Development and Marketing Associate

(New Opportunity)

Step Afrika!, a 501 (c) (3) organization, is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping. Founded in December 1994, the company is critically-acclaimed for its efforts to promote an understanding of and appreciation for stepping and the dance tradition’s use as an educational tool for young people worldwide. Step Afrika! reaches tens of thousands of Americans each year and has performed on many stages in North & South America, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.

The Development and Marketing Associate will be a creative, hyper-organized, and task-oriented professional who is excited about the work of Step Afrika!. S/he will be responsible for implementation of development/fundraising as well as marketing/outreach projects that seek to sustain and expand current patronage while increasing the visibility of the organization.  S/he will report to the Deputy Director and work in close partnership with a small team of 4 administrative staff. S/he will also work in close collaboration with Step Afrika’s external partners to coordinate community outreach, volunteers and special events. 

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Teaching Artists

Step Afrika! is also looking for teaching artists to serve as an integral part of our arts education programs. The teaching artists are a major component of Step Afrika!’s connection to our home city of Washington, DC. They serve as lead instructors for school residencies, and will receive ongoing support from the Step Afrika! company.

This is a part-time position with a 10-month contract, with possible renewal. Must be based in Washington, DC. For full job description of our PT Teaching Artists, click here.