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Executive Assistant

STATUS: Full‑time Annual

PRIMARY REPORT: Managing Director

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

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Managing Director with administrative support, scheduling, online research, and project coordination
  • Support effective organization, systematization and documentation of administrative systems
  • Liaise with the Board of Directors, providing scheduling and logistical support, meeting minutes and the maintenance of Board materials
  • Support company communications with key stakeholders and donors
  • Coordinate data entry into the company database, facilitate company mailings, and maintain company materials for potential donors and partners
  • Provide other administrative support for the development office as requested
  • Share in the team-wide efforts to support special events such as opening nights, community partner and fundraiser events, staff planning sessions, and other company opportunities
  • Contribute as a valued member of the staff in company-wide strategic planning discussions
  • Additional projects as requested

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 work style
  • 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
  • Candidates with previous experience in not-for-profit administration or development encouraged

TO APPLY:

Please e-mail resume with cover letter, references, and salary history to: jobs at metroplays dot org, subject line: Executive Assistant. EOE. No phone calls 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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