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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 hr@southarts.org.

Assistant Director, Jazz

Reporting directly to the Program Director, the Assistant Director is responsible for supporting the implementation of the South Arts program, Jazz Road, and other jazz programming including but not limited to grants and systems management and convening programs.

The position will support the development and implementation of a national initiative that awards grants to individual jazz artists for competitive touring and residency project applications. Program elements include connecting jazz artists with traditional and alternative presenters throughout the US for tour and residency planning; supporting a partnership between the six US Regional Arts Organizations; collecting data on jazz artists and programming in the South; and building ongoing national program awareness and technical assistance support to the field.

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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