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Executive Director

The Paramount Arts Center of Ashland, KY seeks an Executive Director to build on its rich 87-year history!

About the Center:

The Paramount Arts Center is a beautiful historic theatre located in the heart of Ashland, Kentucky.  The 1,414-seat historical landmark showcases all forms of performing arts and is especially proud of its history of providing arts education performances and instruction for the area’s school-age youth.

About the Executive Director position:

The Executive Director is the principal relationship manager for the Paramount. As the external face of the organization, the successful candidate will be expected to represent Paramount Arts Center throughout greater Ashland to community leaders, political officials, audience members, program participants, donors, grantees, partners, and the public at large.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and together they provide the strategic direction for the organization. The Executive Director will manage the overall business and supervise department heads including Operations, Education, Accounting, Marketing and Building Maintenance.

Qualified candidates will possess an undergraduate degree, senior-level leadership experience, strong financial management knowledge and a passion for the arts.

A bachelor’s degree is preferred along with progressive and successful senior-level management experience and a passion for the arts. Interested candidates should submit resumes to by June 11, 2018.