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Employer: Antics Performance
Position: Temporary Part-Time Administrative Assistant
Closing Date: July 6th, 2012
Antics Performance, a multimedia street dance/theater company based in Los Angeles is in search of a part-time Administrative Assistant. Administrative Assistant will work directly with Artistic Director Amy Campion at the Antics Performance home office and rehearsal space twice/week. Administrative Assistant will assist Campion in a wide range of tasks to support Antics Performance projects, performances, workshops, tours, and residencies including up-coming performances at USC, the Levitt Pavilion at MacArthur Park, the J.U.i.C.E. Hip Hop Dance Festival at the Ford Amphitheater, and a co-production at a Theater in LA in September 28-30th 2012.
Responsibilities May Include the Following:
¥ Assist with updating documents and databases, conducting online research, archiving press clippings, sending reminders to Antics dancers, coordinating event postcard printing, distributing promotional materials, and maintaining Antics calendar
¥ Assist with updating and maintaining the Antics website (www.AnticsPerformance.com)
¥ Design and send Antics email newsletters
¥ Basic Quickbooks account reconciliation
¥ Basic video editing of performance videos to be posted online
¥ Assist with graphic design for special Antics events and performances
¥ Help find and manage costume items
¥ Help brainstorm fresh fundraising and marketing ideas
¥ Help identify ways to utilize and involve performers to participate and engage with marketing efforts
¥ Attend and help prepare materials for select Antics performances, events, video shoots, workshops, and rehearsals
¥ Assist with editing and writing press releases and create press attendance lists
Project Period: July 2012-November 2012 with potential to continue to permanent position.
Working Hours: 15-20 hours per week
Location: 2404 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90057
Required Experience/Education/Skills/Major (must have classes) to demonstrate: Desirable qualifications include a background in marketing, journalism, communications and/or public relations; interest in the performing arts; ability to write; familiarity with social media, Web sites and photo editing software; ability to use Mac-based computer and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint; familiarity with Adobe Photoshop.
Essential qualities and abilities: Consistent attention to detail and accuracy; ability to stay organized and meet deadlines; ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment; good telephone skills; ability to be proactive and plan ahead. Candidate must be reliable, honest and possess enthusiasm and dedication for the arts and the task at hand.
Required Oral and Written Communication Skills: The candidate must be able to present both oral and written information in a poised, persuasive and professional manner; possess the ability to work both collaboratively and independently; and interact successfully and effectively with a wide variety of people on-and off-site.
How to apply: Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter explaining why this position is of interest, resume, work samples and a list of three references. All submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with Antics Administrative Assistant as the subject line. Please do not submit any application materials through the US mail or phone regarding the status of the submission. Applications will be reviewed starting on July 9th, 2012.
Background: Antics Performance is a hip hop dance/theater company based in Los Angeles under the artistic direction of Amy ÒCatfoxÓ Campion. Antics Performance creates multi-media urban dance performances that incorporate breakdancing, locking, popping, Capoeira, DJÕs, spoken word, theater, and film into hand-clapping, foot-stomping performances. Antics Performance is committed to innovating the realm of hip hop dance/theater as well as participating in community outreach through residencies, workshops, and lecture/demonstrations. For more information go to www.AnticsPerformance.com
from LA Culture Net