Senior Administrative Assistant - Culture+Commerce

Culture+Commerce represents today’s most innovative designers looking to drive progress and profits through carefully chosen projects and commercial partnerships. We consider the individual strengths, preferences and goals of our partners and work together to promote his or her talent to the most relevant and complementary brands. The non-traditional agency model we have developed puts the designers in control, fostering an environment of transparency and creative growth. We guarantee results.

As part of Surface Media, Culture+Commerce joins a multi-media group robust with talented and experienced professionals providing unparalleled resources, reach, and innovation, and one that shares its passion for and expertise in quality design.

The Senior Administrative Assistant will report to the Agency Director of Culture+Commerce. They must have the ability work in a fast-paced media environment, making key decisions while using sound judgment. Excellent communication and technical skills are a must. Previous assistant experience required, agency experience is ideal.


  • General administrative support

  • Daily communication with designers

  • Oversee designer commitments and calendars

  • Accounting management (billing)

  • Maintain agency calendars

  • Interact with staff in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, efficient, as well as a high level of professionalism and confidentiality

  • Organize, maintain, and update electronic databases and paper files


  • Excellent communication, writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to take initiative

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Comfortable dealing with creative and commercial contacts in a friendly, efficient and professional manner

  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptive in an evolving environment

  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines while demonstrating poise, resourcefulness and the highest level of professionalism

  • An interest in design, architecture, art and/or media preferred

  • 1-2 years of professional experience required

Submit resume and cover letter along with salary expectations.