Alberta Ballet seeks to hire a Technical Director. Click here for the complete job description and information on how to apply.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing and Creative Content, this position has a central role in Alvin Ailey’s digital and print communications. She/he will work with artists and staff from all areas of the organization, including its two performing companies – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II – as well as The Ailey School, Ailey Extension, and Ailey’s Arts In Education and Community Programs. For more information and how to apply click here.
Ballet San Angelo, formerly San Angelo Civic Ballet, seeks an Artistic Director to manage the arts organization; instruct and supervise students; communicate with students, parents, staff, and the Board; collaborate with the staff, Board, and community; choreograph productions and work collaboratively with guest choreographers; identify new artistic staff; network for advanced students; build community connections, and grow the Ballet's programs to their full potential in the Ballet's new home. To apply email a resume and cover letter.back to top
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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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet seeks a Director of Development who is the lead fundraiser and will create and implement a multi-faceted strategic and tactical development plan to increase financial support through major and planned gifts, annual fund, events, foundation and corporate gifts, and government funding. For a complete job description and information on how to apply, click here.
Dance Project is seeking an outstanding Assistant to the Artistic Director for
all social media communications, and administration for the office and company. If interested email resume and two references with subject line “Administrative Assistant Position."
Reporting to the Director of Development, the Special Events Manager serves as the primary staff coordinator for special events managed by the development department. The Special Events Manager also serves as advisor and event specialist in support of other Cincinnati Ballet (CB) department’s stewardship events. The Special Events Manager position is responsible for managing all aspects of CB’s special events including planning, implementation, and execution. The position requires an organized, self-motivated, and proactive individual that has excellent interpersonal communication skills and attention to detail. For more information and how to apply click here.
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 here. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume.
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 here. To apply, please email cover letter and resume.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.back to top
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!
To apply please email a cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, numbers, and emails of three references to: Kelli Quinn, DREAM Director.
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.back to top
The General Manager (“GM”) is responsible for advancing the organization’s mission by planning and orchestrating the complex day-to-day administration of the organization. With an emphasis on financial planning and management, this position serves to enhance the artistic and programmatic vision of the organization with operational, financial and human resources systems. This position is a significant opportunity for an experienced professional to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well respected and growing organization. Coming into Gibney Dance during a period of extraordinary growth and change, the GM supports an organization that has maintained a steadfast commitment to its core values of inclusivity, innovation, collaboration, entrepreneurship and connection to community. For more information and how to apply click here.
Jacob’s Pillow seeks an experienced, dynamic individual to serve as Director of Finance and Human Resources. This is a full-time, year-round permanent position with excellent benefits. This position requires a strategic manager with exceptional fiscal literacy, including experience managing endowment funds, managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced organization and working collaboratively across departments. The Director of Finance and Human Resources is an integral member of the Pillow’s management team. Reports to the Pillow’s Managing Director and works closely with the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees. For more information and how to apply click here.
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.
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.
The Board Liaison and Research Specialist is responsible for identifying, researching, prospecting, and cultivating new members of The Joyce Theater Foundation’s Board of Trustees and new donors in the high net-worth category. Working in close collaboration with the Development Director and Executive Director, this position manages Board and Committee administration as well as The Joyce’s ongoing liaison and relationship-building with individual Trustees. Because this position interacts routinely with Trustees and major donors on financial topics, the utmost professionalism and discretion is required. For more information please email Andrew Lerer-Marandino.
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.
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The Mark Morris Dance Group seeks a highly organized team player with strong attention to detail to join its fast-paced General Management department. The General Manager serves as the primary point of contact with Dance Group presenting partners and contracted artistic and technical tour personnel. This position works very closely with the Executive Director and Booking Agents on all aspects of tour programming producing all public performances, domestically and internationally, for 20-30 week season. For more information and how to apply click here.
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.back to top
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.
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.back to top
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.
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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.back to top
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.
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 .
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.
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.
The Executive Director (ED) reports to the ODC Board of Directors and works in partnership with the Founder/Artistic Director and the Board to develop and execute the strategic vision that supports ODC’s mission and values. The ED will be responsible for translating ODC’s strategic artistic and educational goals into a language of best business practices that result in institutional vibrancy, national recognition, and organizational sustainability. This includes the ability to 1) maximize contributed and earned revenue, 2) expand marketing, communications, audience development, student body, and public image, 3) develop, oversee, monitor, and report on the organization’s financial performance, 4) guide the administration and operations of ODC, 5) supervise staff who implement operations, fundraising, marketing, public relations, facilities, technology, and financial management in support of artistic and educational programs, and 6) cultivate relations and partnerships with external stakeholders including fellow arts organization, governmental bodies, business leaders, and the general public in a way that adds vibrancy to ODC’s public image.
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.
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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)
Reporting to the Director of Production, the Costume Director manages a staff of 50+; creates/manages the costume schedule, budgets and workflow for each season; creates/manages training programs; collaborates/communicates with and schedules residencies of costume designers; works collaboratively with production departments, administration and other internal stakeholders; monitors tech rehearsals; provides vision and leadership for planning of costume facility, personnel, equipment for future seasons; participates in season planning; represents the department and organization as needed; leads, supports and promotes Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s deep commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. For more information and how to apply click here.
The Senior Director of Philanthropy will:
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The Pennsylvania State University Altoona Dance program invites applications for its Spring 2017 Emerging Dance Artist in Residence. The University seeks a dancer/choreographer with an ability to teach either Jazz or Hip Hop. The class should be considered a combination class of studio technique and lecture/discussion/observation. The residency is designed to offer an emerging artist substantial time to develop a new or existing body of work and offers a salary of $10,000. A minimum of a Bachelor degree with supported evidence of performance, training, and teaching experience earned within the past three years, is required. For more information and how to apply click here.
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.
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.
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.back to top
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.back to top
The Theatre/Dance Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater announces a 56%-time, Instructional Academic Staff Position in Dance beginning August 23, 2017, teaching an estimated three courses per semester. (Additional course load to full-time is possible by teaching General Education Arts Survey courses for the College of Arts and Communication). The preferred candidate will have expertise in teaching undergraduate courses in Tap, Jazz and other courses in the areas of Contemporary Modern and Ballet. Other opportunities include directing and choreographing for the annual department dance concert DanceScapes and choreographing for the department musical productions. Qualifications: MFA or terminal degree in Dance required; strong evidence of successful university teaching; strong evidence of successful choreography. Full description and application procedures for Job # 12473 can be found here.
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.
*postings updated as of October 25, 2016.