Jun 14, 2019
Specific job responsibilities:
Development: With guidance from the Executive Director, manages activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations (i.e., research, outreach, and initial letters of inquiry).
Leads development and prospecting research activities, including setting up calls and meetings for Executive Director with potential funders.
Maintains careful and accurate tracking of all institutional funds being sought and received, including multi-year grants. Tracks deadlines for proposals and reports to ensure timely submission of complete reporting packages, and inquiries about renewed support.
Develops, writes, and submits grant proposals and report packages for specific foundations, corporations and government funding sources.
Project management of proposal development for on-time proposal and report completion.
Maintain office systems and files (electronic and hard copy) to support all Development projects, timelines, deadlines, budgets, and operations.
Implements all donor and gift record-keeping, including all records, files, gift processing, and written acknowledgement of all gifts to donors.
Manages the organization’s digital communications platforms, including the website, social media, and email marketing.
Facilitates positive press coverage reflecting partner schools, the program, and the organization.
Supports brand consistency, accuracy, and compliance across a variety of platforms and partners.
Helps develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan across the organization's discreet audiences; put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities.
Artist and Event Management: With support from the Executive Assistant, manage school visits and special events with high-profile artists and VIPs including, but not limited to:
Planning and facilitating school visits, events, and performance opportunities.
Acting as a liaison between schools, Turnaround Arts national, and artist management teams.
Managing media, vendors, volunteers, and photo/video crews, as necessary.
Ensuring necessary permits, releases, written agreements and other necessary permissions are obtained to support events and event documentation.
This position will require 10%-15% travel, including occasional overnight travel.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field of study
3+ years of professional fundraising experience in the nonprofit sector, specifically grant writing
Demonstrated experience to perform the job responsibilities outlined above
Required skill sets:
Excitement about meaningful, mission-driven work
Self-motivated, with a team oriented, growth mindset approach
Background in project management and communications
Logistics experience, including event planning and coordination
Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
Ability to handle complex, fast-paced workload with a high level of professionalism
Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and circumstances
Excellent interpersonal skills and track record of building successful relationships
Demonstrated discretion in dealing with high-profile contacts
Polished oral and written communication skills, demonstrating tact, diplomacy, and accuracy
Ability to represent Turnaround Arts: California in an exceptional manner
Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Mail, Calendar, and Drive
Fluency with donor databases, Adobe Creative Suite, Wordpress, Mailchimp, and basic HTML
Ability and willingness to perform a variety of tasks as shifting program demands require
Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
Benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k plan, paid holidays and paid time off
Los Angeles, CA, USA