Vail Jazz Executive Director

The Vail Jazz Foundation, Inc.

Listing Expires on 02/28/2019

The Vail Jazz Foundation (Vail Jazz) is currently seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director of Vail Jazz is the CEO of the organization, responsible for all aspects of its business operations. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors of Vail Jazz, is responsible for directing all activities of Vail Jazz in compliance with its non-profit status, its mission and legal and ethical standards and represents Vail Jazz to the public and jazz communities.

It is expected that the Executive Director will work with the Chair of Vail Jazz, its Board of Directors and staff to implement Vail Jazz’s strategic direction, will be responsible for its financial integrity and lead Vail Jazz fundraising activities. The Executive Director also works with the Vail Jazz Artistic Director to conceive and present world-class jazz performances, promote jazz as an artistic form and create youth education through the Vail Jazz Workshop and Vail Jazz Goes To School.

Applicants should have 10 or more years of successful professional experience in a managerial/leadership role, have a hands-on management style and strong project management skills, preferably in a non-profit organization and/or music related industry. Residence in the Vail Valley, Colorado is mandatory.

To apply:

Please email resume and cover letter addressed to Howard Stone to