DanceATL – Operations Director

DanceATL is searching for an Operations Director. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to


Operations Director Job Description

The Operations Director is responsible for executing the vision of this start-up organization, including development of its programming. The Operations Director is responsible for communication with and accountability to the Advisory Board, as well as the day-to-day operations of the company.

Part-Time: 20-25 hours a week

Location: C4, Atlanta, GA

Preferred Skills

  • Extensive programming and administrative experience
  • Development and Fundraising expertise especially in a start-up situation
  • Extensive knowledge of the dance field, and relationships in Atlanta, GA
  • Social Media and Digital Media experience – particularly Facebook, Instagram, WordPress, and MailChimp


  • Implements the long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
  • Provides leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with Advisory Board and community and carries out plans/policies
  • Serves as primary public face of the organization, establishing and maintaining contacts with the press, funding, business, and arts communities
  • Maintains official records and documents, and ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field and uses this knowledge to move the org forward

Liaison to the Advisory Board

  • Meets regularly with Advisory Board to report on current programming & strategy and to review current and projected financial position
  • Responsible for managing committees to meet set goals and benchmarks
  • Cultivates relationships with community leaders


  • Keeps orderly records of all financial activity relating to program activities

Human Resources & General Operations

  • Manages Volunteers and Volunteer Opportunities

Program Management

  • Presents Advisory Board with regular programming reports at community meetings
  • Participates in all Strategic Planning/Evaluation Sessions
  • Manages Membership and member benefits
  • Creates and manages all programmatic activities


  • Work with Advisory board to develop grant schedule, grant submission, relationships with funders and individual donors
  • Manages donor/patron information
  • Writes timely thank you notes with tax benefit form

Accountability & Relationships:

  • Reports directly to Advisory Board

Online Presence

  • Maintains website with updating calendar events, approving/revising event submissions, and sharing blog posts
  • Posts regularly on @danceatlanta Instagram and Facebook informing audience and artists of Atlanta dance events
  • Create email newsletters twice a month through Mailchimp


$16,800 per year