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Arts & Culture Recruitment

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Advancing the humanities through effective leadership

Arts & Culture Specialists

Both arts and culture are vital in preserving a community’s sense of place and identity as well as reflecting society as a whole. Art crosses cultural boundaries and can be understood in any language, thereby helping people from different backgrounds appreciate one another’s differences.

Despite their importance, arts and culture sectors are facing unprecedented funding cuts, particularly in Western countries. As such, placing talent with a passion for preserving and promoting the importance of arts in a leadership role is crucial in enhancing society’s understanding of the past.

At Keller, we don’t just recommend candidates with impressive track records to our clients. Our team of professional headhunters also assesses a candidate’s personality, work ethic, and motivational drivers during the search process to determine if they meet client requirements and can help the organization achieve its business goals.

What We Do

Keller is dedicated to delivering a unique, personalized approach to executive recruitment for arts and culture organizations by placing transformative leaders and helping build teams. We partner with arts and cultural organizations whose missions focus on celebrating creativity and innovation and whose commitments are to diversity and inclusion.

At Keller, we follow a non-traditional, bespoke approach to headhunting that balances qualitative and quantitative data to ensure candidates we present to the client can all thrive when put in leadership and executive roles. We do this through:

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All candidates go through an extensive assessment before they are shortlisted and presented to the clients, who will make the final decision on who to hire. Our team conducts rigorous background and reference checks during the internal selection process. We also review social profiles and process police checks where necessary.

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Talent Acquisition

Keller headhunters have access to an extensive network of senior-level talents, allowing us to create a larger candidate pool of people with deep expertise in the field of arts and culture.

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Organization Transformation

We are devoted to delivering the highest value services to our clients in the arts and culture sectors. Keller is deeply committed to helping connect clients with the best candidates, each of whom has the competencies and skills to rise up to challenges faced by arts and culture organizations.

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Our Approach to Arts & Culture Executive Search

At Keller, we approach each search project with a clear seven-step process. Our executive search solution involves constructing the search parameters, searching and assessing talents who meet client requirements, shortlisting candidates for our clients, and drafting employment agreements at the end of the search process.

In addition, our team is committed to diversity and inclusion during the process of searching for the right candidate.

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Our Fields of Expertise

Keller assists clients in arts recruitment in various fields in the humanities industry. These sectors include:

  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts and Fine Arts
  • Literature and Publishing
  • Film, Television and Radio
  • Music
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Design and Craft
  • Cultural Education
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Digital Art and Culture

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Positions We Fill in the Arts & Culture Industry

It is our goal to help fill the gaps in organizations in the arts and culture industry. Our team of experienced headhunters locates the top talent for a range of positions in the arts and culture industry, including (but not limited to):

  • Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Board of Directors
  • Artistic Director
  • Museum Director/Curator
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Development
  • Chief Marketing Officer/Director of Marketing
  • Director of Education
  • Program Director
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Production Manager

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Why Choose Keller as your Arts & Culture Recruitment Partner?

When you partner with Keller, you are gaining access to an experienced team of headhunters whose goal is to help find effective leadership to propel your organization to new heights.

Additionally, we offer complimentary leadership assessment and guidance on improving HR processes and workloads. Our team also offers advice on improving employee engagement and retention rates to our clients.

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Our Promise - The Right Hire

With Keller, you are guaranteed confidentiality and professionalism at every stage of the executive search process. Our team also offers stellar support to both the client and talents before, during, and after placement.

Beyond privacy, we are dedicated to finding the perfect match for our clients. We also guarantee that if the candidate does not meet client expectations during the first six months, we will replace the talent at no cost to our customers.

Keller is committed to delivering exceptional executive recruitment services to clients in the arts & culture industry.

Schedule a meeting with one of our professional consultants today!