Job Opportunities

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Dance Academy Positions

Class Accompanist

Class Accompanist

Direct report: Music Coordinator

Indirectly Reports to: Academy Manager

Job Category: Part-time, 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:

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: kwilson@balletmet.org

Tap Instructor Part-Time

BalletMet  is seeking a tap instructor for our 2017/2018 school year session and beyond. 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 information to : dkamer@balletmet.org

Executive Staff Positions

Executive Assistant to the Artistic and Executive Directors

Executive Assistant to the Artistic and Executive Directors

Reports to: Artistic Director, Executive Director

Job Category: Full Time, non-exempt, hourly, 40/week

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 and Responsibilities:

  • Manage Artistic and Executive Directors’ calendars by keeping calendars up-to-date and solving scheduling conflicts when they arise
  • Communicate with and schedule meetings/events for dancers, staff, board members, and outside individual/organizations as requested by Artistic and Executive Directors Research and book travel and accommodations and prepare travel itineraries for Artistic Director and Executive Director
  • Filter incoming communication (phone and email) for Artistic and Executive Directors
  • Collect weekly updates from Department Heads to include in Staff Newsletter
  • Manage tasks for Directors and ensure deadlines are met
  • Assist with guest hospitality as needed (including occasional transportation of guest artists)
  • Funnel external communication to the appropriate department
  • Manage audition logistics for Artistic Director including booking studio space for auditions, arranging travel and accommodations, communicating with company audition candidates and managing database of candidates
  • Provide support to the Board of Trustees by attending Board meetings and select Board committee meetings to provide general event support and take minutes
  • Manage and maintain Board of Trustees documents and meeting minutes
  • Organize and manage internal events, including staff meetings, Board of Trustees meetings, opening night parties, in-house receptions, and other events
  • Create and maintain rosters of staff and Board members
  • Purchase and deliver opening night gifts
  • Manage ticket donation database and issue ticket vouchers to local organizations
  • Take minutes at Patron Engagement meetings; assist in creation of meeting materials
  • Run errands for Directors, staff, and guest artists as needed
  • Contribute to overall success of BalletMet by maintaining productive and professional relationships with staff, company members, guest artists, patrons, and local and national arts organizations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft software (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple, time-sensitive projects at once in a fast-paced environment

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah Ramey: SRamey@balletmet.org.

Artistic Staff Positions

Music Coordinator

Music Coordinator

Reports to: Artistic Director

Job Category:  Full-time, Exempt, 40 hours plus/ week

BalletMet Vision:  To be recognized as an innovator of dance, embraced by our community and beyond.

Mission:  BalletMet will celebrate dance by engaging the community through quality performances, instruction, education programs and creation of new work.

Job Role:

Coordinate all music and accompanists for the company as well as academy.

Responsibilities

  • Playing for Company & Academy classes as well as rehearsals and performances as needed.
  • Coordinate scheduling and supervise accompanists.
  • Verify, edit and revise scores.
  • Work with schools and colleges to coordinate any use of their resources.
  • Engage soloists if necessary.
  • Arrange score rentals and purchases.
  • Negotiate music rights.
  • Maintain and update musical files.
  • Source recordings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Demonstrable piano and arranging skills
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah Ramey at sramey@balletmet.org.