Board Member

Mobile Entertainment -- Global Arts (MEGA)

Posted: 7/13/2019

Position Type: Board (Unpaid)

Function: Other

Primary domain: Arts, Culture and Humanities

City: New York

Postal code: 10001

State: New York

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

$0 - $1M

Website:

www.mobile-entertainment-global-arts.org

Mission statement:

The mission of the organization is to advance global artistic, cultural and creative expression that is equitable, fresh and even revolutionary; and serve as an incubator and host for unprecedented world-class entertainment. 

Position Details:

Job Description:

This position is for a New York-based or remote Nonprofit Board membership for a newly forming art-tech nonprofit: Mobile Entertainment -- Global Arts (MEGA).  Ideally, MEGA would like to populate the Board with: entertainment-art attorneys, nonprofit CPAs, entertainment venue architects, art educators, artists, sponsors, gallery owners, retired nonprofit executives and the like.

MEGA is a revolutionary new concept in digital and venue-based entertainment. It is both a new form of entertainment and new entertainment venue. The mission of the organization is to advance global artistic, cultural and creative expression that is equitable, fresh and even revolutionary; and serve as an incubator and host for unprecedented world-class entertainment. 

The Board will support the work of MEGA and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. The Board-CEO relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. It is anticipated that both Board Officers and Board Members will commit to serving a one-year term; after which time, they will be eligible for re-appointment to serve additional terms. Board meetings are held quarterly and committee meetings, bi-monthly.

Requirements:

  • Attend all quarterly meetings
  • Serve on at least one Board committee
  • Serve a 1-year term
  • Fundraise
  • Participate in special events and fundraising activities
  • Remain actively informed about the organization

Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership, governance and general oversight, fiscally and programmatically
  • Attending board and related meetings; reviewing meeting agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings
  • Keeping informed of and meeting legal and fiduciary responsibilities 
  • Preparing annual operating and program budgets, P&L statements, audit reports, etc.
  • Developing and participating in fundraising activities (e.g., events, grant-writing, etc.)
  • Developing and participating in programming, locally, nationally and internationally
  • Partnering with external stakeholders to ensure that board resolutions are executed
  • Serving on committees or task forces; organizing and executing special assignments 
  • Serving as an ambassador for the organization and representing SNAP with stakeholders
  • Assisting the CEO to identify and recruit other Board Members
  • Making an annual contribution to the organization
  • Work toward expanding​ Arts resources, contacts, etc.

Qualifications:

Preferred experience in one or more of the following:

  • Fundraising/Resource Development
  • Nonprofit Finance/Accounting
  • Entertainment Law or Art Law
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Arts/Culture/Entertainment Industry
  • International/Global Art Industry
  • Entertainment Venue Architecture
  • Real Estate/Construction

Benefits:

Not Specified

Salary:

Unpaid Board Position

Posting Expiration Date:

1/13/2020

How to Apply:

Please send a Letter of Interest and CV to: [email protected]


 

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