Los Angeles LGBT Center

Since 1969 the Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond.

Today the Center's nearly 700 employees provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services, and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy.

Despite our size, scope, and determination to meet the growing demand for our services, we remain a lean, fiscally disciplined organization, earning a four-star Charity Navigator rating for six consecutive years.

We are an unstoppable force in the fight against bigotry and the struggle to build a better world, a world in which LGBT people can be healthy, equal, and complete members of society.

Jul 08, 2019
Under the coordination of the Program Manager and as part of the Youth Services team, the Case Manager will develop individual case plans for youth, perform assessments and provide referrals to in-house Los Angeles LGBT Center (Center) services, as well as external organizations and service providers to ensure that youth receive the highest quality of service and support. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Provide intake and assessment of new clients; provide crisis counseling when necessary; 2) Develop case plans for clients to meet their immediate or urgent needs, as well as longer-term needs; provide support and guidance to clients in implementation of their case plans; 3) Provide appropriate referrals and serve as an advocate for client with other agencies; provide support to clients in applying for GR and SSI and other public benefits; 4) Conduct standardized screening with homeless members at The Youth Center on Highland and assess, support, and triage referrals from collaborative partners; 5) Maintain complete and accurate files on all case management clients and document all services and referrals provided; 6) Prepare monthly reports in an accurate and timely fashion; 7) Network with community agencies and organizations in order to establish referral linkages; 8) Develop a comprehensive resource and referral database of internal and external resources that will be printed and distributed both to youth and community members; 9) Attend and participate in department staff meetings, in-service trainings and other meetings as assigned; 10) Compile data and prepare reports as requested and conduct research relevant to the program; 11) Other duties as assigned. JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 1) Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people; 2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people; 3) 2-4 years of experience or equivalent education in case management, counseling, or social services; 4) 1-2 years of experience providing direct services to high risk youth including counseling and advocacy; 5) Knowledge of Social Service resources for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness and at-risk of experiencing homelessness; 6) Working knowledge of Trauma Informed Service Model; 7) Sensitive to the needs of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender youth from a wide range of backgrounds; 8) Bilingual (English/Spanish fluency preferred) a plus; 9) Good verbal and written communication skills, including organizational, detail and interpersonal skills; 10) Computer skills and knowledge including word processing, database operations, spreadsheets, and other software systems; 11) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expression, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration statuses, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment. The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.   
Los Angeles LGBT Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Programs
Jul 08, 2019
The AIDS/LifeCycle Marketing Manager works with the Marketing Director and Digital Marketing Manager to help develop and execute an integrated marketing and media plan for AIDS/LifeCycle. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Works as a member of the AIDS/LifeCycle marketing team under the direction of the Marketing Director to produce assets and copy for the annual marketing plan including but not limited to: AIDSLifeCycle.org, Social Media, Digital Advertising, Outdoor Advertising, Print Advertising, Direct Mail, Email, Other Collateral; 2) Assists in cultivating and managing the AIDS/LifeCycle brand voice; particularly in email communications, social media accounts, and website, with a clear, consistent voice that adheres to brand guidelines; 3) Assists in managing third-party vendors in creative design and distribution; 4) Creates and manages a digital assets catalogue, including catalogue of Ride photography; 5) Field work includes: event production assistance, event attendance, on weekends and evenings; 6) Partners with Digital Marketing Manager to maintain a consistent participant experience and marketing narrative; 7) Serves as Ride-staff for the upload, download, and week of AIDS/LifeCycle event. Additional responsibilities may be assigned, as necessary, including administrative duties, volunteer supervision, safety monitoring, vendor relations, customer service, recruitment, and sales supervision; 8) Other duties as assigned; JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 1) Experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people; 2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people; 3) Three to five years of experience or equivalent education required; 4) Graphic design experience required (work samples or portfolio submission required); Adobe Creative Design Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Lightroom); 5) Basic HTMLfor working on marketing emails (MailChimp, Constant Contact, Dream Weaver, etc.) is required; 6) Experience in video management or production (in Adobe Premiere, or similar program) is a plus; 7) Basic WordPress knowledge is a plus; 8) Copywriting experience required; 9) Project management experience required; 10) Marketing and branding experience required; 11) Direct knowledge of AIDS/LifeCycle or similar fundraising cycling events preferred; 12) Exceptional ability to work well under pressure, manage and prioritize projects with multiple and often competing deadlines, and meet all set deadlines; 13) Ability to work independently, under supervision, and, or in a team-based and goal-oriented environment; 14) Strong familiarity with MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, design software a plus; 15) Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 16) Strong organizational, detail and interpersonal skills; 17) Able and willing to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends regularly, often for long periods of time; 18) Able to be onsite for the AIDS/LifeCycle event for approximately two weeks each year; 19) Access to reliable transportation and the ability to be insured; 20) Ability to engage and involve individuals in the work, programs, activities and events for and on behalf of the Los Angeles LGBT Center (Center) and the LGBTQ community; 21) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration statues, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment; The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.
Los Angeles LGBT Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR
Jul 08, 2019
Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Department Assistant will provide general operational and administrative support for the Seniors Services Department located at the Triangle Square Apartments. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Provide general operational and administrative support for the department, including appropriate functions related to the efficient, professional operation of the office; 2) Prepare and respond to correspondence, and coordinate departmental mail distribution; 3) Provide data entry and database management including data entry and scanning; 4) Assist in monitoring departmental expenditures, including reconciling accounts payable; prepare and track all supplies orders; and maintain all supplies inventory and office equipment; 5) Provide calendar, logistical, and administrative support to the department as required; 6) Organize and maintain departmental materials and files; 7) Coordinate substantial monthly mailings and delivery of materials to residents; 8) Post weekly lunch menus, schedule and serve lunches; 9) Maintain monthly RSVP lists and correspondence with members regarding monthly activities; 10) Assist with information requests and referrals from all sources; 11) Assist with LGBT senior issues research as needed; 12) Assist in the planning of departmental activities as needed; 13) Set-up and breakdown of community room(s) for all activities; 14) Other duties as assigned; JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 1) Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people; 2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people; 3) Minimum 1 3 years of general office experience; 4) Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong organizational, interpersonal, research, and time management skills. Superior attention to detail; 5) Superior computer skills including word processing and database operations; 6) Self-motivated, energetic, flexible and able to work in a team environment; 7) Demonstrated ability to be compassionate and patient with older adult population in a residential setting; 8) Ability to work under direct and general supervision; 9) Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; 10) Demonstrated ability to work discreetly and professionally with confidential materials; 11) Familiarity with aging and issues impacting LGBTQ seniors, a plus;  12) Access to reliable transportation and the ability to be insured; 13) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expression, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration statuses, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment. The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.
Los Angeles LGBT Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Administration / Clerical
Jul 08, 2019
Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Staff Attorney serves youth who are at risk of homelessness or who are experiencing homelessness by collaborating with Los Angeles LGBT Center (Center) staff and volunteers as well as people within the structure of the L.A. County homeless system; by providing legal services that have a trauma-informed perspective, that are culturally responsive, and that have a focus on housing first; and by supervising other staff. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Collaborate and exchange information within the Center’s Legal Services, the Center and the Community, including within the structure of the L.A. County homeless system, so as to help identify youth who can most benefit from our services; 2) Recruit, train, manage and supervise volunteers to provide direct legal services for homeless youth and to expand access to services; 3) Work with the Project Manager to accomplish the following: Manage a significant client caseload by providing direct legal assistance for homeless youth, including legal consultations, preparation of documents, and court representation where appropriate. All services must have a trauma-informed perspective, be culturally responsive, and promote housing stability. Services include reasonable accommodation requests; addressing eligibility issues for subsidized housing that may focus around legal issues; credit resolution advocacy; criminal record expungement; assistance for victims of crime that access benefits; legal services that will assist clients in resolving housing, income and employment barriers; and benefits advocacy, as allowed. They also include anything that falls under unlawful detainer actions, and preferably at the earliest possible stages prior to the client facing the eviction process; preservation of housing subsidies, which includes working to resolve any issues with the Public Housing Authority or a project-based site where the client might be at risk of losing their subsidy, impacting their ability to pay rent long-term; landlord dispute resolution that centers around legal issues; credit resolution advocacy; criminal record expungement; and employment legal support, including violation of wage rules and discrimination based upon status, as allowed; 4) Develop, sustain and strengthen working relationships with community partners, social services providers, and within the structure of the L.A. County homeless system by doing and supervising outreach, education, community events, and in-service trainings regarding dynamics of LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness, including sensitivity, same-gender legal issues, trauma-informed legal services, and available resources; 5) Under the supervision of the Project Manager, develop, sustain and strengthen the administrative infrastructure, and provide as well as cross-train staff and supervise volunteers in maintaining strict adherence to conflict-of-interest standards and client confidentiality, including over-the-phone and in-person intake; ensure detailed documentation; help scheduling of attorney consultations, and with the assignment of cases to legal professional volunteers and staff, and referral to appropriate resources; 6) Administrative and operational responsibilities include helping the Project Manager oversee grant compliance, preparing reports, data collection, and identifying and pursuing opportunities for program expansion, including grant writing; 7) Provide crisis intervention and safety planning, when appropriate; 8) Coordinate education/outreach to LGBTQ homeless youth; 9) Develop and update educational materials; 10) In coordination with internal Center resources, develop, sustain and strengthen efforts to utilize media, including advertising, the internet, publications, radio, and television, and help coordinate LGBTQ homeless public policy; 11) Participate in staff meetings, planning meetings and other meetings as needed; 12) Other duties as assigned;   JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 1) Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people; 2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people; 3) A member of The California State Bar, and a minimum of one year experience in a non-profit setting of providing trauma-informed direct legal services to LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness in English and Spanish; 4) Bilingual (English/Spanish fluency) required; 5) Experience in project management, volunteer coordination, coalition building and/or community organizing; 6) Passion and demonstrated commitment to serving the homeless LGBTQ youth population must be as great as passion to be a legal professional;  7) Demonstrated experience in being flexible and collaborating within a bureaucracy;  8) Demonstrated cultural responsivity is a core competency; 9) Demonstrated capacity to provide a welcoming presence to clients experiencing trauma; 10) The ability to work, collaborate, and form lasting partnerships with other organizations and government entities, some of which may not understand the needs of LGBTQ youth clients or the unique role attorneys play in meeting those needs; 11) Prior experience working or volunteering in the LGBTQ community, preferred; 12) Training in survivor/batterer differentiation, preferred; 13) Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience in giving presentations and trainings; 14) Excellent computer skills/knowledge including word processing, database operations, and other software systems; 15) Outstanding organization, interpersonal and research skills with a superior attention to detail; 16) Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks under pressure in a fast-paced environment; 17) Empathetic in nature, but with excellent boundaries;  18) Access to reliable transportation and the ability to be insured; 19) Flexibility to work evenings and weekends required; 20) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expression, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration statuses, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment. The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.  
Los Angeles LGBT Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Legal
Jul 08, 2019
Working closely with the Manager of Legal Clinics, and in coordination with the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s (Center) Volunteer Resources Department and all Legal Services Department projects, including the Legal Advocacy Project for Survivors (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking), the Anti-Violence Project (Hate Crimes/Incidents and Police Misconduct), the Transgender Economic Empowerment Project, the Immigration Law Project, and the Homeless Youth Project, the Legal Clinic Coordinator will recruit, train, schedule and manage volunteers to ensure that all phone calls are timely answered and returned, that walk-in clients are timely served, and that all intake appointments are timely scheduled.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Oversee day-time walk-in hours as well as the coordination of Legal Clinics at the Legal Services Department and at off-site locations; 2) Provide day-to-day administrative training, scheduling and coordination of volunteers, including non-legal volunteers, paralegals, attorneys, and law students; 3) Coordinate the provision of services and supervise volunteers to ensure that phones are answered, calls are returned, intakes are provided, and attorney consultations, including follow-up appointments, and appropriate referrals are given; 4) Supervise and in the absence of volunteers, provide the walk-in hours, including supervising volunteers and assisting with intakes;  5) Ensure that Clinics are adequately staffed and booked and that prior to each clinic all the necessary preparations are in place, including non-legal professional volunteers, client paperwork, and appointment reminders; 6) Coordinate department infrastructure support, including developing, updating, and implementing: trainings and manuals for staff and volunteers which detail protocols, procedures and comprehensive services; 7) Coordinate with Legal Services Staff and volunteers to ensure that volunteers are collecting essential data for legal conflict checks and periodic reports; 8) Coordinate with Program Managers and Manager of Legal Clinics to ensure in-house referrals and data collection are handled appropriately; 9) Participate in staff meetings; 10) Other duties as assigned; JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 1) Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of relevance to LGBTQ people; 2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people; 3) Experience in working with marginalized communities; 4) Experience in working with survivors of violence and trauma; resilience; ability to maintain distinct work-life boundaries; 5) Legal background is preferred, but not required; 6) Volunteer experience is preferred, but not required; 7) Superb time-management skills; highly organized; great interpersonal skills; and excited by a fast-paced environment; 8) Ability to nurture an enthusiasm in volunteers to ensure retention and longevity; an attentive listener; willingness to adapt and be flexible with changes of schedule of volunteers and clients; 9) Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and coordinating complex operational systems, project management, or volunteer coordination; 10) Capacity to ensure that volunteers provide a welcoming environment for clients experiencing trauma; 11) Capacity to provide a trauma-informed perspective and cultural responsivity to the diverse populations served by the department; 12) Bilingual English/Spanish is required; 13) Ability to work evenings and weekends; 14) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expression, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration status, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment.   The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.
Los Angeles LGBT Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Legal
Jul 08, 2019
The Senior Grant Writer assists the Director of Foundation Relations in meeting team revenue goals and in developing and stewarding foundation relationships. Responsibilities include identifying funding opportunities, managing outreach/meetings/tours with private and corporate foundation contacts, writing grant proposals/reports and conducting supportive research. This position is highly collaborative and requires an individual who enjoys working with colleagues in all aspects of grant development and management. The Private Grants Team works closely with program administrators and staff to keep current on the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s (the Center) diverse range of medical, social service, public policy, legal advocacy, education and cultural arts programs serving the LGBT community.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) In collaboration with and under supervision of Director of Foundation Relations, assist in all aspects of funding requests submitted to private and corporate foundations, from identifying funding opportunities to writing proposals and managing grant reporting; 2) Manage a portfolio of grant prospects and be responsible for a revenue goal; 3) Create and maintain up-to-date language regarding the Center and Center programs; 4) Develop and maintain collections of current research, statistics, and citations regarding the populations served by the Center for use in grant proposal submissions and other Development communications; 5) Manage portfolio of foundation relationships through outreach and stewardship; 6) Assist in maintaining a timeline for all grant applications and necessary reports; 7) Input and maintain accurate foundation information in Raiser’s Edge; 8) Other duties as assigned. JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 1) Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people; 2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people; 3) 6-8 years of experience in related field and/or equivalent education; 4) Minimum 5+ years grant writing experience, with medical grants experience highly valued; 5) Proven track record of excellence and existing portfolio of foundation contacts; 6) Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge a plus; 7) Demonstrate success developing corporate and private foundation grant proposals; 8) Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strong interpersonal and organizational skills; 9) Strong research, analytical and planning skills; 10) Proven ability to manage multiple responsibilities with competing deadlines; 11) Strong computer skills and knowledge including Microsoft Office Suite, word processing, database operations, spreadsheets, and other software systems; 12) Strong sense of teamwork and commitment to achieving department goals and advancing organization mission; 13) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expression, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration statuses, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment.   The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.    
Los Angeles LGBT Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Programs
Jul 08, 2019
Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the Major Gifts Associate is responsible for managing a portfolio of approximately 150-200 sustaining donors & prospects (annual gifts of $1,500 or more) and assisting with the planning and implementation of a comprehensive major gift strategy. This is a front-line fundraising role with a special focus on raising incremental funds by upgrading existing and recruiting new donors.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Work with the Director of Major Gifts to implement and manage a comprehensive strategy to identify, cultivate, solicit, recognize and renew/upgrade a portfolio of 150-200 sustaining donors and prospects. Maintain or increase renewal rate of assigned portfolio. Heavy emphasis on raising incremental funds; 2) Conduct 20 or more engagement actions per month including at least 8-10 in-person visits; 3) Work with Director of Major Gifts to manage goals that are set monthly, quarterly and annually; 4) Work closely with development, administration, communications and program staff to advance program goals; 5) Responsible for conducting tours of the Center for current and prospective donors; 6) Responsible for executing one solicitation/fundraising event annually for approximately 100 guests, and smaller events; 7) Ensure data integrity and maintain meticulous records in compliance with departmental standards regarding donor cultivation, recognition and renewal for assigned portfolio; 8) Other duties as assigned; JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 1) Experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people; 2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people; 3) 2-3 years of development experience with special emphasis on donor relations, prospecting, membership management and annual funds, including direct solicitation experience; 4) Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills. Ability to interface directly and effectively with senior staff, top volunteers and donors; 5) Flexibility to work during the evening and on weekends. Ability to work independently and as part of a team; 6) Standard office computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets; familiarity with structure and uses of sophisticated donor records software; 7) Working knowledge of the Los Angeles LGBTQ philanthropic communities, knowledge of Moves Management and The Raiser’s Edge a plus; 8) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration statues, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment. The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.
Los Angeles LGBT Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Development
Jul 08, 2019
The Director of Planned Giving directs a robust fundraising program to promote, cultivate, solicit and steward deferred gifts to the Los Angeles LGBT Center (Center). This position also facilitates all legal administration of new and on-going estates of which the Center is a beneficiary.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Execute a comprehensive planned giving program with a goal to increase the overall number of donors and the amount of their gifts; 2) Initiate gift discussions and develop strategies that are helpful and appropriate for prospects and that benefit the Center; 3) Implement a planned giving marketing plan and create an annual budget for the plan; 4) Steward existing Circle of Life Members to ensure bequests remain Center gifts; 5) Produce two annual events honoring the legacy society, the Circle of Life: a summer lunch and a holiday brunch; 6) Create and update collateral and marketing material for planned gifts; 7) Manage relationship, contracts and programs with the Center’s planned giving marketing vendor – MarketSmart; 8) Oversee and update the Center’s planned giving website which is hosted by MarketSmart; 9) Facilitate necessary administration, court filings, written communications for estates with the Center as beneficiary and/or as executor; maintain files on donors and estates; track wills in probate and trusts in administration as appropriate; 10) Engage with allied professionals (estate planning attorneys, CPAs, etc.) and enlist their support of the Center;  11) Work collaboratively allied professionals on donors and prospects to determine appropriate method of charitable giving; 12) Responsible for recruiting, selecting, developing, mentoring and coaching staff and inspiring and motivating individual and team performance; 13) Assist with, support and participate in fundraising events and stewardship activities with Development team colleagues; 14) Other duties as assigned;    JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:   1) Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people; 2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people; 3) A minimum of 10 years of legal and/or fundraising experience that includes planned giving in a non-profit or law firm; 4) A Bachelor degree in a relevant field is required with a J.D., C.P.A., or other advanced degree preferred;  5) Demonstrated success in presenting, negotiating and closing gifts to a charitable organization (or related sales closings); 6) Superior communications skills, both in writing and orally, including presentations to prospects, donors, professionals; 7) Exceptional interpersonal skills and judgment, and a strong desire to promote the Center by establishing productive relationships on the Center’s behalf;  8) Facility around conversations about end-of-life issues; 9) An entrepreneurial attitude with mental flexibility to navigate through highly varying work and the ability to prioritize tasks; 10) Exemplary ethical standards; 11) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expression, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration status, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment.        The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.    
Los Angeles LGBT Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Senior Management - Director
Jul 08, 2019
Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Major Gifts is responsible for managing the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s sustaining donor portfolio (annual gifts of $1,500 or more - approximately 470 Donors); managing two Major Gifts Associates; is the liaison with the Veritus Group (consulting firm helping with the expansion of the major gifts program) and integrating the activities into the Center’s Annual Giving moves management program. The Development Department has a goal to raise $18 million for FY’20 and will work to increase funds raised by 8% in FY’21. The program includes researching, prospecting, keeping detailed donor records and managing a well-developed program of donor cultivation, recognition and renewal. Challenges the opportunity to significantly expand membership and revenue, especially at higher-levels gifts of $6,000 and up. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Work with the Deputy Director of Development, Director of Membership, direct reports and the Veritus Group (our consulting company) to plan, implement and manage a comprehensive program to identify, cultivate, solicit, recognize and renew/upgrade sustaining donors; 2) Work with management to set goals for the entire Annual Giving program including incremental revenue, renewal, upgrade revenue and the portfolio of lapsed donors and donors in collections; 3) Participate in all aspects of the program including identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and renewal of donors; 4) Implement/manage the Center’s Moves Management system (action tracks) for all assigned portfolios of sustaining donors; 5) Personally develop close working relationships with high net-worth individuals, to engage them in the process of donor cultivation and stewardship; 6) Become a member of professional, social and networking groups and attend weekly events to expand donor prospect base; 7) Entertain donor prospects at lunches, dinners and other appropriate social settings; 8) In addition to tours for the general public, organize tours of Center facilities for high net-worth donors; 9) Review monthly results and revise year-end projections to achieve annual budgeted goals; 10) Work closely with development, administration, communications and program staff to advance program goals; 11) Attend various events throughout Los Angeles to meet new donor prospects and to expand relationships with current donors; 12) In close cooperation with the Chief Development Officer, develop revenue and expense budget for the next fiscal year. 13) Responsible for creating 1 affinity group house party per year. (legal, financial, healthcare, entertainment); 14) Other duties as assigned. JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:  1) Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people; 2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people; 3) 4-6 years of Major Gift fundraising experience, with special emphasis placed on donor relations, identification, membership management and upgrading donor support;  4) College degree or equivalent educational attainment preferred; 5) Working knowledge of the Los Angeles LGBT philanthropic communities a plus; 6) Flexibility to work during the evening and on weekends; 7) Proven concern for detail, organization, and timely follow-through; 8) Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; 9) Superior management and leadership capacity; 10) Knowledge of Moves Management and The Raiser’s Edge a plus along with the ability to work as part of a team; 11) Standard office computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets; familiarity with structure and uses of sophisticated donor records software; 12) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration statues, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment. The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.  
Los Angeles LGBT Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Senior Management - Director