Job Posting: Chamber Dance Project – Part Time Admin Assistant and Record Keeper

Job Posting

Chamber Dance Project

Part Time Admin Assistant and Record Keeper

Weekday afternoons, flexible schedule.

Metro Office DC
700 12th Street NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005

Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Washington, DC
Reports to: Artistic Director
Status: Part-time, hourly paid
Begins on or about: October 15, 2018

Chamber Dance Project is seeking an outstanding, responsible, detail-oriented, and personable administrative assistant to the Artistic Director. Works with staff and reports to the Artistic Director
8 hours/wk, 48 wks/year: working 6 hours in office any day Monday-Thursday and 2 hours remotely; paid monthly
• $16/hour; increase to $17/hr possible after 4 months of excellent work
• Additional work hours possible for events and performance season
• Company phone line and front office support
• Hired as an independent contractor, must have own laptop computer (Mac preferred)
Job Responsibilities
• Patron Relations:  generate written acknowledgements, evites, other communication
• Office: Maintain filing system and organization for materials and documents, organize and schedule meetings, work with other staff as needed
• Database: ongoing management and updating of Excel records and learn new system
• Board: assist in scheduling Board and Committee meetings, ongoing communication
• Events:  track rsvps and tickets
• May-June Season: assist in administrative areas as needed and reception at performances
• Set up and complete seasonal appeal mailings
• Gala: assist in event planning, ticket tracking, silent auction, reception and administrative support at events
Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Required
• 4-year college degree required
• 2 years of administrative experience – Arts Administration experience preferred
• Proactive, responsible, personable and outgoing approach to work and board and donors
• Excellent ability to organize, prioritize, and manage diverse tasks while meeting deadlines with great attention to quality, detail and accuracy of work
• Takes initiative in anticipating and solving challenges
• Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and mail merge function
• Proficiency in evite platforms
• Excellent and thoroughly accurate written communications

To apply email a cover letter, resume, and two references with Administrative Assistant Position in subject line to

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