Administrative Assistant

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organization:Pendulum Dance Theatre
position summary:

Starting Date: October 23, 2008 or earlier Hours: 15-20 hours/week

Position: the Administrative Assistant has the primary responsibility for providing administrative support to the Artistic Director.

Salary / Pay Rate:$12.00 per hour DOE
Required Skills and Abilities:Specific Duties: ●Coordinate appointments and conduct standard business calls/emails and follow-up ●Prepare and/or ensure the accurate preparation of personnel and accounting documents ●Provide administrative support activities: format spreadsheets; verify, track and update information; produce standard and customized documents ●Assist with grant writing, including logistics and timely submission ●Coordinate and verify accurate preparation and posting of promotional materials by graphic designer and webmaster ●Basic editing and updating of agency promotional materials, including flyers, networking profiles, event postings, photos and videos ●Assist with special projects ●Assist in event planning for meetings, workshops and conferences including logistics ●Draft correspondence for review and approval ●Edit and proofread documents ●Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications:Qualifications: ●Associate's degree, equivalent professional work experience in administrative support, or a combination of education and professional experience. Preference given to candidates with prior work experience in a non-profit or performing arts administrative support position ●Background or interest in dance or performing arts a plus ●Demonstrated computer efficiency including: Word, Excel, Email (Microsoft Outlook or other), and conducting Web searches ●Basic HTML, experience with Adobe Photoshop and/or video editing software is preferred ●Demonstrated experience formatting, composing, proofreading and editing a variety of correspondence and documents for presentation to staff and clients ●Ability to work under pressure, and maintain confidentiality ●Superior oral and written communication skills Candidates: Please email resume to [email protected] with the subject heading “Administrative Assistant Position”. Resumes must be received before October 14, 2008.
Education Required:High School or equiv.