Front Desk Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Front Desk Assistant covers the front desk and studio during adult classes, youth dance programs, and additional special events at NW Dance Project. They are friendly, warm, and inviting to all individuals that come into the studio and works well with other staff members. They are reliable, show initiative, and can take on a variety of administrative tasks. These tasks include overseeing the registration process for all classes, workshops and intensives occurring at the Creative Center, general studio and office management, and front desk staff personnel administration. Other tasks include managing incoming phone and email communications. This position requires excellent organizational and customer service skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment with detailed accuracy and perform multiple tasks simultaneously with agility. Ample knowledge of dance vocabulary and proficiency with standard computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and WordPress is necessary. Light studio maintenance also required.

Collaborates closely with Education Coordinator, reports to the Artistic and Executive Directors, and supported by multiple experienced team members.

Communication + Administrative Duties
  • Manage phones and incoming messages, making sure they are given to the appropriate person
  • Answer all emails that relate to classes, workshops, intensives, projects
  • Update website with current class schedule(s), teachers, closures, and class updates
  • Database entry – Overseeing and processing all registration data into Arts People
  • Track faculty payroll
  • Notify staff of any rentals, subs, or building maintenance taking place
  • Consistent follow up and reminders about registrations, studio policies, and upcoming events
Class Programming
  • Manage phones and incoming messages, making sure they are given to the appropriate person
  • Answer all emails that relate to classes, workshops, intensives, projects
  • Update website with current class schedule(s), teachers, closures, and class updates
  • Database entry – Overseeing and processing all registration data into Arts People
  • Track faculty payroll
  • Notify staff of any rentals, subs, or building maintenance taking place
  • Consistent follow up and reminders about registrations, studio policies, and upcoming events

TO APPLY:

If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to

Please use the subject line: Front Desk Assistant

No phone calls, please.

All applications will remain strictly confidential.
Applications will be accepted until a final candidate is chosen.

NW Dance Project is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on any basis, including race, culture, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.

BIPOC applicants are highly desired and encouraged to apply.