Careers – Personal Assistant/Receptionist

How To Apply

Please send all inquiries to or contact our offices by direct mail or phone. Positions below are being hired for December 2017 and January 2018.

J. Arthur & Co.
65 Touro St.
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 239 1311
About J. Arthur & Co.
J. Arthur & Co. is an innovative digital advertising agency based in the heart of Newport, Rhode Island's historic Washington Square District. Our dynamic web development acumen, fast-learning team and creative application of our products for our clients makes J. Arthur & Co. experts at acquiring customers for companies looking to increase their advertising strategy with campaigns that take advantage of today's increasingly digital-consumer environment.

Our clients range from local/regional companies to national brands.

Job Description:
Candidate is expected to work as direct personal assistant to J. Arthur & Co. Chief Executive Officer. Candidate is expected to be agile in their learning ability, as they may be expected to perform a broad range of administrative tasks to support the managing director and team. Candidate will work in front, street-side office of the agency greeting customers & visitors in addition to their administrative tasks.

The personal assistant is expected to have superb organization skills so as to handle scheduling, client-meeting planning, communication with clients by phone, email, social media and act as an intermediary between staff and CEO. This position will include managing communication between in-house staff, outside contractors and greeting clients or visitors at our street-side office in busy downtown area.

Skills & Job Requirements:
- Excellent organization skills a must
- Proficient attention to detail
- Communication skills in dealing with in-house staff and client task management
- Strong problem solving abilities
- Excellent scheduling & administrative acumen
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and pivot between them
- Strong writing skills
- Ability to communicate company services & summary to guests
- Strong phone & email communication

- 1-3 years in Professional Environment
- Direct Marketing & Advertising Experience A Plus
- College Education Preferred but not required
- Direct Sales experience a plus

Hourly plus commission share with Sales Team

Environment is fast-paced but fun and this position includes a profit-sharing agreement with the sales team. We are looking for a team player and will be treated as such an integral role in our growing organization.