Employment

 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


BALLET HISPÁNICO COMPANY

 
All positions filled at this time.

ADMINISTRATIVE

 
All positions filled at this time. 

MARKETING

 
Seeking Marketing & Communications Intern.

SCHOOL OF DANCE

 
Seeking full-time Administrative Associate. 

COMMUNITY ARTS PARTNERSHIPS

 
Seeking a Community Arts Partnerships Intern for Fall 2019

INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEERS

 

Seeking a Marketing & Communications Intern.

Administrative Associate, School of Dance

Position Description
Ballet Hispánico, America's leading Latino dance organization, is seeking an Administrative Associate for its School of Dance (SoD). The SoD Administrative Associate is a full-time employee of Ballet Hispánico who will report to the Administrative Manager, and work closely with the administrative team to execute the School’s day-to-day functions while providing high-caliber customer experience for its students and families.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide administrative support for School Leadership
  • Meet and greet visitors at the school reception and respond to general inquiries, providing
  • Provide detailed account reports to finance regarding all tuition received
  • Support with distributing scholarship awards, tracking scholarships, and applying them to accounts
  • Support in maintaining all automatic withdrawals for student’s accounts.
  • Customer service via phone, e-mail, and in person
  • Ensure timely, accurate, responsive and quality communications between all constituents
  • Assist in student registration
  • Promote school programs
  • Assist financial transactions, including handling tuition payments and merchandise sales
  • Update school database (MindBody)
  • Monitor student attendance
  • Enforce school building and front desk protocols and procedures
  • Execute open and close of day building protocol
  • Oversee and execute projects that will continue to build and enhance the School of Dance team.
  • Respond to school community needs
  • Assist at front desk as needed
  • Support organization and School of Dance community at events including recitals, enrichment trips, winter showcase, intro showcase, gala, etc. which may include evenings and weekends

Essential Skills & Qualities:
  • Strong writing and MS office computer skills
  • Accounting experience or knowledge as a school bursar
  • Knowledge in MindBody is a plus, but not required
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish
  • Organized, punctual, and self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal demeanor and oral communication
  • Desire to contribute to Ballet Hispánico mission and a personal commitment to growth and learning
  • Sense of humor and reliable
  • Enjoys working in a team like atmosphere

To Apply:
A complete application consisting of the following:
  • Cover letter required
  • A resume including relevant school and work experience
  • Send all materials via email to Administrative Manager Jessica Lynch (jlynch@ballethispanico.org). 
  • Subject heading: SOD Administrative Associate- YOUR NAME
  • No phone calls please.
  • Interviews: Once we have received your application, our office will be in touch to possibly schedule an interview.

 

Teaching Artists

Position Description
Ballet Hispánico´s Community Arts Partnerships (CAP) is currently accepting applications for teaching artists who are versed in flamenco, Afro-Caribbean, or Latin American dance forms (folkloric, traditional, or social) to collaborate with school residencies, workshops, and master classes we offer for K-12 students, educators, dance audiences, senior centers, and public events.

Our unique program celebrates Latino and Hispanic heritage through dance, exploring the integration of art and culture into lifetime learning opportunities for further discovery.

Our faculty is comprised of personable dance teachers who add versatility to our program with their expertise in dance forms that represent NYC´s multicultural diversity.

In addition to promoting authenticity in the dance genres they focus on, our teachers create fun lessons that break down learning goals, making them accessible to children in an easy to understand, child-friendly structured manner, honoring the NYC Blue Print for Dance Education.

Our CAP lesson plans include balanced class progressions applying sound dance training and pedagogy principles, fomenting creative exploration, providing sociocultural contextual references, connecting academic areas with dance through curriculum integration projects, and choreographic performances presented at the end of school residencies.

Ballet Hispánico teaching artists possess:
  • Dance and pedagogy studies from accredited institutions (Certification or College degree)
  • Evidence of exemplary teaching practices and sound methodology in creating progressive lesson plans
  • Experience teaching in K-12 public school settings and neighborhood centers, creating an accessible program that facilitates learning for all, including participants with special needs, applying strategies for alternative participation
  • A teaching vocation that embraces equity and diversity
  • Positive and efficient classroom management tools
  • Personable and engaging interpersonal skills, with approachable and empathetic rapport
  • Affinity with Ballet Hispánico’s mission, as well as familiarity with our repertory and community programs
  • A proactive disposition towards teamwork with our BH organization and our community partners
  • Prompt administrative responsiveness in organizational communication, planning, and deliverables

How to Apply
E-mail Gabriela Estrada, Community Arts Partnerships Education Manager (gestrada@ballethispanico.org). Indicate in the subject heading: “CAP Teaching Artist Inquiry – Your Name.”

Please attach the following:
  • Cover letter expressing why you would like to collaborate with us, clarifying the specific dance forms you are most experienced in (flamenco, Afro-Caribbean dance, or Latin American folkloric, traditional or social dance), and indicating if you already have obtained its NYC fingerprint verification requirement.
  • Resume (preferably as one document in pdf)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy referring to experience teaching dance in public schools
  • Schedule availability to teach classes during the academic year 2018-2019

No phone calls or follow up, please. 
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
 

Marketing & Communications Intern 

Position Description
The Marketing & Communications Intern will work with the team to gain valuable hands-on experience learning in communications, social media, marketing, and design for a non-profit arts organization. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Social media (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter) metrics and reporting
  • Writing and proofreading marketing materials
  • Execute e-mail campaigns, flyer, and poster distribution
  • Assist with merchandise requests and analytics
  • Archive Playbills, press clips, photos, and other marketing materials
  • Research of branding, social media campaigns, merchandise, and non-profit trends
  • General administrative tasks
This unpaid internship is available part-time and will require occasional night and weekend hours.

About You:
Essential Skills & Qualities:
  • Committed, detail oriented, have a passion for the arts and want to learn more about the inner workings of a non-profit organization
  • Strong writing, office work, and MS office computer skills, experience with Adobe Suite and MINDBODY a plus, but not required
  • Need to have excellent people skills, phone demeanor, and be a skilled communicator
  • Desire to contribute to Ballet Hispánico mission, and a personal commitment to growth and learning
  • Sense of humor and accountability

Internship Benefits:
  • Invitations to Ballet Hispánico events, rehearsals, and performances
  • Exposure to the workings of a non-profit organization
  • Attendance at departmental and full-staff meetings
  • Network with staff and professionals in the field through site visits
  • Gain experience that will increase value to prospective employers
  • Enhance your resume and references

About Us:
Ballet Hispánico, America's leading Latino dance organization in the United States, brings individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures through dance. Whether dancing on stage, in school, or in the street, Ballet Hispánico creates a space where few institutions are breaking ground.

The organization’s founder, National Medal of Arts recipient Tina Ramirez, sought to give voice to the Hispanic experience and break through stereotypes. Today, Ballet Hispánico is led by Eduardo Vilaro, an acclaimed choreographer and former member of the Company, whose vision of social equity, cultural identity and quality arts education for all drives its programs.

Ballet Hispánico, a role model in and for the Latino community, is inspiring creativity and social awareness in our neighborhoods and across the country by providing access to arts education.

To Apply:
A complete application consisting of the following:
  • Cover letter describing your interest in this position and Ballet Hispánico's work
  • Resume including relevant school and work experience
  • Writing sample, preferably related to arts, culture, and/or diversity. Maximum 2 double-spaced pages (ex. an article, blog post, excerpt of an essay, etc.)
  • Optional: A graphic design sample

Send all materials via e-mail to Vivian Cruz-Rivera (vcruz@ballethispanico.org)
Subject heading: BH Internship Program- your name
Only e-mail submissions accepted.

Interviews:
Upon receipt of your application, you will be notified on next steps.

Time Commitment: 
Flexibility on days and times of the internship.
 

Community Arts Partnerships Intern - Fall 2019

Position Description 
Ballet Hispánico is seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join its Community Arts Partnerships (CAP) team for the fall season. The CAP Intern is an individual with a passion for dance education and arts administration who will support the organization, planning, and execution of CAP programs. The CAP internship is an opportunity to gain valuable experience in community arts programming and to learn about the inner workings of a nonprofit arts organization.  This is a part-time, unpaid internship with the possibility of academic credit for a currently enrolled student.

About the Organization
Ballet Hispánico, America's leading Latino dance organization, has been bringing individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures through dance since its founding by National Medal of Arts recipient Tina Ramirez nearly 50 years ago. Today, Ballet Hispánico is led by acclaimed choreographer and former Company member Eduardo Vilaro, whose vision of social equity, cultural identity, and quality arts education for all drives its programs. A role model in and for the Latino community, Ballet Hispánico inspires creativity and social awareness in our neighborhoods and across the country by providing access to exemplary works of art and arts education.

Responsibilities
  • Prepare and organize costumes/props for school residencies and community events
  • Update CAP residency schedules, calendars, and databases
  • Draft parent letters, surveys, and other supporting materials for CAP programs
  • Track communication between our community partners and school administrators
  • Maintain photo and video archives
  • Aid in survey distribution and data collection
  • Perform light clerical duties

Skills and Knowledge
  • Ability to work calmly and efficiently in a fast-paced office environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel

How to Apply
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Mariana Ranz at mranz@ballethispanico.org with the subject: CAP Intern. No phone calls, please.
 


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