Administrative Assistant for Concert Pianist (8-10 hrs/week)
October 3, 2007 7:07 PM

Administrative Assistant for Concert Pianist
(Part-Time Job: 8-10 hours a week)

Job Description:
A professional concert pianist is seeking an administrative assistant to email (and telephone) potential presenters, schedule and execute time-sensitive follow-ups, keep a detailed correspondence database, assemble and mail promotional press kits, schedule concert dates, and keep excellent records. The job is part-time, and requires between 8 and 10 hours of work a week.

Applicant Requirements:
An applicant for this position must have at least 3 years (preferably more) of experience working in arts/music management or as an artist assistant. A graduate-level degree in arts management or arts administration is preferred, but not required. Applicant must demonstrate incredible organizational capacity, exceptional ingenuity in problem-solving, and excellent communication skills (both verbal and written). In addition, applicant must have computer savvy, including internet skills covering website-navigation, Google-search, and email-program skills, and sophistication in operating such programs as MS Word and Filemaker Pro.

Job Location:
For more qualified applicants with appropriate computer software and quiet home office environments, the job can be done from applicant’s home office during weekday hours to be mutually agreed upon. Applicant must be responsible, reliable, and self-motivated, and will need to turn in a productivity report at the close of each workday with details of the tasks accomplished.

Work Hours:
Work hours are somewhat flexible, but need to be scheduled in concentrated blocks of time between one and three hours long. Work hours should be during 9-5 business hours, in order to reach presenters during their own office hours.

Pay will be commensurate with experience, and will range from $12/hr to $13.50/hr depending on applicant’s qualifications. Starting wage will be re-evaluated six months into the position, allowing for an increase commensurate with assistant’s consistent high performance over that span of time.

To Apply:
Please email a cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as your qualifications to In addition, please attach a résumé (MS Word), and the names, titles, occupational positions, and contact information of three references.

Application Deadline:
Applications are due by Weds, October 24. Applicants will be notified by Friday, October 26 if they have been selected for an in-person job interview, to be held the following week. *Please do not contact the hiring party to inquire about your application’s status.*

Start Date:
The job will officially begin the Monday after Thanksgiving, with several days of introductory training in the first half of November.

payscale: $12/hr - $13.50/hr
job type: part-time
posted by sleevener to Admin/Office

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