Oregon Ballet Theatre seeks a Business Office Coordinator

Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) is a classically-based professional ballet company, established in 1989, in Portland, Oregon. The company performs an annual season of programs at the Keller Auditorium and Newmark Theatre while participating in many community events as well as regional and national touring.

OBT has grown from being a respected regional company to one of national significance as evidenced by the invitation to perform at the Kennedy Center in 2008, the “Ballet across America” series in 2013, Wolf Trap in 2014, and Ballet West Choreographic Festival in 2017.

In addition to the performing company, The Oregon Ballet Theatre School is recognized as one of the premiere ballet schools in the country. OBT’s mission also includes a far reaching dance education and outreach program throughout Portland and Oregon.


This position will assist in the every-day coordination of activities that go through a busy office environment, including light accounting (A/P and A/R), payroll, supply requisition, unemployment claims, employment verification, and facilities management. Successful candidates shall be adaptable to change in a fast-paced environment; possess excellent communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills. Candidates should also be strong communicators with the ability to work alongside diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders.


We seek candidates who have at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in a similar role and size organization or demonstrated track record of success in managing multiple priorities and the job responsibilities of the position. Proficiency in use of QuickBooks, Microsoft Office Suite and ADP are essential. While not required, successful candidates will have specific experience within dance and the performing arts. A full job description can be obtained on the OBT website.

Please review and download full description of the position. Interested parties are required to send a cover letter and resume to jobs@obt.org.