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Circus Seeks Staff (Miami)
Posted January 23, 2018
Les Ailes du Désir is looking to develop a unique contemporary circus in Miami by providing our students with talented performers from around the world. Contemporary circus art has developed exponentially throughout the world; however, Miami has experienced a more muted growth when it comes to this niche art form despite being a metropolitan city.

Position 1: Circus Instructor
Les Ailes du Désir is seeking energetic and passionate individuals with a strong background in aerial skills, gymnastics, and other apparatus-specific expertise to instruct children, adults, and professionals at various levels.

Job description:
You will direct workshops and classes for a diverse public including children, teens, adults, and professional performers. You will also be in charge of student evaluation within their respective levels..

Responsibilities:
•Planning of classes and workshops involving different populations. •Enforcing compliance and respect of safety guidelines.
•Equipment management.

Profile required:
•Applicant should have several years’ experience teaching his/her respective skills.
•Ability to teach beginner, intermediate, and advanced students.
•Interest in education and skill development.
•Ability to manage groups and organize class planning.
•Creative and artistic mastery with a strong technique.
•Availability Monday through Sunday.

Position 2: Circus Assistant and Liaison Officer
Our organization is actively looking for a circus assistant and liaison officer that will work alongside LADD staff and personnel, gaining hands-on experience in a fast-paced international arts environment. In addition to their daily responsibilities, the new recruit will assist in the development of period seminars and workshops on relevant issues in contemporary circus and dance with guest artist from a wide range of arts organizations representing different aspects of the field.

Role and responsibilities also include:
•Provide administrative support to the founding partner, including but not limited to answering phones, filing and managing paperwork, coordinating meetings, preparing reports, and managing expenses.

•Managing correspondence and communications and digital marketing plan including board meeting notes, conducting research and information gathering, and drafting correspondence and documents.

•Representing the Les Ailes du Désir Contemporary Circus school on the phone and with public.

Qualifications:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including use of Microsoft office products to create professional correspondence, presentations, and reports; exceptional organizational skills including an ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and be accountable to project deliverables; ability to work well under deadlines; ability to work independently.

Les Ailes Du Désir is an equal opportunity employer.

Our organization offers a flexible schedule of daily classes in a dynamic atmosphere. Applicants must be friendly, positive, and team players.
When:
Starts February 2018
Where:
Les Ailes du Désir
Miami, FL
How:
If you want to be part of this new venture, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume, pictures, and videos of your work to lesailesdudesir.org/job-application
Contact:
Claudine Choquette: claudinechoquette@lesailesdudesir.org
Frédéric Correia: fredericcorreia@lesailesdudesir.org
Note from the CircusNYC Editors: Posted as received.