Senior Vice President, Music

Senior Vice President, Music

Monday, 25 May 2020, 5.00pm

WQXR Classical of New York Public Radio seeks an inspirational, accomplished, and entrepreneurial, a leader with a clear passion for classical music. The candidate must exhibit significant knowledge of and active engagement with classical music, which could manifest itself through a personal or professional passion.

The candidate will have a proven track record of leading significant teams and operations in the nonprofit or private sector and will have a track record of success cultivating relationships with, and building bridges among, diverse constituencies. Leadership experience in the media industry is desirable, although not required. Most importantly, the candidate will be sincerely vested in New York Public Radio’s mission and committed to the organization’s principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.

In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following:

Strategic and Creative Vision
– Ability to build on progress to date and articulate an inspiring vision and plan for the future of
– Music/WQXR, while also integrating seamlessly into New York Public Radio’s overall future strategy.
– An entrepreneurial and creative approach to developing new, innovative ideas that will stretch the organization and push the boundaries within the
– Effectively balances the need for broad change with an understanding of how much change the organization can handle, to create realistic, achievable and successful
– The inclination to seek and analyze data from a variety of sources to support decisions and to align others with the organization’s overall strategy.

Executing For Results
– Sets clear and challenging goals while committing the organization to improved performance; tenacious and accountable in driving and delivering
– Comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty; the ability to adapt nimbly and lead others through complex situations; Able to shepherd ideas and lead a team from concept to
– A risk-taker who seeks data and input from others to foresee possible threats or unintended circumstances from decisions; someone who takes smart
– A body of business and financial acumen developed in both functional and general management roles with oversight of significant operational budgets and complex, fast-moving

See link below for further details.

NB: no deadline specified.



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