Assistant Director of Development

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance

Los Angeles, CA

Position Summary
As UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance prepares to open a new venue, the UCLA Nimoy Theater, the Assistant Director of Development (ADoD) will lead the effort to engage members and individual donors in the exciting next chapter of CAP UCLA and the storied history of performing arts at UCLA. Reporting to the Director of Development, the ADoD will be a frontline position, responsible for creating and executing a comprehensive fundraising and donor engagement strategy for CAP UCLA's members and individual donors through to the opening celebration of The Nimoy, slated for May 2023.

Primary Responsibilities
The ADoD has four major responsibilities: 1) conceptualize and manages projects, events and programs that deepen member and donor connection to CAP UCLA; 2) manage a portfolio of individual donors members and volunteers with annual giving capacity between $1,000 and $10,000; 3) work with Director of Development, the CAP UCLA marketing team, key donors, School of the Arts and Architecture colleagues, and campus External Affairs colleagues to build the fundraising capacity of CAP; and 4) oversees CAP UCLA's membership programs and create strategies for its growth and evolution in anticipation of the opening of The Nimoy.

CAP UCLA's current fundraising efforts include annual and membership support from individuals, foundations and government agencies, as well as a capital campaign to fund a new facility, The UCLA Nimoy Theater in Westwood Village. The ideal candidate will be experienced in donor relations, event planning and membership program management (including creating new and innovative strategies to grow and enhance membership) as well as organized, creative and a nimble communicator.

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Deadline: 5/15/2022

$70,000 - $80,000
UCLA offers a competitive benefits package, including comprehensive health and welfare insurance plans protecting you and your family, generous leave provisions, an attractive pension plan and optional retirement savings opportunities.

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