Community Projects Manager

Look What SHE Did

Los Angeles, CA

Look What SHE Did! is seeking a part-time Community Projects Manager


Look What SHE Did! Is a nonprofit media arts organization whose mission is to inspire women and girls to greatness by bringing to light stories of remarkable women who have changed the world. This position will manage key components of our 2019-20 project, “Look What SHE Did!: Artists of Los Angeles Series”. Our series will feature female artists from each of Los Angeles’ 15 council districts speaking about the women who inspire them. 

Key Responsibilities:

Project Management
-Develop and maintain a list of artists, community contacts and city government officials from each of Los Angeles’ 15 city council districts
-Communicate with contacts throughout the project period in order to facilitate storyteller nominations, identify potential filming and screening venues, share project updates and make requests for support
-Communicate with a diverse group of potential on-camera storytellers over several months and eventually confirm a slate of 10-15 storytellers per film shoot
-Help to ensure compliance with all grant requirements relating to the California Arts Council Arts and Public Media award

Event Management
-Manage community screening event details, including venue coordination, guest lists, waivers, rentals, ticketing, signage, catering management, etc. 
-Create and maintain master schedules and call sheets for events and shoot days
-Confirm and act as host to guests & storytellers for film shoots and events

Desired Qualifications: 

-A demonstrated commitment to the Look What SHE Did! mission and/or related issue areas
-Familiarity with the City of Los Angeles and experience working with city officials
-Experience in community outreach or organizing
-Background in the arts or working with arts organizations a plus
-Some experience in event management, such as production management, stage management, corporate events, etc. 

Key Skills Required:

-Self-starter, consistently meets deadlines and be able to communicate progress and challenges clearly and in a timely manner
-Excellent writing skills
-A “people person” who is comfortable communicating with both public officials and community members from diverse backgrounds
-Able to use gmail, google docs, word and excel with ease

Schedule & Compensation:
This is a nine month position taking place between September 2019 and June 2020. The position will mostly work remotely, with occasional in-person meetings mid-city Los Angeles on weekdays and/or Saturdays. The project manager will also be present for three weekend film shoots (late 2019, early 2020) and three screening events (spring 2020). 

This position will pay in the range of $17-19/hour, commensurate with experience, for an estimated 5-10 hours per week (with room for growth in hours throughout the year). This position has part-time employee status. 

To Apply: 
Please send your resume and a brief email explaining why you’re interested in the position to Sylvia Chavez, Managing Director, info@lookwhatshedid.com. Selected applicants will be contacted beginning September 4 and interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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