Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of the world’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, public broadcasting, and fine arts presentations, seeks a Vice President to lead its strategic communications and engagement programs. The Vice President will be a leader in promoting a vibrant, world-connected campus that links the world of the arts and education with the people and programs of Interlochen Center for the Arts.
Interlochen Center for the Arts (ICA) comprises a unique portfolio of core assets in the arts, including the nation’s first and foremost summer arts camp, Interlochen Arts Camp (IAC), founded in 1928; the premier fine arts boarding high school in the world, Interlochen Arts Academy (IAA), founded in 1962; a year-round arts festival that sponsors more than 600 student, faculty and professional events, Interlochen Presents (IP), founded in 1964; a network of seven stations and two 24 hour formats serving Michigan and the world, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) founded in 1963; and an adult arts education program, Interlochen College of Creative Arts (ICCA), founded in 2005. Interlochen’s 115,000 alumni comprise some of the most distinguished names in the arts, education, and the professions.
Interlochen Center for the Arts invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Vice President for Strategic Communications and Engagement. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic professional with an established record of success in strategic communications, marketing, branding, public relations, content, stakeholder insight and engagement. The Vice President will lead a team of 22 professional staff, oversee a budget of $1 million and serve as a member of the organization’s senior management team alongside the Provost, Executive Director of IP, Executive Director of IPR, Vice President of Advancement, Vice President of Finance and Operations, Executive Director of Human and Institutional Resources and the President.
Jack Gorman is leading this search with Elizabeth Neustaedter and Michael Mozzicato.
Please apply with Isaacson, Miller at https://www.imsearch.com/search-detail/S6-336
Interlochen is committed to equal employment opportunity in the recruiting, hiring and promoting of personnel in all positions of the organization. Interlochen complies with federal and state laws and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability or genetic information unrelated to the person's ability to perform the job, or any other characteristic protected by law applicable to Interlochen.
The successful candidate will be a strategic, innovative, and highly collaborative leader, who will provide extraordinary leadership and direction to the communication and engagement team, and all Interlochen Center for the Arts constituencies served. Along with the Director of Engagement, the vice president will direct and oversee engagement strategy and activities for a global community of nearly 300,000 alumni, friends, arts patrons, students, parents, faculty, staff, and volunteers in a lifetime of meaningful connection.
Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); mor...e than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org.
Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.
Interlochen Arts Camp
Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.
Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.
Interlochen Public Radio
Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix
News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington
Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.
Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.