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  Production Artist

Richmond Ballet is seeking an experienced well rounded technician to assist in the production department.  Candidate should have carpentry, welding and rigging background.  Must have the ability to work in a group setting with tight deadlines.  Should be able to work nights, weekends and holidays, in an ever changing schedule and with crews ranging in size (from 2 to 30) and ability.  Candidates must be able to carry between 50 to 75 pounds and be on their feet for extended periods of time.  A valid driver’s license with a clean record and ability to drive straight trucks, up to 26′ is required.    Must be comfortable with ladders and heights.  This is an hourly seasonal position.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to   EOE


  Posted: Aug 15, 2014

  Annual Fund Manager

Richmond Ballet is currently interviewing candidates for the full time position of Annual Fund Manager.
The Annual Fund Manager reports directly to the Director of Advancement and is responsible for planning and administering programs designed to solicit annual, recurring gifts from individuals and corporations. Major responsibilities include writing and distributing timely communications to current Annual Fund donors – as well as to potential donors — and providing input regarding prospecting, cultivation and stewardship for other fundraising activities, e.g., special events, grant writing, major gift solicitations, and planned giving. Responsibilities also include preparation of an Annual Funds budget and periodic updates to the Ballet’s strategic plan as it relates to annual giving.
Required Qualifications: BA Degree; demonstrated growth in a previous annual giving position;  five years’ experience in development activities; outstanding writing, spelling, grammar and proofreading skills; ability to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and prioritize work in order to meet deadlines; excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills; ability to relate to a diverse group of people including staff, board members, and community members; and proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel. Experience with Sage/Abila software is desired.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Sue McKinney, Operations Director,   EOE

  Posted: Jan 13, 2015