Jobs at Northern Ballet

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.

Director of Development

We are looking for a passionate, bold and creative Director of Development to lead our exemplary Development team. Representing a high-quality ballet Company, you will work as part of the senior team at Northern Ballet to affect a further step-change in the Company’s income-generating abilities by providing strategic direction and leadership. The Director of Development will design strategies and implement programmes that achieve increased support for the Company, contribute to its sustainability and enhance its reputation whilst increasing donors/audiences locally, nationally and internationally.

You will be based in Yorkshire but required to travel regularly to London or touring venues as required. The post holder would be expected to live in Yorkshire or the wider North and have knowledge of the local as well as the national fundraising environment.

  • Full-time position
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 12 February 2018
  • Interviews will take place in Leeds on Friday 23 February 2018