JOB OPENING: Studio Assistant

Studio Assistant


Provide support and assistance to the Studio Manager in customer relations, administrative duties, and general studio operations. This is a “manager-in-training” position, with training and supervision in all aspects of studio management. Individual will report to the Studio Manager.


Serve as manager on duty when studio manager is not present.

Assist manager with general maintenance and cleaning of all studios and office.

Assist in marketing and promotion of all classes and programs.

Perform general office duties.

Assist in maintenance of studio database.

Assist in studio and student correspondence, including phone, fax, mail, and email.

Assist in processing all class registrations.

Assist manager in all accounting and record keeping.

Assist in management and training of workstudy staff.

Provide team support to Joy of Motion Dance Center staff in the organizing, planning, and executing of all studio functions, including, but not limited to, the Youth Spring Concert, concerts in The Jack Guidone Theater, Open Houses, and Fundraisers.


Individual should possess strong interpersonal skills in a multi-task work environment, as well as proficient oral and written communication skills. Individual should have the ability to problem solve and take initiative. Position requires a working knowledge of Microsoft programs including Word and Google documents. Individual should have a desire to work for a nonprofit arts organization and enjoy a fun, stimulating environment. Individual must have a flexible schedule and be available to work days, evenings, and weekends as necessary. College degree or equivalent is preferred. Some dance experience and knowledge of different genres of dance is required. Strong familiarity with Joy of Motion Dance Center is a huge plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Individual must be able to clean and maintain studio spaces.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

BENEFITS: Free dance classes

SALARY: $12 per hour/16 hours per week


Saturday: 8:30am-4:30pm at Friendship heights

Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm at Friendship Heights

Joy of Motion Dance Center is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Position is open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to  Attn: Alex Schools, Friendship Heights Manager.