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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

The Old Town Triangle Association (OTTA) is a neighborhood organization dedicated protecting the historic character of Old Town, and maintaining our long-lasting link to the art community. The OTTA is housed in a historic building that hosts art classes, fitness classes, neighborhood meetings and is the epicenter of the Old Town Art Fair.

The Administrative Assistant will report to the Director of Operations and the Board of Directors. This position offers a varied business day with responsibilities taking them from basic office management to social media engagement and event promotion. The OTTA seeks an individual with excellent writing skills, an interest in arts education, community engagement, event promotion, and arts administration through the prism of nonprofit management. The successful applicant will work an average of 25 hours a week. Hourly salary is $15 -$17 per hour based on experience and skills.

 

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

* Perform general administrative duties, such as answering phones, welcoming visitors, maintaining records management and mailing invoices.

* Coordinate project-based work.

* Engage community on social media outlets.

* Create content to keep website current.

* Other duties as assigned.

 

Characteristics / Qualifications:

* One (1) to three (3) years of work experience in an office setting.

* Ideal candidate would be either in possession of or pursuing a Bachelor’s or minor degree.

* Must have proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software including MS Office Suite.

* Must possess knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures.

* Must have excellent organizational and planning skills.

* Must be strong in written and verbal communication.

* Must have good time management and ability prioritize tasks.

* Must be able to maintain confidentiality and have great attention to detail.

* Self-motivated, hardworking and results-oriented.

* Ability to function independently.

To Apply: 

Please send resume and cover letter to info@oldtowntriangle.com. References will be requested at time of interview. No phone calls please.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Barbara Guttmann
Contact Phone Number: 
312.337.1938