Executive Director

Flexible work week 30 – 35 hours, remote

Salary: $50k or commensurate to experience

Application Deadline: July 1, 2023

Start Date: August 1, 2023


Studio Potter (SP) is seeking a dynamic executive director (ED) to serve as the leader and chief administrative officer of the organization. Reporting to the board of directors, Studio Potter’s ED acts as both the day-to-day manager and public face of the organization. The ED is the lead fundraiser and strategist, working with a small staff, a board of directors, and volunteer-led committees to develop and achieve the organization’s short-term and long-term goals as outlined in the strategic plan. The ED must be equal parts administrator, entrepreneurial executive, community organizer, and enthusiastic spokesperson.

The ED is responsible for overseeing the organization’s finances and is the leader in all development and fundraising planning and implementation. The ED represents Studio Potter in its relationship with the field of ceramics, associations, and other institutions and ensures that all actions and communications comply with policies and procedures set forth by the board. The ED furnishes appropriate support to the board, makes recommendations to the president and board as appropriate, and maintains confidentiality regarding all related matters.

To Apply:  

Email your resume, cover letter, and three references to career@studiopotter.org

About Studio Potter


Founded in 1972, Studio Potter (SP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and online journal that is centered on ceramic studio practice.  SP promotes the discussion of technology, criticism, aesthetics, and history within the ceramics community.

Studio Potter represents the multiplicity of voices in contemporary and historical ceramics by:

publishing exceptional and thought-provoking content;
strengthening and growing our community;
connecting artists, educators, collectors, curators, gallerists, critics, historians, and learners through narratives, interviews, and critical essays.