Opportunities Associate

Los Angeles, CA
Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre


Company: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre                 Position: Opportunities Associate

Position Description: Working closely with the Artistic/Executive Director, Strategic Director, and Experience Director, the Opportunities Associate will be responsible for managing the company’s membership, development relationships, financial data and communication database.  Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is seeking a candidate with exceptional communication and writing skills, an eye for detail, a desire for a career in arts administration, and a passion for the performing arts. 

Position reports to: Artistic/Executive Director and Strategic Director

Principle Duties and Responsibilities: 

o   Managing the company’s major donor relationships and strategies for advancement of individual donations.

o   Assisting in the planning and execution of membership events, and stewarding the member experience during performances and fundraising events.

o   Actively seeking out new individual and corporate sponsorship opportunities for the company.

o   Developing and implementing the company’s Annual Fund and fundraising campaigns.

o   Tracking company expenses and revenues and generating budget reports.

o   Managing and maintaining company donor and contact databases.

Required Qualifications:


o   Excellent oral and written communication skills.

o   Attention to detail and strong organizational skills; basic QuickBooks skills preferred.

o   Ability to work collaboratively, meet deadlines, multitask, work independently, and quickly shift with changing priorities.

o   Undergraduate college degree required.

o   Minimum 2 years of work experience; background in the arts preferred.

o   Own a car/valid driver license.

Salary/Hours: The Opportunities Associate will work part-time, 24 hours per week.  Pay will be commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter and resume to info[at]heididuckler[dot]org. Include “Opportunities Associate” in the subject line. 

Position open until filled.  For immediate hire. 

Company Description: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre creates innovative dance experiences in non-traditional places and provides learning opportunities in diverse neighborhoods. We invite our audience and artists to engage with one another and connect with their community in ways they have never experienced before.  Founded in 1985, Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is a nonprofit, site-specific dance performance company based in Los Angeles, California. 

To learn more about Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre, please visit us online at: www.heididuckler.org

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