Administrative Assistant to the Artistic Director for Chamber Dance Project,

Job Posting

Chamber Dance Project, dancers & musicians

Administrative Assistant to the Artistic Director

Position starts on or about December 1, 2016

Position Description: Chamber Dance Project is seeking an outstanding Assistant to the Artistic Director for all social media communications and administration for the office and company.
• Reports to and works with the Artistic Director
• 15 hours/week on two non-consecutive days Monday- Thursday at Metro Center office between 9 – 6 pm, work at events/performances
• Company phone line and front office support provided in office
• Hired as an independent contractor, own laptop computer required
• $15/hour paid monthly with possible additional hours during May-June season

Job Responsibilities: Works closely with and reports to the Artistic Director on all tasks and projects working in a high quality and timely manner.

• Social Media: Heads campaign across all platforms including generating media content
• Patrons: generate written acknowledgements, evites, other communication
• Board: ongoing communication with and support as needed
• Website/enewsletter: provide updated content to webmaster and newsletter editor; monitor and proofread website
• Office: Maintain filing system and organization for materials and documents, organize and schedule meetings, work with other staff as needed
• Events, performances: assist in event planning and support, administrative support before and at the March Gala
• Database: ongoing management and updating of Excel records
• Season: Coordinate season schedules, travel and logistics with artists, assist with promotion and other administrative areas as needed

Qualifications
• College graduate
• Experience in arts administration preferred
• Excellent ability to organize, prioritize, and manage diverse tasks while meeting deadlines with great attention to quality, detail and accuracy of work
• Take initiative in anticipating and solving challenges
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Excel and mail merge), all evite platforms
• Thorough knowledge of and significant experience in managing creative Social Media campaigns: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest
• Excellent written and oral communications skills to interact with artists, the Board, and patrons in a very personable manner

If interested, kindly forward resume and two references to info@chamberdance.org with subject line “Administrative Assistant Position” by November 11, 2016.

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