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.

 

Openings

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

We are looking 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 (July 4 to 15, 2017). All dancers interested in company positions must participate in LAUNCH. Our LAUNCH 2017 slots have all been filled.

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 - Substitutes and Ongoing

We are always looking for experienced, professional dance instructors for various styles including ballet, jazz, hip hop, contemporary and core balance (yoga and pilates experience required). 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.