The Director of Finance provides oversight and management responsibilities for the Festival’s financial accounting, budgetary administration, investments, risk management, and insurance functions. The Director is a member of the organization’s senior management team; works closely with Board of Directors leadership; and oversees the Festival’s approximately $8-10M operating budget and $20M investment portfolio.
The Director of Marketing and Communications is a Festival department head overseeing all earned income, brand visibility, strategic communications, media relations, and audience-development initiatives. Additionally, this position oversees all customer-facing initiatives, including box office and front-of-house operations. This position will oversee and manage the Associate Director of Media Relations and Communications, Digital Marketing Manager, Box Office Manager and Receptionist/Volunteer Coordinator.
Reporting to the General Director, the Lead Producer is a newly created position which will oversee all artistic and production aspects for the Festival. This position is part of the Festival’s Senior Management and involves leading a team of artistic, production, and technical staff—as well as contractors—that will result in all Festival productions, presentations, and ancillary programming.
The Staff Accountant is responsible for the Festival’s financial accounting and human resources functions to support an approximate $9-10M operating budget, three facilities, a permanent staff structure of 26 full-time employees, and over 300 seasonal employees. The Staff Accountant reports directly to the Controller and works closely with the Chief Financial Officer. The Staff Accountant directly supervises the Accounting Assistant and any apprentices, interns, or supplemental seasonal accounting staff. The Festival currently uses Financial Edge (FE NXT) fund accounting software, the Paylocity payroll system, and Tessitura fundraising, ticketing, and customer relationship management software.
Spoleto Festival USA seeks a CRM Systems Manager to oversee all aspects and management of the Tessitura CRM system and related reporting tools and third-party integrations. Tessitura Software is the premier fully integrated CRM software system for arts and cultural organizations. Tessitura is customizable and utilized to fit the Festival’s unique organizational structure and needs. This position is responsible for maintaining advanced knowledge of Tessitura and related software. In addition, this position is responsible for developing and improving processes that encourage the extensive use of Tessitura by all Festival departments.