Program Assistant, OperaWorks

Northridge, CA

Programs Assistant: Part-Time
OperaWorks is a national, non-profit opera education company based in Northridge, CA.  Programs include three residency programs, national audition tours, concerts, workshops, master classes, productions, and an innovative Arts for Social Awareness Project.
The Programs Assistant is responsible for assisting in the administration of all aspects of programmatic activities and providing administrative support to the Executive, Managing and Programs Directors. Responsibilities include:
  • Office Administration:
    • General office: answering phones, filing, faxing, copying, etc.
    • Database entry and maintenance (knowledge of NationBuilder a plus).
    • Preparing and updating mail lists for electronic and physical mailings.
    • Social media campaigns and maintenance (Facebook/Twitter).

  • Programming:
    • Participant Correspondence.
    • Collection and organization of participant and faculty data (e.g., application and programs related information).
    • Assist with campus housing and remote office setup.
    • Assist with general office errands, as well as airport pick-up and grocery runs for participants during programs.
    • Assist with program scheduling.
    • Assist with program PR and submission.

We are seeking a personable and self-motivated assistant who is willing to take on new responsibilities, and is good with multi-tasking, meeting tight deadlines, and being a team player.

A qualified candidate should be well-versed in Mac computers/software and Microsoft Office, and have one to two years of experience in an administrative position. Experience in theatrical and/or musical programs a plus. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience is required.  Candidate must also have a car.

This Programs Assistant position is part-time, starting at 10 to 15 hours per week, with the potential to increase based on need.  The starting rate of pay is $12 per hour.

To apply, send resume and cover to with the subject line: Programs Assistant.

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