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Outreach Associate
Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre

Los Angeles, CA

Position Description:

Working closely with the Artistic Director, Strategic Director and Experience Director, the Outreach Associate will be responsible for the Educational and Outreach components of the company; including maintaining and managing the company’s Duck Truck Residency Program. Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is seeking someone who has strong creative, interpersonal and dance skills, an eye for detail, a desire for a career in arts education, and a passion for the performing arts.

Position reports to: Artistic/Executive Director

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work Manage, schedule, and coordinate the five outreach branches:
    •  Public Practice
    • Curbside Conversations
    • Speaker Series
    • Repertory Residencies
    • Duck Truck Residency Program
    • Develop Program Evaluations and track Program Budget
  • Manage and Recruit Partnerships with Schools and Community Organizations
  • Recruit, manage and teach Duck Truck teachers and maintain curriculum
  • Assist in education and outreach-specific grant writing as needed
  • Collaborate with the Experience Director and other company Directors and Associates on the company’s overall outreach for the organization

Required Qualifications:

  •  Excellent oral and written communications skills, and proficiency in Spanish a plus
  • Dance and Arts Education experience
  • Self-motivated with the ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously
  • Undergraduate college degree required
  •  Minimum 2 years of work experience. Background in the arts and working in a diverse environment preferred.
  • Own a car/valid driver license

Salary/Hours: The Outreach Associate will work part-time, 20 hours per week, to grow into a full-time position. Pay will be commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Include “Outreach Associate” in the subject line.

Position open until filled. For immediate hire.


Deadline: 02-27-2015

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