Alberta Ballet seeks to hire a Technical Director. Click here for the complete job description and information on how to apply.
American Repertory Ballet’s next Executive Director will serve as
one of the faces of the organization, promoting the mission and vision of
American Repertory Ballet while spearheading and executing its strategic plan
and development goals. S/he will act as the chief operating officer for
American Repertory Ballet (“ARB”) and Princeton Ballet School (“PBS”).
S/he will have the responsibility for all financial, development, personnel,
and legal aspects of the operations of ARB and PBS. S/he will work with
the Program and Administrative Directors to form and maintain operations and
production budgets and to manage all promotional and marketing material, and
will monitor all revenues and expenses throughout the year. For more information and how to apply click here.
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The Social Media Consultant will be an independent contractor employed by Audience Architects (AARCH), will report to the Marketing and Operations Manager, and will work to serve the organization's core mission and programs. Specifically, the Consultant will be responsible for curating, posting, and reporting on all content on SeeChicagoDance and Audience Architect's very robust social media channels. This position pays a monthly stipend and offers tremendous opportunities for meaningful work and networking in a highly competitive field.
Position duties include but are not limited to:
Stipend: AARCH will pay the Social Media Consultant a monthly stipend. The contract will start Jan 3, 2017 and will be reevaluated for renewal in December of 2017.
AARCH does not accept liability for any additional charges, other than those specified in this Agreement. All work completed under this Agreement shall be considered as an independent contractor. For more information please email Ashley Goos.
The COO will provide leadership, development, and vision to the operations, maintenance, restoration, and historic preservation of the Auditorium Theatre facility. This position is responsible for maximizing all income streams from facility usage including concessions, merchandise, and other ancillary functions. The COO is responsible for the compliance and safety related to the operation of the facility. The COO will be a part of the senior management team, the staff liaison to the board facility committee, and the lead preservationist of the organization. For more information and to apply, click here.
Ballet Memphis School is looking for a full-time classical ballet instructor beginning July, 2017. This twelve-month position, which reports to the School/Youth Ballet Director, is salaried with benefits; salary commensurate with experience. The position will require the ability to teach all levels of creative movement, ballet technique and pointe, and to assist with Youth Ballet Memphis’ rehearsals and productions. The ability to teach other forms of dance (particularly modern or jazz), interest in choreographing for students, and writing for blogs and newsletters are also desirable skills. For more information and how to apply click here.
Bates College invites applications for the position of Director of the Bates Dance Festival, an internationally renowned summer program celebrating its 35th anniversary of bringing together a diverse community of international choreographers, performers, educators, and students in a cooperative environment to study, perform, and incubate new work. Serving as a leader in the development and exposition of the performing arts on campus and throughout the world of dance, the Director is the producer, artistic curator, coordinator, and manager of a contemporary dance program that combines academic excellence, innovative programming, and community engagement. For more information and how to apply, click here.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance
The Bates Department of Theater and Dance invites applications for a two year visiting assistant professor of dance to teach dance composition, technique, history or theory, and repertory beginning August 1, 2017. For a full job description and to apply, click here.
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.
Please email a resume, head shot, and cover letter.
Dorm Directors are responsible for the operation and supervision of a residence hall and related programs for students attending the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) 5-Week Summer Ballet Program. As part of the 5-Week Summer Ballet Program residential staff you will hone your leadership skills while being a mentor, a counselor, a cheerleader and a friend. Apply today for CPYB's summer residential team. Live on the campus of Dickinson College and work with students and staffers from across the country and around the world! For more information and how to apply click here.
As part of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) 5-Week Summer Ballet Program residential staff you will hone your leadership skills while being a mentor, a counselor, a cheerleader and a friend. Apply today for CPYB's summer residential team. Live on the campus of Dickinson College and work with students and staffers from across the country and around the world! For more information and how to apply click here.
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Qualified professionals should email resume, cover letter and references. Salary and benefits for those that qualify.
Cincinnati Ballet seeks a Graphic Designer to be the steward of the organization’s brand, ensuring a consistent, professional, quality appearance in keeping with Cincinnati Ballet’s artistic mission and values. The Graphic Designer should creatively and competently develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts for print and digital marketing. The Designer should thrive in a collaborative environment and feel comfortable creating materials for the institution, performances, the Otto M. Budig Academy, Education & Outreach initiative & Development in particular. They should take an active role in determining, executing and tracking visual strategies important to maintaining a consistent and cohesive look for the Ballet. For more information and how to apply click here.
Individual Giving Manager
The Individual Giving Manager will have primary responsibility for the leading the organization’s annual giving efforts, establishing strategy and implementing fundraising plans for sustaining and increasing the number of annual donors and the size of individual donations.
Working as an integral member of Cincinnati Ballet’s (CB) development team the Individual Giving Manager is expected to solicit and steward donors working collaboratively with and in support of the Director of Development, Development Team, Executive Director, Board members, volunteers and other Cincinnati Ballet staff. The Individual Giving Manager must demonstrate a strong commitment to CB’s mission, have success in personally soliciting gifts from individuals, possess sound fundraising judgment and utilize outstanding communication and organizational skills. For more information and how to apply click here.
Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager
The Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of Cincinnati Ballet’s most significant individual and corporate donors. The successful candidate will be an experienced fundraising professional who will implement strategies to expand the number of individual and corporate donors supporting Cincinnati Ballet annually by collaborating with team members to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward relationships. This role will have the opportunity create and implement Cincinnati Ballet’s future planned giving program and serve as the primary development professional for that program.
The Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager is expected to solicit and steward donors working collaboratively with and in support of the Director of Development, Development Team, Executive Director, Board members, volunteers and other Cincinnati Ballet staff. For more information and to apply, click here.
The Academy Registrar is the essential, internal driver of business within Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Academy. With a key focus on patron support, the Registrar is responsible for the development and execution of the Academy’s customer service strategy in relationship to all Academy programs and the central processor for all retail activity. As a core member of the Academy administrative team, the Registrar also supports all major Academy events, productions and programs. For more information and how to apply, click here.
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.
Foundation & Government Relations Manager
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:
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.
Front Desk Administrator
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.back to top
Application Deadline: May 19, 2017
The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) seeks a forward-thinking, energetic and visionary professional to serve as their President and CEO. The CEO leads CAPA as a theatre owner/landlord, presenter of performing arts, shared services manager, theater-based community developer, and fundraiser. Individuals who are interested are encouraged to apply by emailing a CV/resume and cover letter. For a full job description, click here.
Dogtown Dance Theatre, a nonprofit performing arts theatre located in Richmond’s Historic Manchester District, is seeking a Technical Director for its 2017 season. Shows are scheduled for nearly every weekend, so availability Thursday-Sunday is required, with other weekdays scheduled as needed. Position begins January 2017.
The Technical Director will be responsible for meeting with visiting artists, event planners, and other space renters to determine the lighting and A/V needs of their shows and to execute these to the best of Dogtown’s ability. The Tech Director will need to develop a clear understanding of the capabilities of Dogtown’s equipment so that each show is designed and performed with respect for the artists’ vision and dedication to the protection of the performers, audience, and equipment. Strong communication and problem solving skills required. For more information and to apply, click here.
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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 Dance Division of the Flint School of Performing Arts is committed to providing a healthy training environment and utilizes both a kinesthetic and emotional wellbeing approach. The FSPA developed Beyond Boundaries as a form of descriptive and non-judgmental feedback based in Self Determination Theory.
This position is 12 months, full time, and full benefits eligible.
Please email cover letter and resume to apply.
The Florida State University School of Dance seeks to hire one Assistant Professor of Dance to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in all levels of classical and/or contemporary technique as well as the ability to teach dance composition. Additional teaching responsibilities in one or more of the following content areas is desired: improvisation, contact improvisation, somatic practices, partnering, pointe, pedagogy, dance studies, directing, dance photography and/or dramaturgy.
The new faculty member will share responsibilities for student mentoring and advising, and professional service at the departmental, college and university levels and contributing to a collegial approach which facilitates creative and critical learning environments. Encouraging fluidity across the domains involved in dance as art is a priority in our program. He/she will be expected to maintain a consistent agenda of research and/or creative activity and engage in ongoing professional development in their area of expertise that leads to recognition within the dance field. The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree or professional equivalence in a related field of expertise. MFA and/or PhD. For more information and to apply, click here.
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.
Academy Ballet Master for HBII
The ideal candidate will have the following education and expertise:
To apply, email your cover letter, resume, and references by the application deadline.
Associate Production Manager
Application Deadline: April 7, 2017
The Associate Production Manager (APM) works as a close liaison to the Director of Production with a primary focus on managing and implementing the current company and academy season in one of the world’s most prestigious ballet companies. The APM is tasked with the dissemination of information, calendaring, scheduling, and assisting with the management of current show budgets and logistics. For a full job description and how to apply, click here .
Director of External Affairs
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago brings artists, art, and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. The company seeks a dynamic, results-oriented and mission-driven professional to join Executive Director Jason Palmquist and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton in leading the revenue-generating operations of the organization. As a senior staff member, the Director of External Affairs is responsible for growing both earned and contributed revenue while serving as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's representative to local and national funding communities. This strategic leader manages a team of nine professionals specializing in communications, development, marketing, and media. Requires five years or more of progressive experience in development and/or marketing, including management experience. Hubbard Street Dance Chicago gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. Click here for a full job description. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary is commensurate with experience. No phone calls, please.
School Partnerships Manager
Application Deadline: April 1, 2017
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, brings artists, art, and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. The company is seeking a strategic, experienced, and mission-driven School Partnerships Manager to join Hubbard Street’s Education department. Reporting to the Director of Education, Youth, and Community Programs, the School Partnerships Manager will have strong knowledge of the current trends in public education, with emphasis on the specific issues in Chicago, and dance education. The Ideal candidate will have the ability to create integrated dance curriculum, supervise and train teaching artist staff, implement research initiatives, create and maintain long term collaborative school partnerships, serve as mentor teacher in schools, lead professional development workshops, and manage associated research projects. Primary responsibilities include developing and maintaining assigned school partnerships, hiring and training teaching artists for those programs, developing and assessing curricula, teaching professional development workshops, as well as the development of assessment and research tools. Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. Applications due by April 1, 2017. No phone calls, please. For a full job description and list of qualifications, click here.
Board Liaison & Individual Giving Manager
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented and mission-driven individual to join Hubbard Street’s External Affairs department. This full time position will allow a detail-oriented, entrepreneurial development professional the opportunity to be part of a coordinated External Affairs team, primarily responsible for successfully planning and executing the Annual Fund campaign and for managing Board engagement activities. The Board Liaison and Individual Giving Manager will work closely with the Director of External Affairs to develop and execute a patron centered annual fund campaign. This position will also work closely with the Director of External Affairs and Executive Director on Board engagement for the organization. The Board Liaison and Individual Giving Manager will manage and oversee the creation of a comprehensive, data driven plan to solicit individual donors (up to $5,000) and will serve as the department leader in regards to data integrity and database procedures. Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary is commensurate with experience. No phone calls, please. For a full job description and list of qualifications, 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 5:00 PM, with additional hours as required for special events, meetings, some performances.
Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and salary history.
Director of Production
The Director of Production works closely with the Artistic Director and Director of Artistic Operations to coordinate and supervise all aspects of the production department including the needs for all performances (and events as needed), create budgets and plan for the future, scheduling, and staffing. S/he must have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication and personnel management skills; work with people of varying backgrounds and experience levels; be extremely organized and work in a timely manner; gather/analyze information skillfully; be able to develop, work within and report on approved budgets; manage multiple projects; respond quickly to any new developments; and possess a sense of humor.
Qualifications/Requirements: Undergraduate degree preferred (not required, but job experience as a technical director, production manager, or production supervisor a must). 7-8 years of theatrical production management or stage management experience at a professional level, ballet preferred (but not required). Should have national and international touring experience, shown a willingness to take initiative; demonstrated leadership qualities and problem solving skills; be familiar with working with various union contracts; possess strong computer skills (MS Office 360, Vectorworks and 3D drafting capabilities). Deep commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity is required.
Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and salary expectations.
Board Liaison & Research Specialist
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.
The House Manager’s primary responsibility is to oversee all aspects of Front-of-House operations during performances. This includes: supervising the Assistant House Manager, sub-managers, ushers, bartenders, and lobby attendants; maintaining the safety and well-being of all persons in the building and upholding a first-rate level of customer service with all Joyce Theater patrons.
For more information and to apply, please email resume and cover letter.
Marketing Manager, Strategies & Analytics
The Marketing Manager, Strategy and Analytics is responsible for managing all data and ticket sales analysis; using the analysis to develop and propose strategies for the Marketing department and other departments within The Joyce Theater; establishing goals and strategies; performing detailed analysis on single ticket sales, memberships, purchasing trends; and other analyses as needed.
This position is new to the structure of the Joyce Theater and, as such, this job description may be amended in part or in whole. Any amendments will be communicated among the Marketing Director; the Executive Director; and the Marketing Manager, Strategy and Analytics.
For more information and to apply, click here.
The Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA) seeks a Director of Education & Community Engagement to oversee the development and delivery of the LPCA’s arts education classes and community engagement programs for children, families and adults. Additionally, the Director of Education and Community Engagement will manage the Lake Placid School of Ballet and Dance, a division of the LPCA.
The ideal candidate will bring strong arts education, management and program development experience, creativity, initiative, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a commitment to high quality programming and teaching to help realize the organization’s mission and meet programmatic and financial goals. Previous experience in dance education or administration preferred.
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The Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) is seeking a full-time Residency Coordinator. The Residency Coordinator will report to the Managing Director and work directly with the MANCC team, including the Director, Media Specialist and Research Associate. Applicants must be available 40 hours a week during standard office hours 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday, and for occasional evening and weekend residency events. This is an OPS position, hourly wage commensurate with experience and/or skill level, with the possibility of annual raises based on performance. For more information and how to apply click here .
The Mark Morris Dance Group seeks a creative, versatile, resourceful, and enthusiastic team player with strong attention to detail to join its Community Education department. This department currently manages 28 community education partnerships serving upwards of 2,000 students in the Greater New York area including NYC Department of Education public and charter schools, community centers and other organizations. The Community Education Programs Manager should be a congenial and collaborative team player with exceptional organization skills and the ability to handle and prioritize multiple assignments. For more information and how to apply, click here.
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.
Marketing & Digital Media Manager
The Mark Morris Dance Group seeks a marketing superstar with excellent writing skills, demonstrated experience with audience development and project management, a passion for dance and music, a creative yet analytical mind, and a fastidious eye for detail to join its fast-paced, high-demand marketing department. The department serves the full organization, encompassing the touring Dance Group, Dance Center, and School and will be an integral part of nurturing a patron-centric institutional culture as the organization prepares for audience development initiatives, the launch of a multi-year fundraising campaign, and the company’s 40th anniversary in 2020. For a full job description and to apply, click here.
Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami Beach, Florida
Director of Development
The Director of Development (DOD) is a senior management position responsible for all aspects of planning, executing, and evaluating Miami City Ballet’s (MCB) fund raising program including individual giving, corporate, foundation and government support, and special events. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the DOD will work closely with the Board of Trustees, Board of Directors, the Artistic Director, and the Major Gifts consultant to expand MCB’s philanthropic profile in Florida and nationally. To apply for this position, click here.
The Director of Marketing, Sales and Communications is a senior management position responsible for all aspects of planning, implementing, and evaluating marketing, public relations, publications, and group marketing activities in support of Miami City Ballet (MCB) and Miami City Ballet School (MCBS) productions and events. In collaboration with the Executive Director and senior management team, the Director is responsible for developing long-term marketing, sales, and communications strategies, including MCB’s brand identity. The management of season campaign programs, day-to-day marketing and communications operational activities, and inbound and outbound sales operations are within the scope of the Director’s duties. To apply for this position, click here.
Financial Coordinator & Board Liaison
Miami City Ballet is seeking a Financial Coordinator & Board Liaison who will be responsible for the day-to-day financial reporting, gift and data entry, budgeting, and donor record management for the Development Department. In addition, the Financial Coordinator & Board Liaison will be responsible for coordination and communication between the Development and Executive Departments and the Board of Trustees, including managing board meetings, reports, and minutes. To apply candidates should email their resume and cover letter.
The Data Analyst’s primary role is to support the efforts of the Miami City Ballet management team in the capturing, tracking, and analysis of business intelligence to inform and enable decision-making capabilities and improve business results. This position will research and present information in support of planning in all departments, and through data analysis support the strategic and long-term planning process. As primary organizational contact for Tessitura, position is responsible for ensuring the overall integrity, user support and maintenance of the Tessitura System. The Tessitura System will be primary data source, data sources may also include Google Analytics, Mail2, Dialog, Dun & Bradstreet, WealthEngine, phone systems and third-party box office data. This is a full-time position at the Miami City Ballet offices in Miami Beach, FL. Full benefits offered. For more information and to apply, click here.
Work Dates: June 17 - July 22, 2017
Miami City Ballet (MCB) School is seeking college students or young professionals, age 20 or older, to work as chaperones at the MCB 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 strongly preferred. The Ballet is also looking for at least one chaperone with a nursing background.
Weekly compensation, housing at University of Miami, and all meal offered.
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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
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.
Part-time Academy Faculty
The part-time Academy Faculty member’s main focus is to implement School of Nashville Ballet’s instruction and ballet curriculum at the assigned level(s). The Academy Faculty member will work with the School Principal and fellow Faculty members to design, implement, and manage syllabus, to prepare students for advancement towards a professional career. For more information and how to apply, click here.back to top
Pennsylvania Ballet is looking for a full-time Manager of Grant Writing and Research. This person will be responsible for writing all proposals and reports to institutional funders as well as managing their relationships. In addition, this position will be responsible for researching both institutional and individual prospects, preparing prospect profiles, rating prospects, managing their review and tracking the information in our database. The Manager will be an integral part of the development efforts of Pennsylvania Ballet and report directly to the Director of Development. For more information and to apply, click here.
Piedmont School of Music & Dance (PSMD) is seeking a classical ballet instructor. This ten-month position, which reports to the School Director, is an hourly position. However, based upon qualifications and experience applicants may be considered for a twelve salaried position. For more information, click here. To apply, email Daniel Wiley, co-director.back to top
Residence Hall Residence Advisor (2-week Summer Program)
The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School (PBT School) “Company Experience” Workshop is a two-week summer program (June 12-23) for 40-60 ballet students age 16-22 from around the country and the world, who are housed in Chatham University dormitories. PBT School seeks a Live-In dormitory R.A.s for the duration of this program, keeping hours as dictated by the students’ campus schedule: approx.. 6:00 PM - 9:00 AM., Monday - Friday, and all day Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12. Student injury or illness may necessitate additional hours not listed here. For full job description, click here.
Residence Hall Advisor (5-week Summer Program)
The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School (PBT School) Intensive Summer Program is a five-week summer program (June 26 - July 29) for approximately 200 ballet students age 12-22 from around the country and the world. Each year, approximately 100 students attend this program from other states and countries and are housed in the Chatham University dormitories. PBT School seeks male and female Live-In R.A.s for Fickes and Woodland Halls for the duration of this program, keeping hours as directed by the students’ campus schedule: approx. 4:00 PM - 10:00 AM, Monday - Friday, and from 3:00 PM Saturday to 10:00 AM Monday. Student injury or illness may necessitate additional hours not listed here. For full job description, click here.back to top
With the retirement of its current Managing Director, Ragamala Dance Company is looking to fill this position with a committed individual that seeks the opportunity to help chart the continued growth of the organization. The company’s program activities include the creation and presentation of new works, touring regionally and internationally, consistent community engagement activities, and a school that is transition to a conservatory model.
This will be a full-time position that works closely with Co-Artistic Directors Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy and is involved in most aspects of the organization, with particular focus on the following areas: communication with major tour venues; cultivating commissioning partners; donor cultivation with an emphasis on expanding our leading patrons; cultivation and support for the Board of Directors; creation and monitoring of the strategic plan and annual budget; management of staff.
Ragamala Dance Company is seeking a classically trained Bharatanatyam dancer for a position as an understudy with the company, beginning in the current season. The company is offering a part-time paid position or an unpaid apprentice position, depending on experience. The selected understudy will be considered for a position as a performer with the company in the future.The understudy will attend rehearsals during business hours Monday-Friday (approximately 15-20 hours per week) and may be invited to join the company on tour. Interested candidates should email a photo (full-body pose), résumé, and video links.
The Marketing & Communications Director is responsible for all marketing and public relations of the Ballet, including the professional company, the School of Richmond Ballet, and the education and outreach initiatives, as well as positioning the organization in the region and throughout the state. The Marketing & Communications Director will develop and oversee a marketing plan each season with an outside marketing agency, while managing and supervising the in-house Patron Services/Box Office and Public Relations team. This senior position will be responsible for ticket, advertising, school, and event revenue. The candidate must have experience developing strategic and creative plans to set and achieve revenue goals, while accurately managing expenses as part of a vibrant, engaging marketing strategy. The Marketing & Communications Director will also be responsible for maintaining branding guidelines across the organization and overseeing public relations for all departments. For more information and to apply, click here.back to top
The Executive Director serves as a principal spokesperson (along with the Artistic Director and Co-Chairman of Faculty) to the internal and external constituencies of the School of American Ballet (SAB). The Executive Director is responsible for financial and administrative matters, development, student affairs, academic education, marketing, public relations, recruiting and outreach. SAB seeks an individual with excellent interpersonal skills who can work effectively with the School’s artistic and administrative staffs. The individual should have management and leadership experience and be capable of working on multiple concurrent projects. Excellent oral and written communication capabilities are required. For more information and how to apply, click here.back to top
Summer School Chaperones
Have fun this summer in San Francisco as you chaperone talented ballet students training at the elite San Francisco Ballet School Summer Session. This is a temporary, full-time, non-exempt position that is responsible for supervising and assisting San Francisco Ballet School (SFBS) students at the dormitory during the summer school session, and for accompanying those students on various excursions throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Students are ages 15-19 and will come to SFBS from around the world to attend the advanced/pre-professional level training program this summer. This position requires living at the dormitory during the entire summer school session July 6 – August 5, 2017. Acceptable DOJ and FBI background checks required. Experience in student housing and resident life preferred. Travel Reimbursement of $500, Lodging, Meals and hourly wage of $14.00. To see full description and apply, click here.
Associate Director of Marketing
San Francisco Ballet seeks a forward-thinking, experienced, data-driven Associate Director of Marketing. Position plays a key role in brand management as well as conceiving, planning, and executing marketing strategies designed to achieve revenue goals, build audience loyalty, and attract new audiences. Directs day-to-day advertising and direct marketing (including traditional and digital channels), event marketing, sales promotions, media partnerships, and audience development activities. Oversees the creation and production of all institutional marketing collateral and advertising creative. Requirements: Masters degree in business (marketing emphasis), communications, or arts administration or equivalent combination of academic and senior management experience. Not-for-profit arts related experience and knowledge of dance and/or music preferred. Minimum 5 years management experience in a related field with demonstrated track record in brand marketing, digital strategy, advertising, direct marketing, sales, and print production. Experience supervising staff and directing outside vendors essential. Superior copywriting and editing skills required. For more information and to apply, click here.
The School of Dance seeks to hire three full-time Assistant Professors of Studio Practice. The positions are 3-year appointments with potential for renewal. Candidates should bring to the curriculum expansive pedagogical approaches to the practice and research of dance and dance making in the 21st century. Principal duties and responsibilities include teaching studio courses at the undergraduate level, ability to teach one or more courses within the School’s Thinking, Making & Doing and/or Body Pathways (somatic practices) curriculum, staging and coaching repertory and/or creating new work for and with students, mentoring senior projects and/or MFA thesis work, and leading capstone courses at all levels. In keeping with the expansive reach of the School, the University of the Arts seeks innovative candidates with strong leadership skills and pedagogical goals informed by consistent artistic practice and research. Requirements: demonstrated university teaching skills and professional experience within the US and/or abroad and MFA degree in dance. For more information about the position, click here.back to top
University Musical Society (UMS) is seeking a dynamic and outgoing arts professional to develop and implement its community-based education and engagement activities. Duties include: building community relationships and programs through the arts (focusing on specific cultural communities as identified in the ECE strategic plan); developing arts education programs for adult learners and general audiences (artist Q&As, pre-show talks, interactive lobby experiences, etc.); supporting UMS’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals across the entire ECE program (including K-12 and University programs); designing and implementing artist residencies with a range of UMS’s visiting artists; and serving as lead producer for approximately 1-2 of UMS’s main stage live performances annually. The ideal candidate will have a passion for community building through the arts; be an expert at sensitively and respectfully developing relationships across diverse communities; possess superb administrative and project management skills; and be an advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the arts. For more information and to apply, click here.
The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer of The Washington Ballet. S/he works in close partnership with the Artistic Director and, together with the Artistic Director, reports to the Board of Directors. S/he is responsible and accountable for implementing the strategic direction set by the Board and developing annual and multi-year budgets and operating plans that address fundraising; marketing and audience development; public relations; financial management; production and artistic administration; facilities; technology; education; and community engagement. For the complete position announcement, including application information, please click here.
*postings updated as of March 22, 2017.