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We’re Hiring: Communications Manager

We’re looking for a Communications Manager to join our fabulous team! This is a great opportunity to be a part of one of Northern California’s leading non-profit dance companies, with rewarding work and a dedicated group of colleagues that make up the Smuin family.

This role takes ownership of Smuin Ballet’s social media strategy and community outreach, functioning as an ambassador for the organization. Overall, the social media role includes developing and executing an integrated strategy through various channels to drive audience retention, engagement, and traffic to all Company sites. All campaigns will strive to build awareness to market the Company and engage new audiences. The Communications Manager will also develop ongoing relationships with key opinion leaders and media to ensure significant ideas in the cultural landscape are identified and incorporated into the communications strategy.

This position requires 3 years of experience in marketing and/or advertising. The successful candidate will have significant knowledge of the dance industry, as well as the non-profit and/or cultural arts sector. Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field preferred. The ability to work occasional evenings and weekends required.

Learn more about this position and apply

"Ask Me" choreographer Adam Hougland (center) with Smuin dancers and artistic staff. Photo by Chris Hardy.

“Ask Me” choreographer Adam Hougland (center) with Smuin dancers and artistic staff. Photo by Chris Hardy.

Don’t Miss the 2015 Smuin Ballet Gala

Elaine and Tony LaRussa with Artistic and Executive Director Celia Fushille Photo: Drew Altizer Phtography

Elaine and Tony LaRussa with Artistic Director Celia Fushille
Photo: Drew Altizer Phtography (Photo from the 2014 Smuin Ballet Gala)

Join us for an exclusive and UNFORGETTABLE! Smuin Ballet 2015 Gala filled with cocktails, dinner, dancing, and a special performance by the artists of Smuin Ballet!

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Smuin Ballet Breaks the Ice

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The company in “Cool Christmas” Photo: Darren Anderson

The holiday season is upon us! On November 5th, Smuin Ballet performed highlights from The Christmas Ballet at the opening of the Union Square Ice Rink.

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Dancewear in the Media

Erica Felsch and Christian Squires in Susan Roemer's designs Photo: Russell Yip, The Chronicle

Smuin Ballet dancers Erica Felsch and Christian Squires in Susan Roemer’s designs Photo: Russell Yip, The Chronicle

At various points throughout history, dance has played a part in the inspiration of fashion design. Most recently, there has been an influx of various dancewear ads and videos that have been streaming and causing somewhat of a stir among the dance community.

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auditions

2014-2015 Season

Smuin Ballet Company Audition for 2014-15 season

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2013 Smuin Gala

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auditions

Smuin Ballet 2013-2014 Company Auditions

Women 5’6″ and under, Men 5′ 8″ and over

Audition will include full ballet class (women en pointe) and some candidates
may be asked to learn repertoire or pas de deux work.

Date/Time:
Sunday, March 9, 2014
11:00am – 2:00pm

Location:
City Ballet, 10 Colton Street, San Francisco CA 94103

Resume:
Please send with photo and video link prior to audition to:

Ballet Master, Amy London
44 Gough Street, Suite 103
San Francisco, CA 94103
alondon@smuinballet.org

Recent repertoire includes works by: Michael Smuin (founder), Amy Sewiert (choreographer in residence), Jiri Kylian, Trey McIntyre, Ma Cong, Val Caniparoli,
Choo San Gho, Helen Pickett and Adam Hougland, Robert Sund and others.

The Company presents approximately 70 performances per season.