Institutional Advancement Assistant

Center Theatre Group

Los Angeles, CA

POSITION TITLE: Institutional Advancement Assistant

REPORTS TO: Deputy Director of Institutional Advancement

WORK SCHEDULE: Full time/40 hours a week – Monday to Friday

STATUS: (Exempt/Non-Exempt): Non-Exempt



DEPARTMENT: Institutional Advancement



Center Theatre Group is one of the largest, most influential theatre companies in the country by virtually every measure. Over the past 50 years, it has entertained millions of audience members and produced some of the most important shows of our time, many of which have been World premieres and have gone on to award-winning Broadway runs and beyond. As Center Theatre Group enters its next 50 years, it is uniquely positioned to expand the impact of its work with audiences, community, and artists—while making Los Angeles a global destination for theatre lovers and creators alike.



Center Theatre Group seeks a poised, organized individual to join the company’s Institutional Advancement team as an Institutional Advancement Assistant. The position reports to the Deputy Director of Advancement and is part of a team that is responsible for raising $15 million annually, including a Capital Campaign.



  1. Answer phones, schedule meetings, draft correspondence, and provide other administrative support for the Deputy Director of Advancement
  2. Provide administrative support as needed for the Advancement Operations Director
  3. Serve as backup to the Executive Assistant to the Director of Institutional Advancement
  4. Track department budgets and revenue with the Operations team
  5. Reconcile department credit card and manage monthly expense reports and receipts
  6. Assist with stewardship and ticket requests for major donors
  7. Create donor research profiles and briefings for senior staff
  8. Coordinate department-wide meetings and activities
  9. Attend and work special events throughout the season
  10. Other duties as assigned

CTG provides a dynamic working environment in which duties and responsibilities may change. Employees are expected to be flexible and responsive to changes in the scope of their duties.



Four years of college from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work history required. Two years or more of administrative support experience required; experience in fundraising and theatre arts a plus. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and database systems such as Tessitura. Strong writing and organizational skills as well as a keen attention to detail are essential. Available to work occasional overtime as need. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, dependable, and have a great sense of humor.

All employees are required to pass a background check.



Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CTG also offers a comprehensive benefits package including retirement plan options; escalating paid vacation, paid sick, personal days and holidays. Full-time employees receive full health benefits including medical, dental, vision, flex spending accounts, employee assistance program, life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance.



Sell yourself by writing a cover letter that describes why you’re the best person for this job. Send resume and cover letter, along with salary requirement to: [email protected]

No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Center Theatre Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, color, ancestry, disability, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran/military status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by law. Center Theatre Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We support, promote and embrace a diverse workforce.


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