Executive Artistic Director

The New Harmony Project

Indianapolis, IN 46244


Feb 22, 2023


Jan 12, 2023

The New Harmony Project, a national arts organization whose mission is to nurture writers in the development of new works that interrogate the complexity of hope, is seeking an Executive Artistic Director to lead the organization into an exciting new phase of growth and development. NHP will hire an individual who demonstrates a passion for writers and new work development; excels in strategic visioning; builds and implements evidence-based operations models; and is invigorated by collaborating with the various communities (national artistic, central & southern Indiana) that The New Harmony Project serves. Duties include organizational
leadership, planning, fundraising, strategic partnerships, managing finances, and board relationships.

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❖ Demonstrated commitment to The New Harmony Project’s mission, vision, and values.
❖ The desire, passion, and experience necessary to lead an organization in the midst of a
transformation that is centered on antiracist approaches to diversity, equity, inclusion,
and access.
❖ Significant experience with, and a deep understanding of, the new work development
❖ Proven track record of effective fundraising (preferably with total annual goals exceeding
$500,000) and overseeing a strong fiscal program.
❖ Significant experience creating, managing, and balancing a budget.
❖ Leadership experience (programming, development, and/or executive), including
operating within and managing a staff.
❖ Cultural and operational dexterity, including the ability to communicate effectively across
a variety of stakeholder audiences.
❖ Experience operationalizing a strategic plan, evaluating and modifying short-term goals,
and regularly assessing outcomes.
❖ Demonstrated success in juggling multiple projects and competing priorities with
attention to detail.
❖ History of building strong partnerships through mutually beneficial, collaborative, and
clear processes.
❖ Creative, solutions-based, and outside-the-box approach to addressing the challenges
associated with operating a small to midsize arts organization.