Senior Manager of External Affairs

Miami City Ballet, one of the nation’s most dynamic and leading ballet companies, is conducting a search for the position of Senior Manager of External Affairs in Palm Beach County.

Position Summary

The Senior Manager of External Affairs in Palm Beach will serve as the public face of Miami City Ballet in Palm Beach County, working closely with the Palm Beach Committee of the Board of Trustees, MCB’s donor base in Palm Beach County, and Palm Beach media. The Senior Manager of External Affairs reports directly to the Director of Development. The position is based at MCB’s West Palm Beach office.


  • Work with the Executive Director and the Development Consultant to execute a fundraising plan for Palm Beach County, including stewarding existing donors and cultivating prospective donors, especially Artist’s Circle prospects
  • Research and explore potential sources of support from corporations and foundations
  • Work with the Executive Director and Major Gifts Consultant on strategies to broaden Miami City Ballet’s base in Palm Beach County
  • Plan and execute events in Palm Beach County as directed by the Executive Director
  • Attend events and make presentations in order to expand MCB’s profile and visibility in Palm Beach County
  • Serve as a liaison for MCB Palm Beach Board Members
  • Develop relationships with Palm Beach media that will heighten the profile of MCB, its Palm Beach Committee, and its donors
  • Create, supervise, and manage communication materials specific to Palm Beach County


  • A minimum of five years’ fundraising experience with a proven track record of success
  • A deep knowledge of Palm Beach County and established relationships with donors
  • Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills
  • A general knowledge of the arts and ballet, specifically
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Willingness to travel in Palm Beach County

This is a full-time position at the MCB offices in Palm Beach County

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and portfolio to