International Storytelling Center working with Management Consultants for the Arts

Type of Employment
Full time
Type of Role
Leadership or Executive-level
Salary Level or Range
This is a remote position

Jonesborough, TN
United States

How to Apply

Shruti Adhar and Jonathan West make up the team from Management Consultants for the Arts leading this important search. To be considered for this position, you must submit pertinent information including name, contact information, and salary requirement and attach a current résumé, a cover letter (no more than 1½ pages describing why this post and organization is attractive to you and what about you and your work makes you a potentially strong contributor as a leader of International Storytelling Center), and four professional references (name, work relationship, email, phone) using the online application system.

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Description and Qualifications

International Storytelling Center (ISC), the premiere national organization supporting the art of storytelling, storytellers, and storytelling enthusiasts, is seeking a new President to serve as a decisive and collaborative visionary capable of strong operational management and impactful audience and fund development. The right leader for ISC will come to this opportunity with a love and appreciation for the art of storytelling synchronized with the ability to move the organization to the next level operationally, with greater alignment of strategy and execution. Located in Jonesborough, TN, the storytelling capital of the world and the oldest city in Tennessee, the next leader will ensure that the organization is well supported from top to bottom with financial resources and will expand greater public awareness of programming in the community and far beyond. Possessing a global perspective on the importance of storytelling as a means of connecting people to new ideas and cultural perspectives, ISC’s President will also fully embrace and engage in the civic and cultural life of the region, taking great care to form strong bonds within the community. With an eye to the future combined with a respect for the foundations of the institution, ISC’s President will work from a place of joy and discovery to introduce new audiences to the magic and inspiration of storytelling. A full position description may be found here: