Creative Administrative Assistant

Want to be involved in the fast-paced world of the creative arts? We’re looking for a skilled part-time administrator to help with all things creative at Messenger. You’ll work closely with productions for Messenger Studios, be involved in Messenger Courses, and be a support to other various projects that the Creative team is a part of. 
You should have excellent communication skills, an upbeat attitude, and love working with the details. You’ll be called upon to assist in office tasks, coordinating projects, communicating with outside vendors, managing schedules, scouting locations, and more. You should be able to handling office tasks, providing polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, homing pigeons, and e-mail, making reservations or travel arrangements, and generally being a helpful and positive presence in the workplace.
Interested? Apply today!

Location

This position is located at our Colorado headquarters.

Responsibilities

  • Providing assistance to Messenger Studios which may include:
    1. Scouting locations
    2. Coordinating acting talent
    3. Production assistance
    4. Post-production admin support
  • Providing support to Messenger Courses which may include:
    1. Coordinating studio schedules
    2. Creating run-sheets
    3. Providing production support
    4. Post-production admin support
  • Assisting with the execution of other Messenger events

Competencies

  • Creativity – Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into final products; demonstrates attention to detail. Attentive to camera angles and shots, lighting, audio, etc.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management – Communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and within the determined budget.
  • Technical Skills – Experience with video and audio editing, motion graphics, storyboarding, on-set filming and lighting. Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
  • Oral Communication – Responds well to questions; able to clearly articulate vision, concepts, and processes to others.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Interpersonal – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting. Treats Messenger International contacts, partners, and vendors with honor and respect.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; gives and welcomes feedback.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, delivering quality at the highest level.

Qualifications

  • Vision: Passion for Messenger International and our resources and projects
  • Computer Skills: Experience in Microsoft Office products.
  • Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Please reference your portfolio in our application.
  • Language Ability: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to constituents, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Physical Demands: Position requires medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Travel: Position may require travel

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You may submit your completed application by email to hr@messengerinternational.org or fax it to 719.487.3300.

Your application will be reviewed by our Human Resource department. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, we will contact you for an interview. Messenger International shall comply with appropriate federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on grounds of race, color, gender, national origin, protected age category, religion or qualified disability.