ATX Television Festival

  • Project Type: Industry
  • Pay Status: Paid
  • Production Company / Studio: ATX Television Festival
  • Location: Austin

  • Via ATX Television Festival:
    Do you have a deep, abiding love for television, interest in the inner-workings of event planning, rarefied organizational skills - or all three? ATX is looking to welcome a new member to our small but mighty festival family in January 2018. As Executive Assistant / Office Manager, you will manage the day-to-day operations of ATX HQ, provide year-round support as we prepare for the festival, and act as assistant to our tow Executive Directors.

    Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    Executive Assistant Duties

    • • Direct Report to Executive Directors & Director of Operations
    • • Managing calendar/schedule for Executive Directors
    • • Setting meetings/appointments as needed
    • • Maintaining databases & tracking spreadsheets
    • • Updating festival website,, and online festival guide
    • • Directing and delegating tasks to interns
    • • Copy Editing (website, official festival documents, operations guide, press releases / announcements, newsletter, badgeholder communications, etc.)
    • • Research (both festival and office-related)
    • • Weekly check-in meeting with ATX Team

    Office Manager Duties

    • • Answer phones
    • • Respond to general attendee inquiries and emails
    • • Checking mail daily & distributing to staff and tenants
    • • Maintaining a clean & orderly office, i.e. making sure that trash & recycling go out on time, running dishwasher, storage & organization, etc.
    • • Managing office utilities (internet, phones, electronics) and maintenance (A/C, plumbing, air filters)
    • • Tracking supplies, snacks, and other office inventory
    • • General Office Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm (seasonal shifts will occur)

    Festival Duties

    • • Overseeing festival app updates (with help of interns)
    • • Coordinating pick-up/drop-off of festival materials to and from office
    • • Maintaining and updating festival hard drives and archives
    • • Manage merch order tracking & shipping
    • • Other duties as assigned


    • • Bachelor’s Degree or 1-2 years of experience in a similar position is preferred
    • • Ideal candidate will have previously attended ATX or have extensive knowledge of the festival
    • • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills, including phone and email etiquette, as well as excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask
    • • Fluent in Google Work Applications, including Google Docs and Sheets
    • • Ability to work nights and weekends around events and key festival deadlines
    • • A love of television required!

    Application Process:
    If you are interested in applying, please send your current resume with at least three references and cover letter to Jennifer Morgan at

Project posted November 9, 2017