About Us

At Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP, we strive to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best Arts and Entertainment to our audiences in Northwest Arkansas, and we know our organization runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

 

Our organizatio’s’ dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in our values: Relevance; Inclusivity; Sustainability; Excellence. Diversity is a commitment at Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP.  We are fully focused on equity and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us unique.

 

Walton Arts Center Inc. operates two campuses: a 1,100-seat proscenium theatre and 269-seat black box in Fayetteville and an 11,000-capacity outdoor Amphitheatre known as the Walmart AMP in Rogers, AR. Walton Arts Center is celebrating its 30th Anniversary as Arkansas’ premier performing arts center and Walmart AMP has consistently been one of Billboard’s top-rated amphitheaters producing 30 plus concerts per season.

Position Overview

The COO will provide leadership and oversite of strategic vision to Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP.  This new position will lead and oversee the show business part of our organization and will drive all earned revenue functions for the business while determining ways to improve the bottom-line. Working with the CEO you will imagine the future and develop strategies and tactics to achieve the shared goals. This position will bring operational, managerial and administrative procedures, reporting structures and operation controls to the company.  This role will have oversight of the following areas, Walton Arts Center GM, Walmart AMP GM, VP Communications, and VP Programming. The COO will effectively communicate and foster growth among the executive team and all employees.  This is a vital leadership role that will drive results, spur growth and increase the overall efficiency of the organization. Experience and passion for both commercial & contemporary concerts, and Arts venues a must.

Located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, NWA (as the locals refer to it) includes Benton, Washington and Madison counties, with five cities: Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and Siloam Springs. The economic opportunity is unparalleled, but so is the lifestyle — see: 400-plus miles of mountain biking trails and paved pathways, a thriving arts community complete with world-class performing arts center and museums, a legitimate beer and food scene, and live music to enjoy. Best of all, it’s a place where everyone is welcome.