Employment Opportunities

Available Positions

Orlando Ballet is hiring for the following positions:

Bartender 

Department: Administration/Operations
Reports to: Managing Director
Location: Orlando, FL
Position Date: Mach 2021
Position Status: Part time, hours vary, typically evenings and weekends
Payrate: $10/hr plus tips
Benefits: All standard in coordination with employee handbook policies

Basic Purpose and Objective of the Role:

As Orlando Ballet begins to hold more performances and events in its new facility, Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre, Orlando Ballet seeks an enthusiastic bartender who can provide outstanding customer service for its guests.

 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks
  • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
  • Prepare alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages for guests
  • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
  • Process purchase transactions
  • Take regular inventory and notify management when additional inventory or supplies are needed
  • Comply with all food and beverage safety and quality regulations
  • Maintain a clean bar area, regularly cleaning all tools and equipment

 

General requirements include:

 

  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Positive, engaging personality, and professional appearance
  • Relevant training certificate
  • Resume and proven working experience as a Bartender
  • Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing and serving drinks
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Ability to keep the bar organized, stocked and clean
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, etc. for extended periods and lift up to 25 lbs.

 

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 

 

Internship Opportunities

We are currently seeking interns in the following departments:

  • Development
  • Box Office
  • Admin/Finance
  • Marketing
  • School Administration
  • Community Enrichment

 

Preference will be given to college juniors and seniors and any Master’s degree candidates.

Students will assist Orlando Ballet’s administration team with several projects and be exposed to various aspects of the internal processes of a non-profit business. This is an unpaid internship.

Please mail resume and letter of interest to:

Orlando Ballet, Inc.

Attn: HR Dept.

600 N. Lake Formosa Drive
Orlando, FL 32803

 

You may also email your resume and letter of interest to: [email protected]

 

 


School Admin Intern

 

In this role, the individual will be involved in a wide variety of school administrative tasks including but not limited to the following:

 

  • General correspondence with students, parents, faculty, and staff
  • Helping to maintain database of all OBS students; helping to research new database systems
  • Creating and organizing materials for school events
  • Assisting in the planning process for the OBS Summer Intensive
  • Interaction with staff from other organizational departments including development, finance, and marketing
  • General administrative duties such as answering phones, making copies, and filing

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work 10-15 hours per week, including after business hours and weekends as needed

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel
  • A desire for a career in arts administration
  • General knowledge of dance industry a plus

 

Required Education:

  • Currently enrolled, or graduated within 6 months of the start date of this internship, as a junior or higher, in an accredited college/university

 

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 

 


Development Intern (Event Planning)

 

In this role, the individual will be involved in a wide variety of event planning activities including but not limited to the following:

 

  • Work with the Orlando Ballet Development Department to plan our signature fundraising events included the Nutcracker Tea and the 18-19 Season Opening Gala
  • Coordinate closely with vendors for catering, venue, audio visual, décor, etc.
  • Help to ensure that guest expectations for set-up, service and flow are delivered in an exceptional manner
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work 12-20 hours per week, including after business hours and weekends as needed

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Hospitality or Event Management program
  • Experience creating Banquet Event Orders (BEO s)
  • Demonstrated written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel
  • Prior event coordination experience
  • Demonstrated strong business acumen
  • A desire for a career in fundraising or event management

 

Required Education:

  • Currently enrolled, or graduated within 6 months of the start date of this internship, as a junior or higher, in an accredited college/university earning a degree in Hospitality, Marketing/Sales, or a related major

 

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 

 


 

 

Assistant Stage Management Intern (Production & Wardrobe)

 

The Internship program at Orlando Ballet is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Orlando Ballet’s mission. Interns will play a unique role in the organization by supporting functions in the production and wardrobe departments.

The Assistant Stage Manager assists the Production Stage manager in completing a wide number and variety of responsibilities, which can be broken down into three primary categories:  handling the majority of the administrative duties related to a production, assisting the Artistic Director and/or choreographer during rehearsals, and being responsible for backstage activity once the show opens.

The ASM will work with the production stage manager and technical director once the production moves to the theatre.

Expectations:

 

  1. Help the Stage Manager insure the stage or rehearsal space is ready for each rehearsal. This could include sweeping, setting up furniture, set pieces, and props.
  2. Notate blocking, audio cues during rehearsals.
  3. Run audio if needed, during rehearsals.
  4. May be expected to run the “deck” during tech rehearsals and performances. It is important the ASM has a complete understanding of the placement and movement of scenic pieces and props.
  5. Should the Stage Manager be unable to fulfill their duties, the ASM should be prepared to take over those responsibilities during both rehearsal and performance.

 

Required Qualifications for All Internships:

  • Minimum 2 years of post-secondary education in a related field (i.e., theatre, production, etc.).
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Familiarity with both Windows and MAC operating systems, basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to hit the ground running and take initiative to assist wherever needed.
  • Ability to follow instructions well and have patience.
  • Familiarity with and affinity for the arts, specifically ballet and/or dance.

 

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 

 


 

 

Wardrobe Production Intern (Production & Wardrobe)

 

The Internship program at Orlando Ballet is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Orlando Ballet’s mission. Interns will play a unique role in the organization by supporting functions in the production and wardrobe departments.

No sewing experience necessary! The Wardrobe Production Internship is primarily an administrative role which also provides hands-on experience assisting the Wardrobe department in the following duties:

 

  1. Assisting in pre-production and theatre during rehearsals, tech, and run of show;
  2. Assisting Wardrobe with uploading and inventory of costume design photos;
  3. Assisting with costume fittings if needed;
  4. Transporting of wardrobe needs to rehearsal facility and theatre;
  5. Assisting with administrative responsibilities including coordination schedules and managing communication between departments.

 

Required Qualifications for All Internships:

  • Minimum 2 years of post-secondary education in a related field (i.e., theatre, production, etc.).
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Familiarity with both Windows and MAC operating systems, basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to hit the ground running and take initiative to assist wherever needed.
  • Ability to follow instructions well and have patience.
  • Familiarity with and affinity for the arts, specifically ballet and/or dance.

 

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 

 


 

 

Community Enrichment Intern

 

This position will work with the Director of Community Enrichment and will be responsible for supporting our growing central Florida training offerings. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an enthusiastic belief in Orlando Ballet’s mission and teaching methodology, a commitment to excellence, a willingness to take initiative, and the skills to work collaboratively in an open office environment. Orlando Ballet is dedicated to building a culturally vibrant team and strongly encourages applications from people of diverse backgrounds.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative, logistical, and clerical support for Orlando Ballet Community Enrichment Programs
  • Manage special projects and tasks as determined by the Director.
  • Liaise with teaching artists, site contact person, and administrative colleagues, as well as other arts education organizations
  • Answer and direct email and phone inquiries
  • Maintain project timelines, build a database of contacts, and schedules
  • Provide support to the Community Enrichment Department and the wardrobe staff as needed

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Google Drive, and social media platforms
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to track and prioritize multiple tasks effectively
  • Experience working with children
  • Experience in dance, the arts, and/or education a plus
  • Pending Undergraduate degree required

 

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 


 

Community Engagement Assistant Intern

 

The Community Engagement Assistant reports to the Community Engagement Director and is responsible for overseeing a range of community relations, marketing, communications, supervisory and fundraising activities. As a key member of the Orlando Ballet management team, this position also supports the Orlando Ballet teaching artists in community events and special events.

 

Responsibilities:

Community Relations and Outreach (50%)

  • Responsible for supervising community relations activities and initiatives
  • Provides support to the Community Engagement team
  • Supports activities of the Communications & Marketing team
  • Supports community engagement events internally and externally, including presentations to community organizations & BGCCF/ City or Orlando clubs, and liaisons with community leaders
  • Supervises the Volunteer and Special Events Coordinator and supports volunteer activities relating to community engagement activities/events.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with base and community agencies.

Fundraising (25%)

  • Supports and oversees all fundraising activities, events and endeavors.

Special Event Support (15%)

  • Manages all special events
  • Support the Volunteer and Special Events Coordinator
  • Supports volunteers involved in special events
  • Oversees the annual Special Event plan.

Other (10%)

  • Working with CE Director to ensure effective overall administration and sound fiscal management of program goals and objectives.
  • Undertakes any secondary tasking and responsibilities deemed necessary for a robust
  • Enhances professional expertise through membership in applicable professional organizations

Desired Knowledge, Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a related position, including previous experience in fund development and supporting a diverse staff team
  • University degree in a related field of study considered an asset, though an equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered
  • Solid understanding of non-profit organizations
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; demonstrates sensitivity and tact in interpersonal relations
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, including well-developed public speaking skills
  • Proven ability to network with community resources, build relationships and create community partnerships
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as required.

Competencies and Behaviors:

In order to successfully meet the requirements of the position, the following competencies and behaviors must be demonstrated:

  • Believes in and practices the mission, goals of the Orland Ballet
  • Ability to work as a positive team leader, facilitating a team environment through personal behavior, work contributions and the sharing of experience and knowledge
  • Facilitates the development of new ideas and methods for program enhancement and adjusts and adapts to changes
  • Maintains a constant awareness of the “client” and exhibits recognition and appreciation of their needs with the ability to achieve results with positive outcomes for everyone accessing the programs
  • Ability to be energetic, resilient and maintain a sense of humor when personal resources are challenged
  • Supports community engagement staff in achieving results with positive outcomes for individuals and students and families within the various program areas.
  • Effective interpersonal skills under all types of conditions, exhibiting a supportive, positive approach
  • Demonstrates a high degree of personal initiative with good planning and organizational skills
  • Maintains timely and accurate files.

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 


 

Audience Services Intern

Reports to: Audience Services Manager

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains regular hours to process phone, mail and walk-up subscription orders, and service subscribers throughout the season. Also handles ticket sales for special performances and events outside of the subscription series.
  • Works in the box office during some performances to service subscribers as needed. Follows appropriate procedures for processing subscriptions, processing credit cards, handling difficult situations with patrons, etc.
  • Gains in-depth knowledge of Tessitura, and assists the team where possible with software issues, or directs towards the relevant Consortium Super User for assistance
  • Assists in developing and implementing a plan for retaining current subscribers and gaining new subscribers
  • Oversees all aspects of subscription processing, including renewals and new subscribers
  • Fulfills staff complimentary tickets, cultivation and complimentary tickets requests, etc.
  • Maintains knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices/PCI compliance
  • Provides a high degree of customer service so as to maintain excellent customer relations with patrons
  • Maintains clear communication for patrons and the public regarding ticketing operations
  • Generate and follow through on sales leads for group subscriptions/individual tickets to upcoming performances
  • Attend outside sales events to promote/sell the group packages and subscriptions to the upcoming season
  • Other duties as required.

General Requirements include:

  • Outstanding customer service skills, sales ability and telephone manner
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Be a self-starter who can work independently
  • Demonstrates impeccable skills in working with the public, include positive attitude, flexibility, and the ability to listen to concerns and resolve problems
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively

Essential skills and experience:

    • Previous customer service experience is preferred, including conflict resolution
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of products, including Excel, Word, and Outlook is required
    • Willingness to work irregular and flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, is required
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Excellent active listening skills and speech clarity is required
    • Appreciation of the arts and dance is preferred.

 

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 


 

Philanthropy Assistant Intern

 

Under the direction of the Philanthropy Team, the Philanthropy Assistant is responsible for assisting the team in planning and executing fundraising and cultivation events throughout the 2020-21 Season, including the Ballet Ball, the Nutcracker Boutique, Open Rehearsals, Donor Pre-Receptions, Cast Parties, and other events overseen by the department. Additionally, the Philanthropy Assistant will assist with communications, campaigns, outreach, and other fundraising efforts throughout the season.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Researching, soliciting, tracking, and acknowledging in-kind treat donations from local organizations and companies
  • Assisting with vendor coordination and logistics for catering, venue, audio, visual, décor, etc.
  • Helping to ensure guest expectations are fulfilled in an exceptional manner
  • Providing exceptional customer service for all donors, guests, and partners
  • Assisting with tracking donor recognition and acknowledgment throughout season events
  • Assist with recording and acknowledging incoming contributed revenue in Tessitura Database
  • Provide administrative, logistical and clerical support for the Philanthropy Team, including data entry, filing, reporting, and special projects as needed
  • Interact with staff from other organizational departments, including marketing/ticketing, artistic, production, Orlando Ballet School, and community enrichment
  • Assisting with other administrative duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant experience and training in Tessitura CRM software
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to work 30-40 hours per week, including after business hours and weekends as needed

Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 

 


 

Production Assistant Intern

 

The Internship program at Orlando Ballet is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Orlando Ballet’s mission. Interns will play a unique role in the organization by supporting functions in the production and wardrobe departments. The Production Assistant Intern will work closely with the Technical Supervisor and Production team to provide support for all performances, productions, and events throughout the season at both Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre and outside venues. This position will work on many different technical aspects for the organization so flexibility and willingness to learn are a must.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the installation, hang, focus, maintenance, and strike of lighting and sound equipment as needed.
  • Work as a Sound Operator or Light Board Operator for any production that you are assigned.
  • Assist with the building or buying of scenery and properties for all productions.
  • Assist with scenic painting of set and prop pieces for all productions.
  • Assist with video broadcast/streaming setups and running equipment as assigned.
  • Work as backstage crew for any production that you are assigned.
  • Attend all technical rehearsals, rehearsals, calls and/or meetings as required.
  • Pre-production, setup and assisting with the running of rehearsals for any production that you are assigned.
  • Working either backstage or as an operator for performances for any production that you are assigned.
  • Maintaining rehearsal items as necessary.
  • Assist the Technical Supervisor in all aspects of theatrical production and crew for outside events using the venue.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of post-secondary education in a related field (e.g., theatre, production, etc.).
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Familiarity with both Windows and MAC operating systems, basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to hit the ground running and take initiative to assist wherever needed.
  • Ability to follow instructions well and have patience.
  • Familiarity with and affinity for the arts, specifically ballet and/or dance.
  • Familiarity with basic stage direction and terminology.
  • Occasionally position involves medium to heavy manual work that involves walking, standing, pushing, and lifting at least 50 lbs.
  • Applicants should be comfortable working at heights.
  • Familiar with hand and power tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with theatrical lighting, audio, projection, rigging, and/or broadcast.

Email your resume and cover letter for this position to [email protected]. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Auditions

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2021/22  Season Schedule coming soon!