Opera House Arts (OHA) in Stonington, Maine is seeking a full-time Executive Director to lead a non-
profit, multidisciplinary arts organization that stages Actors Equity productions in the summer and offers
arts and education programming year around. OHA’s mission and programming are grounded in
relationships with OHA’s Community Advisory Board, artists and theater professionals, teaching artists
and students, local schools, community partners, local town officials and businesses, state and other
entities, individual donors, foundations and supporters.
The ideal candidate will have strong leadership, management, development and strategic planning
experience, the ability to work effectively with the Board of Directors and staff, and a strong interest in
community engagement. This person must be a visionary leader with a background in leading a
community-based organization -- experience with an arts organization is a plus. They will need to be
comfortable living with an island community on a vibrant yet remote part of the Down East Maine coast.
Competitive candidates will have demonstrated success with and interest in the responsibilities of the OHA
Executive Director, including leadership and strategy; community relations; interaction with donors;
finance, budgeting, accounting; and administration. They will need to be comfortable living in an island
community on a vibrant yet remote part of the Down East Maine coast.
To apply, please send cover letter and résumé to Chair,
or mail to Opera House Arts, P.O. Box 56, Stonington ME 04681.
Application deadline: September 30, 2020.