Every year, organizations that receive support from the Arts Council are able to:
Offer more than 600 FREE community performances to ensure the arts are accessible to all.
Welcome more than 100,000 students, helping to reinforce school curriculum.
Support more than 7,000 local jobs.
The Greater Hartford Arts Council has served Connecticut’s capital region for nearly 50 years, providing critical financial and organizational resources to support the arts and cultural sector, as well as helping all people connect with the arts in their community. We work hard, every day, to build a strong community and we couldn’t do it without the help of thousands of donors who believe in the power of the arts to change our community.
We aspire to create a vibrant, thriving community that is united by art.
Our mission is to inspire all people to participate and invest in the arts.
We will improve lives and transform communities through the arts.
Our team is passionate about improving Greater Hartford through the arts.
Chief Executive Officer
cmalloy [at] letsgoarts.org
Chief Operating Officer
bthompson [at] letsgoarts.org
Director of Finance
badams [at] letsgoarts.org
jdumaine [at] letsgoarts.org
Marketing & Development
- Kate Mcomber
Vice President, Communications and Donor Relations
kmcomber [at] letsgoarts.org
Marketing & Communications Manager
ddeutsch [at] letsgoarts.org
Business Development Manager
rsanders [at] letsgoarts.org
svazquez [at] letsgoarts.org
Community Programs Manager
aroy [at] letsgoarts.org
Community Investment Administrator
bshaw [at] letsgoarts.org
Community Investment Manager
Greater Hartford Arts Council seeks a detail-oriented individual to manage our portfolio of granting programs for the arts community in Greater Hartford. Responsibilities include counseling grant applicants, reviewing grant applications, convening review panels, managing the distribution of grant funds, and maintaining grant deadlines. We require an individual who is adept at aligning programs with the needs of diverse communities and the unique challenges of organizations of various size, artistic discipline and mission. In addition, the ideal candidate possesses strong problem solving, communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to meet deadlines independently and work collaboratively with colleagues. Two to three years of experience administering or managing a grant making program is preferred, although related experience in a cultural nonprofit environment will be considered.
This is a full time position with competitive benefits and salary. For consideration, please submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to email@example.com. Applicants who do not submit all requested information will not be considered. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Greater Hartford Arts Council is committed to diversity in the workplace.
Director of Corporate Partnerships
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Corporate Partnerships is responsible for developing and maintaining the Arts Council’s relationships with the corporate community in the Capitol region, which represent a significant piece of its annual revenue. This position is responsible for the execution of the Arts Council’s workplace giving program, which aims to engage employees of the corporate community with the arts in order to generate philanthropic support for the region’s arts and cultural institutions. As a member of the management team the Director of Corporate Partnerships is responsible for managing and directing staff and will be ultimately responsible for the success of this important piece of the business.
The Director of Corporate Partnerships works with large and small business to create a custom-tailored giving campaign for each business environment, providing a host of interactive events and activities to solicit new and renewed contributions. This position will identify strategies and implement programs to build stronger relationships with local companies and their employees—both top-down from the leadership level and bottom-up, creating grassroots enthusiasm and interest in supporting the arts.
As a member of the Council’s management team, the Director of Corporate Partnerships is also responsible for and involved in developing strategies, initiatives and programs to not only achieve our annual budget goals but to hopefully exceed the annual projections. Prospect development is also a significant part of this position as well as maintaining current corporate relationships and campaigns.
This position relies heavily on the coordination and collaboration of the entire Arts Council team. The importance of communication as it relates to how campaigns are progressing cannot be stressed enough and the ability to strategize and demonstrate quick problem-solving skills to prevent losses in workplace campaigns will be absolutely critical in this position.
- Bachelor’s Degree with advanced degrees a bonus.
- Background in managing a small team of employees
- At least 3 years’ experience in fund development with experience in Corporate philanthropy
- Excellent written and verbal English language communications skills.
- Flexibility in managing multiple priorities.
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
- Dependable and able to work independently
- Strong customer service skills and the ability to work with diverse groups and personality types
- High energy with a strong drive for success
- Goal oriented
This is a full time position with competitive benefits and salary that requires work outside of normal business hours with some over-night travel. For consideration, please submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants who do not submit all requested information will not be considered. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Greater Hartford Arts Council is committed to an inclusive workplace.