Founded in 1980, the mission of Zaccho Dance Theatre is to educate and inspire through work that reveals the connection between dance and place. Integrating aerial flight and suspension as ways of expanding dancers’ spatial range, Artistic Director Joanna Haigood explores often overlooked and unseen urban environments as points of departure for movement and narrative. In addition to performing locally, nationally and internationally, Zaccho manages a vibrant training center and studio in the Bayview/Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco where the company has resided since 1989. Zaccho also offers local youth dance and performance training through their award winning Youth Performing Arts Program and Zaccho Youth Company, a pre-professional youth aerial company.
We are accepting applications for a part-time (10 hours/week) Grants Manager, @ $25-30/hourJOB PURPOSE
The Grant Manager’s primary responsibility is prospecting, writing and processing grants to raise the Zaccho’s annual budget from government, foundations, corporations and other sources. This position reports to the Artistic Director and works offsite.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Writes Grants
- Works with board and senior staff to anticipate funding needs
- Reviews current funding and identifies funding prospects
- Works to secure invitations to submit proposals when necessary and appropriate
- Writes narratives to respond to grant parameters and guidelines
- Submits proposals to funders in a timely manner
- Follows Up on Grant Awards
- Submits reports to funders as required
- Keeps records of all grants and reports submitted
- Maintains calendar to monitor deadlines reporting obligations
- Works with staff to facilitate grant writing
- Works with staff members to gather data and narrative for proposals and reports
- Meets with funders, donors, grant officers, Board members and community members as a representative of Zaccho as needed
- Minimum 3 years experience working in a nonprofit
- Experience writing grants
- Demonstrated ability to work independently
- Strong writing and research skills
- Flexibility to pursue various funding opportunities, often several at once
- Experience with Adobe Acrobat, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Docs
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Experience and/or interest in dance or performing arts is preferred
- Working conditions
- Flexible hours, mainly from home (some studio time required), must provide own computer and/or laptop.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift and move paperwork or equipment up to 20 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle objects; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, and crouch; talk and hear.
To apply, please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Grants Manager” in subject line
Aerial Arts Instructor (Part-time)
Aerial Arts Instructor (Part-time) –
Ages range from 7yrs – Adult
Zaccho Center for Dance and Aerial Arts focuses on teaching at the dynamic intersection of dance and aerial artistry. We are looking for individuals with strong aerial teaching skills and a curiosity about how dance can inform technique, creativity in healthy mental and physical environment. We are looking to expand our pool of qualified teachers for our youth, aerial yoga, and adult workshop programs.
Applicants should have three years of experience teaching and spotting aerial arts (one or more of the following: aerial yoga, static trapeze, single point trapeze, rope, tissue, lyra, invented apparatus, harness work, etc). For youth classes, a background in youth education and classroom management appreciated.
Accepting applications on an ongoing basis, to apply please send a cover letter, résumé and contact information to CDAA@zaccho.org. Applicants are encouraged to submit workshop proposals if appropriate.