The Development & Communications Associate will work to increase the capacity of Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre by spearheading the company’s five outreach branches, press coverage, marketing, social media, and first tier donors. Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is seeking someone who has strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage data, a desire for a career in arts administration, and a passion for community building.
Position reports to: Managing Director
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the logistics of company’s outreach events in conjunction with performances and projects, as well as longer-term residencies with local middle schools, high schools, and universities
Research and develop income-generating opportunities for the company’s outreach programs – including grant-writing and earned income avenues
Track and compile results from outreach programs to use in efficiency tests and evaluation
Facilitate the cultivation and stewardship of the company’s entry level membership ($100-$250) by processing and tracking membership benefits, corresponding with current individual donors, and soliciting new members
Spearhead press coverage both locally and nationally on all media platforms
Volunteer recruitment, training, and management for all projects
Excellent oral and written communications skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
Undergraduate college degree required.
Minimum 2 years of work experience.
Background in the arts preferred.
Knowledge of Patron Manager/Filemaker is a plus
Own a car/valid driver license
Salary/Hours: The Development & Communications Associate will work full-time, 9-5pm and occasional weekends and evenings (performances, Board meetings, networking events, etc.). Pay will commensurate with experience.
Application Process: Please submit a resume and writing sample to the HDDT Managing Director at Emily@heididuckler.org; Questions? Please call 818-784-8669.
Company Description: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre creates ephemeral contemporary art experiences in extraordinary places that boldly redefine the relationship between audience and art. Through cultivating innovative collaborations with artists, arts organizations and underserved communities, the company brings meaningful interdisciplinary dance to new audiences throughout Los Angeles and the world. Founded in 1985, Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is a nonprofit, site-specific dance performance company based in Los Angeles, California.
To learn more about Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre, please visit us online at: www.heididuckler.org. Thank you for your interest!
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