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Executive Assistant

Phoenix Center for the Arts
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
3 days ago


About Us

Central Arts Alliance (CAA) provides arts and culture opportunities for all through education, programming, and advocacy. CAA is governed by a Board of Directors and includes approximately 12 staff members, 100+ contractors/teaching artists, and serves over 3,100 students annually at two campus locations: Phoenix Center for the Arts in downtown Phoenix and Thunderbird Arts Center in north Phoenix, as well as throughout the state via the Arizona Art Mobile. CAA works to eliminate barriers to arts and cultural opportunities through accessible tuition pricing and reduced-fee programming to qualified individuals. We also strive to strengthen the Phoenix arts and culture community, while providing a home to multiple community arts and culture organizations.

Position Summary 

Central Arts Alliance seeks an Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a critical role that assists with administrative, finance, human resource, and organizational tasks that support the CEO in the management of the day to day operations of Central Arts Alliance and all its branches, including Phoenix Center for the Arts and Thunderbird Arts Center.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide support to the CEO as directed to ensure that company goals and objectives are accomplished, and operations run efficiently. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, able to manage a variety of tasks with a high level of efficiency and professionalism, balancing multiple responsibilities, while working closely with the CEO, and providing general support for the organization.

Candidates with strong organization, and communication skills, human resources and accounting experience will be given preferential consideration.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists CEO with administration, communications, and presentations as needed
  • Assist in writing and/or editing of documents, manuals, presentations, contracts, and correspondence for CEO
  • Manage recruitment process of staff and interns – job posting, applicant tracking, scheduling interviews, corresponding with applicants
  • Manage new hire process (pre-onboarding) and provide new employee onboarding, including orientation and training on office equipment, software, and CAA's policies and procedures
  • Manage personnel related records, forms, and documentation
  • Act as the HR Generalist for staff
  • Process accounting statements, reports, invoices, and other financial documents
  • Assist CEO/Payroll in processing biweekly payroll (payroll reports, approvals, and PTO requests)
  • Assist with accounting documentation and accounts reconciliation
  • Reconcile receipts and purchase orders for payment for staff and teaching artists
  • Budget tracking assistance for programs and events/ projects/ grants
  • Provide assistance with creation of contracts and agreements in organizational systems (DocHub,etc.)
  • Maintain professionalism and strict confidentiality with all materials, and act as a representative for the CEO when interfacing with internal and external staff
  • Provide general administrative support to the CEO



  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated in order to prioritize a wide range of administrative and executive support related responsibilities in a deadline-driven, sometimes fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Adept with learning and using technology (computers, office equipment, databases, software).
  • Excellent English communication skills, oral and written.
  • Knowledge of best practices in office operations and management, including human relations and records management.
  • Ability to take initiative and make decisions independently when necessary or required.
  • Familiar with rules and regulations pertaining to non-profit organizations.
  • Proficiency in using Google Suite, QuickBooks, Adobe Acrobat DC, CRM’s; DocuSign, Dashlane or similar software.
  • Experience in basic accounting functions (accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, purchasing).
  • Able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64057102
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Position Title: Executive Assistant
  • Company Name For Job: Phoenix Center for the Arts
  • Job Function: Office - Management
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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