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  • Organization: American Contemporary Ballet
    Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

    American Contemporary Ballet is seeking a General Manager to manage performance production, marketing, public relations, and other key projects that support the mission and growth of the company. The General Manager reports to the Executive Director and, with support from the Administrative Assistant, manages executive assistance to the Artistic Director and Executive Director.  The qualified candidate is motivated, resourceful, reliable, a team player, professional, and capable of time management and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment.

    Click here for more information on the position. To apply please submit your resume to acbassistant@acbdances.com.


  • Organization: American Contemporary Ballet
    Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

    American Contemporary Ballet (ACB) Studio Assistant will work with the administrative staff to build knowledge, experience and confidence in arts management. The ACB Studio Assistant will organize and compile information for the administrative and artistic staff in addition to working on projects. Projects that the ACB Assistant may work on include social media, patron engagement, community outreach, event production, and office administration. The ideal person will be passionate about the arts and willing to work outside a 9-5 schedule. 

    Click here for more information on the position. To apply, please submit your resume to acbassistant@acbdances.com.

  • Organization: American Dance Festival
    Job Location: Durham, NC

    The Grants and Development Operations Coordinator is a full-time position responsible for managing the grants calendar and ensuring that all deadlines are met. This individual will write and gather material for all proposals and complete all reporting requirements for government, foundation, and corporate grants. They manage all aspects of the development database and data collection. Click here for more information about the position and how to apply. 

  • Organization: American Repertory Ballet
    Job Location: New Brunswick, NJ

    American Repertory Ballet seeks to hire a Marketing Director. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: Ballet West
    Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

    Job Description: 
    Responsible for support of the Executive Director position of established Non-Profit Arts Organization.


    Duties and Responsibilities:  

     

    • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director, including but not limited to answering phones, filing and managing paperwork, coordinating meetings, preparing reports and other confidential materials, arranging travel, and managing expenses
    • Managing correspondence and communications on behalf of the Executive Director including, board meeting notes, conducting research and information gathering, and drafting correspondence and documents
    • Serve as Board and Committee Liaison with high-level administrative tasks, including meeting logistics, scheduling, and reporting; maintaining board binders, correspondence and activities, preparing Board agenda and meeting materials.
    • Representing the office of the Executive Director on the phone, in writing and in person at Ballet West events. 
    • Other administrative duties and projects as assigned
    Qualifications:
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including use of Microsoft office products to create professional correspondence, presentations and reports; Exceptional organizational skills including an ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and be accountable to project deliverables; Ability to work well under deadlines; ability to work independently. Confidentiality and discretion required.

     

    Physical Requirements:
    This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required and lifting is required.

    Ballet West is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    To read the complete job description and details on how to apply, click here

  • Organization: Carolyn Dorfman Dance
    Job Location: Union, NJ

    Carolyn Dorfman Dance in hiring a Production Manager/Lighting Director to start immediately. The position Reports to the Artistic and Associate Artistic Director. Expected to attend rehearsals as necessary.

    Responsibilities during local, regional, and national tours with Carolyn Dorfman Dance including main stage performances, school residency performances and community appearances. 

    This position requires someone with excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills and who can effectively work in various performance, educational and community settings. Minimum 3-years of experience required. Fee commensurate with experience.

    Forward resumes to  Artistic Director, 
    Carolyn Dorfman. For the full description, click here.

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

    Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is hiring a Lighting Designer for upcoming Tour in February 20 – March 27, 2018. Job responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

    Attend rehearsals as necessary to learn show and recreate/revise plots for all choreographies. 

    • Generate lighting plot for performances based upon DVD reference (to be provided) and discussions with Artistic Director (Carlota Santana) and Associate Artistic Director (Antonio Hidalgo.)

    • Advance all light plots and paperwork to all venues on tour.

    • Confirm with venues via e-mail/phone their ability/limitations in recreating Company’s lighting needs.

    • Attend venue for load-in as per daily itinerary.

    • Work with Stage Manager on daily basis to ensure proper running of shows.

    • Operate light board as needed at each venue.

    • Be on site during performances at each venue.

    • Help with driving from venue to venue and loading and unloading vans at hotels and venues. 

    Any design that you create for the Company become property of the Company and any reuse of the design will be credited to you. 

    Fees: The position is paid weekly, including per diem as well as hotel accommodations.
    If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Artistic Director, Carlota Santana.

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

    Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is hiring a Stage Manager for upcoming Tour in February 7 – March 28, 2018.

    Job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

     

    • Learn all cues -call show.

    • Attend all rehearsals as needed.

    • Be present on stage during tech rehearsals/sound check.

    • Making/confirming all intercity travel arrangements, including hotels, flights, and rental cars.

    • Transporting dancers and musicians to venues, classes, meals, etc.

    • Setting up and striking all wardrobe and laundry before/after shows as needed.

    • Advancing hospitality requirements to all venues.

    • Setting up company video camera to record performances.

    • Be right hand to Associate Artistic Director.

    • Advance show to venues as needed.

    • Drive vehicles as needed from venue to venue.

    • Supervising local wardrobe workers anticipate any issues that may arise and tending to them.

    Any design that you create for the Company become property of the Company and any reuse of the design will be credited to you.
    Fees: The position is paid weekly, including per diem as well as hotel accommodations.
    If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Artistic Director, Carlota Santana.


  • Organization: Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Fayetteville

    Job Location: Fayetteville, NY

    Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Fayetteville is looking for a Dance Coach. 

    Job Duties: Prepare competitive dancers for competitions: conduct practice and conditioning sessions: plan, organize and conduct dance practice sessions for competitive dancers and non-competitive studio clients: ensure safety of routines and enforce safety rules and regulations: Create competitive dance routines and choreograph performances. Latin dance proficiency and choreography background required. Will need to travel for dance competitions.

    Must have Bachelors 2+ years of experience as dance coach: must have prior competitive participation in ballroom dance competitions: must have trained professionals.

    Fax your resume to Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Fayetteville at (315) 663- 0058 or email.

  • Organization: Miami City Ballet
    Job Location: Miami Beach, FL

    School Administrator
    The Miami City Ballet seeks to hire a School Administrator. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: Portland Ballet
    Job Location: Portland, ME

    Founded in 1980, Portland Ballet serves to enrich the community through training, performance, education and outreach in classical and contemporary ballet. The organization is comprised of a professional company, the Portland School of Ballet (including a pre-professional program) and a studio theater. The Executive Director works with the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies and recommend plans for future growth.  Appreciation of dance is required and experience in a dance organization is strongly preferred.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Overall administration of the organization, in conjunction with the Artistic Director,  including supervision of staff managing the three arms of the organization (Company, School and Theater).
    • Working with and reporting to the Board, providing visionary leadership, and holding the organization accountable.
    • Overall fiscal management of the organization, including leading annual, endowment, capital and other fundraising efforts in order to sustainably increase the financial resources available to the organization.
    • Assisting in planning, budgeting and implementation of performances, special events and fundraisers.
    • Overseeing publicity and marketing activities with Board and staff support. 

    To read full a complete job description and details on how to apply, click here

  • Organization: University of Kansas
    Job Location: Lawrence, KS

    University of Kansas seeks to hire a Assistant/Associate Professor of Dances of the African Diaspora and Community Engagement. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: University of Michigan, Department of Dance
    Job Location: Ann Arbor, MI

    University of Michigan, Department of Dance seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Dance. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: Ballet Idaho
    Job Location: Boise, ID

    Ballet Idaho seeks to hire a Artistic Director. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: Ballet Memphis
    Job Location: Memphis, TN

    Ballet Memphis seeks to hire a School Administrator. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: Boston Ballet
    Job Location:Boston, MA

     

    Boston Ballet seeks a full-time seasonal draper.  Internationally acclaimed performances, world-class dance education, and ground-breaking community initiatives have placed Boston Ballet as a leader in its field and one of the major dance companies in the world.  The ideal candidate for the draper position has 3-5 years minimum experience draping costumes at a professional theater level and will lead a team forward on projects in conjunction with the other teams in place.  Work involves new builds with internationally acclaimed designers and choreographers as well as remounts of existing and rented productions as needed.  Competitive pay and benefits commensurate with experience.

    For more details and information on how to apply, click here

  • Organization: Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
    Job Location: Carlisle, PA

    The Development Manager is part of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s (CPYB) Development team. This position works in support of the advancement of the exceptional mission and vision of CPYB by supporting and collaborating with the Director of Development in implementing the annual development plan, including the annual fund, planned giving, and special events. For more information click here.

  • Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
    Job Location: Cincinnati, OH

    Cincinnati Ballet is seeking enthusiastic candidates to join our team in Administration and Technology services at the Company.  The Data Services Manager is an experienced database professional who works cross-functionally with the Cincinnati Ballet’s Academy, Development, Finance, and Marketing departments. This individual is responsible for data cleanliness and standards, analyzing and mining data and developing customized reports and queries utilizing Cincinnati Ballet’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database, Tessitura. The Data Services Manager will help Cincinnati Ballet deliver exceptional patron service experience by recommending and implementing continuous process improvements, identifying gaps in current processes and bringing resolution to known issues.

    For more information and how to apply, click here.

  • Organization: CityDance
    Job Location: Washington, D.C.

    CityDance seeks to hire a Marketing Manager. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply. 

  • Organization: DANCECleveland
    Job Location: Cleveland, OH

    DANCECleveland seeks to hire a Fundraising Manager. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: DANCECleveland
    Job Location: Cleveland, OH

    DANCECleveland seeks to hire a Fundraising Coordinator. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

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

    Jacob’s Pillow seeks a Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC)  to work closely with the Director of Community Engagement to plan, organize, and implement the Pillow’s on and off-site year-round Community Engagement Programs. The ideal individual possesses initiative, a collaborative spirit, excellent administrative skills, including strong written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate professionally and sensitively with a wide-range of diverse contacts  including dance studios, K-12 classroom teachers, youth and service organizations, and the ability to handle and assimilate multiple projects of varying natures. Success in this role requires someone who is imaginative, highly motivated, and service-oriented and who works in a self-directed manner. A strong knowledge and passion for dance, dance education practices, and community engagement practices are essential. Familiarity with a festival-paced environment, Jacob’s Pillow Dance, and the Berkshire community are a plus. 

    To Apply: Email your cover letter, resume, and references with “Community Engagement Coordinator” in the subject line.


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

    The Joyce Theater Foundation seeks to hire a Director of Programming. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

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

    The Joyce Theater Foundation seeks to hire a House Manager. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply. 

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

    The Joyce Theater Foundation seeks to hire a Institutional Giving Manager. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: Mark Morris Dance Group
    Job Location: Brooklyn, NY

    Mark Morris Dance Group seeks to hire a Director of Development. Click here, to ready the full job description and details on how to apply. 

  • Organization: Miami City Ballet
    Job Location: Miami Beach, FL

    The Miami City Ballet seeks to hire a Senior Director of External Affairs . Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.


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


    Key responsibilities:

     

    1. Develop/maintain budget. Generate reports for Board and financials for sponsorship proposals and grants
    2. Handle all bookkeeping. Coordinate with accounting professionals to generate financial reviews and tax filings.
    3. Generate and implement all contracts including offices and equipment, venues, unions, service providers, and artistic/professional contractors.
    4. Manage HR/payroll. Gather accurate timesheets; submit/ distribute payroll to employees/contractors on a timely basis. Approve/track annual leave requests. Maintain benefit packages. Facilitate/ resolve personnel issues. Coordinate hiring of all positions.
    5. Secure proper insurance coverage and documentation. Ensure that licenses/filings/government authorizations are current.
    6. Manage day-to-day administrative operations including interfacing with building management, contracts, telephone/internet, and IT.
    7. Provide data collection and analytical support to departments in order to maintain accurate demographic and program statistics.
    8. Work with staff to plan/execute smooth operation of performances/donor functions/other events.

    To Apply: Please submit a resume/cover letter/salary requirements to nobajobs@gmail.com.

  • Organization: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
    Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA

    The School Front Desk Administrator is a part-time position that provides evening and weekend administrative support to staff, teachers, parents and students of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School.  For a full description and how to apply, click here . 

  • Organization: Southern Methodist University
    Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

     

    The Division of Dance invites nominations and applications for the position of chair. This position is an opportunity to be involved in the on-going shaping of innovative, dynamic curriculum and performance practice. Strong leadership skills, creative energy, intellectual strength and professional and teaching experience are essential.  We welcome candidates from all backgrounds. For full details and information on how to apply, click here

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

    Jacob’s Pillow seeks a Program Apprentice/Assistant to the Directors who will report to the Pillow’s Associate Producer and work closely with both the Director on scheduling and Managing Director on management and implementation of the Pillow’s Intern and Apprentice programs.

    This is a new position that will begin as an apprenticeship in September 2017. After a three-month evaluation a decision will be made regarding whether or not the position will shift to permanent with benefits as of January 1, 2018. Apprentices are paid weekly salaries of $500/week, provided with onsite shared housing, and must have access to their own transportation. The ideal individual possesses initiative, a collaborative spirit, and excellent administrative skills including strong written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate professionally and sensitively with a wide-range of diverse contacts including artists, intern and apprentice applicants, Pillow staff, and the Board of Trustees, and the ability to handle and assimilate multiple projects of varying natures. Success in this role requires someone who is imaginative, highly motivated, service-oriented, and who works in a self-directed manner. A strong knowledge and passion for dance specifically and arts administration generally is required. Familiarity with a festival-paced environment, Jacob’s Pillow Dance, and the Berkshire community are a plus.

    To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references with “Program Apprentice/Assistant to the Directors” in the subject line.


  • Organization: Alonzo King LINES Ballet
    Job Location: San Francisco, CA

    Alonzo King LINES Ballet seeks to hire a Production Manager. Click here for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

  • Organization: Alonzo King LINES Ballet
    Job Location: San Francisco, CA

    Alonzo King LINES Ballet seeks to hire a Marketing Director. Click here for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

  • Organization: DataArts
    Job Location: Philadelphia, PA

    DataArts seeks to hire a President and Chief Executive Officer. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: Mordine & Company Dance Theater
    Job Location: Chicago, IL


    Mordine & Company is looking for a new Development and Grants Manager to support the fundraising activities of the Company by acquiring grants and growing the donor base.  The position has the following responsibilities: 

    • Develops an annual fundraising plan to sustain and grow support, including creating and running individual donor campaigns throughout the year.
    • Creates and implements strategies for research, identification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospects and donors, with a focus on major individual, corporate, and foundation supporters.
    • Manages and maintains development database. 
    • Researches and writes grant applications for foundation, government, and corporate grants with assistance of Board Treasurer.
    • Assists in growing and developing the Board of Directors.

    The Development an Grants Manager position is 15 hours per week. Ideal candidates would have strong writing skills, including experience writing grants, ability to organize and prioritize tasks, and strong organizational and social skills needed to increase donor base.  Fundraising campaign and event planning experience preferred.

    To apply submit cover letter, resume and references to: Virginia Head, Managing Director, at vhead@mordine.org.

  • Organization: Alternate ROOTS
    Job Location: Atlanta, GA

    The primary role of the Alternate ROOTS Executive Director is to implement the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. Additionally, this position requires the ED to work with the Chair to enable the Executive Committee (ExComm) to fulfill its governance function, and give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategic plan, and its annual goals and objectives. Finally, this position works as a focal point for the reception and disbursement of information relevant to Alternate ROOTS members, and the field of arts, culture, and social justice.  

    The Executive Director is the key strategic leader of Alternate ROOTS. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

    For a full job description and details on how to apply, click here

  • Organization: The Joffrey Ballet
    Job Location: Chicago, IL

    The Joffrey Ballet seeks to hire a Sponsorship Director. Click here to read the complete job description and details on how to apply.

  • Organization: Joy of Motion Dance Center
    Location: Washington, D.C.  

     

    Joy of Motion Dance Center is a Washington based nonprofit organization with a mission to unite dance professionals, students, and audiences by providing exceptional dance education and performances that stimulate a universal love of dance. The Director of Operations is responsible for financial management, studio and office operations, and human resources. Serving as a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Operations oversees the day-to-day running of the business functions of the organization, which has 75 employees, three studio locations and a central office near Dupont Circle.

    To apply for this position, please email cover letter and resume to Steve Barberio of Joy of Motion Dance Center.

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

     

    The Executive Director is the chief executive of New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) and Ballet School NY and must be passionate about ballet and bringing dance to a diverse audience, adults and children.  In this role, the Executive Director is responsible for all organizational policies, procedures, programs, and the finances of the organizations. 

    The Executive Director oversees all staff, consultants and faculty and is the primary fundraiser and spokesperson for the organization.  The Executive Director will conceptualize, oversee, and implement fund raising initiatives, manage board relations, and facilitate decision making in collaboration with the Artistic Director.   He/she will be present at performances, programs, fundraising events, and coordinate the activities of all outside resources such as consultants, presenters, guest faculty, etc.  With the Artistic Director, the Executive Director is the “face” of the organization, addressing the public, donors, funding organizations, and patrons.

    The role requires the Executive Director to work collaboratively with multiple constituencies and inspire the many diverse groups that NYTB reaches.  Must have experience with a dance or performing arts organization and demonstrate a record of financial and operational management, and be a proven fundraiser who develops and maintains successful relationships with individual donors, foundations, corporations and government funders.  

    For detailed information and how to apply, click here

  • Organization: Alonzo King LINES Ballet
    Job Location: San Francisco, CA

    Alonzo King LINES Ballet seeks to hire a Production Manager. Click here for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply.

  • Organization: Cincinnati Ballet
    Job Location: Cincinnati, OH

    CB seeks an Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director who will be responsible for providing advanced and diversified administrative support and serve as the primary point of contact for the Artistic Director. For more information and to apply, click here.

  • Organization: Dance St. Louis
    Job Location: St. Louis, MO

    Dance St. Louis is celebrating more than 50 years of artistic innovation as a non-profit presenter that brings great dance to the St. Louis region, makes this dance accessible to a widely diverse audience, nurtures local dancers and dance companies, and offers unique and transformative Dance Education Outreach.

    The Managing Director of Programs and Community Engagement is the lead staff position for program development and operations, as well as community engagement strategies and collaborations. The Managing Director of Programs and Community Engagement reports to the Board President and the Board Executive Committee. This position is co-equal with the Managing Director of Philanthropy and Administration, and will work collaboratively with the Artistic Consultant and the Education Coordinator. Detailed description here.

  • Organization: The Washington Ballet
    Job Location: Washington, DC

    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

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

    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

  • Organization: The Wooden Floor
    Job Location: Santa Ana, CA 

    The Wooden Floor (TWF) seeks an Artistic Director (AD) who inspires the vitality, spirit, and quality of TWF artistic programs, and sets the momentum for artistic strategy and growth. The AD furthers a culture of artistic excellence and strengthens The Wooden Floor's mission and values through his/her vision for and execution of all artistic elements including dance education, performances, community engagement, and collaborative projects. The AD is a choreographer and teaching artist who, in addition to other duties, works with the students in the dance studios which allows the AD to connect with students, parents, and faculty, to ensure the dance-centered approach furthers TWF’s Theory of Change©.  For more information and how to apply, click here

  • Organization: Nashville Ballet
    Job Location: Nashville, TN

    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.  

  • Organization: Nashville Ballet
    Job Location: Nashville, TN

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