Employment Opportunities

Available Positions

Orlando Ballet is hiring for the following positions:

Director of Marketing

DEPARTMENT: Orlando Ballet Administration
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
LOCATION: Orlando, FL
POSITION STATUS: Full time, Exempt
BENEFITS: All standard in coordination with employee handbook and accompanying policies.

 

SUMMARY

The Director of Marketing is a member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for developing and executing all marketing, press and communications initiatives for the organization. This role interacts with all levels and aspects of the organization as well as outside creative and marketing agencies and requires the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, and manage the work through the combined efforts of paid staff and volunteers.

 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Strategy:

  • Develops, executes, and evaluates annual written marketing and communications plans for Orlando Ballet & Orlando Ballet School that meet or exceed attendance and revenue goals, further the Orlando Ballet brand, and align with the organization’s long-range plan.
  • Collaborates with Audience Services to develop strategies to meet season subscription and single-ticket sales goals and increase group ticket sales efforts.

 

Implementation & Design:

  • Manages all marketing and branding tasks, including but not limited to advertisements, development of print materials and the delivery of the purpose of the organization, including website and online platforms.
  • Maintains stats and figures for all web and e-mail related aspects of the programs managed by the organization.
  • Represents the organization and all related programs at community functions and meetings.
  • Oversees the creative elements of show programs, ensuring accurate information and timely delivery.
  • Responsible for all aspects of projects, including: meeting deadlines, time management, approval channels and procedures, budgeting, campaign analysis, and tracking/monitoring procedures.
  • Execute online and offline marketing initiatives, integrating online and new media, email, print, direct mail, social media, company websites, SEM/SEO strategy development, brand awareness and drip marketing initiatives.
  • Manage creative production of online and offline marketing assets, graphic design, video production and web development, from the initial concept to finished product and execution.
  • Create effective, compelling positioning, messaging, and sales tools that are understood and used.
  • Control budgets and allocate resources amongst projects.

 

Management:

  • Manages a professional team that includes the School Marketing Manager, Graphic Designer, Marketing Assistant, as well as any outside consultants, volunteers, and interns related to marketing, public relations, and branding.
  • Manages the archives of the organization, including materials, press coverage, as well as the distribution of collected press to sponsors, corporate and cultural partners.
  • Manages relationships with external partners and vendors who provide design, printing, mailing, photography, videography, and other promotional services for the organization.

 

Social Media & Digital Communication:

  • Administrates the creation and publishing of relevant, original, high-quality content.
  • Identifies and improves organizational development aspects that would improve content (i.e. employee training).
  • Creates and implements an editorial calendar to manage content and plan specific, timely marketing campaigns.
  • Promotes content through social advertising.
  • Provides support in maintaining the organization’s website, including approving copy and images.
  • Writes and dispatches email marketing campaigns.

 

Other Duties:

  • Works with the Development Department to identify areas and methods of collaboration to support fundraising initiatives.
  • Attend all Orlando Ballet performances and functions.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Provides support for in-house events as well as outside events and coordinates volunteer support when needed.
  • Performs additional duties as deemed appropriate.

 

General Requirements:

  • Willingness to work flexible hours is required.
  • Demonstrates the ability to balance multiple projects, meet deadlines and communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrates and ability to manage and work with volunteers.
  • Demonstrates impeccable skills in working with the public, including positive attitude, flexibility, and the ability to listen to concerns and resolve problems.
  • Visible leadership skills and desire to advance the organization.
  • Intimate understanding of traditional and emerging marketing channels.
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years related experience in marketing or communications is required; 2+ years in a senior position is preferred; Arts and cultural marketing/public relations experience is preferred.
  • Bachelors degree in marketing, communications, or related field is preferred.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills as well as excellent active listening skills and speech clarity is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of products, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required; experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design & Dreamweaver) is preferred.

 

Compensation:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and competitive with similar positions in the nonprofit arts industry.

 

TO APPLY:
Submit a cover letter, resume outlining your relevant experience, and three professional references to [email protected] and include “Director of Marketing” in the subject line.

 

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.

3751 Maguire Blvd, Suite 111
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 Management Internship provides a professional experience essential to anyone building his or her portfolio. Working side-by-side with Orlando Ballet’s Production Stage Manager, you will become an integral part in supporting the production process as the Assistant Stage Manager. You will have the unique opportunity to:

 

  1. Work with Orlando Ballet company and school as well as work at the award-winning Dr Philips Performing Arts Center, Bob Carr Theatre, and other venues;
  2. Participate in production meetings, attend rehearsals, and performances;
  3. Gain experience in all aspects of stage management via generating paperwork and managing technical cueing backstage;
  4. Have unique access to industry professionals from all theatrical organizations worldwide through networking;
  5. Gain practice in cue calling for dance and reading scores

 

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.

Auditions

Company Auditions

(See below for details)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, IL

Saturday, January 26, 2019

10:30am Registration

11:30am-1:00pm Audition

American Ballet Theater New York, NY

Sunday, January 27, 2019

2:30pm Registration

3:30pm-5:00pm Audition

Atlanta Ballet Atlanta, GA

Saturday, February 23, 2019

6:00pm Registration

7:00pm-8:30pm Audition

Orlando Ballet South Street Studios • 320 E. South Street, Orlando, FL 32801

Sunday, February 24, 2019

12:30pm Registration

1:00pm-2:30pm Audition

REGISTER HERE

 

For audition information, please contact Lisa Vinzant at [email protected].