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The Sarasota Ballet is a nationally and internationally renowned ballet company, focused on bringing the highest quality of dance to Sarasota and the nation. Having received rave reviews in many of the nation's most acclaimed dance publications and with invitations to perform at some of the country's most prestigious dance venues, The Sarasota Ballet's reputation for excellence and integrity to the art form is recognized across the globe.

Our dedicated staff work tirelessly to continue to grow the Company, season after season, and to match the professionalism and hard work that our audience members see on stage every performance.

Current Career Opportunities

Development Officer (Non Profit Fundraising)

The successful candidate will collaborate with the Director of Marketing and Development to plan and execute strategic fundraising efforts for The Sarasota Ballet. The Development Officer works with the Director of Marketing and Development to cultivate and solicit donors, plan and implement stewardship events, manage communications with donors, research and write grants, and secure sponsorship's. Selectively, the Development Officer will work with the Special Projects Coordinator to plan and develop special fundraising events with budget oversight and manage donor/volunteer relationships through the process. The Sarasota Ballet is a diverse performing arts organization and the development staff is very active at weekend performances and events throughout the year.

To Apply Contact Marjorie A. Floyd at

Grant Writer (Non Profit Fundraising)

The grant writer is a part-time position of critical importance to The Sarasota Ballet. Primary responsibilities include researching new grant opportunities, writing new and existing grant applications, monitoring grants and submitting reports for payment. There is a dedicated office at The Sarasota Ballet for the grant writer as it is a highly interactive role. The grant writer works with the Company Director, Director of Marketing and Development, Finance Director, Director of Education, Box Office Manager and Ballet Archivist to gather content and generate reports. There are several other staff members who also write grants and a high-powered software program is available for research..

To Apply Contact Marjorie A. Floyd at

Seasonal Part Time Driver

The Sarasota Ballet is looking for seasonal, part time, week day drivers for our Dance - The Next Generation program. Drivers will be responsible for picking up students at their respective school and transporting them to our Dance - The Next Generation facility. Students are picked up in Ford Transit 14 passenger vans with a heightened room. Hours of work are Monday through Friday from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. beginning the first week of September and ending at the beginning of May.

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Seasonal Part Time Facility Maintenance Position

The Sarasota Ballet is looking to hire a seasonal, part time Facility Maintenance employee to take care of the cleaning and maintenance of our dance floors, as well as cleaning of office and common areas in our facilities. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to, the cleaning and care of our dances floors, cleaning designated building areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc), notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs, make adjustments and minor repairs, stock and maintain supply rooms, cooperate with the rest of the staff, follow all health and safety regulations. This position will work approximately 20 hours per week, in the early mornings from Monday through Thursday. Hours will be reduced during the months of May, June & August.

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Box Office: 941.359.0099
Phone: 941.359.0099
5555 North Tamiami Trail  Sarasota , FL  34243