Alberta Ballet seeks to hire a Technical Director. Click here for the complete job description and information on how to apply.
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 .back to top
The American Dance Institute (“ADI”) is seeking an entrepreneurial leader experienced in the areas of financial resource development for nonprofit organizations to design and implement the organization’s fundraising and development strategy, including building a highly effective development function and significantly expanding individual and institutional support of ADI’s programs and services. The position will report directly to the Executive Director and work in close collaboration with the senior leadership team to accomplish the objectives set for the position.
The Director of Development will be responsible for establishing a thoughtful, strategic and actionable fundraising and development plan for the organization and overseeing all related operations and activities to support the plan. He/she will be expected to navigate and forge new relationships and opportunities for philanthropic support among individuals, corporate and private foundations and government sources which increase the financial resources of the organization to help advance its core mission and support plans for future growth.back to top
The Marketing Manager for The American Dance Institute (ADI) is responsible for helping to create long term strategic marketing plans to effectively market and publicize ADI's programming in Catskill, NY as well as New York City and to help drive audience development. Understanding of and a significant focus on data and analytics in driving sales and building patron loyalty is key. This individual will have the ability to conduct market research, monitor trends, perform a competitive analysis and provide reports/conclusions to senior leadership in order to inform organizational decision making. Experience planning and executing subscription and single sales campaigns and ticket pricing to drive ticket revenue is also essential. Excellent writing and communication skills required with experience writing on arts related marketing for both print and web is highly desirable. Demonstrated experience to write clearly concisely and compellingly to arts enthusiasts as well as a general public audience. Ability to problem solve, take initiative, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and exercise good judgement in stressful situations. Willingness to travel upon occasion and work non-traditional hours when the task calls for it. To apply, please email cover letter and resume. For more information click here.
The Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University (ATRU) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Working closely with the Board, the CEO is responsible for the overall vision, leadership, and management of ATRU, including Board interface, internal management, program development and oversight, education, fundraising, and external affairs. The challenge of this opportunity is to lead and inspire ATRU to attain its next level of excellence within and beyond the walls of ATRU, and to advance the organization’s mission, enrich life for people of all ages and backgrounds, and influence culture through the performing arts and education. S/he is the face of ATRU to the media, government officials, other cultural organizations, educational institutions, and the general public. The successful candidate will thrive on working in a demanding, yet rewarding position in support of this premier institution. The CEO reports directly to Ali Malekzadeh, the new (2015) President of Roosevelt University, and will serve on his seven-member Executive Council that meets weekly.
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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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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.
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.back to top
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
Giordano Dance Chicago, an internationally-renowned professional dance company located in Chicago seeks a qualified, effective, and enthusiastic Office Manager. This salaried, full time 40 hours per week position offers a flexible schedule and two weeks paid vacation. Main responsibilities for the position of Office Manager include governance and upkeep of all financial processes and record keeping including, but not limited to: accounts payable and receivable; cash flow; payroll, state and Federal taxes; budget preparation; financial reporting; and ongoing investigation of questionable data. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the ideal candidate must possess solid office management, financial administration, and bookkeeping experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have worked for a not-for-profit arts organization and who have both superior accounting skills and strong event planning/management experience. Maturity, attention to detail, critical thinking, discretion, teamwork, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, project-driven environment are essential. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply or to obtain a copy of the complete job description, responsibilities, and requirements, please email Michael McStraw, executive director. No phone calls, please.
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Indianapolis School of Ballet is seeking a motivated Director of Development to help launch a professional ballet company. The organization is celebrating its 10 year anniversary and has established a reputation in the community with the highest level of quality for dance education and performances. Reporting to the Artistic Director, this position develops and manages all funding functions for student enrollment, performances and productions, summer intensive program, and special events. Duties include planning, budgeting, tracking and reporting results of donations, soliciting corporate sponsors, grant writing, and starting a capital campaign. Exceptional time management, excellent writing skills, and attention to details are requirements of the position. For a complete job description and how to apply click here.
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Organization: Jessica Lang Dance
Job Location: Long Island City, NY
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 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.
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.
Mark DeGarmo Dance seeks a dance education professional to administrate and expand the program by building educational capacity for its growing organization. The full-time position is an excellent growth opportunity for a skilled career professional to build on our dance education foundation of nearly 30 years working with the NYC Department of Education. The Education Program Manager (EPM) will report to the Executive & Artistic Director.
The EPM should have three to five years of experience as an EPM for nonprofit organizations with dance, dance education, and youth service programs. Qualified candidates will have excellent administrative, organizational, and program and time-management skills, in addition to exceptional attention to detail and deadlines. A dance education, administrative expertise, and deep working knowledge of the NYC DOE are required. S/He should have experience raising and reporting on funds from schools and other sources. A Master's degree or equivalent is preferred. It is a plus if candidates are bilingual in Spanish and English.
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Organization: Mark DeGarmo Dance
Job Location: New York, NY
Mark DeGarmo Dance is accepting applicants to join their team of Teaching Artists. This is a great opportunity at a program of national significance for experienced graduates of Dance and Dance Education programs who have a commitment to inner-city education (PreK–Grade 5). This is a 1- to 3-day per week artistic staff (W-2) permanent position with payroll benefits.
Mark DeGarmo Dance
107 Suffolk Street, Studio 310
New York, NY 10002
Mark DeGarmo Dance (MDD) seeks dance teachers experienced working with under-served multicultural PreK-5 children in studio and school settings. MDD seeks to teach world dance forms, including traditional and folkloric forms; hip hop, step, and urban forms; flamenco, pre-ballet, pre-jazz, and Modern dance. MDD will consider other dance forms. The position reports to the Education Director and is an excellent opportunity for skilled dance teachers with excellent classroom management skills to increase work with us over the longer term. This is a consultancy opportunity to begin immediately. Compensation is competitive with NYC dance studios. Full job description is here.
Miami City Ballet (MCB) is seeking six college students or young professionals, age 20 or older, to work as chaperones during its Summer Intensive. A background in dance or other arts is desirable but not required. Previous experience as a chaperone with students ages 12- 19 is preferable.
Work Dates are Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, July 24.
This position reports to the School Programs and International Relations Manager. Responsibilities include:
This position has weekly compensation, plus housing at University of Miami and all meals.
Please email cover letter, resume, and 2 recommendation letters to Stella Braudy, school programs and international relations manager.
Mordine & Co. Dance Theater seeks a Part-time Managing Director to:
Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years of Performing Arts Management experience and knowledge of the contemporary dance community. For more information 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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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 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.
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)
The Senior Director of Philanthropy will:
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Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Live-In position responsible for the management and daily operations of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s (PBT) student residence (up to 21 residents, ages 14-18) and mentor students in their transition from traditional family living to dormitory living. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including customer service experience, the ability to mediate disputes and the ability to be organized amid a fast-paced work environment. Some course work in psychology or student affairs preferred. PBT also would consider a candidate with demonstrated life experience in these areas. Salary, dependent on experience, will include free housing and meals. Benefits package included. Position begins August 15, 2016. For a full job description click here. To apply email cover letter and resume, no phone calls.
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.
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
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 July 22, 2016.