Box Office/Marketing Positions

Box Office Assistant

Title: Box Office Assistant
Reports to: Director of Business Analytics
Job Category: Full-time or Part-time, non-exempt, hourly

Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance

Job Role

To assist with administrative functions as they pertain to the box office including databases being used for systems such as ticketing and virtual classes.

Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative tasks in the MindBody, FitGrid and Tessitura database systems
  • Answer inquires that come through on the support hotlines for both ticket sales and virtual classes
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise with the in-studio equipment and databases
  • Provide customer service to patrons with ticketing issues, including lost, stolen, or damaged tickets
  • Compile data and other reports as needed
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining a productive and professional relationship with staff, dancers, students/parents and the public
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Comfortable with computers and computer programs (Word, Excel, email)
  • Ability to navigate websites on the internet
  • Strong organizational skills, customer service skills, time management skills and attention to detail required
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department and performances

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with databases, ticketing systems and/or point of sale systems
  • Some experience with audio/visual equipment and computers
  • Ability to problem solve and think independently

General

  • This position may require evenings and weekends
  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment

To apply, please submit a resume to Tracy Tucker at [email protected]

Social Media Manager

Title:   Social Media Manager

Reports to: Marketing Director

Job Category: Part Time, non-exempt, hourly

Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance

Job Role

The Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for creating original text and video content, managing posts, and responding to followers. You will manage our company- image in a cohesive way to achieve our marketing and branding goals. Candidate should be current on the latest digital technologies, social media trends, and be familiar with web design.

Responsibilities

  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience engagement
  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals across multiple accounts and platforms
  • Set specific objectives and report on ROI
  • Generate, edit, publish, and share engaging content daily (e.g., original text, photos, videos and news)
  • Update website content as necessary
  • Collaborate with other teams including the Academy, Development and Artistic to ensure brand consistency
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner, and monitor customer reviews
  • Oversee social media account design (e.g., Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout)
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, examples: promotions and competitions
  • Stay up to date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a social media manager
  • Hands on experience in content management
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video)
  • Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of online marketing channels
  • Familiarity with web design – WordPress preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department and performances
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of ballet a plus

General

  • This position may require evenings and weekends
  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment

To apply, please submit a resume and writing samples to Tracy Tucker at [email protected]

Onsite Technical Support Assistant

Title: Onsite Technical Support Assistant
Reports to: Director of Business Analytics
Job Category: Full-time or Part-time, non-exempt, hourly

Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance

Job Role
The Onsite Technical Support Assistant is responsible for helping with the organization’s various technical needs.

Responsibilities

  • Set up audio visual equipment including computers, cameras, and microphones
  • Answer inquires that come through on the tech support hotline
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise with the in-studio computers and audio/visual equipment, staff computer needs and telephone system
  • Perform administrative tasks in the MindBody, FitGrid and Tessitura database systems
  • Provide support to other organizational departments as needed
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining a productive and professional relationship with staff, dancers, students/parents and the public
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Comfortable with computers and computer programs (Word, Excel, email)
  • Ability to navigate websites on the internet
  • Customer service experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with audio/visual equipment
  • Experience with databases
  • Experience with telecommunication systems

General

  • This position may require evenings and weekends
  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment

To apply, please submit a resume to Sue Porter, Executive Director, at [email protected]

Dance Academy Positions

Student Division Faculty

The BalletMet Academy is currently hiring faculty for its student division.

Title: Student Division Faculty
Reports to: Academy Director

Job Category: Part time, various hours and days

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Advance student understanding of movement, dance and performance
  • Teach student artists using the BalletMet Syllabus
  • Communicate with parents and staff as directed by the Academy Director and/or
    Academy Manager
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining a productive and
    professional relationship with staff, company members, guest artists, students, Academy
    families and the public

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Great communication skills
  • 2-5 years of dance teaching experience with students age 8-14 years old
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive at all times
  • Positive attitude
  • Professional experience preferred

BalletMet’s hiring process will include a background check of the candidate and a demonstration of the teacher’s abilities.

Email resumes to [email protected]

Class Accompanist

Direct report: Music Coordinator
Indirectly Reports to: Academy Manager
Job Category: Part-time, Non-exempt, hourly

BalletMet VisionTo create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond.
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance.

Job Roles & Responsibilities:

Perform skilled work involving specialized musicianship in support of ballet classes. Classes would include ballet technique and pointe classes for all ages.

Responsibilities

  • Advanced piano playing
  • Sight reading and improvisational skills needed
  • Thorough knowledge of piano repertoire
  • Broad knowledge of musical styles
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to represent BalletMet in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays at our downtown Columbus location and our Worthington location.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Kathy Wilson: [email protected]

Tap Instructor

BalletMet is seeking a tap instructor. The ideal candidate would have a background in Tap. Job requirements include teaching Tap to all ages (5-18/adult) with the goal of advancing each student’s understanding of fundamentals, technique, vocabulary, and presentation, as well as setting repertoire and creating performance choreography in multiple styles.

Our staff is made up of experienced teaching artists and educators who understand the value of professional arts training for all regardless of one’s path in life. We strive to provide serious training in a nurturing environment. We offer competitive compensation rates that recognize our instructors past experience and training.

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years teaching experience
  • Professional performance experience a plus
  • Strong written/verbal skills which ensure healthy communications between staff and families
  • Must be willing to teach a mock class & agree to a background check as part of the hiring process

Send resume and information to Kathy Wilson at [email protected]

Children's Division Faculty

The BalletMet Academy is seeking part-time faculty for its children division classes.

Reports to: Academy Director and Children’s Division Coordinator
Job Category: Part time, various hours and days.

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Advance student understanding of movement, dance and performance
  • Teach student artists using the BalletMet Syllabus
  • Communicate with parents and staff as directed by the Academy Director and/or
    Academy Manager
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining a productive and
    professional relationship with staff, company members, guest artists, students, Academy families and the public

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Great communication skills
  • 2-5 years of dance teaching experience with students age 3-8 years old
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive at all times
  • Positive attitude

BalletMet’s hiring process will include a background check of the candidate and a demonstration of the teacher’s abilities.

Send resume and information to: Kathy Wilson at [email protected]

Production Positions

Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director and Company Coordinator

Title: Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director and Company Coordinator

Reports to: Artistic Director

Job Category:  Full-time, Year-Round, Non-Exempt, Hourly

BalletMet Vision:  To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond.

Mission:  To entertain, engage and educate through dance.

Job Roles & Responsibilities:

Work in close collaboration with Artistic Staff, Production Staff and Company Dancers on all aspects of the organization that relate to the Artistic Director and Company Dancers. Create and maintain daily Company Dancer schedules as well as Artistic Director’s schedule. Organize accommodations and hospitality for guests related to Productions.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that Artistic Director’s calendar and schedules are kept up to date without conflicts and proactively solve of any potential conflicts. Schedule meetings as requested. Keep Artistic Director aware of upcoming deadlines.
  • Work with the Artistic Staff to create and distribute company dancer daily schedules to include rehearsals, performances, costume fittings, special events, marketing needs etc. Update organization calendar to reflect up-to-date company schedule.
  • Act as point person for matters involving company dancers (i.e. sick days, medical appointments, reimbursements, lost time, overtime) and ensure that all paperwork is properly filed, all parties involved are properly communicated with and maintain up to date tracking of company dancer time off.
  • Communicate with and coordinate all travel accommodations, per diem, housing, ground transportation, general hospitality, etc. for visiting artists and for company personnel while on tour as needed.
  • Collaborate with other companies on Artistic Director’s travel accommodations, per diem, housing, ground transportation needs.
  • Create, maintain and distribute a travel schedule reflecting all BalletMet related guest and staff travel.
  • Work in conjunction with Production Department to maintain company dancer communication through upkeep of company call boards and e-mail communication.
  • Collaborate with Production Department and Administration to organize company dancer meetings throughout the year.
  • Develop a working knowledge of AGMA agreement.
  • Organize & deliver opening night gifts and cards for creative team and company dancers.
  • Organize and archive dancer reviews.
  • Keep current and accurate track of Artistic Director expenses, process P.O.s and Check Requests and other financial matters.
  • Work in conjunction with Production Department, arranging all logistics for company and BalletMet 2 auditions including audition tour arrangements and virtual auditions.
  • Take part in maintaining a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining productive and professional relationship with staff, company members, guest artists and the public and approach duties with a positive attitude.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To Apply, send resume and cover letter to Edwaard Liang, Artistic Director at [email protected]

Wardrobe Assistant

Title:  Wardrobe Assistant
Reports to:  Costume Shop Manager, Wardrobe Manager
Job Category: Full time Seasonal

Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance

Job Roles

Work as a collaborative member of the Costume Shop and Production Department to execute the artistic vision of each show and maintain the integrity of the costume design throughout the run of the production.

Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of costume crews for all performances of professional company shows, including
    weekends and occasionally holidays.
  • Communicate all necessary wardrobe related information with the performers, including quick
    changes, dressing room assignments, wardrobe plots, etc.
  • Maintaining the appearance and integrity of all aspects of costumes, hair, wigs and makeup for
    BalletMet professional company productions while in the theater, ensuring that the designer’s vision remains intact.
  • Execute and/or supervise of the cleaning, organizing, and repairing of all costumes and costume
    pieces during the run of each production.
  • Work with Wardrobe Manager to organize and pack costumes for shipment to and from the
    theater and to clean and restock costumes after the close of each production.
  • Work with Costume Shop Staff in maintaining costume storage and process outgoing costume
  • Work with Costume Shop Staff on stitching, alterations and crafts for all BalletMet productions.
  • Work with Costume Shop Staff to provide wardrobe assistance with BalletMet2 performances,
    BalletMet academy performances, and other BalletMet events as assigned.
  • Take part in maintaining a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining productive and professional
    relationship with staff, company members, guest artists and the public.
  • Approach and carry out duties, as assigned above, with a positive attitude.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualities and Attributes

  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of sewing and laundry.
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows 10 (Outlook, Excel, Word,) and Google docs
  • Be able to stand/perform duties for prolonged periods, including climbing stairs
  • Display exemplary organization and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of dance costuming is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with makeup, wig application, and wig maintenance if preferred but not required

Please send resume and references to
Caitlin Headley
BalletMet
322 Mt Vernon Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215
or e-mail [email protected]

Education Positions

Director of Education and Community Engagement

Director of Education and Community Engagement

Reports to:
Artistic Director and Executive Director
Job Category: Full time, Exempt

Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond.
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervision, planning, implementation, and evaluation of BalletMet’s Education and Community Engagement Programs
  • Planning and management of the Education budget and responsibility for operating within those budgets.
  • Selection, supervision and evaluation of Education programming, sites and curriculum.
  • Supervision, mentoring and evaluation of the Education and Community Engagement Administrative Staff, Teaching Artists and Education accompanists.
  • Collaborate with the organization’s Anti-Racism and Equity initiatives.
  • Planning, training, and evaluation of all professional development for classroom teachers, Education personnel and teaching artists.
  • Partner with Academy Director to plan auditions for BalletMet Dance Academy’s Discover Dance Scholarship Program.
  • Monitor, promote and mentor the National Honor Society for Dance Arts members.
  • Development, revision and maintenance of both written and web-based materials for Education and Community Engagement Programs.
  • Work with the Development Department to identify funding sources and appropriate projects/programs that meet the needs of BalletMet’s mission.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Department to coordinate Education and Community Engagement marketing and public relations materials and serve as an educational speaker or facilitator as needed as related to BalletMet Pre/Post performance activities.
  • Serve as spokesperson and advocate of BalletMet and providing a local, state and national presence in the field of Dance Education
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Team leader and team player.
  • Dance teaching experience in a classroom setting.
  • Outstanding organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Degree in dance education preferred.

Please email resumes and cover letters to Sue Porter at [email protected]

Dance Teachers

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Faculty for a position teaching dance to elementary- high school students during the school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching in public schools and/or private studios working with a variety of age groups.  Teachers need to be organized, responsible, and energetic. Experience with developing curriculum, lesson plans and assessment protocol is a plus. Applicants should possess a desire to share the art of dance with the community.  A degree in dance or a related field and /or performance experience is required. Specialization in a variety of dance styles is encouraged.  Work hours are primarily during school hours. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training in curriculum writing and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection with the community and the larger dance field

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Elle Pierman or email documents to: [email protected]

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Hip Hop or Afro-fusion Dance Teachers

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Faculty for a position teaching dance to middle and high school students during the school day throughout the school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching in public schools and/or private studios working with a variety of age groups.  Teachers need to be organized, responsible, and energetic. Experience with developing curriculum, lesson plans and assessment protocol is a plus. Applicants should possess a desire to share the art of dance with the community.  A degree in dance or a related field and /or performance experience is required. Specialization in a variety of dance styles is encouraged.  Work hours are primarily during school hours. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training in curriculum writing and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection with the community and the larger dance field

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Elle Pierman or email documents to: [email protected]

 

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Yoga Teachers

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education and Community Engagement Department Faculty for a position teaching yoga to high school or junior high students 5 days per week during the 2021-2022 school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching adults and teens and hold at least a 200 hour certification in Yoga. Proof of certification is required.  Experience and training in teaching iRest® meditation is preferred. A background in dance is a plus. Applicants should possess a desire to share their work with the community. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection and service within the community

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Elle Pierman or email documents to: [email protected]

 

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.