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Northern Ballet is one of the UK’s leading ballet companies and the widest touring ballet company in the UK. Bold and innovative in its approach, Northern Ballet is prolific at creating new full length-work with a unique blend of strong classical technique and world-class storytelling. Our repertoire embraces popular culture and pushes the boundaries of what stories can be told through dance.

Whether based on tour, or at Northern Ballet HQ in Leeds, a career with us allows you to become part of an ambitious world-class arts organisation. Please see below for current vacancies.

Northern Ballet is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Development Research Officer (Maternity Cover)

Northern Ballet is a powerhouse for inventive dance, creating and touring narrative dance at various scales nationally and internationally. Bold and confident in our approach, we engage, involve and move our audiences. We reach a diverse range of people through passionate storytelling, a mastery of classical dance technique and an absolute commitment to our leading role as an international ambassador for world-class dance.

Whether based on tour, or at Northern Ballet HQ in Leeds, a career with us allows you to become part of an ambitious world-class arts organisation.

Northern Ballet is looking for a professional, motivated and creative individual to join our highly successful Development Team. Developing our prospect supporter pipelines, you will have primary responsibility for producing proactive and reactive reports identifying new prospects and looking at trends across the arts sector. You will play a central role in this ambitious, bold and creative team with huge plans for further growth in the coming years.

  • Closing date:  Monday 5 June 2017
  • Interview date:  Thursday 15 June 2017
  • Salary: £20,000
  • Holidays: 20 days per year + Bank Holidays
  • Contract: 12 month fixed-term contract – maternity cover

Academy Pianists

The Academy of Northern Ballet provides professional training for the dancers of the future and are looking to recruit a pianist to play for Academy on a weekly basis, including Saturdays, as required. The music will be at the request of the teacher to include improvisation and classical ballet music.

We are looking for an experienced Pianist (freelance) and a Trainee Pianist (freelance).

Hours to be agreed. Rates of pay, around £20 per hour (£18 per hour for Trainee position) dependent on experience.

To apply please submit a copy of your CV, along with covering letter to:

Cara O'Shea
Academy of Northern Ballet
Quarry Hill
Leeds LS2 7PA

Or by email to cara.oshea@northernballet.com by Monday 22 May.