Seven characteristics of successful arts Chairs Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Why people quit their jobs The old adage is that people leave managers, not jobs. But new research suggest that is not necessarily the case. The secrets to keeping the doors open Longevity can seem an elusive concept in the current arts funding climate, so we asked a few established organisations to share their experiences of success. Why leadership models in the arts need to evolve (Premium locked content) A creative arts organisation needs to be prepared to innovate in administration and structure as well as in creative product. What workspaces are best for freelancers? Finding the ideal workspace as a freelancer is difficult but ergonomic, social and purposely designed spaces are on the rise. (Premium content) Premium content Caroline Sharpen Monday 6 February, 2017 Finding the right person is critical in an arts organisation where directors play a vital role. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the arts industry Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Caroline Sharpen is an experienced strategist, consultant and business development practitioner. She is also the principal of Sharpen Creative Industries Consulting, an alliance of specialists and independent consultants working with arts and creative-sector clients.