Thank you for your interest in Pennsylvania Ballet. Below are open positions.

Marketing Intern



GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The position’s primary responsibility is to assist in the day-to-day activities of marketing promotions and events. The individual reports to the Marketing Manager and interacts regularly with the Marketing staff, Development staff, Communications firm, Dancers, and School and Artistic staff.

TYPICAL WORK ROUTINE INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Work with Marketing staff to plan, organize, and execute promotional appearances and opportunities to raise awareness of Pennsylvania Ballet, its productions, activities, community engagement programs, and dancers (e.g. Conversations with Pennsylvania Ballet discussion series and Young Friends events), as well as support promotional opportunities for The School of Pennsylvania Ballet, and Pennsylvania Ballet II (PBII)
  • Distribute marketing materials throughout Center City Philadelphia, and surrounding areas
  • Staff Pennsylvania Ballet, PBII, and the School of Pennsylvania Ballet performances and events
  • Support Pennsylvania Ballet’s communications firm with press and media opportunities
  • Foster positive relationships with and knowledge of dancers and artistic staff in order to most appropriately assign them to promotional opportunities
  • Contribute to Marketing Department brainstorms and assist in evaluating projects
  • Generate regular list of ideas/content for social media campaigns engaging the dancers and school students
  • Pitch ideas for the school newsletter and Playbill articles and coordinate production of those articles
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned by the Marketing and Promotions Coordinator

OTHER RESPONSIBILITES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience in Word, Outlook, and Social Media.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented and capable of working on multiple projects.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic person with good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of dance preferred.

DISCLAIMER:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  These statements are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the aforementioned tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all the duties listed, not does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.

Candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to: Jonathan Stiles, Marketing ManagerPennsylvania Ballet, 100 South Broad Street, Suite 2226, Philadelphia, PA 19110 or jstiles@paballet.org. No phone calls, please.

Pennsylvania Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

School of Pennsylvania Ballet Pianist



GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Under minimal supervision, the School Pianist provides piano accompaniment and musical guidance for ballet classes. The individual reports to the School Principal.

TYPICAL WORK ROUTINE INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Provides musical accompaniment for classes.
  • Prepares music for classes. Studies and learns (using available audio or video materials) piano transcription of classical ballet scores, orchestral, concerto, operatic, choral scores as well as piano solo scores.
  • Under supervision of the school principal, consults with instructors regarding such musical aspects as tempo, phrasing, counting, cutting music, extending music via repeats or additional pieces.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned by supervisor.

 OTHER RESPONSIBILITES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Education and Experience:
Substantial experience playing piano for dancers.

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with the school principal and instructors and others by building rapport, listening and responding to their needs and being easy to approach.
  • Demonstrate diplomacy and tact in all interactions.
  • Continue to practice piano and demonstrate continued technical proficiency.
  • Consistently offer creative and innovative musical repertoire for class.
  • Be consistently available, ready and prepared for class.
  • Organize and communicate information clearly.
  • Demonstrate ability to work successfully in a team environment.

DISCLAIMER:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  These statements are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of a person in this position.

Candidates should forward their resume to: Joanne Smith, School Manager, Pennsylvania Ballet, 100 South Broad Street, Suite 2226, Philadelphia, PA 19110 or jsmith@paballet.org. No phone calls, please.

Pennsylvania Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pennsylvania Ballet II



Pennsylvania Ballet II is seeking dancers to join the second company for the remainder of the 2017/2018 season, beginning in January 2018, through May 2018.

Interested dancers should please send audition videos and resumes to audition@paballet.org.

Due to the volume of email received, we will only contact you if there is interest in setting up an audition. Thank you.

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