connect people to craft, celebrate craft’s legacy through longstanding awards and a unique research library, and provide a wide range of innovative programming. Learn more about our work.

ACC is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We value diversity, inclusiveness, and equity and welcome candidates from all walks of life. Read more about ACC’s commitment in inclusion and equity.

Jobs ( 1 )

Title: Executive Director
Classification: Full-time

Position summary:
The executive director will serve as ACC’s chief executive, providing a strategic and collaborative vision that strengthens ACC and ensures the engagement of the field, inclusion of diverse voices, and fulfillment of ACC’s mission. A passionate champion of craft who will serve as an ambassador and spokesperson, the executive director will heighten ACC’s national and international visibility and influence while cultivating positive relationships and support for the organization. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of operations, finances, publications, membership, and programs. They will take the lead in developing a business model for the next phase of the organization’s growth, operationalize strategic priorities, and create effective work plans. Reporting to the ACC Board of Trustees, the executive director will leverage the organization’s professional and volunteer resources to effectively achieve organizational goals, enhance capacity, build philanthropic support, broaden membership, and ensure financial sustainability. The executive director will oversee a staff of 22 full-time professionals who are primarily based in the Minneapolis area. Direct reports currently include the editor of American Craft magazine, a publisher and membership director, director of marketing and communications, director of development, marketplace director, director of finance and administration, and a librarian.

Salary range:
ACC offers competitive compensation, expected to be in the range of $150,000 and $200,000. Benefits, include healthcare, vision, and dental insurance; paid time off; short-and long-term disability insurance; and a retirement plan.

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How to apply:
To submit a cover letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments, please click here or visit artsconsulting.com/employment.



Internships ( 0 )

There are no internship opportunities at this time.