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Executive Director

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June 30, 2019

RIOULT Dance NY, founded in 1994, is a New York City-based modern dance company dedicated to supporting the creation and performance of dance works by choreographer Pascal Rioult, and to educating and expanding modern dance audiences. Over the last 25 years, RIOULT has amassed a rich repertory of nearly 50 works and reaches over 20,000 individuals annually through its NY season performances, national and international touring, and a spectrum of dance education and community engagement programs.

In October 2018, RIOULT Dance NY opened the doors to the RIOULT Dance Center in the Kaufman Arts District in Astoria, Queens. A much-anticipated permanent home for the Company, the Center positions RIOULT as a major asset to the dance community at large through its offering of affordable studio rentals, schedule of public dance technique and fitness classes, and high-caliber dance training for young people at the newly formed RIOULT Dance School.

“I see the RIOULT Dance Center becoming a destination of endless possibility and enrichment for not only our Company’s dancers but for the local Queens community, the New York City dance community and for the art of Dance,” said Pascal Rioult, Artistic Director of RIOULT Dance NY.

​In order to support RIOULT’s expanding programs, RIOULT Dance NY is seeking a dynamic and accomplished Executive Director to contribute to the strategic vision and provide oversight for all aspects of the organization’s operations.  The successful candidate will work closely with the board and staff on fundraising and finances. The Executive Director will design a robust, creative and sustainable plan to raise the public profile of RIOULT Dance NY and secure the resources to advance its artistic mission and programs.

Position Summary

RIOULT is at a key inflection point and with the opening of the Dance Center and expansion of RIOULT’s programs and mission, this is an extraordinary opportunity for an innovative and energetic leader.

The Executive Director is responsible for driving the implementation of RIOULT Dance NY’s vision and strategic plan.   Fundraising, developing and maintaining relationships with funders and community stakeholders are essential aspects of the position.  The Executive Director will manage budgeting and oversee financial management, Center operations and personnel.  The Executive Director will be supervised by the Board of Directors and work in close partnership with the Artistic Director.

Skills and Experience

A minimum of eight years of leadership and operational experience in an arts-related organization.

A management track record serving multiple constituencies.

Strong understanding of finances and experience with budgets, audits and financial reporting.

Fundraising experience with particular emphasis on the identification and cultivation of major donors.

Experience developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with non-profit and philanthropic organizations.

Ability to lead a strategic planning process across RIOULT, encompassing the dance company, the education program and RIOULT as a community asset.

Superior written and verbal communications skills.

Personal Qualities

A passion for the mission of RIOULT both as an artistic endeavor and a community resource.

A team builder who thrives in a fast-paced and diverse working environment.

Confidence to work closely and successfully with artistic leadership, artistic personnel, staff and the Board of Directors.

A sense of humor.

Benefits

Staff get full health benefits after three months.  No contribution required.  Staff must cover full cost for family benefits.

Savings plan (tax-sheltered annuity) through AXA.  No employer contribution.

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Operations Manager

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7/12/2019

PENNSYLVANIA BALLET

JOB DESCRIPTION

DEPARTMENT: General & Administrative

POSITION: Operations Manager

FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

POSITION TYPE: Regular Full Time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring the successful operation of the PA Ballet facilities - both as a physical asset and as a base of operations – and for coordination of all IT services. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Human Resources.

TYPICAL WORK ROUTINE INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

Facilities:

Schedule, train and supervise front desk/security staff and cleaning staff

Monitor and maintain buildings and grounds at N. Broad location

Manage sub-contractors and coordinate maintenance projects

Manage all annual service and preventive maintenance contracts including HVAC, pest control, alarm systems (fire and burglar), green roof, refuse/recycling collection and piano tuning/maintenance

Prepare and maintain a master schedule for all Studio activities

Coordinate with Director of Production to manage off-site storage facility in Sharon Hill, PA

Develop and implement emergency procedures and evacuation plans including fire drills and implement safety and disaster training for staff

Manage capital projects to ensure issues such as waste management, risk management and scheduling are addressed before work begins

Manage all Studio rentals

Review monthly utility and service invoices and submit check requests to Finance Department

Monitor janitorial supply levels and order as necessary

Manage a facilities budget

IT Administration:

Serve as liaison with vendors for all IT services (currently Information Technology Services), including Business Intelligence Services for all things related to Tessitura, Web Development Services for website connection to Ticket Philadelphia, and Infrastructure Services for computer software and hardware.

Manage staff requests for IT services to ensure IT work hours fall within contractual limits when possible.

Maintain server and all software licenses and upgrades. Implement any/all new software. Work with vendor and ED to prioritize upgrading and/or replacement of computer hardware.

Manage computers, MS Office accounts, and phones for all staff, including set up for new employees and the disabling of terminated employees’ accounts.

Maintain shared office database (currently stored on a Synology NAS system), ensuring proper storage allocation, routine backups, and routine maintenance.

Provide on-site assistance to staff with any computer issues, and arrange for vendor assistance when necessary.

Maintain phone system and liaise with vendor (currently DCAnet) when necessary.

Other Administrative duties and projects as assigned.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

College degree is required

A minimum of five years of related experience is required

 Aptitude for administration, management, construction, mechanical equipment, landscaping, computer usage, purchasing, supervision, security and general services

Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills with the ability to manage priorities and deadlines

Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment

Knowledge of O.S.H.A. and E.P.A. requirements and the ability to routinely follow those guidelines and requirements

This position may require irregular working hours and days as needed

Highly proficient in Microsoft Office and computer technology

Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@paballet.org.No phone calls please.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the aforementioned tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all the duties listed, not does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

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Producer

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£33K rising to £38K by September 2020 on a PAYE Basis
Application Deadline: 
26 June 2019

As Jasmin Vardimon Company prepares to move into its new, bespoke, state of the art creative complex in Ashford we are looking to appoint a Producer to join the company at an exciting time of significant expansion. The post is integral to the evolution of the national and international reputation of the touring company.

As a key member of the Senior Management Team, the post holder will play a leading role in shaping the company, building upon our existing relationships with venues and festivals from across the globe and establishing new ones. Operationally the Producer will work closely with both the Artistic and Executive Directors in delivering the shows and setting up and overseeing the tours both nationally and internationally.

The Jasmin Vardimon Company is an artist led organisation that has toured nationally and internationally for over 20 years. We were successful in securing a site and funding to build a new creative complex opening at the latter part of 2020 to provide the company with a permanent home for us and for other independent artists and companies.

Closing Date: Wednesday June 26 5PM to: Executive Director, Jasmin Vardimon Company, Stour Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford 

Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted by Friday June 28 and should be available for interviews on Monday July 1

We do not and will never share your data with a third party, unless required to do so by law. All information provided on your application and equal opportunities form is stored securely, both digitally and any hard copies will only be accessible to a small number of necessary staff and Board members.

As part of our commitment to equality and diversity all disabled applicants who meet the full job description and personal specification are guaranteed an interview.

If you have any access needs for interview please e-mail in advance.

Unfortunately, we will be unable to reply to those we have not shortlisted for Interview.

Job Title: Producer
Salary: £33K rising to £38K by September 2020 on a PAYE Basis
Relocation Fee: Up to £2,000 to support the move to Kent

Contract: Permanent Full Time
Office Based: Ashford Kent
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week 

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General Manager

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PENNSYLVANIA BALLET

 JOB DESCRIPTION

2019

DEPARTMENT:                  Administration

POSITION:                           General Manager

FLSA CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT

POSITION TYPE:   FULL TIME 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The General Manager, (GM) is a member of the senior management team who is responsible for developing and monitoring budgets for the administrative, artistic, production, and touring departments.  The GM will report directly to the Executive Director, (ED) and work closely with the Artistic Director as well as the Directors of Finance & Human Resources, Marketing, Development, Community Engagement and School of Pennsylvania Ballet.   

TYPICAL WORK ROUTINE INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

ADMINISTRATIVE

Develop and monitor general and administrative operating budget (stated above) and all expenses contained within

Oversee all insurance policies, including D & O, health, liability, workers compensation

Oversee relationship with Shared Services and associated information technology expenses

ARTISTIC

Develop and monitor artistic expense budget, including choreographic, costume, lighting and scenic licenses

Negotiate individual artist agreements for dancers

Negotiate agreements for repetiteurs

Work with Executive Director on collective bargaining agreements for dancers and orchestra

PRODUCTION

Work closely with Production Director to develop and oversee production budget including production rentals, theater expenses (including stage hands), wardrobe contracts

Work with performance venue on scheduling and represent marketing, development, and artistic departments on all issues related to performance venues

MARKETING

Work closely with the Marketing Director with budgeting, planning and strategic initiatives.

TOURING

Explore touring opportunities within Pennsylvania, nationally, and internationally

Develop and monitor touring budgets

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SCHOOL

Develop strategic initiatives for expansion of the school program in tandem with the school and community engagement directors.

Develop and monitor budgets

OTHER RESPONSIBILITES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

At least five years of direct experience working with production and artistic

Ability to work independently and proactively.

Experience managing staff and working in a leadership position

An enthusiasm for and knowledge of dance and/or other performing arts preferred but not required.

Ability to work evenings and/or weekends

Bachelor’s degree required

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and familiar with Tessitura

DISCLAIMER:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  These statements are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

More information about Pennsylvania Ballet can be found at www.paballet.org

Pennsylvania Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Operations Manager

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May 15

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The Operations Manager (OM) of CONTRA-TIEMPO will work in close collaboration with and report to the Board of Directors and our Founding Artistic Director, Ana Maria Alvarez. The OM is responsible for the day-to-day management of CONTRA-TIEMPO’s 501 (C) (3) operations and will be responsible for ensuring the achievement of CONTRA-TIEMPO’s mission and financial objectives. The OM will provide leadership in key areas including, developing new sources of revenue, marketing, and public relations. The OM will work with the Board to formulate and implement a development and fundraising strategy that supports the existing local engagement programs with youth and community, professional touring as well as future expansion. The OM position is a professional management position and a great opportunity for experienced arts administrative professionals. Emerging arts administrative leaders are also encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

A positive, driven and grounded team player who has a deep belief in and passion for the work and mission of CONTRA-TIEMPO

A strong and effective collaborator able to successfully balance artistic, capital and programmatic objectives with administrative and financial practicality.

An experienced fundraiser able to cultivate and interact with prospective donors, board members, and others whose financial or civic support is vital to the company.

Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus but not a requirement.

Operations Manager Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas:

Organizational Management

Operations/ Human Resources

Financial Management

Development and Fundraising

Marketing/Communications

Board Relations

Performance & Touring

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Senior Manager, Individual Giving

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6/1/2019

PENNSYLVANIA BALLET

JOB DESCRIPTION

DEPARTMENT:                  Development

POSITION:                           Senior Manager, Individual Giving                       

FLSA CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT

POSITION TYPE:               ■ REGULAR FULL-TIME

PENNSYLVANIA BALLET:

Over the last 55 years.  The Pennsylvania Ballet has evolved from a vibrant local ballet company into a thriving world class artistic powerhouse.  In the last three seasons alone, under new Artistic Director Angel Corella’s guidance, the Ballet has catapulted to become a nationally-renowned ballet company, stepping onto the international stage with artists uniting athleticism and grace and cutting-edge innovation in new choreography.  With a goal to increase the structural and operational sophistication to allow Angel to continue the artistic trajectory of the company, PAB is seeking a Senior Manager, Individual Giving.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Senior Manager, Individual Giving will plan and manage all aspects of a comprehensive fundraising program for individuals targeting donors and prospects giving or capable of giving up to $10,000 annually to the Pennsylvania Ballet.  Working closely with the Director of Development, the Senior Manager will also be a frontline fundraiser and part of the team managing Campaign Solicitations.  The Senior Manager must be knowledgeable about mail, email, online and telefunding campaigns, database management and have some frontline fundraising experience.  This position has two direct reports – Development Services Coordinator and Individual Giving & Research Coordinator.  The Senior Manager will work with the Director of Development and other Development colleagues on the overall development plans for the Pennsylvania Ballet.  The Senior Manager reports directly to the Director of Development. 

TYPICAL WORK ROUTINE INCLUDES BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

Establishing a comprehensive and personalized calendar of solicitations and stewardship activities for Annual Fund donors.

Primary responsibility for the cultivation, appeals, engagement and stewardship of the leadership giving circle – gifts to the Annual Fund of $2,500 and above.

Member of the staff major gift for the Campaign – planning, cultivation and soliciting donors to the Campaign and managing an appropriately sized portfolio.

Overseeing the planning, creation, and implementation of all solicitation, stewardship programs and print materials for the Annual Fund including direct mail and email.

Overseeing the planning and implementation of cultivation and stewardship benefits and events for Annual Fund donors and prospects.

Overseeing the Individual Giving and Research Coordinator in the management of the telefunding team and working with the telefunding manager to maximize returns.

Overseeing the Development Services Coordinator in proper processing, acknowledging and reporting of all contributed revenue.

Special projects as assigned.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Successful candidates will have at least three to five years of experience with annual funds and gift entry best practices as well as some experience as a frontline fundraiser.  He or she must have truly superior verbal and written communication skills, superb organizational skills, strong analytical and reporting skills, and a heartfelt appreciation for the performing arts.  Knowledge of the database system.  Tessitura is preferred though not required, as is familiarity with the art form of ballet.  This position will require irregular working hours and days as needed for events.

Candidates should forward their cover letter and resume via email to:

Jane Kamp

Director of Development

Jkamp@paballet.org

(No Phone Call Please)

DISCLAIMER:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  These statements are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

More information about Pennsylvania Ballet can be found at www.paballet.org

Pennsylvania Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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