As the Dance Group approaches its 40th anniversary in 2020, key investments in operations, capital and program expansion, and legacy planning are essential. The Data Entry & Research Assistant is a new position created to support increased gift and data entry, expanded research, record-keeping, cultivation, and stewardship of our current and prospective contributors in Raiser’s Edge, our fundraising database. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to start their career in the arts and gain a full overview of fundraising with a special emphasis in development operations and research as part of a 4-member development team. Reporting to the Director of Development and supporting the Manager of Individual Giving and Manager of Institutional Giving, this full-time non-exempt position will play a vital role is supporting the organizations fundraising efforts by serving as the primary coordinator of interdepartmental data communications ensuring high integrity data imports, exports, and record-keeping.
The ideal candidate has excellent data entry skills and a passion for accuracy, research, and improving data management systems. The successful candidate will join a community of dedicated arts professionals who are propelled by Mark Morris’ commitment to artistic excellence and access to the arts and inspired by the impact that arts have in connecting and engaging communities. In our daily work, we are proactive, detail-oriented, and passionately interested in exceeding past success. We collectively strive to foster an environment where we are present, accountable, and supportive.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Data Entry, Research, and Record Management:
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Discalced, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. ORGANIZATION SUMMARY Housed in the Mark Morris Dance Center, in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District, the Mark Morris Dance Group works daily to pursue excellence in artistry and education. Founded in 1980 by Mark Morris, the company includes 18–20 dancers and numerous musicians (from solo artists to orchestras and choirs) performing selections from its 150+ repertory, 45 full-time staff, and more than 100 part-time staff and teaching artists, all committed to bringing the best in performance and education to people in NYC and tour cities. The Mark Morris Dance Center is also home to The School, a Studio Rental program and a Wellness Center. The Dance Center provides 160 weekly classes serving 1,800 children ages 18 months – 18 years. The Adult Program serves approximately 700 students per week through a variety of classes, workshops, master classes, and intensives. MMDG’s Community Education Programs serve the greater New York City area working with NYC Department of Education public and charter schools and community centers that serve NYC Housing Authority, seniors, and special needs populations among others. In the next six months, the Mark Morris Dance Center will be providing greater access to all its programs with the addition of 3 new studios. To support this capital expansion, continued operations, infrastructure growth, increased programming, and legacy planning, the Mark Morris Dance Group has launched Mark Morris: Above & Beyond to raise $25 million.