employment

Development Manager / Grant Writer 

Tulsa Ballet seeks an experienced fundraising professional to implement plans and strategies to achieve contributed revenue goals, while building and cultivating donor relationships. 
 
Duties include: 
Implement annual fundraising plan focusing on Grant Writing for Foundations and Government Agencies, Corporate Sponsorship Proposals; In Kind Gifts; Special Events; Endowment Gifts; Donor Relations; Prospect Research
 
Produce and track foundation and corporate profiles including past and current relationships with the Ballet’s financial, professional, and philanthropic interests
Write grant proposals, reports, and corporate sponsorship requests
Track awarded grants including coordinating the submission of required reports throughout the duration of the grant
Ensure delivery and proper entry of all promised benefits
Monitor foundation and corporate recognition upon award of each grant
Prospect research and coordinate regular communication (phone calls, meetings, tickets, backstage tours, studio visits, etc)
Attend all performances and events to ensure excellent donor relations
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years experience working in a not-for-profit fund development office that includes grant writing and the production of corporate sponsorship and philanthropic giving proposals.  Excellent computer skills a must, specifically Microsoft Office Suite.  Experience utilizing Tessitura software preferred.  An appreciation of ballet or other dance forms and/or professional experience in the performing arts is strongly preferred. Successful candidates will have a proven and demonstrable track record of being able to work under pressure while managing multiple deadlines. 
 
To apply, email resume along with writing samples in MS Word or PDF format to human.resources@tulsaballet.org. No phone calls please. EOE.
 
 
Part Time Ballet Instructors
 
Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education is currently seeking ballet instructors for Open Division classes for the 2014-2015 school year, starting in September 2014 and ending in May 2015. TBCDE follows national holidays and Tulsa Public School breaks. Open Division instructor positions are part-time hourly positions with an average of 2-5 classes per week. 
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
Minimum of 2-3 years teaching experience in ballet (ages 3-10 and adult)
Knowledge of the Vaganova Syllabus preferred
Experience as a professional ballet dancer preferred, but not required
Ability to adapt to a structured syllabus that is determined by the TBCDE principal/faculty
Availability to teach weekday afternoons/evenings, Saturday mornings
Willingness to substitute teach when needed
Choreographic skills, to choreograph class divertissements for the End of Year performances
To apply, please send your resume in MS Word or PDF format to: education@tulsaballet.org. No phone calls, please.