Administrative Assistant

Northside Music Academy

Northside Music Academy, a fast growing music school in the northwest area of Chicago is seeking an administrative assistant/front desk receptionist to work in our fast-paced, friendly environment, starting January 2019. This will be a part-time position (18-24 hours/week) with the possibility of becoming full time.

The ideal candidate is highly organized, has a friendly attitude and is comfortable working with students/parents, excellent communication skills, works well independently as well as in a team, good computer skills, experience with social media and marketing.

HOURS: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00pm - 8.00pm; Saturdays 8.30am - 3:00pm. Opportunity to work additional hours from home in the mornings.

PAY: Competitive based on qualifications/experience

  • Opening and closing the school

  • Answering phones

  • Scheduling and registering new students

  • Communicating with prospective, current and former students via phone, email or mail.

  • Communicating with teachers

  • Assisting during student recitals (twice a year on Sundays)

  • Assisting in development of new programs/projects

  • Comfortable with selling our services (music lessons)

  • Attending staff meetings

  • Light cleaning to maintain a clean office, waiting area and classrooms

  • Other administrative duties as assigned by the director

  • Minimum of High-School Diploma required

  • Highly organized and detail oriented

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Computer experience (MS Office, Google Suite, Mac OS)

  • Some experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram)

  • Experience with marketing and advertising a plus

  • Customer service experience a plus

  • Experience in academic setting preferred

  • Strong work ethic

  • Must have reliable transportation with valid IL driver’s license

How to Apply

Please email your resume at and include a cover letter in the body of the email. Mention that you have found out about the position on Chicago Artists Resource. Please provide 3 professional references as well.

Posted on January 7