SPARC (The Social and Public Art Resource Center),

Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director

1 month ago
Employment type
Los Angeles

The Social and Public Resource Center (SPARC) located in Venice, California is looking for Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director. The ideal candidate is a college graduate with at least 4 years work experience, and at least two years in an executive assistant role.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Supporting and closely working with the Artistic Director in a highly fast paced setting
  • Managing, scheduling and prioritizing of the Artistic Directors professional appointments, partnerships, public requests, lectures, meetings, etc.
  • Administrative support with the Artistic Directors records, budgets, inventory while maintaining a high attention to detail
  • Support the Artistic Director with artwork archive management and oversight
  • Research support on artistic productions and projects at the Artistic Directors request
  • Interfacing on behalf of the Artistic Director with high level management within SPARC’s external partnership network, including academic institutions, museums, funders, and the arts community

Full-time hours: Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, 11:00am to 6:00pm. some weekends required.
Must be available to work on site at SPARC’s Venice location, following all health guidelines and restrictions in compliance with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Salary: 45,000 annually plus benefits


  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with diverse internal and external stakeholders and partners
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong computer skills; including proficiency in Mac operating systems, Microsoft Office programs and Google Suite
  • Graphic Design skills; preferably Adobe Photoshop
  • Able to work independently with great attention to detail
  • Must be a good team player with good work ethic
  • Able to maintain professional protocols at all times
  • Dedicated and socially conscious person; comfortable working with diverse communities
  • Able to work with Artist’s students and staff
  • Have a working knowledge of contemporary art, art institutions and art practices
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to community organizing or other social justice related work
  • Demonstrated interest in public art, muralism, architecture, art education, or civic engagement fields
  • Bilingual candidate preferred

To apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, three references and two relevant writing samples to