Ashland Productions seeking Managing Director

ORGANIZATION:  Ashland Productions is a non-profit arts and education organization founded in 1997. Ashland’s mission is to empower young people to find their voice by igniting the creative mind, fostering the security of belonging, and developing performance and leadership skills through multi-generational mentorship, excellent theatre productions and arts education.

ANNUAL REVENUE:  Annual revenue is $700-$800k. Earned 70%, support 30%. Ashland has sustained year-over-year revenue increases of over 35% for the past 7 years (FY Sep-Aug). For more information, please visit:

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Managing Director (MD) partners with the Artistic Director/Founder in executive leadership of Ashland.  The Managing Director leads the business aspects of the organization with a focus on fund development, financial management, non-profit management, strategy and operations - in support of Ashland’s Mission and Vision.

The position is Exempt, Full-Time, and at will. Hours and schedule are flexible and will require evenings and weekends in the course of donor cultivation and event appearances. Compensation is negotiable and dependent on experience.



We are seeking a motivated, detail-oriented, and organized individual with non-profit business management experience in a youth-based organization. Experience in the Arts industry is a plus.  Strong computer skills (Patron Manager, Formstack, Quickbooks are preferable), excellent customer service, strong writing skills, and an ability to multitask and work in fast-paced environment are a must. Human resource management, proven team player, experience in revenue generation through donor programs and grants and non-profit financial understanding and reporting capabilities are required.

REPORTS TO:  Board of Directors

CONTACT:  Please email cover letter, resume and references to [email protected]

Contact information

Ashland Productions
Dana Tonrey
Web site

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Saturday, July 14
Posted June 13