President/CEO International Arts & Artists

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $120,000
Maximum: $145,000




9 Hillyer Court Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


PRESIDENT / CEO  International Arts & Artists


The Board of Trustees of International Arts & Artists (IA&A) is pleased to announce its international search for a President / CEO as a consequence of the impending retirement of its founder and CEO of 23 years. The President / CEO reports to the Board and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of is mission and financial objectives.  


International Arts & Artists (IA&A) is a 501(c)3 arts service organization dedicated to promoting cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally. IA&A was founded in 1995 and operates in Washington, D.C., with a professional staff of 20 and at a budget of $2m annually. For more information see


IA&A is comprised of –

  • a world renowned Traveling Exhibition Service that tours 15-25 fine arts & decorative arts exhibitions annually to museums nationally and internationally;
  • an on-site contemporary art space that produces monthly exhibitions (IA&A at Hillyer);
  • an art collection of nearly 400 works (the Hechinger: Tools as Art collection);
  • a Design Studio that produces print and electronic material for IA&A and other arts groups/artists; and
  • a Cultural Exchange Program that brings 130+ interns, trainees, and scholars to the U.S. yearly.


IA&A is a distinctive and unique organization that requires the vision and leadership of a talented, energetic, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and thoughtful President / CEO who can continue its growth. 


Ideal candidates will have –

  • A passion for IA&A’s mission of increasing cross-cultural understanding through the arts;
  • 10+ years appropriate professional experience, including at least five years in an executive role;
  • substantive connections in the arts and strong relationships with national & international arts leaders;
  • a record of success in the growth of her/his past endeavors;
  • a deep understanding of, and a driving commitment to, the arts and cultural exchange; and
  • the complete range of proven leadership and management skills befitting a CEO, including a strong grasp of finances and the ability to guide a talented, experienced staff.




Health insurance, retirement plan and other benefits, and reasonable moving expense reimbursement (depending upon experience).

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Submit a cover letter and a complete chronologically organized CV to subject line: President / CEO. Apply immediately – applications will be considered as they arrive. Accepted candidates for consideration will be contacted for more information and possible interviews. 

A more detailed job announcement is available upon request.


International Arts & Artists is committed to diversity in its mission, its practices, and its programs.