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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.

Executive Assistant

We now have an opening for an Executive Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to provide high level executive support and work closely with the Chief Executive and Artistic Director as we shape the future of the company.

This is a hugely important role as the central point of communication for these leaders and will underpin the effective functioning of the organisation, working in an environment where confidentiality is of paramount importance. There is also a significant role to play in the proactive management of Board communications. The successful candidate will previously have held a relevant position in an extremely busy, creative environment with a keen eye for detail and the ability to juggle a number of tasks concurrently.

Salary £24,000 – £25,000 per annum depending on experience – 35 hours per week

Closing date for applications Monday 12 June at 9am

Interviews will take place in Leeds, on Wednesday 21 June

 

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

Senior Learning Manager

We are looking for a dynamic Senior Learning Manager with at least 5 years of arts management experience to work in our busy learning office where you will enjoy a varied workload. With a passion for ensuring access to dance for all and a love of meticulous planning, you will co-design, implement and evaluate a wide range of dance projects and programmes.

You will have excellent organisation and communication skills, an eye for detail and the ability to support and inspire others.

Salary £25,500 – £27,000 per annum depending on experience – 35 hours per week

Closing date for applications Monday 3 July at 9am

Interviews will take place in Leeds on Tuesday 11 July