RED RIVER REVEL SEARCHING
FOR DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
The Director of Operations role will provide extensive support to the Executive Director, manage all operational systems for the Red River Revel Arts Festival, and be responsible for leading the organization’s day-to-day business operations. Duties include systems management, purchasing, budget administration, database management, and assisting finance personnel with the administration of the annual audit. In addition, they will act as a liaison with various entities and represent the Revel in accordance with policies and procedures. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, analytical, and creative leader that will join the senior management team.
“We plan on making a thorough search to find the right candidate who takes initiative, works well in a team-based environment, and enjoys the swift glide of a well-run ship. We are looking forward to adding someone to our team who will be an integral part of taking the Red River Revel to new heights,” said Logan Lewis, Executive Director.
Interested candidates can review the position description, responsibilities, and qualifications required and apply for the Director of Operations on the Red River Revel LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/red-river-revel/
Red River Revel is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the region around Shreveport, Louisiana with cultural programming in the areas of “Art, Music, Food.” Program events include Shreveport Farmers’ Market, CORK: A Red River Revel Wine Event, Shreveport BREW, and the Red River Revel Arts Festival. Created in 1976, the Red River Revel is a 9-day annual arts festival bringing together visual, musical, and performing artists, along with the regional community for a celebration of the arts. The Red River Revel is a community partner with local nonprofits, over 20 of which serve food and raise funds using the unique blend of culturally inspired flavors of the area and beyond. Each year during the festival, thousands of area 4th grade students spend the school day at the Red River Revel learning about and participating in arts education programs. Local, regional, and national musical acts perform on two stages in Shreveport’s Festival Plaza during the event. Approximately 100,000 visitors from all over the country visit the Red River Revel Arts Festival each year. This “Celebration of the Arts” encompasses quality in visual and performing arts, seminars, workshops, children’s arts education, and a variety of creative experiences. In addition to the festival, the organization manages the 13-week Shreveport Farmers’ Market, held weekly on Saturdays during the Summer. The Red River Revel also produces CORK: A Red River Revel Wine Event, an annual celebration of wine and food, which serves as a fundraising event held at Festival Plaza each Spring. Finally, the Red River Revel partners with Downtown Shreveport Unlimited (organizer of Mudbug Madness) to host Shreveport BREW, a beer and food celebration and fundraising event held at Festival Plaza each Fall. The 47th Annual Red River Revel Arts Festival is scheduled for September 30th – October 8th, 2023. For more information, visit https://redriverrevel.com or follow the Revel on Facebook and Instagram at @RedRiverRevel.