Personal/Professional Assistant to Performing Artist/Playwright- NYC
90K plus stipends toward insurance.
For the right person can be a remote role and check in personally twice a week.
General hours if in same place 10am – 6pm however a lot of work is remote. When client is in LA too though we do need someone who can be available during their waking hours.
A NYC based playwright and performer seeks an experienced, personable – yet calming, well rounded, highly motivated assistant.
The playwright is beyond lovely, and exceptionally busy in all areas of her life.
She seeks someone who can interface and be comfortable with the likes of Bill Gates, and then be OK managing basic needs in home.
Must have attitude that no job is too big or too small.
Will be a fast learner, discreet, terrific at anticipating needs, thinking ahead in all areas as well as a master juggler and be exceptional at multitasking.
Candidate will be detail oriented, have superb interpersonal and communication skills, be an excellent writer, and have terrific administrative skills.
Will be able to trouble shoot on MACS, will know Google docs, drop box, SOCIAL MEDIA – Twitter and Instagram etc., will create systems and overhaul contacts/rolodex etc.
Must know how to hire and delegate as needed when there is a problem.
Will act as a personal handler when performing at gigs.
Assist with bookings.
MUST be able to travel Internationally and nationally (with travel covered and per diem provided)
With minimal guidance, candidate will assume responsibility for aiding artist’s creative work process and schedule, daily running of activities, both remotely and within small office, and some household needs. Responsibilities also include planning, organizing, and executing small projects and being the initial contact for requests for appearances and bookings
Help organize and leverage artist’s time effectively; maintain personal/professional calendar; schedule appointments, meetings, conference calls, etc., correspond with other members of artist’s team
Coordinate logistics and other details for meetings and professional appointments, including local, national, and international travel, social engagements, personal appointments, public appearances, press, etc.
Act as a liaison, problem solver, and facilitator and as the first point of contact for the artist
Independently resolve a variety of requests and issues that do not require the attention of artist
Handle correspondence, email and calls, including screening incoming calls, mail and packages
Will assist with social media needs- Instagram, etc .
The duties listed are not inclusive of all functions/responsibilities of the position
· Minimum 6-10 years experience as an EA.
· Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Three weeks total vacation/personal/sick days per year
Option of flex/work from home time depending on experience