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Nashville Repertory Theatre

Executive Assistant

Nashville Repertory Theatre


Job Summary

Purpose of the Role

  • The Executive Assistant is responsible for supporting a wide range of complex administrative functions, including advanced stakeholder communications, project management, strategic planning, processing and reconciling financial transactions, and scheduling.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Duties

  • Working concurrently with the Executive Director to prioritize internal and external meetings; setting and distributing meeting agendas
  • Manage complex calendars, responding quickly and efficiently to a high volume of scheduling requests and changes, showing significant independent judgment in identifying and resolving potential conflicts for the Executive Director
  • Compose, edit and proof written correspondence and broader communications
  • Support the Executive Director in board relationship and activities
  • Prepare speaking points and other materials for policies, institutional matters, project memos, and other communications as necessary
  • Attend internal and external meetings and regularly brief the Executive Director on matters of significance
  • Attend events in the community with and on behalf of the Executive Director
  • Developing effective systems for managing administrative needs, proactively setting priorities, and anticipating tasks needed to execute key goals and projects
  • Errands and other tasks as assigned
  • E-mail management
  • Supporting the Executive Director on closing open loops in projects and strategic initiatives



  • Excellent organizational skills to prioritize work in an environment with multiple and conflicting interests
  • Demonstrated strength in administrative skills including writing, scheduling, and time and project management
  • Must be able to work under the pressure of deadlines while exercising judgment, diplomacy, and maintaining the confidentiality
  • Requires a highly professional manner and excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team, as well as work across departments and with a variety of projects and constituencies
  • High degree of efficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Google docs, and other leading software
  • Exemplary communication skills

Additional Information


The benefit package includes options of health, dental, vision, and life insurance, plus paid time off and vacation pay.

How to Apply

To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Applications will be accepted until June 14.


  • Date Posted: June 9, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Salary Range: The beginning salary will be $35,568 annually