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Executive Assistant to the CEO

Employer
Atlanta Music Project
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
$40,000 - $55,000 + health + 401K
Closing date
Dec 19, 2021

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THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT

ANNOUNCES FULL-TIME JOB OPENING FOR

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CEO

Full-Time, Starting Immediately

A new position at the Atlanta Music Project, the Executive Assistant to the CEO will provide support to the CEO in the areas of scheduling, communications, administration and special projects. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer. 

 

NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position

The Atlanta Music Project seeks a dependable, motivated, and detail-oriented individual to take on the position of Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer.

A new position at the Atlanta Music Project, the Executive Assistant to the CEO will provide support to the CEO in the areas of scheduling, communications, administration and special projects. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer. 

The successful candidate will have at least three years of administrative experience in a corporate or nonprofit setting, a willingness to learn and develop administrative systems in collaboration with the CEO, and demonstrate an unyielding commitment to the success of the AMP organization.

Key Duties of the Executive Assistant to the CEO

  • Support the work of the CEO through daily general assistance and organizational support
  • Understand AMP procedures and policies and implement them daily
  • Read, research, and route external correspondence to the CEO
  • Draft emails and documents, collect and analyze information, and initiate communications.
  • Manage the CEO’s appointment schedule, making sure proper meeting prep time is added, and follow-up is conducted for all external meetings
  • Prepare materials and presentations for meetings, board meetings, and special events
  • Help the CEO to prioritize and accomplish daily, weekly and long-term tasks, projects and initiatives.
  • Take minutes and writing summaries at meetings
  • Plan and coordinate travel arrangements including airplane tickets, hotel accommodations, ground transportation
  • Meet and greet visitors, prepare meeting rooms and meal arrangements
  • Track expenses, reimbursement and prepare expense reports for the Finance Manager
  • Collaborate with operations team ensure properly functioning office copier and supplies
  • Special projects as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum three years experience in corporate or non-profit setting
  • Strongly skilled in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs

Candidate Profile and Skills:

  • Ability to learn new systems and procedures
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Possess a high level of discretion and diplomacy
  • High integrity, dependable and self-motivated
  • Natural curiosity and creativity
  • Superior organization skills, both cloud-based and office-based
  • Superior time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Possesses extreme optimism and tenacity, especially in the face of challenging, high-pressure situations
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit who thrives in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment
  • Impeccable communication skills, both written and oral
  • Knowledge of the arts education (particularly music) and youth development

Additional Work Demands

  • Must be willing and able to work some evenings and weekends

Notes: The Executive Assistant to the CEO is a full-time position starting at the winning candidate’s earliest availability. Salary range is $40,000 - $55,000, commensurate with experience. Benefits include company health insurance and 401K. AMP provides telecommuting options and generous vacation policy. Background check required.

To Apply:

Email the following in PDF format to jobs@atlantamusicproject(dot)org with subject “Executive Assistant”:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three professional references

It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

About the Atlanta Music Project

Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides intensive, tuition-free music education for underserved youth right in their neighborhood. AMP’s mission is to empower underserved youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to four after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP's programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also recently launched a college scholarship program supporting AMP alumni pursuing four-year college degrees. With a 2020-2021 annual operating budget of $1.9MM, AMP will serve 350 young musicians.

AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, pianist Terrence Wilson, soprano Alison Buchanan, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and the Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR's Tiny Desk concert series. AMP's young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation.

AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston.

AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.

AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation.

AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs.

For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

Company

Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides intensive, tuition-free music education for underserved youth right in their neighborhood. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston.

The 2017-2018 school year will be AMP’s eighth year of programming, during which 300 students at five program sites will be served. AMP’s annual operating budget will approach $900,000. In addition, a modest capital campaign will be launched to secure funding for AMP’s first ever headquarters. AMP’s Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2018 to 2020 is currently in development.

AMP’s funders include Carnegie Hall, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, MailChimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.

AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, The Kindezi Schools, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Woodruff Arts Center, The Westin Peachtree Downtown, Sylvan Hills Middle School, Clayton Statement University and Carnegie Hall.

AMP provides all its students with an instrument, a teaching artist, classes and numerous public performance opportunities. AMP does not hold entrance auditions – the only requirement is a commitment to attending all classes.

AMP’s programs include: the AMP Orchestra; AMPlify, the choral program of the Atlanta Music Project; the AMP Academy, which provides advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; and the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school.

In September of 2017, AMP students will perform the national anthem at Mercedes-Benz Stadium at an Atlanta United FC game. AMP’s young artists have performed at Atlanta’s most prestigious venues, including the Woodruff Arts Center, Spivey Hall, Center Stage, and the Rialto Center for the Arts. In 2015 Clayton State University established the Atlanta Music Project Endowed Scholarships, providing college scholarship funds for AMP students.

In both 2016 and 2017 the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities named AMP one of the top 50 youth programs in the nation. AMP is the recipient of the prestigious 2016 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders award, which will support the development of AMP’s first ever headquarters space in Southwest Atlanta. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs.

For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

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Telephone
678-235-4267
Location
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 4074
Atlanta
GA
30309
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