My daughter and I enjoyed the closing performance of Charlotte’s Web. It was a charming production.
We arrived from Richmond an hour and a half before show time and were fortunate to buy two of the last four tickets available.
We had plenty of time to enjoy the playground and the art gallery.
As a former owner of an art gallery, I was impressed with the art and the utilization of the space.
“I’d like to work in a place like this,” I though, as I read the program and we waited for the show to start.
When LaVahn Hoh introduced himself as the interim executive director, I thought, “I would like to work here.”
Although a formal search may not be underway, I would like to be considered for the executive director position.
As you can see on my resume, https://soartosuccess.net/jims-work-resume/, my professional career is in public relations and journalism. I have experience on stage and screen, both in front of and behind the camera.
As a seminary-trained former pastor, I have experience working with the committees of volunteers that do most of the work in a church or an art center like yours.
Performance contracts and riders are a part of show business with which I am familiar, but volunteers are the passionate, driving force of most nonprofits.
To be effective, the executive director must:
Know how to work with volunteers;
Recognize when to defer to others;
Understand the community;
Have a strong background in the arts.
I would welcome a conversation about how I might be able to help the art center achieve its goals and grow into the future.
I look forward to hearing from you,
Jim Meisner Jr.