arts enterprise central

Our Vision

AE envisions a world where arts and business leaders work together to address social, cultural, and economic challenges that characterize the 21st-century world.

We are dedicated to building a national network of AE chapters that will educate, promote, and support emerging leaders who blend entrepreneurial thought and artistic creativity to inspire social growth and sustainable ventures.

Our national organization, Arts Enterprise Central, coordinates and connects the arts and business worlds through high-impact, student-run chapters with its unified, national network.

Arts Enterprise Seeks Executive Director 

The Arts Enterprise Executive Board is excited to announce the launch of our search for a new Executive Director, effective immediately. The successful candidate will work with the organization’s board of directors to raise funds, manage day-to-day operations, oversee the production of an annual summit, and explore opportunities for growth and expansion. The position offers a flexible work schedule, as well as access to a dynamic network of professionals from the creative and cultural sectors.

Please help us spread the word, and distribute this to your colleagues as appropriate! 

Click Here to Download the Executive Position Description

All interested and qualified applicants should:

1) Submit a Cover Letter and Resume (only .doc, .docx, or PDF files will be accepted) no later than November 16, 2012 to: Kelly Dylla, Board President, at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please include “Arts Enterprise Executive Director Application” in the subject line.

2) In addition, Arts Enterprise encourages all qualified applicants to submit an optional 2-minute video addressing

a) Why you are excited about this position, and
b) Why Arts Enterprise’s mission is important to you

This video may be either posted to YouTube and shared via a functioning weblink in the Cover Letter document, or attached as a separate file (only .mov, .avi, or .mp4 formats are acceptable). Please do not submit additional application materials at this time. Please direct any questions to Kelly Dylla, Board President, at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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