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 Media Director, the Opportunities Associate will be responsible for expanding the company’s development opportunities and relationships, and maintaining the company’s computer and internet systems. Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is seeking a candidate with exceptional communication and writing skills, both Mac and PC computer skills, 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:

  • Writing grants for the company, conducting grant research and management, and maintaining the company’s funder relationships.
  • Managing the company’s Membership, Leadership Circle, and developing strategies for advancement of individual donations.
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of membership and leadership events, and stewarding the member experience during performances and fundraising events.
  • Actively seeking out new individual and corporate sponsorship opportunities for the company.
  • Developing and implementing the company’s Annual Fund and fundraising campaigns.
  • Managing and maintaining the company’s computers, internet and phone systems, and troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Managing and maintaining the company’s donor databases.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills; IT Mac and PC computer skills a plus.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, meet deadlines, multitask, work independently, and quickly shift with changing priorities.
  • Undergraduate college degree required.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience; background in the arts preferred.
  • Own a car/valid driver license.

Salary/Hours: The Opportunities Associate will work part-time, 15 hours per week. Pay will be commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to info@heididuckler.org. Include “Opportunities Associate” in the subject line. Position open until filled. For immediate hire.

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

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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