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  • New ABT School at Segerstrom COSTA MESA – With help from a donation by an Orange County arts patron, New York’s American Ballet Theatre will create a new children’s ballet school at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts – the company’s first academy outside Manhattan, officials with both organizations announced today. Classes at the ABT William J. Gillespie School will beg...
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  • BRB Chief Exec to Retire Christopher Barron is to leave his post as chief executive of Birmingham Royal Ballet after a decade in the role. Barron will leave the organisation after its current season, which ends in July 2015. He said: “These have been 10 wonderful years with a great company. I have hugely enjoyed working with such skilled colleagues to extend the com...
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  • Donald Sadler Dies at 96 Donald Saddler, a dancer and choreographer whose career lasted more than 60 years and embraced opera, television, movies, ballet and Broadway, where he won two Tony Awards, died on Saturday in Englewood, N.J. He was 96. His death, at the Lillian Booth Actors Home of the Actors Fund, was confirmed by Kate Irving, a family friend and daughter o...
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  • Nicholas Ade is New CPYB CEO Hugh Aberman, board president, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, announced today that Nicholas Ade has been named the ballet school’s next CEO, effective immediately. Ade, 38, joined CPYB in 2012 as school principal and has been serving as interim executive director since August of this year. As CEO, Ade is committed to continuing CPYB founder...
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  • Elisa Monte to Retire Elisa Monte, the veteran choreographer, will retire as artistic director of Elisa Monte Dance, the noted modern dance company she started in 1981. Ms. Monte, 68, announced her retirement on Monday night, following a private tour of the Fashion Institute of Technology’s “Dance & Fashion” exhibition. Tiffany Rea-Fisher, the company’s associate art...
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  • ENB is Sadler's Wells Assoc Ballet Company From today the map of the British dance world is going to look rather different as the Wells has announced a new partnership with English National Ballet, which will result in the company dancing two seasons in that theatre each year. For Tamara Rojo, who took over direction of ENB in 2012, this new alliance is a masterstroke. She came to t...
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  • Dance Critic Doris Hering Dies at 94 Doris Hering, a critic who surveyed the dance world for decades, beginning in the 1940s, and was later the founding executive director of a national organization that promoted regional dance throughout the United States, died on Oct. 15 in the Bronx. She was 94. Her death was confirmed by Nancy Mason Hauser, a friend. As a critic for Dance...
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  • Flesh & Bones STARZ Limited Series Starz Ballet Drama ‘Flesh And Bone’ To Become Limited Series. With filming on the upcoming eight-episode Starz drama series Flesh And Bone completed, the pay cable network has decided to air the project as a limited series. The format switch will require no script changes, reshoots or additional footage, with the eight episodes airing as origina...
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  • ABT Fall Gala Raises $1.4 Million American Ballet Theater held its Fall Gala Wednesday night, raising $1.4 million to support ABT’s education and community outreach programs. Sponsored by Clinique, Lanvin, and Piaget, the theme for the 75th Anniversary Gala was Scarlett, White and Blue, and shades of these colors were spread among the performances as well as at the after party h...
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  • Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82 Oscar de la Renta, the doyen of American fashion, whose career began in the 1950s in Franco’s Spain, sprawled across the better living rooms of Paris and New York, and who was the last survivor of that generation of bold, all-seeing tastemakers, died on Monday at his home in Kent, Conn. He was 82. His death was confirmed by his wife, Annette ...
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Organization: New Orleans Ballet Association 
Job Location: New Orleans, LA

 

The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) seeks a dynamic and experienced fundraising professional who believes strongly in the organization's mission and programs to plan, implement, and maintain all fundraising and contributed revenue/resource development programs of NOBA; the position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies, work plans, and calendars for all sectors of giving, including individual donors, major gifts, corporate and foundation giving, government grants, special events, volunteer management, and capital campaigns
  • With the Executive Director and key leadership, develop, implement, and execute elements of the annual fund including direct mail, online fundraising, donor database maintenance and appeal segmentation, donor benefit planning and fulfillment, gift processing, donor acknowledgement, records management, and financial reporting
  • Design and implement effective and tailored individual, corporate, foundation, and governmental donor acquisition and renewal efforts including planning strategies for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Work with a contract Grant Writer in researching and identifying corporate, foundation, and government prospects with a keen understanding and ability to align funder priorities with organizational objectives, writing and development of grant proposals, reports, and related support documents, budget preparation, and fiscal management of the grant

 

To apply, please submit a sample of a proposal you have written, along with your resume and a cover letter with salary requirements via email.