EdTA values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LBGTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign born residents, and veterans to apply. For more information, visit: https://www.schooltheatre.org/about/mission/diversity.
We are seeking a dynamic individual to provide project and administrative support to our internal departments for their various projects, events, programs and activities.
Provide project support for select ad hoc or ongoing projects for internal departments:
Identify key members, resources, setting responsibilities /accountabilities for assigned projects.
Lead/plan meetings to track project progress
Set timelines for project completion
Execute assigned project tasks and provide deliverables
Provide project support for seasonal events such as International Thespian Festival, Conference, Summit, etc.
Provide ongoing stewardship and administration of special programs and processes including award, grant, and scholarship programs.
Provide administrative support to internal departments including:
Creating/revising materials, documents, guidebooks and forms
Proofreading, editing materials and forms
Executing processes such as event registrations, applications, background checks, etc. for selected projects
Printing, copying, scanning, filing documents
Assistance with packaging and mailings
Event planning and support for meetings and events such as Board meetings, offsite and in-office meetings, association events and employee events including:
Customer service and registration support
Booking venue/location/catering needs
Organizing food/beverage/catering needs
Volunteer engagement and management
Coordinating logistics with on-site contact, external facilitator and/or EdTA staff
Troubleshooting on day of event
Skills and Qualifications:
Strong administrative and/or project experience
Customer service experience helpful; customer focus required
Project management skills
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Organizer and multi-tasker with excellent time management skills
Keen attention to detail and accuracy in all work
Ability to prioritize own wide-ranging workload and work independently
Interest in theatre or the arts preferred.
Internal Number: 2021-101
About Educational Theatre Association
The Educational Theatre Association is an international nonprofit association with more than 139,000 active members. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.4 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine online for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, an online journal for theatre education professionals. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA.