Interested in joining our team?

Open Positions

Executive Director - Click Here for full job description

Job Location: Portland, ME

Application Deadline:  December 30, 2017 - or until filled

Founded in 1980, Portland Ballet serves to enrich the community through training, performance, education and outreach in classical and contemporary ballet. The organization is comprised of a professional company, the Portland School of Ballet (including a pre-professional program) and a studio theater. The Executive Director works with the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies and recommend plans for future growth.  Appreciation of dance is required and experience in a dance organization is strongly preferred.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Overall administration of the organization, in conjunction with the Artistic Director,  including supervision of staff managing the three arms of the organization (Company, School and Theater).
  • Working with and reporting to the Board, providing visionary leadership, and holding the organization accountable.
  • Overall fiscal management of the organization, including leading annual, endowment, capital and other fundraising efforts in order to sustainably increase the financial resources available to the organization.
  • Assisting in planning, budgeting and implementation of performances, special events and fundraisers.
  • Overseeing publicity and marketing activities with Board and staff support. 

For details, please click the full description here.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter (including salary expectations) via email ( We will consider applications starting September 15, 2017 until the job is filled.


Our 2017 - 2018 dancer roster is full, but if you are interested in non-dancer / staff or teaching positions, or in joining our 2018-2019 company, please contact us directly. Thank you for your interest in Portland Ballet!

If you are interested in joining our team please fill out the form below. 

Name *