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Office Manager Sought for 24th Street Theatre

Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply

Published on LatinoLA: July 27, 2009


Office Manager Sought for 24th Street Theatre


24th Street Theatre, in West Adams District, is hiring an Office Manager. 24th Street Theatre is a reputable, bustling, mid-sized arts organization and one of LA's premiere 99-seat theatres, working both locally and internationally in theatre, education, and community outreach.

JOB DESCRIPTION
This is a permanent PT position averaging about 30 hrs per week with the potential to become FT. This is an ideal position for a motivated self-starter who is interested in pursuing a career in Arts Administration, non-profit management, or theatrical producing. The Office Manager provides support to the Executive Director, Artistic Director, Executive Assistant and other 24th Street staff in the day-to-day operations of the theatre. This position is at the core of the organization and interfaces directly with the public, board members, artists, politicians, arts and community leaders, in addition to regular interaction with our immediate neighbors in North University Park.

Suitable applicants must have strong time management skills and a proven ability to work efficiently with occasional supervision and guidance. 24th Street Theatre is a dynamic working environment in which staff are expected to approach challenges with flexibility and creativity. Ideal candidates are highly motivated and possess a 'can-do' attitude, as well as an unwavering desire to solve problems and improve upon any situation into which they enter.

RESPONSIBILITIES include:
Handling incoming and outgoing correspondence for the organization, including telephone, email and fax
Assisting in program administration for 24th Street's after school program and other programs.
Executing marketing and audience development strategies for 24th Street's productions.
Assisting in the preparation, documentation, and follow-through for events, classes, and other projects taking place at the theatre
Managing box office for and during events.
Maintaining theatre's database
Errands including shopping for office and event supplies
Assisting other staff with keeping the theatre clean

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS include:
Bilingual (Spanish and English)
A valid driver's license and reliable vehicle
College Graduate or five years administrative experience
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook functions and Adobe Creative Suite
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Well organized with excellent time-management skills
Experience working with the public and children
Experience researching grants and donor relations

For consideration, please email a cover letter and your resume to theatre@24thstreet.org. Thank you.

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