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Employment Opportunities

Join our team! Current opportunities with American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School are listed below.

Rehearsal Director

Reporting Relationships: The Rehearsal Director reports to the Artistic Director
Travel: There is some travel associated with this position
Position: Full-time, exempt

Working closely with Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel, the Artistic Staff, and visiting artists, the
Rehearsal Director prepares and helps to manage and facilitate ARB rehearsals in preparation of
ARB performances and events. This person assists with all company related scheduling, and
class/rehearsal/studio matters. In addition to having adaptability and attention to detail, this position
requires someone who is well-organized, trusting, and self-starting with excellent time management
and communication skills.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
● Teach Company class when required
● Oversee rehearsals so as to assist the Artistic team and choreographers in preparing,
rehearsing and coaching the dancers
● Prepare and stage material from existing ballets, where required
● In consultation with the Artistic Director and in collaboration with the Artistic team,
develop the daily rehearsal schedule, which may include class, rehearsals, fittings,
interviews/talks, meetings, stage calls, and/or other activities for dancers and Artistic Staff
● Attend all technical and dress rehearsals to take notes for the Artistic Director and visiting
choreographers/stagers as needed
● Assist in coordinating and facilitating artistic needs connected to ARB productions,
including Company productions that include Princeton Ballet School Trainees
● Keep detailed records of ballet-specific information and develop reference information for
future stagings and archival purposes
● Be point of initial contact and organize dancer audition applications and in-person auditions

● Collaborate with the Marketing Department to create and proofread the performance
casting inserts
● Assist in compiling and tracking dancer absences and injuries

Must have a strong background in classical ballet and contemporary dance, and experience working
with professional dancers. Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and adaptable with good problem
solving skills. A respectful, positive attitude and good sense of humor are also required. Must
communicate effectively in writing and verbally, and clearly and concisely in individual or group
situations. Must interact effectively across functions and levels of the company. Must be available for
onsite work Monday – Friday, 9:00 am-5:30 pm, plus additional evening and weekend hours where

Salary/Benefits: $1,300 per week or commensurate with experience. 34 weeks per year (July 1 –
June 30) and a compensation package with health benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Princeton Ballet Society is an equal opportunity employer and
does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, disability or belief.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit their resumé and cover letter electronically to (please note the position title in your subject line).

Marketing Director

Reporting Relationships: The Marketing Director reports to the Executive Director, and supervises the Communications Manager, in addition to graphic designers, photographers, videographers, PR consultants and interns.

In-person with some flexibility for remote work. Full-time, exempt.

There may be travel associated with this position.

Summary: The Marketing Director is responsible for the branding and marketing of the Princeton Ballet
Society. The Marketing Director oversees the creation and implementation of print and digital
marketing plans to generate ticket sales, build School enrollment, and increase awareness for all
American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School programs.

With the Executive Director and senior leadership team, the Marketing Director develops and
refines the organization’s marketing vision and strategy, while implementing an integrated digital
media plan to advance the organization’s brand identity and engagement with audiences in New
Jersey, nationally, and internationally.

● Build, implement, and manage an organizational strategic marketing plan
● In collaboration with the executive and finance directors, determine and manage the
marketing budget and deliver marketing activity within agreed budget
● Manage digital marketing channels and social media accounts
● Research and suggest activities for improving the quality of online content
● Track and measure SEO and Google Analytics metrics and provide reports
● Research areas for growth and help project future ticket sales, enrollment, and engagement
● Keep abreast with industry and market trends and best practices
● Coordinate website updates—ensure that new and consistent information (articles, links,
stories, events, videos, and other content) is regularly posted and updated
● Develop and implement marketing campaigns for new and existing performances, class
schedules and outreach programs
● Work closely with the Access and Enrichment department for community marketing
campaigns as well as group sales, dance residencies, and performances
● Work collaboratively with the development team on communications and marketing plans
for annual appeals, event invitations, other development events, etc.

● Capture and create organic content at organization related classes, performances, or events
● Create promotional, repertory preview and recap videos for the professional company,
Princeton Ballet School, and outreach programs
● Manage organization of all assets (logos, approved photos, videos, etc.) on shared drive
● In collaboration with the Communications Manager, develop, distribute, and maintain all
materials including but not limited to e-newsletters, brochures, fact sheets, reports, program
collateral, donor appeals, and published reports
● Manage Google AdWords, Google Analytics, iContact, social media/e-communication
campaigns and other outreach projects
● Manage the productivity of the marketing plans in relation to ticket sales and tuition
● Produce reports for staff meetings and quarterly reports for Board of Trustees meetings
● Other duties as assigned

● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in marketing, digital technologies or similar field
● Must have an interest and appreciation for dance; experience in the arts a plus
● 3-5 years minimum experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies, with
proven success
● Good knowledge of all digital marketing channels and experience with online marketing
tools and best practices
● Hands-on experience with SEO, Google Analytic, iContact, and graphic design tools
● Strong familiarity with web design and WordPress
● Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
● Team player
● Good time-management, interpersonal, and communication skills

Salary/Benefits: Starting salary range is $70,000-$75,000, commensurate with experience.
Compensation package includes paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick time, health benefits,
complimentary tickets to organization performances and events, and free Open Division classes at
Princeton Ballet School (PBS), plus tuition benefits for children enrolled at PBS.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Princeton Ballet Society is an equal opportunity employer and
does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, disability or belief.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit their resumé and cover letter electronically to (please note the position title in your subject line).


Princeton Ballet School seeks a pianist to accompany ballet classes. Daytime, evening, and weekend hours available. Qualified candidates must be skilled and technically proficient on the piano with any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and skills necessary to play for classical ballet classes. Experience working with instructors and students in large and small group situations is preferred. Hourly rates range from $24-$30/hour and are commensurate with experience. Email resume to: References required. Princeton Ballet School is an equal opportunity employer.

General Production Support

American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School need more hands on deck! The pay for an entry-level position within our Production Department begins at $18/hour and goes up from there depending on skills and experience.

We are looking for responsible and open-minded people in all areas of the Production Department such as:

  • Costumes
  • Electrics
  • Paints
  • Projection
  • Props, sourcing and creation
  • Rigging
  • Run Crew
  • Scenery
  • Sound
  • Stage Management
  • Wardrobe
  • Load in and load out 
  • Truck drivers and loading
  • Storage moves
  • Facilities, dance floor install and maintenance
  • Support for outdoor performances

No prior experience needed, though some work may have specific requirements such as the ability to lift and move objects up to 50 lbs. On-the-job training will be provided. Interested applicants should send an email to

Volunteer Opportunities

For information about volunteering with the organization, please contact

Internship Opportunities

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) internships are for individuals that want to gain practical experience in the non-profit arts world. Interns are given the opportunity to learn how each department contributes to the whole of ARB by working directly with department heads on various projects necessary to the success of the organization.

ARB is currently seeking interns to work on various initiatives and projects in our Marketing, Development, Educational Programming, Production, and Wardrobe departments. Interns will work under the Director of each specific department to develop projects, goals, and timelines best-suited to the organization’s needs and the intern’s skill set.

Internships are part-time (10-15 hrs/week) and unpaid.