Administrative Assistant

Metro Theater Company
Job Description
STATUS: Part-time Annual

PRIMARY REPORT: Managing Director

BROAD FUNCTION: Provide administrative support for the Managing Director. Provide coordination and administrative support to the board of directors. Maintain organized systems and documentation for company operations and other administrative functions. Support initiatives led by the Managing Director.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Assist the Managing Director with administrative support, scheduling, online research, and project coordination
 Liaise with the Board of Directors, providing scheduling and logistical support, meeting minutes and the maintenance of Board materials
 Support effective organization, systematization and documentation of administrative systems
 Support data entry into the company database
 Support coordination and communication between members of the staff and organizational vendors like IT support, copy machine, internet and phones, etc.
 Provide other administrative support for the development office as requested
 Additional projects as requested
o May include support of inter-departmental projects and company-wide events
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Respect, understanding, appreciation, and enthusiasm for the work of Metro Theater Company, specifically, and for the value of the arts and arts in education and youth development generally
 Effective communication skills, including excellent phone manner and solid writing skills
 Excellent organizational skills and time management
 Detail oriented workstyle
 Administrative/office experience preferred
 Ability to show initiative and work independently
 Strong sense of team and willingness to work collaboratively
 Ability and willingness to think and work creatively, analytically and proactively
 Comfort with multi-tasking, balancing multiple areas of responsibility
 Sense of humor
 Ability to learn and work effectively with Patron Manager, a web-based relationship management system
 Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs
 Database experience helpful
 Candidates with previous experience in not-for-profit administration or donor relations encouraged

TO APPLY
Please e-mail resume with cover letter, references, and salary history to: jobs@metroplays.org, subject line: Administrative Assistant. EOE. No phone calls or visits please.

ABOUT METRO THEATER COMPANY
Metro Theater Company (MTC) is St. Louis’ premier professional theater for youth and families. Founded in 1973, MTC has received numerous local and national awards for theater and education and has served more than 2 million children and families. MTC tours serve youth locally, regionally and nationally, while mainstage productions engage thousands of St. Louis children and families annually. Education programs run year round, primarily using the arts to teach core curriculum (e.g. literacy and STEM), community building, diversity and inclusion, character education and life skills.
Mission Statement: Inspired by the intelligence and emotional wisdom of young people, we create professional theater, foster inclusive community, and nurture meaningful learning through the arts.
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