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Senior Manager of Institutional Advancement 

The Senior Manager of Institutional Advancement will enhance our fundraising efforts by focusing on our individual donors, including our young professionals. This position will help strengthen the approach and structure to our individual giving program and will be responsible for raising funds from a variety of methods, including direct appeals and online fundraising initiatives. Building relationships with current donors and securing their renewed support, as well as identifying and soliciting new prospects will be critical for success.

  • Create and execute a comprehensive plan for our individual donors that ensures donor retention and advancement.
  • Directly solicit annual and special gifts from donors and prospects.
  • Maintain regular communication with all donors through face-to-face meetings, phone calls and written correspondence
  • Collaborate with staff to cultivate donor engagement and stewardship opportunities through fundraising or cultivation events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development


  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • 3-5 years of experience in development required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Outlook.
  • Genuine curiosity about people, personal initiative, and poise.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with a team.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service skills.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Raiser's Edge preferred.
Please email your cover letter, resume, writing samples, and three references (written or phone references) in a single file to by August 31.


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Dancing Teaching Artist

Citi Performing Arts Center is seeking a Dance Teaching Artist for the 2016-2017 City Spotlights Teen Leadership Council. The City Spotlights Teen Leadership Council is a school-year youth employment program that employs up to 20 Boston teens, many with little to no arts access, to train as leaders in their communities through the arts. Teen Leaders spend the school year developing leadership and career development skills while also receiving intensive dance, theatre, and music classes. Teen Leaders use their training to develop and facilitate educational performances and workshops using the arts for young people in community centers, libraries, and after-school programs throughout Boston about social change and empowerment.

Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Education, the Teaching Artist will create curriculum for and facilitate the Dance specialty, during which approximately 5-7 teen employees will learn dance techniques and choreograph their own original dance pieces for the Final Showcase. The Teaching Artist will also serve on the artistic team for the Final Showcase, under the direction of the Associate Director of Education. The Dance Teaching Artist position is seasonal and part-time from November 28, 2016 through April 28, 2017, with training in mid-November (dates TBD).

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Developing curriculum for Dance specialty, including proper dance technique and teen-led choreography development for 5-7 Teen Leaders
  • Creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for teen employees to self-choreograph original dance pieces on a social justice topic for the Final Showcase
  • Collaborating with Education staff in devising a cohesive Final Showcase
  • Incorporating Creative Youth Development principles into curriculum, allowing for youth agency and youth-led creation
  • Maintaining a high level of artistic and professional standards for teen participants
  • Working cooperatively and collaboratively with members of Citi Center’s Education Department
  • Supporting impact evaluation surveys and objectives as set forth by department

The ideal candidate should possess the following attributes and experience:
  • Professional knowledge and/or experience in dance (hip hop and contemporary a plus)
  • Experience with choreographing and teaching dance for beginning dance students
  • Experience teaching teen students
  • Understanding of Creative Youth Development principles and philosophies
  • Strong cultural competency
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Interactive, participatory, and dynamic teaching methodology
  • Ability to think quickly and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Holds high standards for teaching in an engaging manner
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to work creatively with all levels of experience
  • Positive energy and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Certification in youth work or youth development is a plus
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor a must
Temporary/Seasonal, part-time
November 28, 2016 - April 28, 2017
Tuesday evenings, 4-6:30pm
There will be occasional rehearsals on Mondays or Tuesdays from 4-6:30pm, but advance notice will be given.

For more information, please contact Kelly Prestel, Associate Director of Education at

How to Apply: Please submit cover letter, resume and references to Please list the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Deadline: October 25, 2016

Internship Opportunities

Internships are available for the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

For more information, contact the specific department you are interested in for an internship description.



Theatre Services

The Theatre Services Intern will work closely with the Group Sales, Special Events and Marketing Departments.

The ideal candidate is a student who is studying Arts Administration or a related field and would like to get involved in a large not-for-profit theatre and thrives in a busy fast paced environment.
Duration: September - December 2016 & possibly January – May 2017
Hours: Part time flexible (8-12 hours a week) with some evening hours required
Reports to: Director of Sales & Corporate Development
Main tasks:

  • Assist group sales department in processing and mailing orders, answering customer calls and emails, and creating email fliers
  • Assist in proofing group sales marketing materials
  • Maintain and organize theatre files
  • Ensure information in contacts database is up to date which will include data entry
  • Assist Event Managers with VIP special events (some nights)
  • Ensuring office inventory is adequately stocked
  • Other departmental assignments as may become necessary

The ideal candidate is a student who is studying Arts Administration or a related field and would like to get involved in a large not-for-profit theatre and thrives in a busy fast paced environment. The candidate should have the ability to take ownership over projects and work proactively, have great attention to detail, be web and computer savvy and have a strong interest in arts and culture.
To Apply:
Please send a cover letter outlining your interest and a resume to Please include your name and “Theatre Services Internship” in the subject line. Applicants are encouraged to apply by August 24, 2016 for the Fall 2016 semester.
Apply by:August 24, 2016
This is an unpaid internship.

Several internship opportunities are available for college and high school students during the school year and the summer.

College Internships

College Internships at Citi Performing Arts Center offer a variety of responsibilities and learning experiences, including: assisting with the implementation of community workshops and programs; communicating with teaching artists and workshop participants; and working cooperatively and collaboratively with members of the education staff on large-scale projects and administrative tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for those with an interest in arts education and administration, and in working with the community, professional teaching artists, and young people. College interns receive a college credit or small stipend for their work.

High School Internships

City Spotlights High School Internship Program is an excellent opportunity for energetic and creative students aged 15-19 with an interest in the performing arts to work with the community, theater companies, professional teaching artists, students, teachers and families. This program offers a variety of responsibilities and learning experiences, including contributing to the creation and implementation of community workshops and performances; communicating with teaching artists, workshop participants, increasing knowledge of professional job readiness skills and resources; and working cooperatively and collaboratively with members of Citi Performing Arts Center’s education staff on large-scale projects and administrative tasks.

For more information, please email with a cover letter and resume.


Citi Performing Arts Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer