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At Colorado Ballet, you will enjoy the confidence and security of working with a dynamic growing arts organization that has been part of the Colorado arts community for more than 50 years. We have an exciting array of employment opportunities. From experienced performing arts professionals through entry-level positions, Colorado Ballet seeks out the most talented and enthusiastic people to join our organization. We offer a benefits package for our full-time employees and all staff have the opportunity to attend the productions they help bring to life! Colorado Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

*If you are a dancer seeking employment, please refer to our audition schedule.

Click here for internships at Colorado Ballet.

Current openings:

Development Assistant

The Position
The Development Assistant is a member of the Development Department of Colorado Ballet and reports to the Development Director.  This position is full-time and benefited with an annual salary commensurate with experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities  
70% Development Support

  • Manages the Tessitura database for the Development Department of Colorado Ballet, including processing of contributions and acknowledgments, RSVPs and payments for events, list pulls for quarterly donor mail campaigns, and updating constituent donor files
  • Supports implementation and use of the Tessitura database by Development Department staff
  • Manages Denver Enterprise Zone tax credit processes, including issuing constituent forms and agency annual and quarterly reports
  • Manages silent auction donation requests to Colorado Ballet
  • Serves as a liaison to the Colorado Ballet Auxiliary, including support for the Sugarplum and Alum program, the Esprit de Corps program, the Backstage program, and the Gala
  • Manages the acknowledgments for Colorado Ballet special events and the Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Gala
  • Manages creation and distribution of electronic and hard copy invitations for Colorado Ballet special events
  • Supports the cultivation and stewardship of donors, including attending performances and special events

30% Assistant to the Department

  • Manages calendars, appointments, etc. as requested by the Development Director and Assistant Development Director
  • Secretarial duties related to Development Committee meetings and other such events as assigned
  • Assists the Development Director as requested  

Desired Skills

  • Strong analytical and administrative skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Exemplary verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Detail oriented 
  • Ability to maintain and protect confidentiality of sensitive materials
  • Experience with the following computer software: Tessitura (or similar donor database software, like Raiser’s Edge), Outlook, Excel, and Word (especially mail merges)
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.  Travel is not required.  
  • 4-year college degree in related field

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to hr@coloradoballet.org.  Submissions without these required items will not be considered.  No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged.  Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Colorado Ballet Customer Service Representative (Full-Time)

Position Summary
The Colorado Ballet service representative is responsible for customer service for both the academy and ticketing departments. Job duties include registering students for classes, selling tickets to performances, collecting/processing payments, interacting with all patrons in a professional way, answering phones and emails, and organizing various academy events. This position reports primarily to the Ticketing and Database Manager with dotted line reporting to the academy administration. This position is a full-time, benefited position with Colorado Ballet. (Monday-Friday 12:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.)
 
Position Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years general office and ticketing experience
  • History of exceptional customer service in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Proven experience working with a CRM or database system
  • Bookkeeping and/or basic accounting experience
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Solid ability with Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Dance background is a plus
  • Patience and the ability to remain positive and professional during stressful situations are essential

Position Duties and Functions

  • Primary contact for ticketing sales and academy questions via phone and email.
  • Responsible for registering and tracking students, including data entry of customer information and processing payments
  • Providing administrative support to faculty and staff
  • Accounts receivable for academy and ticketing including collections activity 
  • Serving as a primary liaison between academy families and the academy administrators
  • Ability to work Box Office hours during show dates and times, which includes weekends and multiple dates in November and December.
  • Initiating regular communication with academy parents and students.
  • Generating various management reports from the academy and ticketing database
  • Monitor and provide support for studio rentals
  • Coordinating internal academy events such as student performances and summer programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Application:
Application deadline is June 1, 2015. Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: HR@coloradoballet.org.

Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Colorado Ballet Customer Service Representative (Part-Time)

Position Summary
The Colorado Ballet service representative is responsible for customer service for both the academy and ticketing departments. Job duties include registering students for classes, selling tickets to performances, collecting/processing payments, interacting with all patrons in a professional way, answering phones and emails, and organizing various academy events. This position reports primarily to the Ticketing and Database Manager with dotted line reporting to the academy administration. This position is a part-time, approximately 20 hours a week. (Tues-Fri 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.; Sat 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Position Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years general office and ticketing experience
  • History of exceptional customer service in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Proven experience working with a CRM or database system
  • Bookkeeping and/or basic accounting experience
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Solid ability with Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Dance background is a plus
  • Patience and the ability to remain positive and professional during stressful situations are essential

Position Duties and Functions

  • Primary contact for ticketing sales and academy questions via phone and email
  • Responsible for registering and tracking students, including data entry of customer information and processing payments
  • Providing administrative support to faculty and staff
  • Accounts receivable for academy and ticketing including collection activity 
  • Serving as a primary liaison between academy families and the academy administrators
  • Ability to work box office hours during show dates and times, which includes weekends and multiple dates in November and December
  • Initiating regular communication with academy parents and students
  • Generating various management reports from the academy and ticketing database
  • Monitor and provide support for studio rentals
  • Coordinating internal academy events such as student performances and summer programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Application:
Application deadline is June 1, 2015. Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: HR@coloradoballet.org.
Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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