Wanted: Art-Loving Managing Director

The Armonk Outdoor Art Show, now in its 60th year, consistently ranks among the top fine art and design shows in the country, with approximately 160 juried artists exhibiting work across every medium. With more than 8,000 attendees from the tri-state area, the show has secured a name for Armonk, NY in the art community.

We have an exciting job opportunity for an energetic, enthusiastic and creative individual seeking a rewarding community-based experience.

Position Available


The Managing Director will be an independent contractor responsible for organizing and managing all aspects of this top-ranked fine art and design show. This position is home-based and has flexible part-time/full-time hours, with May through October requiring more work as the show approaches. The MD will work closely with the show’s volunteer co-chairs, along with individual committee chairs. The show’s sponsor, Friends of the North Castle Public Library, Inc., provides guidance and support. Familiarity with the Armonk Outdoor Art Show, appreciation of art and a desire to contribute to our town’s cultural reputation are important.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Manage all aspects of Art Show timetable, along with support from the executive committee
  • Oversee all committees, aid in volunteer recruitment
  • Pitch sponsorship opportunities, secure promotional sponsorship materials and manage payments
  • Develop and update written communications, including press releases, website, on-line postings and eblasts
  • Work closely with Art Director to coordinate marketing/social media
  • Secure digital, print and radio advertising
  • Create and monitor budget, process vendor invoices
  • Review event insurance, vendor requirements and agreements
  • Oversee vendors, on-site volunteers and operations during show set-up and weekend (Oct. 1 & 2, 2022)
  • Plan field logistics and staffing
Ideal candidates will have:
  • Good organizational, communication and writing skills
  • Strong personal motivation, willingness to learn and work independently
  • Experience in event management, fundraising, marketing, business administration
  • Flexibility in work schedule
  • Appreciation of our organization, the community, and the quality of our show
  • Working knowledge of WORD, Excel, Google Docs, MailChimp, EventBrite, Zoom
Consulting Fee: $50-60k, commensurate with experience

Please email resume and cover letter summarizing qualifications and interest here EOE/M/F/D/V/SO

Only direct submissions from candidates will be accepted. No resumes from third party agencies or recruiters, please.