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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 leadership and/or support for select ad hoc or ongoing projects for internal departments:
Identify key members, resources, set responsibilities/accountabilities for assigned projects
Execute assigned project tasks and provide deliverables
Provide project support for seasonal off-site events such as International Thespian Festival, Theatre Education Conference, EdTA Leadership 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:
Data entry, create/revise documents and forms, process/approve invoices
Execute processes such as event registrations, applications, background checks, etc. for selected projects
Research, industry benchmarking, data collection and synthesis
Provide training and coaching support for technology applications:
Train and coach internal staff on day-to-day use of project management software
Train and assist volunteer leadership in deploying event focused technologies including registration and event supporting applications
Create and maintain training materials, virtual forms, and support interactive virtual engagements
Skills and Qualifications:
Demonstrated administrative and project support/leadership skills
Strong customer service focus
Project management skills
Ability to create and edit documents per EdTA style standards
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.
Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite and project management software such as Asana, Basecamp or Wrike. Association management software (AMS) experience, specifically Salesforce-based, is a plus.
Must be comfortable learning and incorporating new technology into the workflow.
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is an international nonprofit association with more than 135,000 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 2.3 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA.