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Our team is passionate about elevating art in the South. We take pride in our work to encourage budding artists and connect audiences across the South. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, our team is committed to advancing southern vitality through the arts.  

Descriptions of open positions are available below. If you'd like to reach us, send an email to

Vice President for Advancement

South Arts is seeking a dynamic executive with a proven track record who can continue the organization’s recent fundraising momentum, advance the South Arts brand and help to significantly increase the budget within the next several years. This position is part of the executive management team and will be expected to contribute vision and leadership to the organization, helping to accomplish the South Arts strategic plan and fulfill its extraordinary mission.

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Director, Arts Partnership

South Arts seeks an individual to implement national and regional grants programs related to equity in the arts. This person will work closely and cooperatively with the five partner US Regional Arts Organizations, national, and regional partners to collectively carry out, assess, refine, evaluate, and report on the programs.

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Assistant Director, Organization and Community Initiatives

South Arts seeks an Assistant Director, Organization and Community Initiatives to support the development, implementation, and administration of a portfolio of
programs focused on equity funding initiatives, cohort development, and capacity building for the field.

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Assistant Director, Programs

South Arts seeks an Assistant Director, Programs, to support the development, implementation, and administration of a portfolio of programs focused on presenting, touring, and initiatives focused on organizations and artists in a variety of artistic disciplines (including visual arts, performing arts, media/film, and literary arts).

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Digital Content Manager

South Arts seeks a Digital Content Manager to help implement our digital communications needs. As South Arts commands an expanding portfolio of programs engaging a more diverse constituency, South Arts needs to increase the capacity of the communications department to ensure we are effective in our work. This requires a thoughtful and strategic increase of our digital communications through social media platforms and advertising, email newsletter and list management, and website content as well as other digital outlets. Working with the Director of Communications and the larger Advancement Team, this position will help South Arts advance our mission, organization, and programs as we recruit and retain constituents as program participants and stakeholders for South Arts.

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Advancement Internship

The top priority for this internship is to assist with the creation of South Arts’ annual report, which is the main way that we communicate the accomplishments of the year. This will be a project that the intern can make substantial contributions to, under supervision, and we would like additional assistance with an archival project and fundraising, providing there is time and bandwidth in the fall semester.

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Database Technology Internship

South Arts seeks a Database Technology Intern to support the IT team in maintaining hardware, software, and other systems as well as lend support in areas such as cybersecurity, analytics, data center management, and database administration.

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Accounting Internship

The intern will support daily activities associated accounting, finance and operations functions. Those duties include, but are not limited to, accounts payable and receivable, expense tracking, collectibles, financial reporting, customer relationship management, membership database management, audits and document retention. Additionally, the intern may support in other various tasks related to marketing, event management, scheduling, filing and other various clerical tasks.

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We are building and encouraging young artists, and young audiences—our job is to develop new art advocates so we can sustain the arts in our region, in every discipline.

Teresa Hollingsworth

Elevating Art