The Circus Project, located on the edge of the Pearl District, is seeking a temporary (6-9 months likely) executive assistant to support the Founder & Artistic Director during the organization’s transition to a new facility: a stage manager of sorts – in an office role. This is a great opportunity to be at the epicenter of a major organizational transition, and a crash course in nonprofit management.
Hours: 20/wk with the possibility to increase
Benefits: Flexible hours, complimentary circus training
Filter, draft & write emails on behalf of Artistic Director
Draft marketing material, press releases, newsletters, blog
Make calls as needed
Do errands as needed
Solicit in-kind donations, call donors
Take notes at meetings, etc.
Assistant produce shows and events
Create spreadsheets, press packets, board packets, etc.
Other administrative tasks as necessary
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Incredibly organized and demonstrated experience moving multiple projects forward at once
Excels at excel
Very fast learner. Can be told once what to do and run with it.
Stay calm in a sometimes stressful, chaotic, high-paced environment
Sense of humor & optimistic outlook
Exceedingly flexible; willingness to do whatever is needed
Must have own vehicle and computer
Prior experience with project management or as a personal or executive assistant
Marketing and/or fundraising experience
Love of the arts and passionate about social justice
Interest or experience in nonprofit management
How to apply
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org