What is an Arts Advocacy Agency Director?


Arts Advocacy Agency Director Job Description

Arts advocacy agency directors are responsible for overseeing all advocacy programs and initiatives that are undertaken by their agency. They must ensure their agency effectively represents the interests of the arts councils, which contract their services.



Typical Job Duties

• Liaise with the Development Department to identify and pursue sources of funding

• Promote the agenda of arts councils and organizations

• Create, edit and distribute advocacy materials

• Manage the design and development of arts engagement programs

• Create action plans for advocacy and ensure they are properly implemented

• Recruit, hire, train, supervise and support staff and volunteers

• Manage contracts with consultants and other service providers



Scholarships for Becoming an Arts Advocacy Agency Director

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as an Arts Advocacy Agency Director. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our All Scholarships by Major page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!


Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming an Arts Advocacy Agency Director. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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