Executive Director

Website Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara

Promoting appreciation of architecture & the built environment.

The Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara is seeking a new Executive Director to facilitate day-to-day operations, promote the non-profit organization and its mission, and manage the Acheson House and property. The mission of AFSB is to provide educational programs that promote understanding and appreciation of design excellence in architecture and the built environment. The office is in the Acheson House at 229 East Victoria Street along with two tenants. AFSB has been operating for 38 years with an endowment and an active Board of Directors.

The position is Part-time, 20-25 hours per week, $20.00 – $25.00 per hour DOE; Current hours are 16 office hours per week with 4 flexible hours for some evening and weekend events. The exact schedule to be determined upon hiring.

General Description of work requirements and responsibilities:

-Computer Skills for PC System: Windows Microsoft Office, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop are required; knowledge with other programs is beneficial and AFSB will train, such as Airtable a database management software, Mailchimp, PayPal/Square, and Eventbrite/Evite.
-General Office and Administrative work
-Processing of cash, check, and credit card payments
-Database Management of membership status and dues
-Management of Acheson House and property
-Efficient time management, organization, and prioritization skills
-Ability to multi-task and to work with Board, volunteers, interns, and public.
-Critical thinking and good written and oral communication skills for reporting to the Board of Directors, volunteers, and the public
-Teamwork and coordination with the board, interns, and committee volunteers
-Flexibility to adjust office hours to work occasional evening or weekend events.
-Assist in coordinating and attend 6 Board meetings per year and the Annual Retreat.

-Prepare and issue program Press Releases, Social Media postings, Event Invitation mailings, and news and announcements for Programs and Gallery openings.
-Assist in set up of furniture/equipment for events
-Assist in recruiting and retaining members, volunteers, directors, and fundraising.
-Collaborate with other non-profit groups, the public, and others to share the AFSB Mission
-Manage supplies and run errands

-Other duties as assigned.

To apply for this job email your details to info@afsb.org