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Peoria Ballet is seeking an Administrative Assistant.  The hours are 30-34 hours per week, and include evenings and Saturday mornings.  The hours could be increased to a full-time level for a candidate possessing skills and experience beyond the minimum requirements. The Administrative Assistant performs a variety of clerical, administrative, and other support tasks related to the successful operation of the organization, including the ballet school.  Since the position involves working with students and parents; a personable, friendly, and supportive attitude is essential.


  • Greet customers, answer customer questions, and resolve customer issues
  • Create weekly newsletter
  • Create customer invoices, receive payments, and enter deposits
  • Create forms and spreadsheets
  • Track donors and create donation acknowledgement letters
  • Manage ticket sales for performances
  • Assist as needed at performances
  • Maintain student files
  • Manage office supplies


  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks is a bonus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Excellent customer service skills

For more detailed job description or questions, contact Wendy Thomasson, Executive Director, at wthomasson@peoriaballet.com  or call 309-690-7990. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Mrs. Thomasson at wthomasson@peoriaballet.com.

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