As the Administrative Assistant, the primary focus is being the initial point of contact for patron needs including, but not limited to, information and assistance in purchasing tickets, subscriptions, classes, camps, signing up for auditions, and inquiring about volunteering. The Administrative Assistant is also in charge of the initial phase of creating programs for our 13-show season, organizing and maintaining the master theatre calendar, and working closely with the Office Administrator and performing any clerical and administrative duties necessary including, but not limited to, copying scripts, organizing and filing tickets, mailing all scripts and scores back to licensing offices, and maintaining the season’s performance database for the Beaux Arts Ball.
A High School diploma and/or GED. A Bachelor’s degree, or in the process of obtaining one, is preferred. One must have a genuine interest in theatre and in working with the public. It is necessary to have reliable transportation, preferably owning a vehicle. An ideal candidate possesses strong diplomacy, interpersonal and teamwork skills, but is also comfortable working independently. The ability to communicate clearly in written and verbal form and being comfortable at working with Microsoft Office and Excel is a must. Having experience with Adobe Creative Suite is also preferred. Must be experience in successfully meeting deadlines under pressure with grace, and above all, be exceptional at multi-tasking and highly organized and detail oriented. Normal working hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., however additional evening and weekend hours are occasionally necessary.
Since its beginning, in 1947, Theater Baton Rouge, formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater, has be proudly offering entertainment and education for families of all ages with our motto: “Theatre for the community, by the community”. We also advocate support for several art forms while bringing attention to relevant issues in the community.