Director of Community Engagement

OZ Arts Nashville

Nashville, TN


Position Description / Responsibilities


OZ Arts seeks a dynamic and strategic fundraising professional with a passion for contemporary art and performance to join the organization’s leadership team as Director of Development.

The Director of Development plans and implements comprehensive strategies to increase contributions that support the organization’s unique artistic programming and educational programs, working closely with the Executive and Artistic Director, the Co-Founder and President, and members of the Board of Directors. With an emphasis on community-building, the Director of Development plays a leadership role in fundraising efforts to increase individual giving, corporate sponsorships, foundation and government grants, and other forms of philanthropic support. The Director of Development will help orchestrate a team of staff and community volunteer Co-Chairs to successfully present two annual benefit events, as well as other cultivation and fundraising events throughout the year. As the single full-time position fully dedicated to fundraising at OZ Arts, the Director of Development will balance executive leadership functions with day-to-day management of fundraising operations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Position Requirements

Desired Qualities, Qualifications, and Skills:


Monday – Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm with expectation to work some nights and weekends as productions/events require.


OZ Arts will negotiate a specific full-time salary commensurate with experience and capacity. Salary range starting from $70k. PTO plan and comprehensive benefits to be discussed with candidates at time of interview.

OZ Arts Nashville is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of the employment process will be merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship or other protected characteristic.

Application Instructions


Candidates may send resume, cover letter, and references to program@ozartsnashville.orgwith subject: Your Name, Director of Development

No phone calls, please.

OZ Arts Nashville
6172 Cockrill Bend Circle
Nashville, TN 37209


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