American Society of Magazine Editors

Executive Assistant to CEO and Editor in Chief at Drumhead Magazine and Swing House Inc.

We are currently looking to hire an executive assistant. In this role you will be supporting an executive of Swing House Rehearsal & Recording Studios—a music multiplex that houses a recording studio, soundstages, rehearsal rooms, equipment rentals and producer suites, and Drumhead Magazine—a nationally distributed print magazine and largest publication about drumming in the U.S. and Canada.

This position involves handling a high volume of varied tasks. You need to be able to retain a large amount of data, take responsibility with the tasks you are given and work to improve the time management of the executive, and yourself.

For the right candidate, this is a very unique opportunity to learn and build a career in the Music and/or Publishing Industry, while working for a very dynamic individual who is caring but intense. He is a person who has succeeded in several fields and comes with a lot of wisdom.

Desired Skills:

Please be very computer (Apple) savvy/literate. This position handles many software applications. Knowledge and familiarity in Adobe Creative Suite and other art skills is very valuable in this position; Final cut or other video editing experience is also a plus. A strong command of the English language is required, as there is copy-editing and proof-reading to be done, which comes with the basic knowledge of Microsoft Office. Additional skills, not mandatory, but appreciated: An understanding of music dialect. Able to read music notation / transcription.

Tasks will include: Assisting day-to-day activities. Assisting in editorial duties as the executive is the editor-in-chief of the magazine. File management—we have a large database project to complete currently. Website/wordpress management experience.

Please have: A college degree (or the experience and aptitude to not need one!) A well maintained car. Laptop and cell phone. A polished appearance. (You will be meeting a large number of people and your demeanor and command of presence are important.)

Part Time to start, Full Time asap. $12/hour to start

Los Angeles, CA

Date: 
Monday, August 14, 2017
Location: 
Los Angeles, CA