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[Updated: July 12, 2019]
Dance Loft on 14 seeks a part-time Assistant Studio Manager
This position is open until filled.
About Dance Loft on 14
MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet Inc. t/a Dance Loft on 14 is a dynamic performing arts organization that operates a distinct facility, Dance Loft on 14, which serves as a cultural hub for the District of Columbia’s Ward 4. As the only performing arts center in our ward, Dance Loft is embedded in our Upper 14th Street neighborhood and provides vital space for dance and theater rehearsals, affordable office space for small non-profits, movement classes for youth and adults, a 120-seat black box theater performance venue, and programs that catalyze artistic work and connect DC residents with the arts.
Under the direction & supervision of the Director of Operations and Programs, the Assistant Studio Manager / Communications Assistant is responsible for supporting the day-to-day functioning of the Studio and for assisting the Director of Operations and Programs in implementing strategies to grow the Dance Loft’s revenue, offerings, reputation and visibility.
Candidate must be creative, flexible, with the ability to multi-task and to work independently at the Dance Loft for the majority of the time while maintaining close contact with supervisor.
Candidate will be expected to confer with supervisor on a daily basis and maintain a close working relationship
Duties: Studio Management / Communications Assistant duties include managing and implementing:
1. Studio Management
Responsible for opening and securely closing facility
Greeting clients when entering the facility
Answering studio phone and sending direct messages or emails to staff leadership as appropriate
Class registration and check-in for adult and youth classes
Ensure all students have signed liability waivers via TulaSoftware (adults) or printed (youth)
Data Collection & Document Creation for all patrons, clients, and guests.
Support the creative process for policies and procedures at Dance Loft on 14.
Collect payments from drop-in students
Required to attend all Dance Loft on 14 events, theatrical events, and third-party Dance-related events.
Occasional set up of events and performances
Duties as assigned.
Cleaning facility as needed; emptying trash / recycling bins; dry-mop studio floors;
Routine check of restroom supplies (toilet paper, paper towels, soap) – including front patron restrooms
Communicate with staff leadership for ordering additional supplies as needed
3. Marketing: Ensure marketing goals are met.
Ensure timely marketing for Dance Loft classes, events, and space availability including through email lists and Facebook and listings sites
Ensure web updates and social media posting
Ensure all updates on Marketing pipeline are met for all programming
Create informational/promotional flyers for Dance Loft Classes, Workshops and/or Events.
Quarterly export of contacts from Squarespace and TulaSoftware into Vendini
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability work independently and be self-driven and a self-starter (Essential!)
Ability to complete tasks in in fast-paced, timely manner with minimal supervision.
Excellent writing ability and efficient handling of email.
Appreciation of Dance, Theatre and the performing/visual arts.
Time Management and Organizational skills are a must.
Ability to provide stellar customer service.
Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to walk up or down stairs.
Excellent oral & written communication skills.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Internet Explorer, Google
College degree in Arts, Arts Administration, Theatre/Dance and/or related field preferred
Previous management of a dance studio a plus.
Experience in an office environment is required.
Excellent writing ability
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Dropbox, and Google Suite.
QuickBooks and accounting experience a plus.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail a must.
Must have strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Weekday, Weeknight & Weekend Availability is a must.
Must have reliable transportation.
Please send resume with the subject “Part-time Assistant Studio Manager” to: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet Inc t/a Dance Loft on 14 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, disability, age or genetic information (including family medical history).