About the position:
Do you love the theater, having fun at work, and gazing at the most beautiful scenery Oregon has to offer? Portland Opera provides all of that and more! While eating lunch from the break room, you can see third-story balcony views of Mt. Hood and the river. What if the weather is rainy? Enjoy your lunch inside and listen to the opera singers as they roam the halls spreading their love for the arts.
We are seeking a highly organized, detailed orientated individual to fill the Administrative Assistant position for the Broadway in Portland team. This individual will provide a high level of support for all Broadway in Portland efforts. This in-office/remote role is responsible for tracking invoices against budgets, working with accounting on accounts payable, tracking art on deadline for subscription and single ticket campaigns, providing support for marketing efforts including social media, and providing overall support to the Broadway in Portland team.
You will have the opportunity to introduce ideas, gain knowledge, and share expertise, while working in an exciting and fun environment on the Broadway in Portland team!
Through your attention to detail, collaboration, and administrative skills you will provide an integral role. The role reports directly to the General Manager of Broadway who provides an engaging work environment where your ideas and questions are always welcome and encouraged.
ARE YOU PASSIONATE AND INTRIGUED BY?
- Budget tracking, and project management?
- Music and theater in a fun and enthusiastic workplace
- Learning new skills as part of an arts administration team
- 1 – 2 years of administrative experience
- Excellent communication skills: ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
- Working knowledge of current marketing principles
- Computer proficiency is required
- Experience with Excel, Word, and Outlook is required
- Experience with database principles, particularly data entry integrity, is highly desirable
Culture: With a passion for music and theater running all day in front of everyone’s minds, the Portland Opera provides an upbeat and enthusiastic culture. The relaxed environment provides employees the opportunity to always be at their best while having fun!
Portland Opera offers productions of the highest artistic quality, bringing the world of opera to the region. Over the past 55 years, the company has presented more than 200 operas, including world premieres. In addition to its annual season, the company is also renowned for its outreach and educational initiatives, including Portland Opera-To-Go, Opera a la Carte, and its Resident Artists Program, which supports the next generation of opera singers.