Join the Team

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

Assistant Director, Jazz

South Arts is seeking an Assistant Director, Jazz to support the implementation of the South Arts initiative Jazz Road and other jazz programming including but not limited to grants, systems management, convening programs, and fieldwork coordination.

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Assistant Vice President of Programs

South Arts is seeking an assistant expected to partner with the Vice President of Programs by playing a vital role in daily oversight, future planning, and leading the programs department to accomplish the strategic plan and fulfill South Arts’ mission of advancing Southern vitality through the arts.

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Director, Arts Partnerships

The Director, Arts Partnerships, will be responsible for programs that focus on engaging arts and cultural organizations and their leaders in ways that build capacity and participation among historically underserved groups/communities with rich and dynamic cultural identities; strengthen the organizational capacity of arts and cultural entities; expand peer networks; and include diverse voices among all who participate in and lead this work.

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Request for Proposals: Search Firm for VP of Advancement

South Arts seeks proposals from qualified contractors to perform a search for a VP of Advancement, to lead the organization’s department that compromises fundraising, marketing, and communications. This process will help to identify an individual who can be an outstanding leader in the organization as well as a key solicitor and strategist to advance the organization’s work.

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Request for Proposals: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Assessment

South Arts seeks proposals from qualified contractors to perform a 360-degree organizational evaluation with a focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. The contractor will assist in defining goals and benchmarks for success that will help South Arts take meaningful steps toward reflecting the organization’s central values in all corners of operations and programming, thus facilitating equitable service to a broad region of diverse constituents.

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Request for Proposals: Human Resources Recruiting Specialist

South Arts is seeking proposals from qualified independent contractors to work as a Recruiting Specialist for South Arts. The Recruiting Specialist will lead the process of online job posting for open opportunities, and work with hiring managers to move the candidates thru the selection process according to the hiring protocols set by the organization. 

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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