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We’re Hiring – Coordinator – Extended Deadline – Oct. 1st!

We’re Hiring!
Coordinator, DanceNL

DanceNL is seeking a self-starter with strong organizational skills to fill a new full-time role as Coordinator. With support and direction from the Board of Directors, the Coordinator is responsible for project and financial administration, public relations, and fund raising efforts for DanceNL.

JOB SUMMARY

The Coordinator 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 Coordinator identifies and pursues new ways to serve the organization’s membership and maintains current member services. S/he is responsible for maintaining DanceNL’s financial records and its membership database. The Coordinator is responsible for managing and maintaining communication with volunteers and with the Board of Directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 Manage 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 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;
 Draft 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

 Strong organizational and effective interpersonal/communication skills;
 Strong written communication skills;
 Experience in non-profits, public relations or communications;
 Computer proficiency, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and WordPress;
 Ability to apply successful fundraising and networking techniques;
 Ability to work independently.

ELIGIBILITY

Interested applicants must be eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits

The successful candidate will be expected to work from home. DanceNL will provide a computer and printer. Salary $26,000 for a 4 day work week.

Interested parties should send a cover letter including information on EI eligibility and resume to info@dancenl.ca no later than 5pm NDT Saturday 1 October 2016 with Co-ordinator in the subject line.

Join us for our AGM!

When: Monday, June 13th, 6:30-8:30pm

Where: Leaside Manor, 39 Topsail Road, St. John’s

All are welcome to attend DanceNL’s Annual General Meeting.

DanceNL members in good standing will be eligible to vote. Join or renew your membership now! Please note our New Membership Categories!

6:15pm: Sharing Dance will be performed on the lawn (weather permitting).

6:30pm: AGM

7:00pm: Sharing Dance performance (inside!)

7:15pm: Social Dance party! Please bring an mp3 player with the tunes you prefer for kicking up your heels!

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.

DanceNL’s AGM is on Monday, June 13th, 2016 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

You are invited to attend DanceNL’s 2016 Annual General Meeting
Monday, June 13th, 6:30-8:30pm
Leaside Manor, 39 Topsail Road, St. John’s

All members of the dance community are encouraged to attend. Voting privileges are reserved for DanceNL members in good standing.

Join the Board!
Any DanceNL member is welcome to self-nominate for board membership. Board members will be elected at the AGM.

A social dance will follow the meeting.

Sharing Dance

Sharing Dance is an initiative of Canada’s National Ballet School. The goal is to motivate Canadians of all ages to participate in healthy, fun and creative dance activities.

Beginning on International Dance Day, DanceNL will be hosting a series of FREE community dance classes, taught by Corie Harnett of Corieography, for anyone wishing to learn the 2016 Sharing Dance Routine.

Children, grown ups, all are welcome! No experience necessary!

The 2016 routine is choreographed by Kevin A. Ormsby ofKasheDance. His choreography reflects his unique dance history and takes its form from blending the influences of Afro-Caribbean culture through modern and classical dance techniques.

Where: DanceSpace, St. John’s Arts & Culture Centre

When: Fridays, 6:45pm – 8pm

Admission: FREE!