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Technical Director

Organization: Alberta Ballet
Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Alberta Ballet seeks to hire a Technical Director. Click here for the complete job description and information on how to apply.

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Associate Director of Special Events

Organization: Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
Job Location: New York, NY

The Associate Director of Special Events must be a dynamic and strategic team player experienced working with donors or clients and skilled in utilizing Raiser’s Edge or other donor databases. The Associate Director will oversee the creation of invitations and event related materials, coordinate mailings and seating, organize financial reports and support the Director in coordinating three major benefit events as well as cultivation events throughout the year.

Successful candidates will have 6+ years of experience as a member of an event planning team or donor relations team preferably in a development office of a large non-profit organization. The Associate Director of Special Events will be able to work both independently and collaboratively, and have a knowledge and appreciation for dance. Reporting to the Director of Special Events the Associate Director will work closely with colleagues across the Ailey organization. For more information and how to apply click here 

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Public Relations Associate

Organization: Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation 
Job Location: New York, NY

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, one of the world's premier dance institutions, is seeking a motivated and personable team player to work in a fast-paced environment and support ongoing public relations initiatives. The Public Relations Associate will assist in the development, coordination, and implementation of publicity for the Ailey organization, working collaboratively with the team on campaigns for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, among others.  Position will focus responsibility on publicizing The Ailey Extension, with oversight from the Public Relations Manager. The Ailey Extension offers over 80 beginner to advanced level dance and fitness classes per week in over 25 different techniques including Ballet, Horton, Samba, West African, Zumba, Jazz, Masala Bhangra and Hip Hop. Candidate will report to the Director of Public Relations and work closely with members of The Ailey Extension and Public Relations, Marketing, and Development departments. For full job description and how to apply click here.


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Assistant to the Chief Advancement Officer and Director of Development 

Organization: American Ballet Theatre
Job Location: New York, NY

This position serves as the assistant to the Chief Advancement Officer and the Director of Development; and facilitates the day-to-day operations of the Development Department. For a full job description, please click here.

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Membership Associate

Organization: American Ballet Theatre
Job Location: New York, NY

Dynamic, self-starter needed to provide primary support for membership and development programs including membership marketing and strategy, donor relationships, acknowledgment, telefunding, and renewal mail. Must be extremely organized, attentive to detail, and able to work on multiple projects and meet strict deadlines. Must have excellent telephone manner and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Proficiency in Raiser's Edge desirable. Graphics interest a plus. Must be willing to work evening and weekend hours when required. Please email a cover letter with salary requirements and résumé. Please include “Membership Associate” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.

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Administrative Assistant

Organization: American College Dance Association
Job Location: Rockville, MD


The American College Dance Association (ACDA), formerly ACDFA, seeks a part-time administrative assistant. ACDA is a nonprofit national association of colleges and universities, fostering and supporting dance in higher education. Based in Rockville, MD and Metro-accessible, the ACDA national office oversees 13 regional conferences a year, the National College Dance Festival and other initiatives to support college and university students and faculty. For more information and how to apply
click here

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Development Associate 

Organization: Bowen McCauley Dance
Job Location: Arlington, VA

Under the direction of the Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) Executive Director, the Development Associate is responsible for researching potential donors to include foundations, corporations, and individuals, and ensure a healthy pipeline of new donors. Must have a Bachelor's degree in journalism, english, communications, nonprofit, or related field, and three years of experience in grant writing, development, and fundraising for a nonprofit organization. 

This position is deemed a part-time position (15-30 hours a week). Qualified applicants should email their cover letter and resume. 
Please place DEVELOPMENT in the subject line. 

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Teaching Artists

Organization: Bowen McCauley Dance
Job Location: Arlington, VA

Bowen McCauley Dance's (BMD) programs are in demand! BMD is looking for qualified Teaching Artists to teach its Studio to the Stage after-school programs. Qualified candidates must have at least 3 years of dance teaching and choreography experience, experience working with children, reliable transportation, and pass a VA State background check. Preferred candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in Dance or have extensive performance experience.

Please email a resume, head shot, and cover letter.

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Academic Services Coordinator

Organization: CityDance
Job Location: Washington, DC

CityDance DREAM is looking for an energetic, passionate individual to manage its Academic Services division. The Academic Services Coordinator (ASC) is responsible for the overall administration and management of the academic support program, from creating a curriculum that enhances that of the student’s school to cultivating and supervising the tutoring staff on site. Strong organization skills are critical for an ASC candidate since they will be in charge of creating a student case management system, setting a tutoring schedule, and tracking students’ GPAs. An ideal applicant is able to provide continual support and guidance to our students, fostering nurturing relationships and acting as a role model. 

This position requires a minimum four-year bachelor’s degree, a minimum two-years experience working with children in social service, recreation, or an arts organization, and fluency in Spanish. To view the complete job description click hereTo apply, please email a cover letter and resume.

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Administrative Manager

Organization: CityDance
Job Location: Washington, DC

CityDance DREAM is looking for an energetic, passionate addition to its Administrative team. The Administrative Manager (AM) is responsible for the back-office management of the DREAM program, assisting the Program Director in the planning and execution of program registration, student enrichment activities, and special events throughout the year. Strong organization skills are critical for an AM candidate since they will be in charge of maintaining program files and records, as well as updating student profiles and arranging event logistics. An ideal applicant is an effective communicator, a good listener, has a friendly, outgoing demeanor, and can act as a role model to our young students. 

This position requires a minimum four-year bachelor’s degree and two-years experience working with children in social service, recreation, or an arts organization. To view the complete job description click hereTo apply, please email cover letter and resume.

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Ballet Teachers

Organization: CityDance
Job Location: Rockville, MD

CityDance is looking for highly qualified and experienced ballet teachers who love teaching children ages 7-10 the foundational instruction in technique and artistry. To submit your resume
click here.

CityDance is looking for highly qualified baby ballet teachers who love working with children ages 4-7 and introducing them to the fundamentals of classical ballet. As part of CityDance's developmentally appropriate approach, our early childhood methodology includes engaging imagination and nurturing perceptual motor skills. To submit your resume click here.

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Foundation & Government Relations Manager

Organization: CityDance
Job Location: Washington, DC

The Foundation & Government Relations Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and Capital Campaign Consultant to meet annual and long-term fundraising goals. Successful candidates must have exceptional writing skills; experience in foundation research, prospecting and cultivation; and a demonstrated track-record in writing winning grant proposals. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and grow a portfolio of foundations and government grants.
  • Research new prospects, build a pipeline of potential funders, and develop strategies for securing funds. 
  • Solicit new funds from institutional sources and write proposals.
  • Strategize midterm and long-term fundraising opportunities with the Board of Directors, Executive Director (ED), and Capital Campaign Consultant (CCC). 
  • Manage the relationships and stewardship of foundation and government funders. 
  • Manage the grants calendar ensuring that proposal and report deadlines are closely tracked and met.
  • Provide support for the planning and execution of CityDance’s Annual Gala.
  • Provide support to the ED and the CCC in the development of Corporate Sponsor proposals and Major Gifts from Individuals.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Five to seven years of experience in grant prospecting and writing, a proactive and aggressive approach to identifying, pursuing and winning grant proposals, and an interest, background and ideally a passion for the arts. 

To apply email resume, cover letter and a sample grant proposal. 

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Front Desk Administrator

Organization: CityDance
Job Location: North Bethesda, MD

CityDance School and Conservatory is looking for friendly, organized individuals to join its front desk staff. The Front Desk Administrator provides part-time administrative support to the daily operations of the CityDance School & Conservatory. This includes front-line customer service, and ensuring the front desk and education lobby is properly maintained. An ideal applicant is an effective communicator, a good listener, is able to multi-task efficiently, and has an approachable, outgoing demeanor. Experience requirements include the ability to work with computers, familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite, and an interest, background and ideally a passion for the arts. To apply email resume and cover letter. 

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Youth Development Dance Instructor

Organization: CityDance
Job Location: Washington, DC

CityDance DREAM is a nationally recognized program whose mission is to use dance as a pathway for youth to graduate high school and pursue their full potential. DREAM is seeking youth development dance teachers to join the teaching faculty team for the 2016/2017 after-school programming year!  

Candidates should:

  • Have extensive experience teaching dance to elementary age youth (3rd – 5thgrade)
  • Have extensive experience teaching in non-traditional dance settings
  • Have a passion for youth development
  • Enjoy working on a collaborative team
  • Be available to:
    • Teach during “after-school” hours multiple days a week
    • Chaperone additional program events
    • Attend monthly faculty development meetings
    • Attend 2-day faculty orientation

    To apply please email a cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, numbers, and emails of three references to: Kelli Quinn, DREAM Director.

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    Teaching Artists, Teaching Artist Assistants

    Organization: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
    Job Location: New York, NY

    Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is seeking Teaching Artists for our ongoing arts in education residencies.  Eligible candidates will have experience working with children in a dance environment, a general knowledge of the flamenco art form and a strong work ethic.  Command of the Spanish language is a plus.  For more information about our extensive program offerings, please click here. Interested candidates should email resume, photo, and cover letter. 

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    Company Manager

    Organization: Gallim Dance
    Job Location: New York, NY

    The Company Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Artistic Director and all members of Gallim administration. This is an opportunity for an individual with strong logistics and administration background, who is interested in a role that supports Company activity while also has opportunities to expand and provide strategic oversight for our Touring management and Educational programs. There are many internal-facing responsibilities, as well as opportunities to be the “face of Gallim” with external partners in relationships for touring and our government-supported community programs. To apply, please email resumé, work sample, and cover letter to Executive Director Katie Enna. For a full description of the position, click here.

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    Company Manager

    Organization: Houston Ballet
    Job Location: Houston, TX

    Houston Ballet is seeking a Company Manager. The position of Company Manager, manages all 61 dancers of the Houston Ballet Company and works closely with Artistic Staff. For a full job description and how to apply click here.

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    Manager of Institutional Support

    Organization: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
    Job Location: Becket, MA

    Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival seeks a full-time Manager of Institutional Support. Responsibilities include managing the annual institutional giving strategy; researching current and potential funding sources, crafting compelling grant proposals; managing the annual calendar of institutional deadlines, notifications and reports; fostering relationships with institutional funders; and more. Three years of grant-writing experience required. Dance knowledge preferred. Click here for full job description and application guidelines.  

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    Development Associate

    Organization: The Joffrey Ballet
    Job Location: Chicago, IL


    The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development and is responsible proper acceptance, tracking, recording, reporting and acknowledging of gifts and pledges in accordance with Joffrey policy and state and federal laws and IRS regulations. He/she updates and maintains the database, producing fund raising reports, donor listings and mailing lists, reconciling with the finance department, and in general supporting the data management needs of the development department. The Development Associate works closely and collaboratively with members of the development and finance departments.

    Qualifications/Requirements: 1-2 years of experience in a fundraising in arts or related organization, with proven track record of accomplishment and success. Position requires knowledge of non-profit fundraising models and database policies and procedures, and proficiency and technical expertise with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point). Excellent analytic, technical, and organizational, and computer skills required. Must be professional, detail-oriented and have excellent communication skills. Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Tessitura, or other development information systems a plus. Undergraduate degree required.

    This position is Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm, with additional hours as required for special events, meetings, some performances.

    Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and salary history.

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    Head of Studio Company and Trainee Program

    Organization: The Joffrey Ballet 
    Job Location: Chicago, IL

    The Head of the Studio Company and Trainee Program works closely with the Artistic Director to maintain high standards of artistic excellence and educational programming that is set by the Artistic Director. Works closely with the Academy Director to build and create programming. With the Artistic Director and staff, works on developing and maintaining the syllabus and curriculum. This position is responsible for the training and development of the Trainees and Studio Company in class, rehearsals, and performances. For full job description and how to apply click here.

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    Artist Services Manager

    Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
    Job Location: New York, NY

    The Artist Service Manager will work closely with each dance company programmed by The Joyce Theater, assisting with hotel reservations, per diems, ticketing, visas, and other needs pertaining to their engagements. In addition, the Artist Services Manager will act as Joyce Company Manager for all Joyce presented performances. This entails dealing with house seat and complimentary ticket orders, resolving pre-curtain ticketing issues, and certifying box office statements. A qualified candidate will have a strong interest in dance; possess an attentive and gregarious personality; have exceptional written and verbal communication skills; and be a creative problem solver. Previous experience in Company Management preferred. Experience with Tessitura a plus. For full job description and how to apply click here

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    Marketing Manager

    Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
    Job Location: New York, NY

    Under the supervision of the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Manager, Digital Media supports The Joyce Theater’s digital presence across online platforms. She/He will be responsible for enhancing marketing efforts, institutional brand, and audience engagement via careful management of The Joyce’s website, digital display and retargeting ad campaigns, email campaigns, and social media efforts, and will be adept at analyzing success and ROI of the digital campaigns. The Digital Marketing Manager also produces print collateral for marketing and other departments. As such, strong graphic design skills, for both digital and print, are required. For more information and how to apply click here

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    Producer

    Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
    Job Location: New York, NY

    The individual in this position will be responsible for producing events and special projects for The Joyce Theater Foundation. This includes, but is not limited to, creating and managing project budgets, hiring necessary production staff, serving as a liaison between Joyce and Sunny Artist Management staff for Joyce Theater Productions, and booking and managing special events at The Joyce. A successful candidate will have a strong interest in dance as well as a thorough understanding of professional project and event management within the dance field. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. The person in this role should be a highly motivated individual who is able to prioritize multiple projects and effectively manage a robust workload that may vary greatly day-to-day. For full description and how to apply click here

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    Programming Assistant

    Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
    Job Location: New York, NY

    The Programming Assistant provides general office support for The Joyce Theater’s Director of Programming, including scheduling meetings, conducting research and correspondence, arranging travel, organizing and maintaining programming department records for The Joyce Theater’s Director of Programming, and providing general support to The Joyce programming department. Qualified candidates will have a strong knowledge of and interest in dance and a desire to gain a thorough understanding of how a performing arts programming department operates. Experience in arts administration, acute attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Attending dance performances on a regular basis is required. For full description and how to apply click here

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    Technical Director-Stage Operations

    Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
    Job Location: New York, NY

    The Joyce Theater is seeking a qualified Technical Director for a full time Production Staff position.  Interested applicants should have excellent hands-on theatrical technical knowledge and skills, with an emphasis on deck operations.  Lighting, sound and video knowledge are a plus.  Also required are strong supervisory, organizational, communication, production advancing and record keeping skills. Bi-Lingual a plus. This is a full-time salaried position, benefits included. EOE/AA. For additional information about this position click here. To apply email cover letter, resume and references, no phone calls please.    

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    Chief Operating Officer

    Organization: The Long Center for the Performing Arts
    Job Location: Austin, TX

    Reporting to the president and serving as an integral member of the senior management team, the Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for the development of the Long Center’s financial management strategy and contribute to the development of the organization’s strategic goals. In addition to the strategic components, the COO will be charged with developing and implementing more sophisticated policies and procedures both in the finance and general operational realms. This is an outstanding opportunity for an executive with financial and operational experience and a proven track record of creative problem-solving and change management to join in a high-growth, mission-driven organization.

    For more information and how to apply click here

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    Executive Director

    Organization: Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
    Job Location: Baltimore, MD

    The executive director (ED) will be the chief executive officer of the corporation, responsible to the board of directors, reporting to the chairperson in overseeing the affairs of the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF). This innovative executive will lead MAAF into its next period of growth and distinction. As the lead spokesperson and public face of MAAF, the ED will serve as a leader in the national arts landscape and have a comprehensive understanding of the MAAF mission, role, and potential as a regional arts organization. This includes having an awareness of MAAF’s history, values, culture, programs, funding, partnerships, stakeholders, organizational operations, and potential. In addition, MAAF is dedicated to being an inclusive organization that prioritizes diversity and inclusion in its services, program planning and funding, and staff and board composition as it continues to move forward. The ED will embrace an outgoing, straightforward approach in sharing information readily and comfortably to diverse constituents that will generate awareness, excitement, and appreciation in the eyes of stakeholders. As a leader in the arts and culture field with a reputation for creativity, innovation, and a broad knowledge of the performing, visual, presenting, and touring art forms, the ED will participate in regional and national discussions on the importance of arts and culture funding. This individual will have knowledge of how artmaking is changing today and advocate for public awareness, touring, producing, and access to new works. For full description and how to apply click here

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    Director of Development

    Organization: Milwaukee Ballet
    Job Location: Milwaukee, WI

    The Director of Development (DoD) is responsible for leading and driving fundraising efforts. S/he reports directly to the Executive Director and directly supervises all staff in the Development Department. The DoD leads and works within the Development Team (DoD, Executive Director, Artistic Director, Associate Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager, and Events Manager). This highly-collaborative Team is responsible for securing all the necessary contributions that allow the Ballet to reach its fundraising goals and fulfill its mission to “create a rich and diverse community through its inspiring dance performance, education, and outreach.”

    The DoD is the primary staff development strategist, and is responsible for successfully managing the execution and organization of all development activities, including (but not limited to) major gift solicitations, annual and capital campaigns, robust and focused prospect and donor cultivation, UPAF-related fundraising and efforts, and foundation, government, and corporate giving. As a senior leader in the organization, the DoD works closely and collaboratively with Trustees and with staff throughout the organization. For a full job description and how to apply click here

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    Managing Director

    Organization: Movement Research
    Job Location: New York, NY

    The Managing Director role at Movement Research oversees program implementation and administrative operations of the organization. The Managing Director reports to the Executive Director. The position manages a team of Movement Research staff to ensure effective administration of programs and clear interdepartmental communications; and to troubleshoot day-to-day administrative and programmatic needs. To apply email resume and cover letter. Please address cover letter to Movement Research Executive Director Barbara Bryan. Please include a list of 2-3 references. Interviews will begin on June 13, 2016, and a decision will be made as quickly as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full job description click here

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    Accounting Assistant

    Organization: Nashville Ballet
    Job Location: Nashville, TN

    Nashville Ballet's Accounting Assistant will work closely with the Staff Accountant to gather, validate, and record financial transactions. For full job description and how to apply click here

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    Children’s Division Faculty

    Organization: Nashville Ballet
    Job Location: Nashville, TN


    Nashville Ballet seeks a full time faculty member to focus on implementing the artistic vision and curriculum standards set forth by the Artistic Director and School Dean.  Their primary duties will consist of teaching, rehearsing, and developing the students of School of Nashville Ballet. Full time faculty members will also aid in the development of the School of Nashville Ballet curriculum through constant communication. In addition, they will be expected to uphold Nashville Ballet’s reputation for artistic excellence and make regular and active contributions to a creative and enthusiastic working environment.  Full time faculty members will also be expected to act as a model for part time faculty in regards to appearance, demeanor, work ethic, following organizational policies and procedures, faculty core values and a collegial atmosphere.

    Click here for a complete job description.

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    Director of Finance/Controller

    Organization: Nashville Ballet
    Job Location: Nashville, TN

    The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations of a budget of $5 million and supervise a team of 2-3 staff members including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, payroll, and grants administration. The Controller will ensure that Nashville Ballet has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits. The Controller will work closely with program leaders and their staffs, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support program operations.  In addition, s/he will partner with the senior leadership and the human and physical resources staff to enhance and better integrate finance, HR, and IT functions. For more information and how to apply click here

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    Part-time Children's Division Faculty

    Organization: Nashville Ballet
    Job Location: Nashville, TN

    The position of part-time Children’s Division faculty member will focus on implementing the artistic vision and curriculum standards set forth by the School Director. The primary duties will consist of teaching and developing the students of School of Nashville Ballet. In addition, the part-time Children’s Division faculty member will be expected to uphold Nashville Ballet’s reputation for artistic excellence and make regular and active contributions to a creative and enthusiastic working environment. For more information and how to apply click here

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    Development Director

    Organization: New Orleans Ballet Association
    Job Location: New Orleans, LA

    New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) seeks a dynamic and experienced fundraising professional who believes strongly in the organization's mission to plan, implement, and maintain all fundraising and contributed revenue/resource development programs, reporting directly to the Executive Director. Key responsibilities include developing and implementing fundraising strategies and work plans including annual fund campaign; designing and implementing tailored individual, corporate, foundation, and governmental donor efforts including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; and developing grant proposals, reports, and support documents. 

    Qualifications/experience should include a B.A. and 5+ years development experience with a strong understanding of fundraising practices and principles; attention to detail and ability to be flexible, take initiative, and work both independently and with a team; exceptional interpersonal and verbal skills for strong working relationships with constituents; ability to think strategically, analytically and creatively with highly-developed research, writing, and proofing skills; and expertise in producing special events and auctions.

    To apply please email resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and sample proposal.

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    Associate Director, Group Sales & Tourism

    Organization: New York City Ballet
    Job Location: New York, NY

    The Associate Director's main focus is to develop and execute all aspects of New York City Ballet’s outbound and inbound tourism sales activities, US and international, focused on group travel and individual travel with the goal of increasing Box Office revenues in these areas for annual Nutcracker and repertory seasons. For full job description and how to apply click here .

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    Senior Director of Development

    Organization: New York City Ballet

    Job Location: New York, NY

    New York City Ballet seeks to hire a Senior Director of Development. Click here  to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply. 

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    Director, Foundation & Government Relations

    Organization: New York City Ballet
    Job Location: New York, NY

    New York City Ballet seeks to hire a Director, Foundation & Government Relations. Click here  to read the complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

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    Director of Fundraising

    Organization: Northwest Florida Ballet
    Job Location: Fort Walton Beach, FL

    Northwest Florida Ballet (NFB) is seeking a Director of Fundraising. As a nonprofit organization, NFB’s success relies on fundraising. The primary function of the Director of Fundraising is to lead all of NFB fundraising efforts with the goal of maximizing the success of those efforts. The individual must be customer service oriented and a self-starter with ability to initiate prospecting activities, sales calls, and face-to-face meetings. For full job description and how to apply click here

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    Director, ODC Theater

    Organization: ODC
    Job Location: San Francisco, CA

    The Director of ODC Theater is the chief artistic and executive leader of the presenting venue on ODC’s two-building campus in the heart of San Francisco. S/he manages the human and financial resources to fulfill the Theater’s goals for artistic success, financial stability, audience engagement, artist mentorship and artistic community service. S/he reports to the Executive Director and Founder/Artistic Director, interacts with the Board of Directors, and supervises the F/T Operations Manager and contract programmatic positions. For full job description and how to apply click here

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    Director of Development

    Organization: ODC
    Job Location: San Francisco, CA

    ODC seeks a results-oriented Director of Development to institutionalize and guide the development department and participate in all fundraising efforts for the organization including creating, implementing, and maintaining strategies for fostering and sustaining public and private support. S/he will guide the direction of targeted giving initiatives, including interfacing with current donors as well as identifying and soliciting new funders. Capable of analyzing data and translating it into action, the Director of Development will collaborate with ODC program heads and the ODC Board and Board Development Committee to expand the donor bases sourced from patrons of ODC/Dance, ODC School, and ODC Theater, maintaining and increasing present giving levels and shaping ODC’s fundraising resources for the future.

    View the complete job description here.  

    To apply, send letter and résumé (electronic submissions preferred) outlining demonstrable accomplishments and a verifiable track record of results to:

    Nicki Genovese, associate vice president
    Arts Consulting Group, Inc.
    8581 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 406
    Los Angeles, CA  90069-4120
    323.721.0141; ext. 210 (w)
    323.936.1196 (f)
    Email

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    Assistant Professor 

    Organization: Ohio State University
    Job Location: Columbus, OH
    Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

    The Department of Dance at The Ohio State University (OSU) seeks a dance professional who is actively engaged in a combination of physical practice, creative activity, and theoretical inquiry. OSU welcomes an artist/teacher working in Africanist traditions who brings 21st century approaches and interdisciplinary perspectives, and values an individual who will continue their relationships with the professional field nationally and internationally, as well as with the local community. Additional contributions in core choreography courses and other areas, creating an effective webbing of movement practice, theory, and creative activity, and advancing the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion are expected. For more information and how to apply click here 

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    Senior Director of Philanthropy

    Organization: Orlando Ballet
    Job Location: Orlando, FL


    The Senior Director of Philanthropy will:

    • Plan and implement Orlando Ballet’s annual effort to secure $1.2+ million in contributed funds to support artistic, educational, and operating needs.
    • Ensure that effective systems and procedures are in place for all development functions, including donor cultivation and recognition, fundraising events, mail and online solicitations, benefits delivery, reporting requirements, recording and acknowledging contributions, and prospect research and management.
    • Plan and implement efforts to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gifts for the Company and School that include involvement of Board and senior staff.  S/he will be expected to maintain a personal portfolio of donors, as well as tracking the portfolios of other key fundraising personnel.
    • Serve as a representative for Orlando Ballet in the greater cultural, philanthropic, and professional communities.
    • Manage and coordinate efforts by development staff, contracted support, and others to meet annual fundraising goals.

    Click here for more information!

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    Director of Development or Director of External Affairs

    Organization: Rochester City Ballet
    Job Location: Rochester, NY


    Rochester City Ballet seeks a dynamic and experienced Director of Development or Director of External Affairs to plan, lead, and grow the organization. This new position will report to and work as a team with the Executive Director to staff all development activities. The successful candidate will be a master of diplomacy and exhibit a passion for performing arts.  A candidate with strong marketing acumen would be a candidate for External Affairs and take on additional marketing responsibilities and outsourcing some development activities. Click here for a full job description. 

    No phone calls please. To apply, email a cover letter and resume. 

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    Associate Director of Adult Education

    Organization: San Francisco Ballet
    Job Location: San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Ballet (SFB) invites applications and nominations for its Associate Director of Adult Education position. This newly created position will ensure that SFB’s commitment to accessibility, community engagement and patron education will expand and deepen. A full position profile may be found here.

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    Director of Development

    Organization: San Francisco Ballet 
    Job Location: San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Ballet is searching for an innovative Director of Development to reimagine and implement an aggressive, data-driven contributed revenue program. The Director will have substantial fundraising experience within a high-performing institution or equivalent experience as a board member, will be an extrovert who gets energy from connecting with individuals, aligning the case for support and creating opportunities for engagement, and will have the social grace to steward high-touch donor relationships. For more information, please click here

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    Hair & Makeup Assistant Department Head

    Organization: San Francisco Ballet
    Job Location: San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Ballet seeks a Hair and Make-Up Assistant Department Head (HMADH) who performs as a hands-on foreman and assists the Department Head in the implementation of Designers’, Choreographers’, and Artistic Director’s visions. In consultation with the Department Head, HMADH determines Union personnel requirements for pre-production, maintenance, and show calls. As assigned, prepares, and submits payroll; assists with general maintenance; and helps manage inventory and supplies. Requirements: 3- 5 years of Professional Theatrical Hair and Make-up experience with experience in all aspects of wig, hairstyling, and maintenance; minimum of 2-3 years touring experience. Preferred: College Degree in theater arts and adept in the particulars of classical and modern ballet hair and make-up. For more information and how to apply click here

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    President

    Organization: University Musical Society 
    Job Location: Ann Arbor, MI

    Reporting to the Board of Directors of University Musical Society (UMS), the President will continue to build on the global prominence attained by an organization at the forefront of artistic expression that is financially solvent and benefits from a long-tenured, seasoned senior management team. This executive will be a true collaborator who will drive key initiatives including the delivery of innovative programming, building a shared vision for education and community engagement, expanding the UMS brand, exploring additional venue options, and continuously achieving organizational excellence. Fund and friend raising will continue to be important to achieving the vision and mission of UMS as well as cultivating and developing new audiences and the implementation of new technology and patron outreach mechanisms. For more information and how to apply click here

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    Director of Advancement

    Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
    Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

    USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is seeking a Director of Advancement to oversee and set goals for all fundraising related activities of the School. The position will report Directly to the Dean and will work in collaboration with the Vice Dean and Chief Operating Officer. The individual will be the primary officer overseeing all activities related to advancement, major gift solicitation, corporate/foundation relations, planned giving and donor stewardship. Additional responsibilities include campaign planning and management, prospect identification/research, grant writing and advancement communications.

    The Director of Advancement will be responsible for managing the day-to-day fundraising goals, policies, strategies and stewardship guidelines, as well as identifying, cultivating and soliciting major prospects. Furthermore, this individual will oversee and provide leadership guidance to support staff, volunteers, support groups and respective fundraising efforts, activities and/or events, ensuring everything is planned and implemented efficiently. Finally, the Director will be expected to research for proposal development and write proposals for major individual prospects, foundations and corporations as needed.

    Previous University experience and a background in the arts highly preferred. For additional information and to apply click here

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    DanceDC Instructor

    Organization: The Washington Ballet
    Job Location: Washington, DC


    The Washington Ballet (TWB) seeks a DanceDC Instructor for TWB’s education outreach program called DanceDC; TWB @THEARC is the headquarters of TWB’s education department and the Southeast Campus of The Washington School of Ballet. This full-time faculty position will be assigned to teach classes at partnered DanceDC schools, and also possibly at The Washington School of Ballet.

    The candidate will possess 3 to 5 years teaching experience in ballet to children of varying levels especially in outreach setting. The candidate must possess and demonstrate classical ballet knowledge, a willingness to embrace the school’s curriculum and demonstrate proficiency in choreography. The candidate will have an understanding of practical forms of dance education including arts experience and arts integration which are essential to the company’s educational mission.

    Successful candidates will lead classes and instruct students in ballet at The Washington School of Ballet and in public school settings through the DanceDC program. Collaboration with students, parents, and school and company administration is required. The candidate’s knowledge of community engagement training is a plus. Previous experience in the non-profit sector is preferred. Additional duties include preparing and rehearsing dance routines for a variety of school and community performances.

    For a full job description, please click here. Please email cover letter and resume here.

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    Director of Development

    Organization: The Washington Ballet
    Job Location: Washington, DC

    The Director of Development is the senior executive for fundraising.  Working with the Executive Director, the Deputy Director, and the Board, the Director of Development designs annual and long-term fundraising plans and implements strategies to achieve the Company’s contributed income goals. The ideal candidate combines a passion for dance with a record of success in exceeding fundraising goals for a not-for- profit organization, preferably in the performing arts. S/he will have the demonstrated ability to design and implement a multi- pronged fundraising effort to generate new sources of contributed income and to increase the level of support from current sources.  For the complete position announcement or to apply, please email the Catherine French Group.

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    Manager of Revenue and Community Partnerships

    Organization: White Bird
    Job Location: Portland, OR
    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    White Bird, a dance-presenting organization based in Portland, OR now in its 19th season, is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill its newly created senior position of Manager of Revenue and Community Partnerships (RM). Reporting to the two Co-Founders, the RM will work closely with the Co-Founders and inspire White Bird staff and Board to develop and implement unified strategies for substantially increasing contributed and earned income. The RM will spearhead initiatives to develop new major donors and corporate sponsors, to achieve increased giving from current donors, and to maximize earned revenue through effective group-sales strategies. Essential qualifications include undergraduate degree; MBA a plus; minimum 2-years’ development experience; strategic and financial planning experience a plus; passion for dance and the performing arts; inspired leadership and team-building skills; expert knowledge of MS Office. Salary range is $50,00 and up and is negotiable based on relevant experience. Health and vacation benefits. Email application including resume with employment and educational background, cover letter, and four references; or mail to White Bird, P.O. Box 99, Portland, OR 97207-0099.  For full job description, click here.

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    *postings updated as of September 28, 2016.