Essex Art Center

56 Island Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

Date Posted:
June 27, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Part-Time Office Assistant


Position Summary
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Office Assistant will provide a range of services in support of daily operations and programs. This is a part-time position of 20 hours per week, year-round. This is a 3 to 4 days per week schedule, working Tuesday through Friday during hours in afternoon up to 7 pm. All work will be performed at EAC. Rate of pay is $15 / hr.

Essential Functions

—Routine administrative support including answering telephones, preparing mailings, copying, scanning, and data entry
—Supply ordering and organizing, as well as designing new, more efficient organizational systems
—Welcoming visitors, offering tours of our facilities, assisting students with course registration
—Social media posting
—Coordinating volunteers and maintaining a volunteer database
—Support a range of live events and meetings
—Other duties as assigned


—Communicates effectively across multiple sectors, with strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
—Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize competing assignments and deliver quality results on deadline
—Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
—Takes initiative and is enterprising
—Cooperative, accountable, and trustworthy, with an ability to adapt to change
—Committed to superlative customer service

Preferred Experience

—Expertise with Mac and Windows operating systems, Google Suite, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel (including Excel’s basic accounting functions and mailing list functions)
—Customer service
—Data entry, especially using databases for contacts, donors, or registrations
—Spanish language ability
—Management of social media accounts for a non-profit or for-profit

How To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume


Candidates will be reviewed as applications are received.

Apply by:
July 30, 2019
$15 / hr
About this Organization:
A non-profit arts organization that offers classes for students ages 3 to adult in a variety of media and houses two gallery spaces.