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Part-time Administrative Assistant for Design Studio

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Eighty2degrees Design Studio


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Published 19 days ago

December 7, 2020
December 6, 2020
$20,000 - $30,000

OVERVIEW

Eighty2degrees is continuing to build out an inclusive, supportive, and impact-driven team. We are looking for a passionate Administrative Assistant with solid problem-solving skills, meticulous attention to detail, a supportive and good-natured personality, and a dedication to helping the entire studio function at a higher level. It’s also important that this person be passionate about creating social impact through our work, treating our clients as partners, and fostering close-knit relationships among the studio’s entire staff. If you fit this description, we’d love to hear from you! As the studio continues to grow, you will have the opportunity to grow with us, and you’ll be constantly challenged in many unique ways.

RESPONSIBILITIES

PROJECT SUPPORT

  • Support day-to-day project coordination, including intake, project setup of in-studio tools (like Asana, Harvest, Slack, and Dropbox), creative briefs, and file organization.
  • Work with the creative and art directors, designers, and project manager to finalize printing specifications, request quotes, and facilitate proof review/final delivery. 
  • Assist with note-taking during internal and client meetings, capturing these in a way that designers can easily reference later.
  • Work efficiently and effectively with all team members, clients, contractors, vendors, etc. to assist in the completion of projects on time and within the allocated budget. Proactively communicate any concerns or challenges (as they arise) to the studio’s project manager and/or principals.


STUDIO ADMINISTRATION

  • Support with proposal writing and formatting (e.g., initial document setup, final formatting, pulling samples).
  • Assist in writing up and sending contracts and helping to manage the DocuSign account.
  • Assist in keeping the HR software (Justworks) updated, as necessary.
  • Manage/monitor the studio's social media accounts and coordinate regular postings of completed projects and curated posts with designers.
  • Monitor shared Gmail accounts for items needing attention and set up/organize accounts held with other websites (e.g., Canva, Moo).
  • Contribute positively to the team. Help us build a respectful, supportive internal culture and vibe.
  • Help streamline operations, workflow, and communications.
  • Help create and maintain a well-organized studio culture.
  • Other responsibilities, as needed, and as they arise.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 2 years of administrative or executive assistant experience within a professional office environment
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets) required
  • A passion for positive social impact and working in a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent time-management, productivity, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to gracefully juggle several concurrent tasks with varying and sometimes challenging timelines and demands.
  • Be dedicated to meticulous, excellent, and impactful work. Have a sense of curiosity, a sense of humor, a humble nature, and a willingness to learn and grow.

ABOUT EIGHTY2DEGREES

Founded on values of respect, collaboration, authenticity, excellence, and love, the mission at Eighty2degrees is to help create positive social impact through thoughtful and purposeful design. We are a minority, woman-owned studio that provides creative support to local, national, and global organizations striving to create a more equitable, just world.


Your talent and ideas will be valued, and brought to the table. Internal critique is a constant in our studio. We’re always striving to learn from each other and to produce the best work possible. For our part, we’ll do our best to provide a nurturing environment, along with a competitive salary, and generous benefits package. 


To apply, please email a cover letter including an hourly rate and your resume to info@eighty2degrees.com


Eighty2degrees is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We believe people thrive when the diversity and uniqueness of all people and all ideas are respected, encouraged, and honored.

OVERVIEW

Eighty2degrees is continuing to build out an inclusive, supportive, and impact-driven team. We are looking for a passionate Administrative Assistant with solid problem-solving skills, meticulous attention to detail, a…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

This position will start out as a part-time (20 hours/week) contract position. For the right person, this is a great opportunity that has the potential to become a full-time position as an employee of Eighty2degrees with a salary in the range of $40,000 - $60,000 (plus a full benefits package), depending on your qualifications and contributions to the team.

The first 3 months of work will be as an independent contractor. If this turns out to be a good fit for you and for us, there is the potential to be hired as a full-time employee (as stated above). If this happens, you can expect the following benefits to be included:

  1. Generous health care package, including medical (paid up to $500/month), dental, and vision.
  2. Commuter benefits
  3. Wellness program
  4. Professional development stipend (after one year of employment)
  5. 401K Plan (also after one year of employment)
  6. Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off, including the following: New Year’s Day (January 1) – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday in January) – Washington’s Birthday / Presidents’ Day (third Monday in February) – Memorial Day (final Monday in May) – Juneteenth (observed on or around June 19) – Independence Day (July 4) – Labor Day (first Monday in September) – Indigenous People’s Day (second Monday in October) – Veterans Day (observed on or around November 11) – Thanksgiving Day, plus the Friday after Thanksgiving Day (final Thursday-Friday in November) – Christmas/Winter Break (December 24 through December 31) – 12 days of Paid Time Off per year – 6 Personal/Sick Days per year

This position will start out as a part-time (20 hours/week) contract position. For the right person, this is a great opportunity that has the potential to become a full-time position…

Level of Language Proficiency

English (fluent)

English (fluent)

Location

Washington, DC

How to Apply

To apply, please email a COVER LETTER (including your hourly rate), along with either a LINK to your LinkedIn profile (preferred) and/or your RESUME to info@eighty2degrees.com


Eighty2degrees is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We believe people thrive when the diversity and uniqueness of all people and all ideas are respected, encouraged, and honored.

To apply, please email a COVER LETTER (including your hourly rate), along with either a LINK to your LinkedIn profile (preferred) and/or your RESUME to info@eighty2degrees.com…

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