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Executive Assistant to the CEO

BlackLight Productions Inc.
Job Description
Based in Douglasville, Georgia, BlackLight was conceived by Production Designer, André Christopher Allen, in 1990. Founded as a theatrical lighting design firm, BlackLight began to provide technical service in audio, set design and video production in 1992. In 1993, BlackLight Productions evolved into a full-scale production services company providing logistics management, as well as, technical support. For over 25 years, the BlackLight has supported entertainers, producers and directors. Clients include India Arie, Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company, and Tyler Perry. With an impressive technical and logistic support background for theater, concerts and tours, BlackLight continues to grow and be an asset to the global entertainment community.

Executive Assistant - BlackLight Atlanta

BlackLight Productions is currently seeking an Executive Assistant, with open availability and reliable transportation, to oversee the day-to-day processes of keeping our CEO and staff organized and properly prepared for any upcoming productions. You will report to and work directly with the CEO, as well as, other members of the staff and crew, playing an integral role in ensuring the success of the company as it expands into new markets. From running various errands to preparing travel itineraries; booking, confirming and keeping the crew organized; coordinating meetings and taking notes; and being a liaison between the clients, crew members, and the CEO; as Executive Assistant, you are the right hand and sometimes the left of the CEO.

Skill requirements

• Provide Executive Level assistance
• Above average professionalism
• Results driven: strong sense of task completion
• Critical and independent thinking is very essential
• Self-starter, goal-oriented, bright, enthusiastic, and career-driven individual
• Ability to multi-task and remain organized
• Proficient in scheduling and keeping the company calendar masterfully organized • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Above average telephone manners and etiquette
• Possess advanced troubleshooting skills
• Team player with a consistently smiling disposition
• Ability to manage needs for multiple managers and crew
• Proficient with computer operations (PC and MAC) and internet related operations
• Advanced knowledge in various MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
• Must have passion for working in the live entertainment industry
• Sensitive to maintaining stellar brand relationships and brand perception
• Discretion is a key component to this position

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to carry, move, or transport 50lbs, stand for long periods of time, take and give direction.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position requiring irregular work hours, including nights and weekends.

Salary and Benefits

• The Executive Assistant position is paid a yearly salary of $36,000
• 2 weeks paid vacation
• This position is not eligible for medical benefits
• The Executive Assistant is covered by Worker’s Comp

Travel

Travel is primarily local during the business day. You may be required to drive the CEO or other team members to locations within the city limits. Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected. The Firm will cover expenses for out-of-the-area travel.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Theatre or Arts Administration and/or 3+ years of experience in the theatre production field. Understanding of how to be a gatekeeper in an entertainment environment is key.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. The chosen candidate will need to sign a non-disclosure, non-compete, and confidentiality agreement.

For further inquiries or to apply, please send the following:

-Resumé with references to: 
info@BlackLightProductions.com with subject line “BLP EA – (your name)”

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