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American Repertory Ballet Director of Development

Reporting to the Executive Director of the American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School, the Director of Development is a key member of the senior management team. Responsible for all fundraising for American Repertory Ballet (ARB), the Director of Development participates with the senior team in strategic decision making for the organization at large and development office specifically. The Director of Development works as a critical partner to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. S/he models exemplary leadership ability not only to the development staff but also to colleagues across the organization. A strong performer as a fundraiser, the Director of Development has experience and a track record as a manager of staff and volunteers. The Director of Development is a skilled writer and communicator who is also a passionate advocate for the arts and the importance of dance. S/he has a sense of humor and is enthusiastic about working as a member of a small arts organization with local, national, and international impact.

The Director of Development will:

Identify, engage, solicit and steward donors Develop a robust major gifts program Plan and execute an acquisition plan for donors at all levels of gift Write grant proposals and evaluations, with possible support from part-time grant writer Collaborate with Development Assistant on bi-annual appeals and work with the team to market the appeals through e-blasts, website, mailings, annual report, and social media Implement the corporate giving program Manage and oversee fundraising events including the Annual Gala, as well other cultivation and stewardship events. Collaborate with the Executive Director and Development Committee on feasibility, planning and execution of a campaign or campaigns for identified needs Manage the Government, Foundations and Corporations program, writing and managing grants as neededOversee annual donor stewardship efforts Develop a state-of –the-art research program to identify new donors; approach those donors using Board and community connections where possible Working with the Executive Director, develop strategic plans for recruiting new Trustees to the Board Work on special projects as needed and assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director


Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and fundraising experience Experience using fundraising software or a database to generate lists and reports Excellent written and verbal communications skills Previous track record of successful donor campaigns Previous experience in prospect research Previous experience managing fundraising events Must demonstrate proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook Must demonstrate time management skills and ability to work well under pressure, as well as the ability to multi task This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), as well as under any and all applicable state (New Jersey) and local laws, rules and regulations.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to

About American Repertory Ballet The mission of American Repertory Ballet ( is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences through artistic and educational programs, presented by a financially responsible organization. This mission is fulfilled through our preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, ARB’s Access & Enrichment initiatives, programs designed to expose the community to the art form of dance, as well as at Princeton Ballet School, one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation. It is through these three branches of ARB that the organization’s vision is pursued: “To Entertain, Educate, Enlighten, and Inspire with the Beauty and Passion of Dance.”

Associate Producer, Office of Arts + Cultural Programming to start ASAP

The Office of Arts + Cultural Programming (ACP) at Montclair State University is seeking to fill the position of Associate Producer. The Associate Producer supports the programs produced and presented by ACP at Montclair State University with emphasis on its acclaimed performing arts series, Peak Performances and co-curricular initiatives connected with it.

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NJDTE Dance Administrator

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble (NJDTE), a non-profit in Summit, NJ seeks a self-motivated, detail-oriented and highly driven individual to function as program administrator for its expanding year-round training program, four summer intensive programs (in New Jersey and New York City), international exchange and performing company. Position Full Time based on experience. Key qualifications include: • B.F.A. or equivalent experience in field of Arts Administration or Business Administration, some Marketing skills and in Dance preferred • Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience working and communicating with all levels of employees, students, parents, donors and investors, and choreographers and guest artists; • Proficient multi-tasker who delivers on the intricacies of day-to-day planning to ensure smooth operations and successful results; • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, constant contact, photoshop, Illustrator, Google applications and online databases and software.

Daily responsibilities vary but will include working closely with the Artistic Director.

Send Resume and letter of intent to: Nancy Turano

Location: 315B Springfield Ave, Summit NJ 07901 / New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble

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