LA2050
SPARC (The Social and Public Art Resource Center)

Administrative Assistant

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
27 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

The Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) in Venice, CA is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support daily operations, projects, and programs. An ideal candidate is a college graduate with at least 2 years of work experience in a non-profit and/or office environment. A candidate with a demonstrated interest in public art, muralism, architecture, arts education, civic engagement or social justice is preferred. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Administrative and organizational tasks, including scheduling, filing, note-taking, ordering and maintaining supplies, and fielding inquiries via phone, email and in-person 
  • General budget support, including record keeping and providing assistance for monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Communications support, including writing and editing website content, reviewing press releases, and supporting social media
  • General support for public art projects and programs that engage community partners, and serve local or national audiences 

 

Full-time hours: Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, some weekends required. 
Must be available to telework and attend on-location work at SPARC in Venice, CA, following all health guidelines and restrictions in compliance with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years of administrative experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Mac Operating Systems, Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with colleagues 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and creative environment
  • Graphic design skills and proficiency in Adobe Creative software preferred
  • Proficiency in accounting and e-commerce software (e.g. Quickbooks, Shopify) preferred
  • Bilingual candidates (English/Spanish) preferred 
  • Experience in the nonprofit sector a plus
To apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, three references and two relevant writing samples to [email protected] by September 10, 2021. Please include available days/times for an interview in your cover letter.