Part-time to Full-time
LA Commons helps L.A.’s diverse neighborhoods give voice to their unique stories through community-based arts programs. Created by local emerging artists, these projects express the cultural and historical essence of the communities. With our Trekking LA and Found LA programs, LA Commons introduces visitors from other parts of Los Angeles to these arts projects, and to the food, music and cultural history of the communities. Through these inter-connected programs, LA Commons educates, empowers and enriches neighborhoods, while promoting greater understanding, engagement and connectedness for all residents of the city of Los Angeles.
We are seeking an energetic, passionate, innovative and detail-oriented development professional to support our efforts to cultivate individual donors and to produce fun events aimed at attracting and engaging more people in our mission. Key in the mix of duties is implementation of our tour programs as a mission driven activity that also lends itself to donor cultivation. Reporting to the Executive Director, the ideal candidate will have experience in corporate and individual fundraising and events planning and implementation. This staff member will work with the Executive Director to manage and develop the portfolio of sponsors and donors as well as serving as the main point of contact for all operational and programmatic aspects of our events. With this role in mind, he or she will spearhead the creation of the annual fundraising calendar including identifying opportunities to fundraise from a variety of sources, with an emphasis on individuals; working with the administrator to set the budget and coordinating all aspects of events including sponsorships and guests. The Development Manager will also be required to effectively work with other fund development team members including other staff, board members, volunteers, and vendors. Specific duties include:
Flexible Hours. Salary commensurate with experience.
Please send resume and cover letter to Karen Mack at firstname.lastname@example.org