Executive Assistant

Submitted by CLATA on Wed, 12/06/2017 - 8:36pm
Chicago Latino Theater Alliance

About the Organization

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) is a non-profit organization founded in 2016. CLATA is committed to enticing, fostering and showcasing new thought provoking works of emerging Latino playwrights, while preserving and promoting the best works of classic and contemporary artists, to inspire a cross-cultural audience.

About the Position – Executive Assistant

CLATA is looking for a qualified and enthusiastic individual to be the Assistant to the Executive Director. Superior writing and organizational skills are essential. Bilingual in English and Spanish is necessary. College graduate with Marketing or English degree is preferred. This is a salaried full-time position and compensation commensurate with work experience (yearly salary range is 33-37k).

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support to the Executive Director
  • Perform regular administrative duties and office management
  • Assist with the composition, editing, and proofreading of documents
  • Lead event planning, coordination, and promotional activities
  • Strategize events in terms of attendance, revenues and media attention
  • Website Management (e.g., WordPress), Email Marketing (e.g., Constant Contacts), etc.
  • Coordinate the distribution of promotional materials, email and social media information
  • Strengthening and building relationships with local, national and international theater organizations
  • Arrangements for visiting artists & guests: plane and hotel reservations, luncheons, etc.
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Proactive, organized, and detail and deadline oriented
  • Strong written, phone, and in-person communication skills
  • Solution-oriented with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Professional maturity, self-awareness, and a positive motivation to help others
  • Poised and able to manage yourself well under stress with minimal supervision
  • Collaborative, service-oriented mindset
  • Positive attitude and energetic personality are essential
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite
  • Technologically proficient with the ability to quickly research and master new software and tools
  • Success in similar roles
To Apply: 

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume by Friday, December 15, 2017 to hr@clata.org. In your cover letter, tell us briefly about 1) yourself and what draws you to this opportunity, 2) your personal qualities and characteristics that make you well-suited to this role, and 3) one thing that you learned over the past year that has improved your quality of life. Start date is Monday, January 8, 2018.

Contact Information
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