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Phone: 216-991-9000

Address: 13110 Shaker Square, Suite 106, Cleveland, OH 44120


July 27, 2016

DANCECleveland is Hiring! Development Assistant and Administrative Coordinator

DANCECleveland is Hiring!

Development Assistant and Administrative Coordinator

Job Description

Reports to: Executive Director

Status:Part Time (Monday-Friday) 30 hours per week at the DANCECleveland offices located at historical Shaker Square and during weekend performances, approximately 5-9 times per year, at culturally centered location such as Playhouse Square-Cleveland and E.J. Thomas Hall-Akron. Exempt.

Description: The Development Assistant and Administrative Coordinator is an integral

member of the DANCECleveland staff. This person directly manages functions that serve the efficient running of an office and DANCECleveland programming activities.

Administrative Duties: This person is responsible for managing and executing initiatives that contribute to the functioning of the office. As the lead person for the office administrative functions, this person will answer and screen telephone calls, maintain files, ticketing functions, mailings, project management and services for equipment and maintenance. As an organization that continually updates procedures to streamline its operations, this person will contribute ideas for organizing, evaluating and implementing all operational procedures for the organization.

Development Assistant: This person will usually be the first point of contact to our patrons and Board and will be responsible for executing the requisite patron services. In this capacity this person will coordinate and execute the organization's annual fund activities, be responsible for all donor acknowledgement correspondence, organize and maintain the donor data base and other information management resources.

Ticketing: DANCECleveland holds a Playhouse Square ticketing computer in its offices. This person will be trained on this equipment and duties will include coordinating all aspects of ticketing operations for subscribers and group ticket purchasers. In this capacity, this person will contribute to decisions about ticket pricing, coordinate all activities leading up to the launch of the ticket sales, manage the subscription ordering process, ticketing and ticket mailings.

Required Qualifications and Core Competencies:

The desired candidate will be a results-oriented individual, highly organized and possessing strong customer service skills. It is imperative that candidates possess strong computer skills and have a comfort level with learning and working with a variety of computer systems. The DANCECleveland staff operate as a team and as such, the desired candidate will need to be comfortable in a team work environment.

Qualifications must include:

Bachelor's Degree

a minimum of two years of administrative support experience

excessively organized

strong computer skills in MS Word and Excel

Ability to exercise good judgment, discretion and professionalism

Dance experience or appreciation of dance preferred

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Compensation: commensurate with experience (salaried)

Application:Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Or by mail to:DANCECleveland

13110 Shaker Square, suite 106

Cleveland, Ohio 44120

No phone calls, please

Application deadline: August 15 or until filled.

Background, Mission and Vision

DANCECleveland's mission is to bring the passion and verve of contemporary and modern dance to the hearts and minds of northeast Ohioans. Our organization accomplishes this through the following:

an annual presentation of a performance series showcasing nationally and internationally renowned choreographers and companies;

To enhance the concert going experience with a series of programs and informational sessions which are designed to build a greater understanding of contemporary dance and the works being presented;

The presentation of educational programming that makes the dance luminaries we bring into our community more accessible to students and the general public.

DANCECleveland has a 61-year history of making modern dance an integral part of our community's varied cultural offerings. As the only organization in Greater Cleveland whose sole mission is to present the best national and international dance companies, our concert series contributes to the cultural landscape as well as build audiences for dance.

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