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Sunday, September 07, 2008

Grand Rapids Rampage Seeks Director of Dance 

Posted by James at 9:00 AM ET

The Grand Rapids Rampage (Michigan), Arena Football team seeks a new coach for the Rage Dance Team. If you or someone you know is interested and qualified for the position please send your resume to:

Alex Clark, Director of Media & Community Relations
Grand Rapids Rampage130 W. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 559-1871, ext. 3010
aclark@rampagefootball.com
RampageFootball.com

Grand Rapids Rage

See below job description. Please submit resume by September 15.

Description: The Grand Rapids Rampage are looking for an experienced and ambitious individual to serve as the Arena Football League team’s Director of Dance. As the head of the Rage Dance Team, this individual would be responsible for the team’s formation, organizing and running practices, overseeing community appearances, and orchestrating various events throughout the year including the Rage Dance Team’s photo shoot, a high school dance competition, and the Junior Rage program.

Qualifications for this position include a minimum of five years of coaching or teaching experience, an understanding of the West Michigan dance community, strong organizational and leadership skills. Additional beneficial qualities include a highly-motivated attitude and the ability to make decisions independently with the interests of the organization in mind.

This seasonal position will last from October through June, contingent upon the Grand Rapids Rampage’s schedule. Compensation will be determined based on the candidate’s experience. The Director of Dance’s responsibilities will include:

· Organizing a successful Rage Dance Team tryout in October
· Arranging a practice schedule for the team throughout the season
· Overseeing the Rage Dance Team photo shoot and uniform acquisitions
· Orchestrating the Rage Dance Team Dance Competition and Junior Rage Program
· Helping the Rampage front office facilitate community appearance requests
· Maintaining and adhering to a strict budget

Goals:
· Provide unique entertainment experiences at every Rampage game that demonstrate the highest level of professional dance in West Michigan
· Position the Rage Dance Team as a positive community asset
· Generate ticket sales and revenue through various Rage Dance Team events and programs
· Establish order and cohesiveness among Rage Dance Team members

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