For Artists / Opportunities

4Culture, Seattle / Seeks Executive Director

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4Culture is hiring a new Executive Director. The Board and staff would like the successful candidate to begin working in late Spring 2018. The application process will be open until a qualified candidate is hired, but the screening of applications will commence on March 5, 2018 when members of the Selection Panel, including representatives of the Board, staff, and Advisory Committees, begin to review them.

The salary range for this position is from $130,000 to $160,000 and includes a competitive package of benefits.

To apply for the position, please submit a current resume and a letter of interest that specifically addresses your experience in and commitment to the three essential qualifications listed in this announcement.

Please submit these materials to Mr. Jim Reid, Principal, The Falconer Group. They may be submitted by email to

To be considered in the initial round of application review, all materials must be received by 12:00 pm PST on Monday, March 5, 2018.

The privacy of applicants will be respected and preserved until the last phase of the hiring process. For example, references will be checked during the process of interviewing the finalists and with their knowledge.

Questions about the application process and this announcement may be directed to Mr. Reid at 206-324-2061 or to the above email address.

As the cultural funding agency for King County, Washington, 4Culture works to make the region vibrant. The organization’s four program areas—arts, heritage, historic preservation, and public art—put public resources to use all over King County. The Board, Executive Director, staff, and Advisory Committees are committed to addressing racial, geographic, and income-related funding inequities and creating an environment in which all King County residents participate actively in cultural opportunities. 4Culture is an independent public agency, chartered under state law and King County ordinance in January 2003, after thirty-five years as the King County Office of Cultural Resources, to provide cultural services to King County residents and visitors. The ideal candidate for this position champions public support for arts and culture and has demonstrated commitment to advancing racial equity and social justice.

Eligible media

All Disciplines, Artists with Disabilities, Arts-Related, Craft, Dance, Design, Emerging Fields & Cross-Disciplinary, Film/Media Arts, Folk/Traditional Arts, Literary Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Public Art, Theater, Visual Arts, Non-Profit Orgs.