This is an exciting time to work at Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) – the nation’s 20th largest classical ballet company. We are emerging from the pandemic as artistically vibrant, financially healthy, organizationally strong, and well-positioned for our future. Our Board is actively engaged in oversight and stewardship. Our 250 employees are resilient, committed and energized. We have exciting plans for growth. Our professional company of 27 dancers perform a season of five shows featuring both classical and contemporary work. OBT2, our junior company, boasts dancers of exceptional talent. Our nationally renowned School trains 300 students from across the county. Our community education program reaches thousands of students in classrooms across Oregon. In short, we are changing lives through dance.
STATUS: Regular, Full-Time, Exempt, Benefits Eligible
COMPENSATION: $60,000 – $70,000, plus full benefits
REPORTS TO: Artistic Director
DATE: Upon Hire
The Company Manager is responsible for providing a single point of contact between Artistic and Staff/outside stakeholders. This includes arranging paperwork and administrative tasks between the company and any talent contracted for the duration of a show. This primarily means dancers but can also include choreographers and other independent contractors. The Company Manager handles Visa/work permit matters required for international employees or contractors and liaises heavily with multiple unions. This position predominately reports to the Artistic Director (AD) but will occasionally report certain business and HR information to the Executive Director and/or Human Resources.
Bachelor’s degree preferred with minimum 5 years or more experience; High school diploma and 7 or more years comparable experience at a very minimum. Position requires some training in theater arts/dance and a background in theater terminology, or any similar combination of education and experience.
Candidates must be able to pass a thorough background check and provide record of COVID vaccinations/boosters. A full job description can be obtained on the OBT website at https://www.obt.org/about-obt/employment/.