Employment Opportunities

Alonzo King LINES Ballet of San Francisco is a celebrated contemporary ballet company that has been guided since 1982 by its uniquely global artistic vision. Collaborating with noted composers, musicians, and visual artists, Alonzo King creates works that draw on a diverse set of deeply rooted cultural traditions and imbue classical ballet with new expressive potential.

Alonzo King LINES Ballet continues its commitment to dance education and community involvement through the LINES Ballet School, the Joint BFA Program in Dance with Dominican University of California, and the LINES Dance Center, one of the largest dance facilities on the West Coast.

We seek out talented and energetic people to join our company and to help us to engage our audiences and to serve our constituencies. We offer an excellent benefits package for our regular full-time employees, including a 100% Employer paid health plan, voluntary dental and 403(b), commuter benefits, paid time off, and dance classes.

Alonzo King LINES Ballet is currently hiring a Staff Accountant and a Development Manager.

Title: Staff Accountant
Reports To: Finance Director

Duties and Responsibilities:
Alonzo King LINES Ballet seeks a full-time Staff Accountant to work closely with the Finance Director to provide support to the administration and programs of the nonprofit organization including the Performing Company, Dance Center, and three Educational Programs. LINES Ballet employs 90+ employees throughout the year. Our facility occupies three floors of the Odd Fellows building at 7th and Market Street in San Francisco.

• Ensure accurate coding and approval is noted on all bills and check requests before entering into the accounting system
• Makes a copy of credit card statements for cardholders, noting due date to finance department. Accrues charges in accounting system until credit card report is returned approved and can be entered. Records payment of credit cards
• Review Accounts Payable to ensure payments are made timely with terms agreed upon with vendors
• Prepare weekly check run for check signers, including all backup documentation; disburse checks by 4PM on Friday

• Record weekly deposits made by the Dance Center and Ballet School staff
• Enters weekly online transaction reports for tuition payments and donations
• Record all bank transfers and incoming wires
• Review accounts receivable with school staff to ensure all student payments are up to date
• Prepare invoices as requested by various departments

• Update payroll system with new hires, changes and terminations
• Gather all bi-weekly payroll information for P/R allocation report (timesheets, deductions, reimbursements, per diems, etc.), and enter payroll into online processing program (Primepay)
• Make contribution payments to 403b plan based upon payroll deductions submitted by employees
• Update PTO schedules (as needed)
• Update Accrued Body work schedule (quarterly)
• Respond to employee inquires for payroll records
• Assist in preparation and distribution of W-2’s and 1099’s

Month End (monthly unless otherwise noted)
• Perform all Bank reconciliations
• Book inter-company rent journal entries, amounts provided by Dance Center staff
• Reconcile deferred tuition/scholarships with Ballet School staff
• Recognize deferred revenues/expenses: tuition/scholarships, touring fees, event income/expense
• Book depreciation entries
• Recognize prepaid expenses: insurance, prepaid deposits for theater rentals
• Book accrued body work allowance (quarterly)
• Count all merchandise in Dance Center and update inventory sheet, book cost of goods sold for merchandise sold
• Allocate and record all bank fees per bank statements
• Reconcile Contributed income with Development staff
• Review income statement by class and balance sheet for accuracy

Year End
• Reconcile balance sheet accounts
• Depreciation schedules, reclass purchases from expenses to fixed assets as necessary (equipment, leasehold improvements, production expenses)
• Prepare and book vacation accrual
• Reconcile employee receivables
• Reconcile prepaid accounts
• Book accrued payroll and other expenses
• Assist Finance Director in preparing schedules and documentation requested by external auditors

General Filing
• Maintain all filing for vendors, payroll, employees
• Coordinate with Finance Director to prepare files for archiving/destruction

Non-Physical Demands and Qualifications:
• Passionate about AKLB’s mission and impact
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people – junior and senior, from diverse backgrounds
• Outstanding communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
• Ability to exercise tact, confidentiality and diplomacy in organizational settings
• Demonstrated experience in nonprofit finance
• Able to coordinate a number of activities with multiple components requiring independent follow through and attention to detail
• Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor
• Remain focused in the face of pressure, delivers against timelines, not intimidated by tasks/time limitations
• Self-directed, energetic
• Creative problem solver, open to change, flexible, and capable of adapting to changing priorities
• Experience working in a team environment
• Must be able to work flexible hours when needed
• Advanced Excel and Word skills

Physical Demands/Qualifications:
• Must have the stamina to work in excess of 40 hours per week, as required
• Works under pressure to meet organizational needs and other deadlines
• Speaking and hearing essential for communication
• Near visual acuity essential for reading
• Flexion and extension of wrists and arms 20-60% of workday
• Must be able to reach, bend, or stoop
• Must be able to reach over the head
• Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs

This position description does not promise or imply that the functions listed are the only duties to be performed or that the position may not change, or be eliminated.

Management reserves the right to revise the responsibilities or to require other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).

Work hours/compensation:
• Customary Work Hours: 30-40 hours per week, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
• Customary Work Days: Monday – Friday
• Compensation: hourly, full-time, non-exempt DOE
• Benefits: medical, paid sick and vacation time, 403b, commuter benefits, free dance classes

To apply: Please email your resume and a cover letter to jobs@linesballet.org, using the subject line “STAFF ACCOUNTANT POSITION”. Include your availability, qualifications, and your interest in possibility of positional growth in our organization.

Title: Development Manager
Reports To: Development Director

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Development Manager is an integral member of the development team at Alonzo King LINES Ballet. This position requires a strong understanding of fundraising practices and principals, knowledge of the Bay Area arts funding community, and a high level of attention to detail combined with the ability to be flexible, take initiative, and work collaboratively.

• Work in collaboration with Development Director to develop, manage, and execute fundraising strategies, work plans, and calendars
• Responsible for all individual giving programs, including direct mail and email appeals, prospect research, benefit fulfillment, and donor stewardship
• Participate in the development, planning, and execution of special events (e.g. open rehearsals, season events, donor receptions, and the annual gala)
• Create donor cultivation, solicitation, and acknowledgement correspondence and draft copy for monthly newsletters, event invitations, and brochures
• Manage all functions of Raiser’s Edge, including gift processing, list generation using queries and exports, imports of patron information, and reporting
• Create and implement processes that ensure accurate and up-to-date gift processing, gift entry, records management, and donor acknowledgements
• Produce targeted mailing lists for appeals, invitation mailings, and season brochures
• Work closely with marketing staff to produce printed materials related to fundraising (e.g. invitations, donor brochures, season materials)
• Process season ticket orders for board members, Inner Circle donors, and VIP guests
• Work with the finance department to complete the monthly reconciliation

• Minimum two years nonprofit development experience, including annual campaigns, events, and database management
• Proficient Raiser’s Edge skills essential
• Proficient Excel and Word skills essential
• Outstanding communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
• Attention to detail critical
• Works under pressure to meet organizational needs and deadlines
• Experience working in a team environment
• Must be able to work flexible hours when needed
• Passionate about Alonzo King LINES Ballet’s mission and impact

Customary Schedule/Compensation:
• 40+ hours per week, Monday – Friday
• Nights and weekends sometimes required
• Salary, full-time, exempt DOE
• Benefits: medical, paid sick and vacation time, 403b, commuter benefits, free dance classes

Click here for the complete position description. Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@linesballet.org, using the subject line “DEVELOPMENT MANAGER POSITION”.

Alonzo King LINES Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.