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Seeking applications for Executive Director

DanceNL is seeking a self-starter with excellent management skills to fill a new permanent full-time role as Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for project administration, financial management, public relations, human resources, and fund raising efforts on the part of DanceNL, supported by and responsible to the Board of Directors.

JOB SUMMARY

The Executive Director is responsible for the general business management of DanceNL, for coordinating its various fundraising activities, and for the design and execution of its projects. Working largely independently and reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director identifies and pursues new ways to serve its membership and maintains current member services. S/he is responsible for maintaining DanceNL’s financial records and its membership database. The Executive Director is responsible for managing and maintaining communication with volunteers and with the Board of  Directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all public relations activities and foster ongoing communication with the media, including promoting projects through press releases and social media sites;
  • Coordinate DanceNL projects, including NL Moves and Dance Week activities;
  • Plan and manage all funding development from both public and private sectors;
  • Coordinate fundraising activities and events;
  • Maintain communication with potential and current funders in the private and public sectors;
  • Conduct research on private and public sector funding sources;
  • Write grant applications and reports for public sector funding;
  • Attend and deliver ED reports at meetings of the Board of Directors;
  • Create and manage operational budgets;
  • Identify and pursue possible partnerships with like-minded organizations;
  • Check post office box, manage mail;
  • Perform other duties as required by the Board of Directors.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Exemplary organizational and effective interpersonal/communication skills;
  • Exemplary written communication skills;
  • Experience in non-profits, public relations or communications;
  • Computer proficiency, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and WordPress;
  • Proven experience in managerial position;
  • Ability to apply successful fundraising and networking techniques;
  • Outstanding organization and leadership abilities.

This is a full-time permanent position. The successful candidate will be expected to work from home. DanceNL will provide a computer and printer. Starting salary $30,000-$32,000, pending confirmation of funding.

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to info@dancenl.ca no later than 5pm NDT Wednesday, 1 June 2016.

What is DanceNL?

Bringing the Dance Community Together

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador's sectoral dance association. Our mandate to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activity throughout the province.

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Featured Project

NL Moves: Salsa Weekend!

DanceNL is pleased to partner with The Garrick Theatre and New Curtain Theatre Company to offer an Introductory Salsa workshop with Stacy Fowler in both Bonavista and Milton-George’s Brook, on Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, May 15th, respectively.

Please see below for all the details surrounding both events:

DanceNL presents workshop: Introduction to Salsa with Stacy Fowler

When: 7-9pm, Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Where: The Annex at The Garrick Theatre, Bonavista

Admission: $10 ($5 for DanceNL members)

AND

When: 2-4pm, Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Where: Milton-George’s Brook Cultural Community House

Admission: $10 ($5 for DanceNL members)

 

The workshop will focus on the basics of salsa dancing. Participants will learn the steps individually, and then learn how to dance with a partner. Participants are not required to come in pairs, and no dance experience is necessary. Dancers should bring comfortable clothing and socks or dance shoes.

Stacy Fowler has a background in flamenco, jazz, belly dance and hip-hop, with a passion for Latin dance. She has danced and performed for over 10 years, specializing in Latin style. Stacy travels yearly to Cuba to enhance her knowledge base and expertise. She currently teaches Latin dances such as Salsa, Merengue and Bachata.

NL Moves is a workshop series by DanceNL designed to expose the general public to many different dance genres while promoting wellness and physical activity. NL Moves workshops are led by DanceNL members and highlight some of the amazing work and skills of the dancers and movers of the province.

DanceNL is Newfoundland and Labrador’s sectoral dance association. Incorporated in 2010, DanceNL works to forge connections between dance professionals and enthusiasts across Newfoundland and Labrador, generating programs and initiatives and promoting and gaining recognition for the province’s rich, varied and vibrant dance scene.

For more information, or to register, please contact:

Sharon King-Campbell

Executive Director, DanceNL

709-743-4130

sharon@dancenl.ca

Featured Member

Natalie Hobbs

Natalie Hobbs was born and raised in Celista, BC. She moved to Edmonton, AB where she studied dance at Grant McEwan and obtained a dance diploma. In 2002, Natalie moved to Vancouver, BC to continue studying dance at Simon Fraser University. By 2004, she obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance.

Since graduation she has choreographed for professional venues in Vancouver as well as the interior of BC. Since moving to Newfoundland she has taught for a year at Danceworx, Catherine’s Dance Studio and Lindy Hop on The Rock.

Natalie will be offering an NL Moves Workshop in African Gumboot Dancing in May 2016, so stay tuned for details!