Memphis in May seeking Executive Assistant

The Memphis in May International Festival is seeking an Executive Assistant with outstanding office skills to support the president & CEO. This is a full-time, year-round career position at one of America’s leading civic festival organizations.

We offer a starting base salary range between $46,000 and $52,000 along with a desirable benefits package including paid medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage with a deductible reimbursement plan, a generous 401K plan, plus an annual bonus, and paid time off. The position is salary exempt and offers overtime pay during the festival season.

The position requires a bachelor's degree and professional administrative support experience. We seek a highly organized individual with strong office skills who is experienced in developing and managing procedural processes.

We seek a candidate with the following skills and attributes:

  • Professional public image, appearance, and a friendly, pleasant manner.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office. Experience with Salesforce is desired.
  • Detail oriented and able to handle a fast-paced multi-task work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations and the ability to gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
  • Experience in schedule management as well as travel booking.
  • Experience in working with individuals and organizations from diverse cultural backgrounds is a plus.
  • The ability and flexibility to work long hours, as required, during event season.
  • The ability to remain calm when working in high pressure, time sensitive situations.
  • A discerning and confidential nature.

Submit cover letter, resume, and salary history no later than January 7, 2022, to jholt [at] memphisinmay [dot] org. Please note Executive Assistant in the subject line of your e-mail.

Memphis in May is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minority applicants.

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