Events & Office Assistant

The Chinese Fine Arts Society (CFAS) is seeking a part-time Events & Office Administrator.  This position reports to the Executive Director. Approx 2.5 days per week at $22 -25K salary (dependent on experience). Some evening and weekend hours required.

Deadline for applications:

Friday, 17th August at 12:00PM
Interviews will take place on Aug 21st & 22nd



Music Festival Honoring Confucius:

Take primary responsibility for the general administration of the annual Music Festival honoring Confucius, including, but not limited to:

  • Update website information

  • Manage music book orders and inventory

  • Prepare and send contestant packages

  • Manage registration of MFHC participants

  • Respond to all general correspondence

  • Assist with event scheduling

  • Attend event and assist with production tasks



Community Engagement & Fundraising Events:

Assist with the administration of our community engagement programming and fall gala including, but not limited to:

  • Manage guest lists

  • Oversee contracts and invoices for performers, contractors, venues, and vendors

  • Maintain promotional print materials

  • Organize and maintain production equipment and supplies

  • Attend events and assist with production tasks

Maintain office systems and help with the general needs of running a small non-profit, including, but not limited to:

  • Day-to-day office management tasks

  • Respond to general enquiries

  • Research projects and generating reports to support the Executive Director in creating funding proposals and sponsor/ partner reports

  • Update social media pages


About CFAS
The Chinese Fine Arts Society (CFAS) is a Chicago-based non-profit dedicated to promoting the appreciation of Chinese culture, enhancing cultural exchange, and pursuing excellence in Chinese music, dance, and visual arts. Since its founding in 1984, CFAS has been a leading champion of Chinese culture, bringing together people from diverse backgrounds to celebrate the beauty and majesty of both traditional and contemporary Chinese art.

Skills & Qualifications: 

Essential Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 1-2 years of professional experience in  arts management or related field

  • Excellent communication skills; detail-oriented, with the ability to work professionally and efficiently in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and basic databases.

  • Outstanding interpersonal communications skills

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks on deadline


Preferred Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a car, proof of automobile insurance is required.

  • Experience of production work for arts events.

  • Understanding of wordpress and use of social media in a business setting.

To Apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to

References will not be contacted prior to interview.


Deadline for applications:

Friday, 17th August at 12:00PM

Interviews will take place on Aug 21st & 22nd

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Julie Ma
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone Number: