Institutional Giving Assistant

LA Opera

Los Angeles, CA

LA Opera seeks an Institutional Giving Assistant for its Development Department to provide support for all aspects of the organization’s Foundation, Corporate and Government fundraising efforts. The individual will help to compile grants and reports including narratives, editing, and support materials; maintain grants and corporate sponsorship tracking and calendar; draft correspondence, spreadsheets and other documents; assist with fundraising events, and provide support as needed to the Development Department and the company’s daily operations.

The individual is expected to interact with the public, donors, and foundation/corporate representatives. The successful candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized and self-motivated, and have a professional demeanor. Experience in Institutional Giving or in a development department is a plus. A Bachelor’s degree is required as well as strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and database software (Tessitura highly desired). The position requires some late evenings and weekends.

Please send résumé and cover letter to: [email protected]


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