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Executive Assistant
Posted date [Jan-04-13]  (ID: 21440)
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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

The Hammer Band - From Violence to Violins

About The Hammer Band

Founded in 2006, The Hammer Band is a non-profit organization that offers school kids in priority areas of Toronto the unique chance to learn life skills through free music classes and violins. Under the direction of world-renowned violinist Moshe Hammer, with the teaching expertise of professional musicians, the program now reaches 350 students in 18 primary and middle schools.

Position: Executive Assistant

Reporting to the Director and members of the Board, the Executive Assistant will be in charge for a range of duties that will enable The Hammer Band to continue to grow and fulfill its mission. Responsibilities include:

·         Provide administrative support to the Director and Teachers as needed;

·         Maintain and develop relationships with media, schools teachers and parents;

·         Organize, manage, and archive computer-based files;

·         Manage Giftworks database

·         Help prepare documentation for proposal writing;

·         Coordinate the planning of quarterly Board Meetings; Write minutes;

·         Assist with the planning, scheduling and coordination of school activities;

·         Coordinate the delivery of instruments to schools twice a year;

·         In charge of writing on line newsletters three times a year;

·         Maintain website content, FaceBook and twitter accounts;

·         Managing Director’s Agenda

·         Write and disseminate correspondence and other external communications.

                

 Job Requirements

·         College graduate

·         3+ years of administrative experience supporting a director;

·         Experience with non-profits, schools and the arts considered an asset;

·         Understanding of the job, and proven ability to apply knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks;

·         Strong writing skills to create detailed correspondence;

·         Experience with Microsoft Office, database and social media management and, website maintenance.  Bookkeeping and graphic-design are an asset.

·         Ability to meet deadlines and coordinate multiple tasks;

 

Personal qualities

·         Proactive, punctual, resourceful, creative,  and committed to the mission of The Hammer Band;

·         Experience working independently and as a team member;

·         Resourceful in setting priorities and achieving goals.

·         Superior time management skills

                

Hours and Salary: 16-18 hours per week; Expectations?;

This position requires a productive and well organized individual capable of working from home/remote office who has previous experience managing the flexibility of setting  their own schedule (e.g., weekends, evenings), and meeting datelines.

Apply:

If you feel you have the experience, skills and personal qualities required of this position, please send a cover letter and resume to: thehammerband@gmail.com

For more information about The Hammer Band, please visit our website at: http://www.thehammerband.com/

or visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Hammer-Band-From-Vio lence-to-Violins/117268905010623

 

 

 

 

Job Title Executive Assistant
Company Name The Hammer Band
Email thehammerband@gmail.com
Category Category -> Admin / Office
Job Type Job Type -> Part-Time
Salary
Location Toronto
Area Area -> Toronto