External Affairs Manager + Company Manager

NW Dance Project has an immediate opening for our new External Affairs Manager position.

Our External Affairs Manager will lead and execute marketing, informational, and development plans.

Full-time position with full health, vision, and dental insurance benefits.

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NW Dance Project has an immediate opening for our Company Manager position.

Support the artistic/creation/performance/touring work of the dance company. Job duties include season/tour/residency management, personnel administration, production support, designers’ liaison, and office administration. Serves as the liaison between the office, dancers, guest artists, production staff, and presenters.

Full-time position with full health, vision, and dental insurance benefits.

 

Weeknight Receptionist

Our paid Weeknight Reception position covers the front desk and studio during adult classes, youth dance programs, and additional special events occurring Monday through Thursday at NW Dance Project. Duties include customer services such as checking-in clients, handling payments and maintaining student records, as well as general office work such as answering phones, relaying messages and fielding questions. These positions require excellent organizational and customer services skills, ability to work in a fast paced environment with detailed accuracy and perform multiple tasks simultaneously with agility. Familiarity with dance and  proficiency with standard computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary. Light studio maintenance also required.

Shifts include Monday – Thursday evenings  – 3:30pm to 9:30pm –  but can differ depending on class scheduling, holidays, etc.

If interested in applying, please email cover letter and current résumé to Caitlin Warren, Education & Outreach Coordinator, caitlin@nwdanceproject.org.

Openings

Competitive Contract | 36 weeks+ | Paid Employee Position | International & National Touring | Full Health + Dental + Vision Benefits

All Company Positions have been filled for our 2017-18 season.

We look for experienced soloist dancers interested in a diverse collaborative environment that focuses on the innovation and creation of contemporary dance. Artists should have a strong classical and contemporary background, professional performance experience and a passion for the creative process.

We need to SEE dancers work and create over time in a company setting. NW Dance Project auditions dancers through our LAUNCH project. All dancers interested in company positions must participate in LAUNCH.

Dancers seeking employment must contact Caitlin Warren at info@nwdanceproject.org for LAUNCH submission materials and requirements.

Dancers must be eligible to work in the USA.

Full details on LAUNCH

Work Study - Ongoing

Work Study Studio Assistants work a minimum of 8 – 10 hours per week in the studio and offices for unlimited classes at NW Dance Project.

Our Work Study program provides an opportunity for students to take classes at the studio in exchange for working at the front desk and in our offices. Duties include customer services such as checking-in clients, handling payments and maintaining student records, as well as general office work and light studio cleaning, such as answering phones and vacuuming the studios.

These positions require excellent organizational and customer services skills as well as the ability to work in a fast paced environment with detailed accuracy and perform multiple tasks simultaneously with agility. Proficiency with standard computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary.

Open to dancers 18 yrs+. Program participants must be available for two shifts per week and honor a 3-month minimum commitment. Possible shifts (pending program availability) include:

Monday – Thursday
Mornings: 7:30am to 11:30am | Afternoons: 11:30am to 3:45pm

Fridays
Mornings: 8:00am to 12:00pm |Afternoons: 12:00pm to 5:00pm | Evenings: 5:00pm to 9:30pm

If interested in applying, please email cover letter and current résumé, with at least three references, to Caitlin Warren, Education & Outreach Coordinator,  at caitlin@nwdanceproject.org.

Dance Instructors - Ongoing and Subtitutes

Currently seeking a youth ballet instructor to teach various ages and levels throughout the week. Must have ample teaching experience and be able to provide established lesson plans for review.

Currently seeking a hip hop teacher for a unique outreach program in Gresham to teach footwork and choreography to soccer students. Previous soccer experience preferred, but not required.

We are always looking to expand our substitute pool for experienced, professional dance instructors for various styles including ballet, jazz, hip hop, contemporary and core balance (yoga and pilates experience required) for both youth and adult students.

If interested in applying, please email cover letter and current résumé to Caitlin Warren, Education & Outreach Coordinator, caitlin@nwdanceproject.org.

Accompanists

We are looking to deepen our pool of available, experienced, professional piano accompanists to play for our daily, open company ballet class. If interested in applying, please email cover letter and current résumé to Caitlin Warren, Education & Outreach Coordinator, info@nwdanceproject.org.