SFF Announces Executive Director Position


Debbie Newport, Interim Executive Director

Sisters Folk Festival, Inc. (SFF) is seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to serve as the full-time executive director to advance the mission and vision of the organization. SFF is a small organization that does big things. It requires the ED to be a visionary leader who has the ability to work in all facets of the organization including finance, development, community relations and human resources.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization, ensuring that SFF is operating efficiently and effectively to meet organizational goals. The executive director will be the face of the organization, working closely with the board of directors, the local community and the partners that enable SFF to deliver on its mission and vision. The executive director will ensure that staff members are working together to successfully achieve strategic objectives. SFF strives for a close-knit culture in which we place a high priority on communication, recognition and collaboration. SFF is in search of an executive director who is aligned with our culture and will continue to enhance it through positive leadership, business acumen and building strong relationships internally and externally.

Founded in 1995, Sisters Folk Festival is a successful non-profit, with an annual budget of over $1 million. Recognized as a model nationally, SFF provides innovative music and arts programming and a variety of distinctive events to artists, educators, youth, adults and the general public. SFF accomplishes its mission through initiatives that focus on music & arts education in the schools and in the community, arts & music advocacy and events that nurture and support artists locally and nationally. We are based in Sisters, Oregon and are seeking an experienced executive director to lead our organization through an upcoming period of growth.

For more information and complete job application, visit our website at www.sistersfolkfestival.org/join-the-sff-team.

Applications will be accepted until Monday, March 25, 2019 at 3 PM.

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