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Jobs At ABT
Are you interested in working for a vital and thriving arts organization? American Ballet Theatre often has exciting job openings for experienced arts professionals, as well as entry level positions for enthusiastic first-time employees. Please look below for the exciting employment opportunities available at ABT. Remember, this page is updated as openings become available, so keep checking back.


Classification: Major Gifts Associate
Department: Development
Last Revision Date: June 27, 2016
FLSA Status: Exempt
General Description:

The position provides administrative and new business support for ABT’s Major Gifts area within the Development Department. Constituencies include current and prospective donors of $10,000 and above for Annual Fund programs and for dedicated campaigns such as Production Underwriting, Dancer Sponsorships, and Education Programs and Training Scholarships.

Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required with 2-3 years of fundraising experience preferred.
  • Ability to balance multiple assignments, set priorities and meet stringent deadlines.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence and high standards of customer service.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills; strong ability to interact with a diverse and broad range of individuals
  • Strong initiative; able to assume significant project management responsibility.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills required and proficiency in Raiser’s Edge highly desirable.
Primary Reporting Responsibility: Associate Directors of Major Gifts
To apply: To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@abt.org with "Major Gifts Associate" in the subject line. Please do not call. We apologize in advance that we can only contact those candidates moving forward in the search.


Classification: Telefunding Representative
Department: Development/Membership
Last Revision Date: September 14, 2011
FLSA Status: Exempt
General Description:
We looking for part-time representatives to work with our telefundraising vendor for American Ballet Theatre’s fall fundraising campaign. We're looking for reliable, articulate representatives to generate support for ABT's membership programs. Applicants must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours/week. Evening and weekend shifts available. Flexible scheduling, friendly work environment, and the opportunity to help support America’s National Ballet Company®. Hourly base pay plus commission.
Position Qualifications:
Telephone skills and light computer skills are necessary. Sales or fundraising experience, knowledge of classical ballet, and/or appreciation for the arts is a plus.

Applications and Inquiries: Please leave a message at 212-477-3030, ext.1190 or send a resume to membermgr@abt.org


American Ballet Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.