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Studio Assistant Job Opportunity (part-time)

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Posted on:
October 4, 2019
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Studio Assistant Job Description

Part-time (15-22 hours per week)

We’re looking for two vibrant Studio Assistants who are excited to deliver a superb client experience and are enthusiastic about sharing the joy and vitality of dance and music from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Are you friendly, spirited, reliable, organized, passionate about African and Diasporic traditions? If so, we’re looking for you! You’ll help us create an incredible experience for staff and students alike. 

Your Responsibilities:


  • Open and close studio, set-up Front Desk reception 

  • Greet customers in a professional and friendly manner, enroll students and complete check-ins in MindBody, and receive payment via cash or credit card

  • Maintain a positive attitude and deliver an above and beyond customer experience, helping to drive repeat students

  • Maintain product knowledge for all studio retail and class operations and answer related questions

  • Basic record-keeping with attention to detail

  • Prepare studio space for classes; monitor and maintain studio cleanliness

  • Provide teacher support as needed to ensure a successful and smooth class experience; liaise between students, teachers and administrative staff

  • Knowledge of MindBody software is a plus!

What You Bring to the Table:

  • You have previous front desk reception and/or retail customer service experience

  • You’re a go-getter with a positive, can-do attitude

  • Love interacting with guests and providing an excellent Diasporic experience

Compensation and Perks Include:

  • Seriously discounted Cumbe classes and workshops

  • Discount on Cumbe apparel and merchandise

  • Starting rate of $15.00 per hour.


  • Evenings, one weekend day required. 

The Studio Assistant reports to the Director of Administration and Operations.

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to by Friday, October 10th. Please include “Studio Assistant” in the subject line. Position starts as early as Monday, October 14th. 

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