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Oct 16, 2019
The California Community Foundation (CCF) is a public, charitable organization serving Los Angeles County in multiple capacities since 1915. We encourage philanthropy by individuals, families, companies and organizations, and serve as a trusted steward of their charitable funds and legacies. We make grants and collaborate with nonprofits in specific areas and concentrate attention and resources on the needs of the most vulnerable individuals and groups in the community. CCF convenes and engages nonprofit, private and public sector partners to increase philanthropy and incorporate philanthropists into community problem solving in Los Angeles. CCF is a dynamic environment that values individuals who want a purpose more than a position. We have a diverse and talented team of experienced and passionate advocates for our community. We are a learning organization driven by the idea that continuous improvement furthers professional development and increases our ability to effect positive change. We seek individuals who thrive in a fast-paced setting highly focused on results and impact. CCF is hiring an Accountant. This position is responsible for accounts payable and receivable accounting and other accounting duties related to the foundation’s general operations. Major Responsibilities: Cash Disbursements : Processes accounts payable for operating invoices, subsidiaries and fund expenses. Applies strong knowledge of chart of accounts and fund structure to verify and input coding of vendor transactions. Analyzes general ledger accounts on a monthly basis, recording invoice coding adjustments where required. Records monthly journal entries related to Accounts Payable including determining and preparing the appropriate monthly accruals. Processes and records all outgoing wire transactions. Prepares journal entries for fund balance transfers, and adjustments to accounts payable. Prepares annual sales and use tax report. Cash Receipts : Processes daily cash receipts and incoming wires, including coding and depositing into bank accounts. Processes and codes recurring credit card contributions.  Processes and accurately records stock, and contribution receivables. Banking : Performs daily Positive Pay procedures for all checking accounts. Requests stop payment on check. Updates bank and investment accounts authorized signers in accordance with CCF’s signature resolution. Reports and Analyses : Prepares weekly contribution report and analyses. Prepares Departmental Actual vs Budget reports for management. Independent Contractors : Prepares report to Employment Development Department for independent contractors. Prepares1099 Miscellaneous forms for Independent Contractors and Form 1096 for filing with the Internal Revenue Service. Charitable Remainder Trusts (CRT) and Charitable Gift Annuities (CGA) : Manages CRT and CGA accounts. Reviews, summarizes and reconciles monthly or quarterly activities of both accounts. Monitors activities of the investment accounts and communicates with the financial advisors on any issues and inconsistencies. Calculates and records present value of new accounts, and distribution amounts upon termination. Prepares year-end adjustments to liability accounts. Gathers information for the filing of Annual Statement of Segregated Annuity Fund. Audit : Prepares audit schedules & provides support as needed for CCF’s year-end financial audit. Petty Cash : Maintains, reconciles and replenishes petty cash and responsible for petty cash disbursements. Research : Researches vendor and donor inquiries. ·      General : As appropriate, assists other departments and works as a member of interdepartmental teams to ensure the effective and efficient operations of CCF. At all times, demonstrates cooperative behavior with supervisors and coworkers. Other duties as assigned, dependent on organizational needs and employee skills. Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. ·        Experience : Minimum of three years’ experience in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and general accounting functions is required. Experience in a non-profit environment is preferred.  Education : Bachelor’s degree required. Communication Skills : Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are required.  Technology Skills : Internet competency and strong computer proficiency, including mastery of the Microsoft Office software suite is required. Working knowledge of Financial Edge and Raiser’s Edge a plus, with a willingness and ability to learn appropriate database, spreadsheet and other computer programs. Project Management Skills : Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to prioritize work and adjust to multiple demands.  Team Work & General Skills :  Ability to work well as team member. and independently. Ability to take initiative and provide clear direction to PO/Directors/ PAs and follow tasks through to completion. Working Conditions: ·       Requires the ability to sit and work at a desk for several hours at a time. ·       Requires the ability to travel and attend meetings, presentations and events outside the office, which may require occasional use of a motor vehicle for transportation to other locations. ·       Work may require weekends and/or extended work day. ·       Punctuality and satisfactory attendance are essential functions of the job. Compensation: This is a regular, full-time, exempt position. Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. A generous benefit package is provided to all full-time staff, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, parking or transportation, and retirement benefits. How to Apply: To apply to this position, please visit our website at  www.calfund.org  and select “Careers” or go to  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=hewhv&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US CCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees, and we make employment decisions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, gender expression, age or any other protected status. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
California Community Foundation Los Angeles, CA, USA Finance
Oct 16, 2019
If you are looking for an organization where your gifts, talents, skills and abilities contribute to a greater cause, join our team. Our Mission:  Ending modern slavery through education, advocacy and empowering survivors of human trafficking. About Us:  The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that is working to put an end to modern slavery and human trafficking through comprehensive, life-changing services to survivors and a platform to advocate for groundbreaking policies and legislation. Over the past two decades, CAST has supported thousands of survivors through every phase of their journey to freedom- from counseling, to legal resources, to housing, educational and leadership training and mentorship. Through these programs, CAST has helped empower survivors to overcome their traumatic pasts and become leading voices in shaping policy and public awareness to ultimately put an end to the fastest growing criminal enterprise of the 21st century. CAST offers generous benefits, including medical, life, disability, paid sick/vacation time, and a 403(b) plan. Additionally, we provide you an opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals, where you are supported and given every chance to succeed. CAST has an immediate opening for a STAFF ATTORNEY in our Los Angeles Office.  Title/Position:              Staff Attorney Status:            Exempt Department:               Legal Services Program Reports To:                Director of Legal Services Employment Type:    Full Time Location:                   Los Angeles, CA / On-Site Summary of Position Under the general supervision of the Director of Legal Services, the Staff Attorney is responsible for supervising a comprehensive legal services program to serve the unique needs of persons trafficked for the purpose of modern day slavery. This highly responsible position manages the development, coordination and delivery of legal services to survivors of slavery and trafficking through broad based collaboration. Additionally, the Staff Attorney builds CAST's pro bono program to amplify CAST legal service capacity. The Staff Attorney may also engage in strategic litigation for systems change. As an integral part of the Clients Services Team, the Staff Attorney promotes the philosophy, services and activities of CAST and meeting the diverse needs of the Los Angeles community. The Staff Attorney demonstrates a commitment to program innovation, particularly in the area of immigrant and victim rights, multi-disciplinary collaborative approaches, and culturally competent programs. Full-time, exempt position. Essential Responsibilities Be able to handle a large caseload of foreign national trafficked clients Develop and implement creative, alternate legal strategies to assist trafficked persons; Obtain immigration remedies on behalf of foreign national trafficking survivors; Work collaboratively with social services and shelter staff Support advocacy work for policy reform that emphasizes the human rights of trafficked persons, migrants and low wage workers; Provide outreach, training, and technical assistance to legal aid organizations, law firms, and law enforcement to assist trafficked clients; Recruit, supervise and train pro bono attorneys to assist trafficked clients; Recruit and supervise legal fellows or interns; Participate in LA Regional Human Trafficking Task Force for human trafficking victims; Participate in legal emergency response efforts.   Essential Skills and Requirements Active membership in the California State Bar required. Fluency in Spanish preferred. Experience in the practice of law, including two years of immigration experience and competence in federal and/or state criminal law and procedure Commitment to serving the needs of trafficked persons, migrants and low-wage workers Ability to develop cooperative relationships with other legal service providers in areas relevant to trafficked persons (includes immigration law and labor law) Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with trafficked persons, legal organizations, community-based organizations, volunteer lawyers, and government agencies Ability to develop and implement effective systems for managing large caseload, as well as supervising and monitoring legal caseloads handled by volunteer attorneys or other legal organizations Ability to respond to emergency and breaking cases and be on call at least one week a month Experience developing and providing trainings to diverse groups Demonstrated experience in coordinating a multifaceted and fast-paced program. Must be organized, flexible, multi-task and detail oriented. Able to identify and respond to shifting priorities. A self-starter that can work within a team environment and handle a variety of tasks with urgent deadlines. Able to manage time effectively and make independent decisions. Willingness to abide by the mission and philosophy of CAST.    Qualifications Active membership in the California State Bar. Knowledge of trafficking and the issues affecting trafficked persons Experience in working with trafficked persons, migrants and low- wage workers in the areas of immigration, labor and civil litigation Experience with criminal issues and experience in a legal services program Familiarity with the rights of victims of crime and resources Experience advocating for trafficked persons' human rights in governmental and non-governmental contexts, preferably in California or at the federal level Competence in federal/state criminal law and procedure, immigration, and civil litigation. Demonstrated knowledge of working with multicultural communities and human rights issues. Excellent interpersonal skills, honest communications, positive attitude and ability to carry a professional tone. Ability to maintain composure in an organization that regularly provides support to highly traumatized victims. Must maintain a good driving record as required by company and DOT regulations, as applicable. Driver's license must be up to date and driving records reasonable clean'subject to review by Operations or Human Resources Provide proof of personal auto insurance coverage - Minimum Policy structure 100/300/50 liability. Ability to thrive in a mission driven environment. Committed to the mission, vision and values of CAST.   CAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer The Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CAST complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.   Compensation is competitive and our Benefits package includes medical, life, disability, sick/vacation leave, and a 403(b) plan, Supplemental Life & Disability and discounted Pet Insurance. Opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals, and make an impact in your community. Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a criminal background check. Applications for this position  must  be completed via our  online careers portal  and needs to include a  cover letter, resume, and writing sample . Due to the high volume of resumes received, only qualified candidates will be contacted.  No Phone Calls Please.
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) Los Angeles, CA, USA Legal
Oct 16, 2019
As a member of the People & Operations team, the People Operations Coordinator will play a critical role ensuring staff and corps have the necessary tools, resources, and support to drive student impact and operational excellence. Reporting directly to the People & Operations Director, the People Operations Coordinator will play a key role in staff hiring, onboarding, and human resources administration. S/he will support building, developing and retaining a diverse, engaged, and high-functioning staff. S/he will be responsible for site operations to optimize, integrate and align people processes with department and site wide initiatives City Year values and continuously works to build an equitable and inclusive culture where diverse people feel they belong.   This position is ideal for someone interested in building skills in human resources and learning about running a successful high impact non-profit. The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver and strategic thinker with a passion for relationship development. Job Description Hiring & Onboarding Lead hiring process for open coordinator level staff positions; reviewing resumes, conducting screenings, and providing resources support, and guidance to hiring managers Support hiring coordination and execution for all open position, including scheduling interviews, preparing interview materials, and maintaining candidate files Coordinate new onboarding logistics including ensuring all new staff have all necessary materials, information and support to start strong Partner with the People & Operations Director and site hiring managers to design and implement strong new hire onboarding experience Train and support staff with understanding and navigating CY benefits and organizational resources Coordinate staff background and compliance checks within all CY & federal timeline requirement Maintain database of all hiring materials   Staff Engagement & Development Support Curate monthly email and maintain an internal website of professional development resources and opportunities Manage professional development partnerships and subscriptions Manage oversight of staff professional development funds including purchasing and tracking expenses Lead community building program connecting staff to field work in schools Lead cross-departmental staff community building committee Coordinate staff meetings and retreats logistics (including catering and setup) In partnership with Headquarters staff, coordinate annual online respect in the workplace training launch and progress monitoring for staff and corps Support implementation and analysis of staff surveys to support staff engagement and strong site practices   Plan events and activities to celebrate and appreciate staff members, including holiday gatherings, celebrations, and seasonal initiatives Site Information Maintain site information tools (listservs, phone lists, emergency contact info, site calendar, etc.) Build and maintain City Year’s content management system to ensure effective collaboration and information sharing: Update system with timely and relevant information Organize and maintain updated site files Update and manage permissions Support ongoing site training and development Oversee updating and maintenance of internal photo directory Site Operations Oversee front desk during business hours, including fielding general calls and voicemails to office. Support site use of City Year human resources system, workday, including training staff Coordinate office space use; manage conference room calendars and coordinate guest reservations Maintain and improve operational processes and procedures to sure the site runs smoothly and efficiently including ensuring staff are fully trained and comply Coordinate staff and corps travel needs  Support supply ordering in a timely manner to ensure staff have the materials they need to be successful Support management of office space to ensure consistent organization and cleanliness Serve on the corps onboarding committee, including supporting uniform distribution Support other department functions as needed Partner with CYLA departments and staff through confirmed corps and stakeholder engagement, event and service day participation and cross-departmental committees as needed to ensure site-wide goals are met Qualifications: 1-2 years relevant experience in non-profit, human resources, operations, education or related fields City Year/AmeriCorps experience preferred Strong attention to detail with a focus on results and process Exceptional organization and project management skills Excellent customer service skills; able to balance own projects against the needs of others Savvy with and interest in technology Strong track record of learning new technology systems and tools quickly Able to work effectively under pressure, handle competing priorities and respond to short deadlines with a team and independently Sets high expectations for self and others with a positive can-do attitude Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; experience with Workday or SharePoint a plus Experience with and commitment to community service, national service and/or the development of young people as leaders Additional Qualities Needed: In order to succeed in this role, an applicant must have the following competencies:   Desire to Learn:  City Year has a unique service model and organizational culture.  Successful applicants have strong experience and a track record of success in the above areas, but must be willing and eager to continue to learn as well as be self-aware of their areas for continued professional growth and development.  Communication:  Conveys thoughts clearly and concisely. Is able to make operational and technical information clear and approachable. Listens well and asks good questions. Communicates well verbally and in writing, tailoring communication for the audience and situation. Executes to Results :  Holds self-accountable, sets high expectations for self and others with a positive can-do attitude. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Tracks and communicates progress, including potential delays in a timely manner. Is proactive in addressing issues with appropriate level of urgency and in finding new ways of providing support. Problem Solving and Resilience: Successful applicants are tenacious and flexible in the face of challenges. They look beyond the obvious and don’t stop at the first barrier.They identify the information needed to solve a problem, link decisions to potential consequences and know when to escalate or seek guidance. Relationship Development: Approachable and friendly. Actively seeks feedback and to understand others perspectives, interests and concerns. Adapts approaches to different people and situations. Compensation and Benefits Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more. City Year is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.   How to Apply Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page. Internal applicants should apply through cyresource.  
City Year Los Angeles, CA, USA Programs
Oct 16, 2019
Reporting to the Director of Development, Los Angeles, the Director of Institutional Giving will execute and manage a robust institutional fundraising plan that supports significant growth and long-term sustainability in Los Angeles. This position will be responsible for creating a strong fundraising strategy targeting institutional philanthropy, corporations, government agencies and family foundations. The Director of Institutional Philanthropy, Los Angeles, will focus on foundation and corporation cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation, as well as researching new funding opportunities, and building an expanding portfolio of institutional funders. The position will also be responsible for multi-dimensional fundraising activities that include grants management, corporate involvement, and cultivation events. The position will be working in collaboration with a team of grant writers in the national development team and closely with the Director of Regional Partnerships - Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial professional with a strong track record of fundraising success, exceptional writing skills, organizational leadership experience, a passion for the mission, and the ability to communicate College Track's vision and impact to a diverse group of constituents. The Director of Institutional Giving's responsibilities include: Institutional Funder Stewardships (75%): Develop and lead an effective institutional fundraising plan that ensures long term sustainability for existing and future sites in Los Angeles; work with Director of Development, Los Angeles to secure a diversified funding base Initiate, cultivate, manage, and steward relationships with current foundation and corporate funders and expand an existing portfolio of foundations and corporations in order to significantly increase revenue from institutional funders Grow and maintain active pipelines and manage communications with existing and potential institutional donors; maintain the highest levels of accountability and compliance standards for donors and funding sources Monitor and implement best practices and understand fundraising trends in order to advise on strategy Develop and manage a corporate giving strategy (in collaboration with the Director of Regional Partnerships - Los Angeles) that meets both fundraising and career readiness goals Raise at least $1.8M in FY20 and increase Los Angeles' foundation portfolio by 10-20% annually Project Management (25%): Lead and execute excellently produced site visits for current and potential funders Manage all activities related to the ongoing day-to-day institutional fundraising efforts, including proposal, reports, and other deadlines; implementation of a funder relations and stewardship program; and management of development database Oversee the research and identification of new opportunities for institutional partnerships Lead program design process Collaborate with National Grant Writing team on funder proposals and reports Skills & Experience Required 5+ years of experience in nonprofit fundraising Exceptional writing skills, with a demonstrated track record of articulating program impact to a variety of audiences Excellent communication skills with demonstrable ability to speak persuasively, and listen attentively Proven ability to effectively develop and steward long-term relationships with institutional funders and individuals Superior relationship-building and interpersonal skills which enable rapport-building with internal and external stakeholders Demonstrated experience with sophisticated database management and/or significant Salesforce skills - leveraging Salesforce as a primary tool in managing communication and driving strategic and tactical planning Superior organizational and project management skills with strong attention to detail A constant learner who is interested in being a proactive, positive member of the team Strong organizational skills Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside College Track Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; Master's degree preferred Compensation & Benefits College Track offers a competitive salary based on the organization's compensation philosophy, which is grounded in market data. We also offer comprehensive health & welfare benefits and top of the market paid time off. To Apply Please upload a resume and cover letter with your application. We will only contact candidates chosen for further consideration. No phone inquiries please. College Track is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. College Track does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.
College Track, Inc. Los Angeles, CA, USA Senior Management - Director
Oct 16, 2019
Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm on Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles. We are looking for extraordinary people to help us end homelessness in Los Angeles. Founded on the fundamental principle that every person should always be treated with dignity and respect, ICLC fights for justice for low-income tenants, working-poor families, people who have disabilities or are experiencing homelessness, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans. Over the next six months, we will add about a dozen talented and diverse lawyers, paralegals, and other staff to our team so that we can serve more clients. Position Description : ICLC seeks an Administrative Clerk to provide support to ICLC’s Lawyers Preventing and Ending Homelessness Project (“PEHP”). This exciting new project creates and implements best practices in ending and preventing homelessness. ICLC is leading a collaboration of seven legal services organizations that are partnering with traditional homeless services providers within L.A. County’s Coordinated Entry System. The primary responsibility of the Administrative Clerk is supporting a team of attorneys, paralegals and other staff providing clients who are currently experiencing homelessness or who are at imminent risk of homelessness with a broad range of legal assistance that removes barriers to getting and staying housed. Strategies include eviction defense; maximizing income through government benefits and increased employability; limited immigration assistance; record expungement; citation defense; credit improvement; debt reduction; and preserving and obtaining housing subsidies. The Administrative Clerk will work as part of a team and will provide project-related clerical and other administrative support services to a team of attorneys and paralegals, including assistance with calls to clients, calendaring, copying, and filing. The Administrative Clerk will enter, track, and extract data from Excel spreadsheets and other data formats. Additional responsibilities include opening, closing and storing files, including uploading documents to the digital case file. The Administrative Clerk will also prepare documents and materials for training sessions and will perform other duties as needed. Hiring Criteria : Commitment to ICLC’s mission and values. Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and able to meet deadlines. Able to communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively - both orally and in writing. Strong computer and data-entry skills, including Outlook and Excel. Demonstrated ability to organize large amounts of data, and establish schedules and performance indicators. Ability to learn and utilize databases, software, and case management systems. Ability to work well with all levels of personnel. Education : Bachelor’s degree or four years’ relevant experience. Compensation : Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. How to Apply careers@innercitylaw.org http://www.innercitylaw.org/careers/ Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Anna Carrillo, HR Coordinator, at  careers@innercitylaw.org . Applications will not be considered if both resume and cover letter are not provided.
Inner City Law Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Administration / Clerical
Oct 16, 2019
  Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm on Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles. We are looking for extraordinary people to help us end homelessness in Los Angeles. Founded on the fundamental principle that every person should always be treated with dignity and respect, ICLC fights for justice for low-income tenants, working-poor families, people who are disabled or homeless, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans. Over the next six months, we will add about a dozen talented and diverse lawyers, paralegals, and other staff to our team so that we can serve more clients.         Position Description:  ICLC seeks a talented full-time Staff Attorney to help expand our work by advocating for clients who are experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of homelessness. The Staff Attorney will work in partnership with social workers, case managers, and other homeless service providers to provide holistic services to address issues that are barriers to clients becoming and staying housed. This is an innovative project intended to leverage resources across the homeless services system to produce maximum impact for clients. The Staff Attorney’s role will include legal work in a wide-array of areas, including landlord-tenant issues; citation defense; maximizing income through government benefits; limited immigration assistance; record expungement; credit improvement; debt reduction. Significant time may be spent participating in community legal clinics, community outreach events and/or developing partnerships with other homeless service providers.  Hiring Criteria:  Commitment to ICLC’s mission and values. Understanding of the legal barriers confronting people experiencing homelessness and the potential challenges involved in serving this population. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to assume responsibility quickly and work independently and as part of a team. Ability to interact with a wide range of clients in a kind, appropriate, client-centered manner. Applicants should have 1 to 6 years of experience practicing law in one or more of the legal areas set forth in the position description. Attorneys with experience in landlord-tenant law are especially encouraged to apply. Membership in the California Bar is required. Compensation:  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.  How To Apply careers@innercitylaw.org http://www.innercitylaw.org/careers/ How to Apply:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Anna Carrillo, HR Coordinator, at  careers@innercitylaw.org . Additionally, let them know you applied via DeepSweep. 
Inner City Law Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Legal
Oct 16, 2019
The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country. As L.A.’s premier performing arts destination, The Music Center convenes artists, communities and ideas with the goal of deepening the cultural lives of every resident in Los Angeles County. The non-profit performing arts organization has two divisions: The Music Center Arts (TMC Arts) and The Music Center Operations (TMC Ops). TMC Arts, The Music Center’s programming engine, provides year-round programming inside The Music Center’s four theatres, on The Music Center Plaza, outside at Grand Park—a 12-acre adjacent green space—and in schools and other locations all over Los Angeles County. TMC Arts presents world-class dance with Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, free and low-cost public concerts and events, as well as K–12 arts education programs. TMC Ops manages the theatres, the Plaza and Grand Park on behalf of the County of Los Angeles. The Music Center is also home to four renowned resident companies—Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles Master Chorale, LA Opera and LA Phil. The Music Center is currently in search of a Major Gifts Officer for the Advancement Department. The Major Gifts Officer is a highly collaborative, proactive, resourceful professional who is part of the frontline fundraising team for the Advancement department and has a commitment and passion for advancing the arts. The MGO manages relationships with established donors and initiates strategies to engage prospective donors in The Music Center’s vision and mission. This position provides expertise in cultivating, soliciting and stewarding high level donors and prospects. The MGO also manages The Music Center’s planned giving program, the Dorothy B. Chandler Legacy Society.   This position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Advancement and closely collaborates with team members across departments in addition to developing and maintaining effective relationships with volunteers and donors.   PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Establish and meet annual goals for identification, cultivation and solicitation activity. • Manage a portfolio of up to 100 major gift prospects with a gift capacity rating of $50,000+ through cultivation of relationships, gift solicitation, and stewardship. • Average 10-15 in-person visits per month with donors and prospects; submit 3-6 requests for support from personal portfolio per month; and qualify 20-30 new prospects annually. • Develop strategies for the successful solicitation of major gift prospects in alignment with The Music Center’s priorities. • Work closely with colleagues to identify prospects and existing donors who have a passion for The Music Center. • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated in initiating contacts with potential donors. • Collaborate with the Advancement Services team to ensure timely and accurate maintenance of all gift, solicitation and donor information and to ensure tracking and fulfillment of pledges, donor recognition activities, receipting and timely acknowledgements. • Facilitate and maintain the Dorothy B. Chandler Legacy Society which recognizes planned and endowment giving. Oversee marketing materials, newsletters and web site content and design and coordinate all aspects of legacy society mailings. • Special projects and additional duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:   • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college with 2-3 years directly related progressively responsible work experience with a proven record of successful cultivation and solicitation of major gifts. • Demonstrated working knowledge of all areas of fundraising, with an emphasis on soliciting and securing five to six figure gifts and grants from individual donors.   • Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills, tact and diplomacy with the ability to develop and maintain cooperative and successful working relationships with volunteers, staff and donors. • Position requires a clear, imaginative thinker and a strong writer who is able to recognize and strategically act upon connections between individual donor giving motivations and The Music Center’s needs. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Integrity and fiscal accountability. • Ability to work collaboratively and in an energetic and changing environment. • Must be willing and available to work evenings and weekends according to program and performance related scheduling. • Some travel, mostly within Southern California. • Experience working with Tessitura, Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising data management system. SALARY : Commensurate with experience.; this is a full-time exempt position.  
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Development
Oct 16, 2019
The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country. As L.A.’s performing arts destination, The Music Center has long been at the forefront of presenting innovative and critically acclaimed programs and events. With four iconic theaters and four renowned resident companies – Center Theatre Group, the LA Master Chorale, the LA Opera and the LA Philharmonic – and recognized for its illustrious dance programming, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, The Music Center is a destination where audiences find inspiration in the very best of live performance, as well as nationally recognized arts education and free and low-cost arts engagement experiences. With The Music Center On Location, the non-profit performing arts organization brings events and activities to locations outside of its Downtown Los Angeles campus. The Music Center also programs and manages Grand Park, a 12-acre adjacent greenspace, with year-round free programming.  The Music Center is currently in search of a  Director of Strategic Partnerships  to join its Advancement Department. The Director of Strategic Partnerships will partner closely with the Senior Vice President of Advancement (SVP) to ensure effective overall functioning of SVP-led affairs and the thoughtful delivery of internal and external communications that will support the strategic vision, narrative, and messaging for The Music Center fundraising. The Director will serve as a strategic partner between Advancement and the President’s office and will work to keep the executive leadership team informed of key developments and priorities for Advancement. Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Advancement, the Director of Strategic Partnerships will be expected to expand the SVP’s bandwidth through leadership on high-profile projects, coordination of teams, and preparation, conduct, and follow-up for meetings. This includes calendaring and curating evenings for high-level donors with executive leadership. In collaboration with and under the guidance of the Advancement Senior Team, the Director will foster internal and external relationships to grow the success of Advancement. In particular, the Director will work in close coordination with the AVP of Advancement on board and leadership fundraising activities.  The  Director of Strategic Partnerships  will also manage a small portfolio of donors and prospects. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  Liaise with the President’s office on behalf of the Senior Vice President of Advancement. Track and manage individualized cultivation opportunities (dinners, lunches, performance seating) pairing executive leadership with top donors and prospects. Help to manage the SVP’s time, evaluating opportunities and determining fit with priorities. Provide preparation and follow up for the SVP’s internal and external meetings. Work with the SVP to draft briefings, proposals, gift terms, and stewardship strategies for major donors. Support the SVP’s internal and external communications. Serve as representative of the SVP of Advancement across TMC’s various stakeholders, including executive leadership, donors, resident company counterparts, and community representatives.   Speak on behalf of the SVP in internal and external meetings as appropriate. Collaborate on developing and implementing external outreach strategy and external and internal communications that promote the effectiveness of TMC fundraising. Assist the SVP in identifying and setting priorities for leadership. Successfully manage a small portfolio of prospects and donors. Manage high level special projects on an as needed basis. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, with at least five years of successful experience in a strategic role working with senior leaders. Demonstrated cross-cultural competence, including strong emotional intelligence and ability to engage and build relationships across the organization. Excellent interpersonal skills, a strategic mindset, and dynamic communicative skills. Strong organizational and administrative skills, and the solid ability to prioritize projects with attention to detail. Excellent judgment and sense of dynamics within a leadership team. Strong communication skills, including public speaking and written communications. Problem-solving, research and analytical skills. Proven track record in planning and achieving short- and long-term goals. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively about engaging donors, and to develop plans of action and follow through. Experience in managing a portfolio and successfully securing major gifts. Willingness to work some nights and weekends. Experience working with fundraising data management systems.   SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience; this is a non-exempt full-time position.   How to Apply jobs@musiccenter.org https://www.musiccenter.org/visit/Careers/ HOW TO APPLY:   Please submit a cover letter and resume to email  jobs@musiccenter.org  or fax 213 972 8029. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Senior Management - Director
Oct 16, 2019
The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country. As L.A.’s performing arts destination, The Music Center has long been at the forefront of presenting innovative and critically acclaimed programs and events. With four iconic theaters and four renowned resident companies – Center Theatre Group, the LA Master Chorale, the LA Opera and the LA Philharmonic – and recognized for its illustrious dance programming, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, The Music Center is a destination where audiences find inspiration in the very best of live performance, as well as nationally recognized arts education and free and low-cost arts engagement experiences. With The Music Center On Location, the non-profit performing arts organization brings events and activities to locations outside of its Downtown Los Angeles campus. The Music Center also programs and manages Grand Park, a 12-acre adjacent greenspace, with year-round free programming.  The  Music Center is in search of an  Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President of Advancement. The Executive Assistant provides senior level administrative and operational support to the Senior Vice President of Advancement. The position will work under the direct supervision on generally varied, at times task-oriented, and/or project-oriented areas; demonstrates knowledge of the organization, policies and procedures by making routine administrative decisions and exercising independent judgment. Maintains frequent contact with executive management, internal staff, and various volunteer groups on behalf of the Senior Vice President of Advancement. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  The Executive Administrator is responsible for assisting the Senior Vice President of Advancement in all functional aspects. The position will encompass a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: answering calls, scheduling meetings, managing calendar, coordinating travel, planning meetings and preparing materials, edit and proof executive management correspondence and communication, interfacing with the fundraising team and the Board of Directors as well as participating in various ad-hoc projects. Maintains Senior Vice President’s calendar, making all necessary changes to ensure that the calendar is accurate and current; also contribute and manage the calendar function for the advancement department when assigned and as needed. Provides customer service by greeting visitors and directing them appropriately; assists callers and visitors with resolving problems including coordinating for resolution with other staff and departments as necessary.   Provides on-going public relations service on Senior Vice President's behalf with visiting board members, donors, and other VIPs. Schedules meetings and makes travel arrangements for Vice President handling all logistical issues and may handle same functions for other Advancement staff when assigned and as needed. Tracks and monitors status of pending items and follows up (in person, email or phone) as needed.   Plans and coordinates all meetings hosted by Senior Vice President, including scheduling, reminders, catering and other logistics, and gathering and developing meeting materials. Takes meeting minutes and prepares them in a timely manner for approval and distribution.  Organizes staff development events and activities including holiday parties and staff workshops.   Reviews, prioritizes and distributes all incoming correspondence to Senior Vice President as well as general departmental correspondence including board reports and acknowledgement letters. Provides clerical support to Senior Vice President and prepares correspondence, reports and PowerPoint presentations. Serves as advancement office administrator by developing and overseeing computer and paper records, tickler and filing systems; coordinates and determines equipment and software needs and ensures maintenance and repair; orders stationery, supplies and equipment; ensures that all office machines are properly supplied with paper and toner; oversees the ordering of kitchen supplies; assists in developing and recommending departmental policies and procedures. Also oversees the collection and processing of weekly employee time cards and leave notices. Performs routine bookkeeping tasks such as reviewing, coding and processing invoices; preparing and processing various accounting documents such as Senior Vice President’s expense report.  Organizes special services for VIPS including parking, arranges for campus tours, books conference rooms for meeting with the President and other requests. Serves as liaison between Senior Vice President and other department staff communicating information, schedules, assignments, priorities and requests, and serves as a communication link between senior management and executive staff and others. Work with Founders and Marketing teams to organize Advancement department, and occasionally executive offices, complimentary ticket requests and seat holds for all dance engagements.  Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:   • High School diploma required, undergraduate degree preferred.  • 3 to 5 years administrative and/or project management experience. • Exceptional interpersonal abilities and communication skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with respect towards all levels of staff including being a good listener; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. • Exceptional writing and proofreading skills; ability to prepare presentations.  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently as required; ability to take instructions and follow through with instructions. • Skilled in handling confidential and sensitive situations with discretion, diplomacy and tact. • Successfully applies basic philosophical guidelines to complex, multi-faceted problems with thorough attention to detail. • Ability to set and maintain priorities amid fluctuating workload and dynamic priorities. • Expert level of skills operating personal computer hardware, word processing, spreadsheet and database software and general office equipment. • Must be willing and able to work overtime and weekends as needed. SALARY:  Commensurate with experience.; this is a full-time non-exempt position   HOW TO APPLY:  Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary expectation to email  jobs@musiccenter.org  or fax (213) 972-8029.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT  
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Administration / Clerical