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.


Click here for full description of responsibilities and minimum qualifications.


To apply, please send cover letter and résumé to Chair, search@operahousearts.org

or mail to Opera House Arts, P.O. Box 56, Stonington ME 04681.

Application deadline: September 30, 2020.

© 2020 by Opera House Arts at the Stonington Opera House

207.367.2788      info@operahousearts.org

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