Position Title: Managing DirectorLocation: Hybrid work environment based in the San Francisco Bay Area, CaliforniaReports To: Board of DirectorsPosition Timeline:● Applications accepted through May 31, 2023 (applicants are encouraged to applyearly)● Advancing candidates will be invited for a short phone interview by June 2, 2023● First round of virtual interviews will be held June 5-7, 2023● Final round of interviews will be held June 19-23, 2023● Invited “Meet and Greet” with organizational partners will be held June 28-30,2023● Final candidate decisions made by July 17th● Anticipated start date is August 1, 2023.● Candidates will be notified of each stage of progression via email.Organizational Mission:To disrupt racial and economic disparities within the classical music field bychampioning past, present, and future contributions by Latino composers andmusicians.About Quinteto Latino:Quinteto Latino is a one-of-a-kind San Francisco Bay Area wind quintet with a missionto build community through Latin American Classical Music performance and advocacy.Founded in 2004 by French horn player Armando Castellano, this unique ensembleaims to expand the boundaries of classical music by performing works exclusively byLatin American composers. Through innovative work in venues both traditional andnontraditional, they strive to make this music available, relevant, and inspiring toaudiences across cultural, class, and ethnic lines. In addition, they advocate on behalfof Latina/o/e composers and people of color classical musicians through mentoring,commissioning, consulting, public speaking, and hiring – acting as an amplifying voice,both regionally and nationally, for issues pertaining to diversity in classical music.While the classical music world is a leading arts innovator, only a tiny percentage of itsorchestra conductors, composers, and musicians are people of color. Since theirfounding, they have worked locally, regionally, and nationally to transform the classicalmusic space from traditionally exclusive and Eurocentric to one that recognizes,empowers, and positions Latina/o/e contributions in classical music leadership andperformance.The quintet has performed extensively throughout the greater Bay Area and has beenengaged by presenters across the country such as: Quad City Arts – The Clarice(College Park, MD); Strathmore (North Bethesda, MD); Pregones Theater (The Bronx,NY); Musical Masterworks (New London, CT); and Virginia Arts Festival (Norfolk, VA).Quinteto Latino’s debut CD, 100 Years of Mexican Music for Wind Quintet, was releasedby Con Brio Recordings in 2011.Quinteto Latino’s work weaves together Concert Performance, Music Education, andActivism, intending to break barriers and transform the classical music space. Throughschool assemblies, teaching residencies, conferences, workshops, seminars, andconcert events. Quinteto Latino’s multi-racial quintet is one of the only organizations inthe United States that is dedicated to breaking these barriers.To learn more, visit www.quintetolatino.org.Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:As an organization built on equity, inclusion, and diversity principles, equitable hiringpractices are fundamental to Quinteto Latino. We strongly encourage people of color,trans- and nonbinary people, people with disabilities, and women to apply for thisposition.If you are an individual with a disability and/or need reasonable accommodation at anypoint in the application or interview process, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Position Summary:Quinteto Latino seeks a dynamic Managing Director to join a Latina/o/e-led andLatina/o/e-serving institution. The Managing Director reports to the Board of Directorsand will co-lead the organization with Quinteto Latino's Artistic Director. The ManagingDirector will oversee all day-to-day administrative operations, including budgeting,financial sustainability, fundraising activities, and workplace culture. In addition, theposition is responsible for leading efforts to expand the impact and reach of QuintetoLatino, exploring strategic partnerships and implementing policies to promoteorganizational growth and sustainability. The successful candidate must have a deepcommitment to social justice.Qualifications:The ideal candidate for this position should have at least five years of experience innonprofit leadership and a demonstrated ability to work with a diverse team. Theyshould be deeply committed to social justice, equity, and inclusion in the arts and theworkplace. The candidate should have a proven track record in fundraising andresource development (including individual donor cultivation and stewardship) as wellas experience working with and engaging a Board of Directors. Excellent leadership,communication, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to workcollaboratively with diverse parties. The ideal candidate should have strong analyticaland problem-solving skills, be adaptable to changing organizational needs andpriorities, and be able to balance strategic thinking with operational execution. QuintetoLatino is a dynamic and evolving organization that is seeking a flexible and highlyadaptable leader. The preferred candidate would live in or near and understand thecommunities in which we serve.Responsibilities:Organizational Growth and Development:● Lead efforts to grow Quinteto Latino's impact and reach, locally and nationally, inalignment with the organization's future direction and strategic goals● Explore opportunities for strategic partnerships, collaborations, and alliances thatfurther the organization's mission and expand its influence in the classical musicindustry● Stay informed about trends, best practices, and issues related to classical musiceducation, social justice, and equity, and adapt organizational strategiesaccordingly● Enact new policies and procedures using best practices to foster organizationalgrowth and sustainabilityOrganizational Leadership:● Collaborate with the Artistic Director to ensure that Quinteto Latino's programsand events align with the organization's mission and vision● Oversee day-to-day administrative operations to ensure proper allocation ofresources to support programmatic and organizational goals● Oversee budgeting and financial management● Foster a flexible work culture that prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion andpromotes a positive, welcoming work environmentFinancial Sustainability:● Oversee the organization's annual budgeting process● Create projections and financial reports for the Board of Directors, financialreviews/audits, and development needs● Serve as the point of contact for development, finance, and strategic contractorsFundraising:● Develop and execute a comprehensive fundraising strategy to support QuintetoLatino's mission and future growth plans● Cultivate and maintain relationships with donors, foundations, and sponsors tosecure financial support and sponsorships● Identify and pursue individual donor cultivation and stewardship opportunities todiversify the organization's funding base● Explore and implement strategies for revenue generation, including earnedincome opportunities, special events, and innovative fundraising approaches● Identify and pursue grant opportunities to support current and future projectsBoard Engagement and Development:● Work closely with the Board of Directors, providing guidance and support onorganizational governance, policies, and strategic planning● Collaborate with the Board to strengthen its knowledge and capacity, providingregular updates on organizational performance and engaging Board members infundraising efforts● Prepare timely reports and provide strategic input on Board decision-makingCompensation and Benefits:The anticipated salary range is $95,000 to $105,000. Benefits include:● Hybrid working environment● Flexible paid time off● Professional development coaching● Health insurance stipendTo Apply:Submit a Letter of Interest and resume with a summary of demonstrableaccomplishments to: email@example.com. Applications will be reviewed as they arereceived; we encourage interested candidates to submit their materials early. If youhave questions about the position or the organization, please include them in yourLetter of Interest.Quinteto Latino complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws governingnondiscrimination in employment.