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At Colorado Ballet, you will enjoy the confidence and security of working with a dynamic growing arts organization that has been part of the Colorado arts community for nearly 60 years.  From experienced performing arts professionals to entry-level positions, Colorado Ballet seeks out the most talented and enthusiastic people to join our organization.  We offer a benefits package for our full-time employees and all staff have the opportunity to attend the productions they help bring to life! Colorado Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

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Current job openings:

  • Colorado Ballet Academy Business Manager

Colorado Ballet Academy Business Manager


Colorado Ballet is a Denver based non-profit organization. Their mission is to present exceptional quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training, and education programs that are integral to the cultural life of our community. 

Colorado Ballet Academy is a department within Colorado Ballet. Its mission is to provide the highest quality training for dancers wishing to pursue a career in ballet as well as offering community classes that are geared toward children, youth, and adults who want to explore an interest in dance in its many and various forms.

Position Summary

The Colorado Ballet Academy Business Manager is responsible for the day to day business operations of the academy. Job duties include registering students for classes, collecting/processing payments, interacting with students and parents in a professional way, scheduling of dance studios, and organizing various academy events. This is a salaried position with benefits, and reports to the Academy Director. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Applicants must be self-motivated, task oriented, able to work with very little supervision, anticipate the needs of the Academy, and have a positive and outgoing disposition. Submissions without these required skills will not be considered.

Position Requirements 

  • Minimum 5 years general office experience
  • Bookkeeping and basic accounting experience
  • Solid ability with all Microsoft Office platforms, especially Excel and Word
  • Proven experience working with a CRM or database system
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends occasionally 
  • Strong organizational skills are critical
  • History of customer service in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Dance background and photography experience are a plus
Position Duties and Functions 
  • Registering and tracking students, including data entry of customer information, logging attendance, and processing payments
  • Collecting instructor timesheets and submitting for payroll
  • Working with Academy Principal and Academy Director to coordinate schedule for year round program, Summer Intensive Dance Program, other summer camps and Young Dancer Workshop
  • Initiating regular communication with academy parents and students, including a newsletter, and maintaining social media channels
  • Overseeing pre-professional division students including scheduling PT, costume fittings, schedule changes, etc.
  • Scheduling and coordinating spring performance details to include venue details as well as volunteers and staffing needs
  • Maintaining the master schedule for all dance studios, including scheduling auditions for outside companies
  • Generating various management reports from the academy database and providing recommendations regarding pricing and programming to Director and Principal
  • Coordinating internal academy events such as student performances and summer programs
  • Scheduling all details regarding Summer Intensive, including arranging housing for students, chaperones, and activities. Also responsible for coordinating audition tour for same.
  • Creating registrations, waivers, and information paperwork for programs
  • Other duties as assigned
Application deadline is June 30, 2017. Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to:

No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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