Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Center Theatre Group is one of the nation's leading non-profit theatre organizations that supports the Mark Taper Forum, the Ahmanson Theatre, the Kirk Douglas Theatre, and a significant number of play development and arts education initiatives in Southern California. Center Theatre Group believes that The mission of Center Theatre Group is to provide theatre of the highest caliber to the rich, diverse communities of Southern California.

Jul 05, 2019
Center Theatre Group seeks an Associate Director of Institutional Grants to join the company’s Institutional Advancement team, reporting to the Deputy Director of Advancement. This position will be responsible for 1) maximizing foundation and government support, including corporate foundations, 2) managing a personal portfolio of institutional donors and prospects, and 3) supervising a Grants Writer.     PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES   Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards Foundation, Government, and Corporate Philanthropy donors to meet and/or exceed annual fundraising goals  Oversees all grant activity for existing and prospective Foundation, Government, and Corporate Philanthropy donors, ensuring the accurate and timely submission of all letters of inquiry, proposals, and reports Manages a personal portfolio of current and prospective institutional funders and implements donor cultivation strategies Supervises and mentors a Grants Writer   to achieve success in calendar management, writing grants, proofreading, editing, data collection, and administrative tasks Work with Advancement Operations team to oversee Institutional Grants income and expense budgets Collaborates and works closely with the Institutional Advancement executive team, senior management, and other program staff to think strategically about identifying funding opportunities for advancing major institutional prospects Attends and works special events throughout the season  CTG provides a dynamic working environment in which duties and responsibilities may change. Employees are expected to be flexible and responsive to changes in the scope of their duties.    QUALIFICATIONS Four years of college from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work history required. A minimum of 4 years’ institutional giving and management experience with proven fundraising success at cultural organizations with annual budgets over $5 million is required. Fundraising for performing arts a plus. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and database systems such as Tessitura. Outstanding strategic thinker, attention to detail, writing and proofreading skills, and an ability to prepare budget information for proposals and reports are essential. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, personable, and have an interest in theatre.   All employees are required to pass a background check.   COMPENSATION Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.   CTG also offers a comprehensive benefits package including retirement plan options; escalating paid vacation, paid sick, personal days and holidays. Full-time employees receive full health benefits including medical, dental, vision, flex spending accounts, employee assistance program, life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance.   TO APPLY Sell yourself by writing a cover letter that describes why you’re the best person for this job. Send resume and cover letter, along with salary requirement to:   No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.  Center Theatre Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, color, ancestry, disability, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran/military status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by law. Center Theatre Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We support, promote and embrace a diverse workforce.
Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Development
Jul 05, 2019
Responsible for supervising, training and dispatching the team of drivers in order to support general company needs, and the Production Department, in support of the Mark Taper Forum (MTF), Ahmanson Theatre (AHM) and Kirk Douglas Theatre (KDT).   PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: ·        Dispatch drivers based on the needs of the company and  Production department. ·        Manage vehicle maintenance including vehicle purchasing and maintenance budgets. ·        Maintain detailed records of all vehicle and facility maintenance, trucking runs and Driver schedules. ·        Coordinate labor as required by the evolving needs of various departments. ·        Assist the Operations Manager with the training of the drivers. ·        Lead an effective and responsive driver team. ·        Interface with vendors utilized by CTG. ·        Conduct periodic walkthroughs and inspections of facilities. ·        Act as primary point of contact for freight and deliveries. ·        Place orders and pull stock for Production Department and other departments as needed. ·        Execute, manage, code, and reconcile petty cash, credit card and PO purchases. ·        Schedule companywide interoffice mail/package deliveries.   SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES: ·        Operation of company vehicles, forklifts, man lifts and order picker. CTG will provide training and certification when required. ·        Ensure safety procedures are executed in the loading, unloading and transport of items from CTG Warehouse, Shop, Annex and various vendors for all CTG and Music Center spaces, as needed. Oversee the safe collection and disposal of hazardous waste for all CTG facilities. Ensure compliance with in-house safety procedures and compliance with regulations and applicable laws such as but not limited to hazardous waste and SDS’s. This includes disseminating and posting OSHA requirements, facilitating training, purchasing and maintaining common safety equipment, recommending new safety practices or policies to the Operations Manager. Other duties as assigned.     CTG provides a dynamic working environment in which duties and responsibilities may change. Employees are expected to be flexible and responsive to changes in the scope of their duties. All employees are expected to be familiar with and adhere to Center Theatre Group’s Personnel Policies and Procedures.   QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and essential skills Prior supervisory experience. Working knowledge and comfort with Microsoft Office, especially Outlook and Excel. Comfort with communicating via e-mail and phone. Strong and persuasive communicator, both written and verbal. Ability to coordinate multiple parts of a project, set priorities and follow through in a timely manner. Previous experience working in theatrical/live entertainment environment preferred. Spanish fluency a plus. Strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Confident Multi-Tasker.   Minimum requirements Willingness and ability to work 40 hours or more per week on a flexible schedule. Ability to sit in a workstation, type and work with a computer for extended periods of time. Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weight up to 40lbs or more occasionally and 25lbs frequently.  Must be able to work on a ladder and in hard-to-reach places. Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, reach and climb in various positions to perform tasks. Company required valid California driver’s license with good driving record, which much be maintained at all times.   All employees are required to pass a background check.
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