Director of Development

EWP seeks a Director of Development to oversee major gift strategies, grants management, donor database management and research, direct appeal strategies and cultivation and stewardship initiatives. The development department consists of the Director, Development Coordinator, and Grants Consultant. The Department will also work with consultants, as needed, to successfully realize the logistics of and fundraising for its annual event(s) and other fundraising events/activities. The Director and Managing Director will work to determine the best structure for the Department that will help advance this goal in a realistic and efficient manner. On average, the development department is responsible for raising $2 million annually through fundraising events, appeals, individual giving, foundations, and sponsorships. The Director will work closely with the Artistic Director and Managing Director on reaching these fundraising goals.

Over the next 12-18 months, the primary objectives are to strengthen development operations and build a high-performing development team; develop and implement a comprehensive development plan with defined targets and metrics; and diversify and grow fundraising income by developing meaningful relationships with existing EWP donors and manage a team designed to engage new and existing donors in their understanding of EWP’s mission.

The Director should possess a positive, entrepreneurial attitude and be able to successfully lead and work with a diverse staff and Board. This is an externally facing position charged with building ethical, meaningful, and lifelong relationships with donors, patrons, and other key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be one who has managed and led a development team before. The Director will have experience and knowledge creating fundraising strategies and plans, including capital campaigns, planned giving, grants; securing major gifts; strong written and verbal communication skills and experience working with nonprofit boards.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Create strategy and oversee all individual giving activities including major gift identification, cultivation, and solicitation.
  • Possess a portfolio of potential major gift prospects and current donors and activate those relationships consistently throughout the year.
  • Oversee EWP’s grants scheduling and management portfolio.
  • Work with development team to drive fundraising activity, providing the Artistic Director and Managing Director with the necessary information and tools to succeed in their own outreach.
  • Create annual strategy around all event activities including the Gala, cultivation events and donor fulfilment gatherings. Drive fundraising for the Gala to meet revenue goals. Work with special event planning company on other aspects of event.
  • Work with the marketing team to create strategy and oversee execution of annual letter, email, and digital appeals.
  • Work with team to create annual Development plan, present to leaders and track its execution.
  • Create department revenue and expense budgets.
  • Work cross-organizationally to create new ways of elevating the organization’s philanthropic messaging in all its programming, printed and digital assets.
  • Partner with the Artistic Director and Managing Director in stewarding the Board family, including Board of Directors and Advisory Council.
  • Lead development committees (i.e., Development, Gala) and participate in other board committees (Finance, etc.) as needed.
  • Prepare and provide regular reports and presentations to the Board of Directors regarding goals and revenue targets, strategies and tactics, and other aspects of the work.
  • Assist with other tasks to facilitate the smooth operation of the department to achieve its goals.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of managerial experience directing the efforts of early/mid-career fundraisers. – A Certified Nonprofit Professional or CNP is a plus.
  • A track record of personally soliciting and closing individual gifts of $10,000+.
  • Experience creating and executing events with 250+ guests.
  • Experience with and aptitude for all aspects of donor communications including but not limited to public relations, print and digital media, and events.
  • Strong networking skills and a demonstrated ability to develop a good rapport with donors.
  • A connection to or knowledge of the LA and/or Southern California philanthropic community is a plus.
  • Cultural competency with diverse constituencies across a myriad of ethnicities and nationalities.
  • Experience with the Asian American community and organizations is a plus.
  • Experience with and aptitude for relational databases, including data entry, tracking, and analyzing data. Knowledge of PatronManager and SalesForce is preferred.

Salary: $80,000 – $90,000/year

Benefits:

100% employer-paid options for medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 403(b) program with employer match, a flexible workplace environment with opportunities for hybrid/remote work as appropriate, and generous paid time off including holidays, sick days, and personal days.

Application Information:

Candidates should email a resume and cover letter in a single PDF file with “Director of Development” in the subject line to team@eastwestplayers.org.
No phone calls, please.

Incomplete applications will not be considered, and we will respond only to those applications in which we have interest. Interviews will begin during the first week of October.

Application Deadline:
Hiring Immediately. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as they are able, and EWP will review on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer:
EWP provides all persons with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran or marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

EWP has a strong commitment to equity and representation in our hiring process, as well as in all areas of our work. People of color, LGBTQ+, and women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Volunteer Support Specialist

Who Are We?

Young Storytellers sparks creative self-discovery through storytelling. Our programs highlight young people as the center of their own narratives, emphasize that their stories matter, and celebrate their unique voices as the ones telling them. Young Storytellers works towards a future where young people experience the impact that their thoughts, feelings, and words can have on the world in which they live.

Young Storytellers works with students in elementary, middle, and high school. In elementary school, students write scripts that are completely their own; in middle school, students write stories about challenges that they face; and in high school, students explore how various communities are portrayed in the media and craft stories that they feel represent their self-identified communities. Students in each program work with volunteer mentors, and every student gets to see their work performed by professional actors. Young Storytellers programs are designed around Common Core standards, integrate Social and Emotional Learning activities, and include components of Learning for Justice’s Social Justice Standards.

What Is This Position?

The Volunteer Support Specialist oversees the recruitment and placement of all YS volunteers throughout the school year, ensuring that all active YS programs run smoothly by fulfilling our mentor-to-student ratios and relationships. As a key member of the Volunteer Team, the Volunteer Support Specialist creates a diverse and inclusive volunteer community with the goal of YS student writers feeling represented and seen in the classroom and on the stage — and retaining volunteers so that they come back to volunteer time and time again. The Volunteer Support Specialist is responsible for creating strategies and implementing systems to ensure recruitment and placement are smooth, representative, and easy for volunteers. They are attentive to details and have strong communication skills, enabling them to address volunteer needs and concerns. Understanding that programs aren’t possible without our dedicated volunteers, the Volunteer Support Specialist is ultimately responsible for cultivating relationships with YS volunteers, so they feel connected to the larger YS community and know that it’s a place that they belong — their first semester and beyond.
The Volunteer Support Specialist has an opportunity to have a high impact on the success of our programs in alignment with our Worldview and values of belonging, connection, exploration, play, and antiracism.

Cool, But Let’s Get Specific. What’s Involved in This Job?

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the recruitment and placement of onboarded volunteers for all YS
    programs, including mentors and actors for elementary, middle, and high school programs
    Coordinates with Head Mentors to ensure that they have the mentors and actors that they need for a successful program
  • Coordinates with corporate partners to recruit and place volunteers
  • Strategizes and implements creative recruitment and retention techniques to bolster volunteer numbers
  • Builds meaningful connections and relationships with YS volunteers from all experiences and identities, allowing them to be placed at programs that build on their skills, identities, and experiences
  • Works closely with the Volunteer and Programs Teams to ensure that recruitment processes are in line with program timelines, as well as outreach, retention, and engagement efforts
  • Creates and implements communication techniques for volunteer mentors and actors, including (but not limited to) phone calls, email blasts, and texting campaigns
  • Supports volunteer orientations, trainings, and workshops, as necessary, and communicates trends of needs arising in the volunteer community to Volunteer Director
  • Implements YS’s DEIB and antiracism practices in all parts of volunteer recruitment, placement, and retention
  • Additional tasks as assigned or needed to support the work of the Volunteer Team

What Are The Skills & Experiences Needed For This Position?

Required Qualifications:

  • The ability to work collaboratively within and across teams
  • Experience coordinating or managing volunteers, especially in regards to outreach, onboarding, and retention
  • Proficient in Project Management
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Adaptable and effective written and oral communication skills
  • A desire for the creation of an equitable volunteer program that centers students, their voices, and their experiences

Desired Qualifications:
Experience creating and implementing volunteer management strategy;
Facilitation skills and comfort speaking in front of diverse groups of people;
Spanish language skills, both written and verbal.

Compensation & Benefits: 

The Volunteer Support Specialist is a full-time, hourly position with a pay range of $24-$28 per hour, depending on experience. Total compensation includes health insurance, retirement savings program, and a generous paid time off and holiday break schedule. The Young Storytellers team operates on a hybrid work schedule with two days at our DTLA office and three days remote each week.

To Apply: Please send your Cover Letter and Resume to yazmin@youngstorytellers.com with “Volunteer Support Specialist” in the subject line by October 30, 2023.

Young Storytellers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Belonging is a core value of the Young Storytellers culture, and our daily practices around equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-bias, antidiscrimination, and antiracism are central to that value. Young Storytellers firmly believes that Black Lives Matter. We encourage women and gender diverse people, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ individuals, veterans, immigrants, and anyone with a disability to apply for this and all our positions. Young Storytellers has designed our interview, onboarding, and ongoing cultural practices to be a welcoming space for everyone. You can read more about our worldview on our website.

Development Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY

Geffen Playhouse is seeking a full-time Development Coordinator to support the organization’s fundraising strategy. Under supervision of the Chief Development Officer and the Director of Individual Giving, the Development Coordinator will assist in increasing fundraising, ensure proper processing of gifts, and perform data entry in support of the organization’s mission. The Development Coordinator will also take point on departmental administration, including the planning and execution of donor benefit fulfillment events and fundraising events, the timely processing of acknowledgements, and the management of annual donor listings.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • End-to-end processing of donations in Tessitura system, including accurate reporting of all donations and soft credits and monthly reconciliation with accounting department
  • Ensure the timely acknowledgement and stewardship of donors with information captured in Tessitura, including program and website listings
  • Coordinate ticketing, recording, fulfilment, and guest registration for donor benefit events and annual fundraisers including but not limited to: monthly behind-the-scenes tours, show-specific events, Living Room series events, Backstage at the Geffen, and others
  • Support execution of the annual fundraising plan, which includes measurable goals, metrics, and specific strategies for expanding both levels and sources of support.
  • Consistently use Tessitura, Classy, iWave, and other software critical to recording, researching, prospecting, and cultivating relationships and donations.
  • Conversing with donors in the donor lounge during evening and weekend performances as needed, making sure to connect with each visiting party and creating a warm, congenial atmosphere
  • Following up appropriately with donors on event attendance, pledge payment, campaign participation, and show attendance via phone, mail, and email
  • Recording donor data in the donor database following the start of each performance
  • Other duties as needed

SKILLS AND BACKGROUND

  • Exceptional customer service, writing, and communications skills
  • Possess strong attention to detail, and demonstrate excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • High level of proficiency with fundraising databases/CRMs. Tessitura experience preferred.
  • Comfortable working independently as well as in collaboration with a team and across departments
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 1-2 years of previous non-profit/fundraising experience preferred
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks with accuracy and minimal direction
  • Strong computer skills, data entry and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to establish and maintain tracking systems.

The Geffen Playhouse aims to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, in which we strongly encourage non-conforming and historically excluded individuals to apply for any and all available positions, even if they don’t meet all listed requirements.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Salary range $60,000-$65,000 commensurate with experience. As a full-time employee this position is eligible to participate in benefit plans and programs, including paid vacation, group medical and life insurance, company paid holidays, and 401(k) retirement plan as well as other fringe benefits.

Geffen Playhouse provides eligible employees with paid sick leave benefits under California’s Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter, as well as three references in .pdf format here by October 31, 2023. No phone calls, please.

The Geffen Playhouse, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Geffen Playhouse provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Geffen Playhouse complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us via telephone at 310-208-6500 x148.

Orchestra Administrator

The Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) seeks a part-time Orchestra Administrator to manage all BPO administrative functions including, but not limited to communications, payroll/finances, personnel, logistics, music library, marketing, website/social media, public relations, community outreach, education initiatives, collaborations and other administrative duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be expected to work in person and remotely.

About the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra:

Now in its fourth decade, the Burbank Philharmonic is one of Southern California’s premiere professional symphony orchestras. Led by Music Director and Conductor Michael Stanley, the orchestra is dedicated to bringing world-class music free of charge to the entire Southern California community. A donor and grant supported 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1991, the Burbank Philharmonic is comprised of LA’s top symphony and studio musicians who come together to perform concerts of the highest quality that are offered free of charge to the residents of Burbank and surrounding communities. The orchestra is also committed to music education and sponsors many educational programs, including the Hennings-Fischer Young Artist Competition for talented young soloists and the Discovery Conductor Project for advanced high school conductors.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledge of or ability to independently train on: Microsoft Office products, Google Workspace, Wix website platform (with access to a Wix consultant as needed), current social media platforms and Quickbooks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must be able to physically manage events
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with others, manage multiple priorities, and work effectively with individuals from diverse communities.
  • Candidate must be a detail-oriented, organized self-starter who takes initiative and follows through.
  • The ideal candidate will have an arts background and/or be interested in studying or pursuing a career in arts management and desires to gain some practical experience in the field

Job duties: 

  •  General administration
    • Attend monthly Board meetings and provide written reports of administrative activity
    • Work closely with the Music Director, Board and Board committees to advise, prioritize and ensure all projects are on track
  • Communications
    • Respond to incoming voice- and email messages and forward to Music Director or Board members as appropriate
    •  Manage email and postal mailings regarding orchestra activities, performances, educational programs, competitions, etc.
    • Communicate with Music Director, Board and Board committees about progress of projects
  • Financial
    • Assist Board Treasurer and orchestra contractor with payroll
    • Keep accurate records of BPO funds in coordination with Treasurer/Bookkeeper and provide reports to the Board
    • Assist with fundraising programs, events, Annual Fund, etc.
    • Assist Board members with the writing and timely submission of grant applications
  • Personnel
    • Assist orchestra contractor with maintaining accurate records for personnel and payroll
    • Provide support to guest artists/soloists
    • Coordinate volunteers for events
    • Organize and schedule auditions when needed
  • Logistics
    • Coordinate all BPO events and maintain BPO Calendar in consultation with Music Director
    • Attend and assist at rehearsals and performances with logistics, set up, clean up, music, etc.
    • Coordinate and assist with stage management at performances
    • Assist orchestra librarian with music, including ordering, shipping, sorting, folder prep, etc.
    • Manage booking of venues, rehearsal spaces, etc.
    • Create and print concert programs in coordination with graphic designer/print shop for performances, educational programs and other events as needed
  • Marketing/Advertising
    • Update and maintain the organization’s website in WIX, with access to a Wix consultant as needed
    • Manage the Symphony’s social media and online marketing activity
    • Create, print, and distribute marketing materials (working with graphic designer/print shop)
    • Manage advertising and marketing initiatives for the orchestra
    • Assist Board members and Music Director with marketing/advertising as needed
  • Outreach and Community Engagement
    • Manage community engagement and outreach initiatives for the orchestra
    • Represent orchestra at community functions, civic events, local government meetings as needed
    • Assist with mission advancement especially as it relates to education and outreach.
    • Manage collaborations with other arts organizations
  • Education programs
    • Manage and schedule orchestra’s educational programs such as the Hennings-Fischer Young Artist Competition and the Discovery Conductor Project
    • Coordinate and manage educational and community performances at schools and other venues
  • Artistic
    • Assist Music Director with research and development of new projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Job type: Part-time

Salary:
This is a part-time position with a starting hourly salary of $22-$25 an hour depending on experience. Hours are varied and flexible in relation to programmatic and seasonal needs.

Schedule

  • Flexible schedule; choose your own hours for non-event specific tasks
  • Ability to work remotely for non-event specific tasks
  • Must be available evenings and weekends on a limited basis for events such as performances, rehearsals, competitions, auditions, and Board meetings

Benefits: Retirement plan

Inquiries:
To apply please email a cover letter, resume (2 pages maximum), contact information and two references, on or before October 15, 2023 to: info@burbankphilharmonic.com.

For more information about BPO, visit our website here or find us on Facebook and Instagram.

Major Gifts Officer, Advancement

The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country with a vision to deepen the cultural lives of all Angelenos. As L.A.’s premier performing arts destination, it has long been at the forefront of presenting innovative and critically acclaimed programs. With four iconic theaters and four renowned resident companies – Center Theatre Group, LA Master Chorale, LA Opera, and LA Philharmonic – The Music Center is a place where audiences find inspiration in live performance. The Music Center also programs and manages Grand Park, a 12-acre adjacent greenspace. In addition to its illustrious dance programming, free and low-cost engagement experiences and nationally recognized arts learning programs, The Music Center partners with local communities to expand events and activities beyond its downtown campus directly into schools and neighborhoods.

Position Summary

The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) is a highly collaborative, proactive, resourceful professional who is passionate about arts, culture and civic engagement. Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement and serving as an integral member of the frontline fundraising team, the MGO is responsible for developing meaningful relationships by creating and overseeing cultivation and stewardship strategies that engage and connect donors to the mission and vision of The Music Center.
The candidate for this position will join a 22-person team of dynamic fundraising professionals. The Music Center is led by committed, diverse, and inspirational leaders. The MGO will play a role in building on annual fundraising and setting the stage with prospects as the organization prepares to launch a historic comprehensive campaign.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops and manages a portfolio of approximately 100 major gift prospects with a capacity to give $50,000 or more.
  • Establishes and meets annual goals for identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospects to increase total giving, retain and upgrade donors, and expand major gifts.
  • Collaborates with program managers and leadership to identify funding opportunities and engage donors.
  • Identifies major gift prospects and conducts robust outreach to qualify prospects.
  • Creates compelling proposals, stewardship reports, and acknowledgements.
  • Analyzes and gathers prospect research and develops individual strategies.
  • Utilizes Tessitura to provide timely tracking and management of donor interactions and monitor progress.
  • Works independently and remains self-motivated in initiating contacts with donors in portfolio.
  • Maintains best practices and demonstrates a spirit of collaboration with the team in achieving departmental goals.
  • Must practice discretion with confidential information.
  • Special projects and additional duties as assigned.
  • Some travel, mostly within Southern California.
  • Work evenings, weekends, and holidays according to program and performance related scheduling.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree along with at least five years of experience in a fundraising role
  • Experience working with Tessitura, Raiser’s Edge or similar data management system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all areas of fundraising, with a record of successfully soliciting and securing five and six figure gifts from individual donors.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and writing skills, a strategic mindset, and sense of diplomacy.

Type: Full-time, Exempt
Reports to: Cheryl Brown, Vice President, Advancement
Direct reports: None
Salary Range: $100,000 – $115,000/year

SALARY: The salary range for this position is $100,000 – $115,000 a year. This is a full-time, exempt position.

Benefits: Compensation package includes medical, dental and vision health plans, welfare insurance benefits, a 401(k) plan with employer contribution, and paid vacation and sick days.

VACCINATION POLICY: The Music Center requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. New hires working at The Music Center must be fully vaccinated no later than 60 days after hire and until they are fully vaccinated will be required to submit weekly proof of negative laboratory COVID-19 test and submit to additional masking and social distancing requirements. Please contact The Music Center’s Human Resources Department for a copy of the vaccination policy.

HOW TO APPLY: Please apply on ADP here by March 30, 2024

Please submit a cover letter and resume the required information and upload documents as noted. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Social Media Manager

At The Broad, our mission is to make our collection accessible to the widest possible audience. The Social Media Manager will help us work toward this mission by growing our audience and deepening connections with our existing followers. They will develop and implement a comprehensive social media strategy that reflects the museum’s innovative and welcoming ethos.

Employees can expect to work 40 hours each week.

The social Media Manager will have a regular, full-time schedule, Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.

Responsibilities:

  • Social Media Strategy: Develop and execute an innovative social media strategy aligned with the museum’s goals, vision, and identity with audience engagement and growth as lead objectives.
  • Social Campaigns: Plan and execute creative social campaigns to promote museum exhibitions, events, educational programs, special initiatives, and institutional storytelling. Collaborate with other teams to ensure effective cross-platform promotion.
  • Content Creation and Management: Bring the joy and vibrancy of The Broad to its social media presence. Shape the museum’s content and tone to match the warmth and adventure reflected in the in-gallery experience. Conceptualize and create engaging, visually appealing, relevant, and shareable content across various social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, TikTok, X (Twitter), and Threads . Collaborate with The Broad’s internal team members as well as contractors to produce and gather high-quality content, stories, images, videos, and behind-the-scenes moments to showcase the museum’s mission, collection, exhibitions, and programs. Manage the museum’s social media content calendar to ensure all communications needs are met.
  • Community Management: Actively engage with our online community, responding to comments, messages, and inquiries in a timely, friendly, and professional manner. Foster engagement by initiating conversations, encouraging user-generated content, and organizing interactive campaigns.
  • Analytics and Reporting: Monitor and analyze social media metrics, such as reach, engagement, and conversion rates, to evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns and identify opportunities for improvement. Generate regular reports and insights to inform decision-making and refine the social media strategy.
  • Influencer and Partnership Collaborations: Identify and collaborate with artists, influencers, content creators, tastemakers, community leaders, and relevant partners to amplify the museum’s reach, generate excitement, and attract new audiences. Negotiate and manage partnerships to ensure mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Trends and Innovation: Continuously research and explore emerging trends and digital platforms, tools, algorithms, and best practices. Experiment with new features and technologies to enhance the museum’s social media presence.
    Recommend and produce creative approaches for successful ads across platforms.

Requirements:

  • Experience managing social channels and/or institutional messaging on behalf of a high-profile brand
  • Proven work experience as a Social Media Manager or similar role, preferably working with subject matter related to arts and culture
  • Strong voice: ability to adapt the museum’s mission, values, and ethos into a persona that will resonate with the audience of each channel
  • Experience developing social strategy from the ground up
  • Proven results driving follower growth and engagement across multiple social platforms
  • Innovative mindset: high aptitude for generating compelling new ideas, and excitement to experiment and test
  • Exceptional writing and storytelling skills, apparent in work samples
  • In-depth knowledge of social media platforms, trends, analytics, and best practices
  • Proficiency in content creation. Experience managing projects involving photography, videography, and graphic design
  • Experience guiding and overseeing the work of contractors, including photographers and videographers
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to quickly derive insights from data, and make creative recommendations accordingly
  • Exceptional verbal communication skills and collaborative approach
  • Ease working with social media management tools, scheduling platforms, and analytics software
  • Approach work with integrity and honesty.
  • Support and demonstrate the museum’s culture of developing a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible environment for staff, contract staff, vendors, and visitors.

Salary: $75,000 – $90,000 per annum

Benefits:

Employees hired into this position are eligible for the following benefits: medical, vision, dental, employee assistant program, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, retirement, life insurance, and short- and long-term disability.

Additional benefits may include employee discount at The Shop, free parking or annual free personalized LA Metro pass or bike stipend or walk stipend, discounts at local eateries, and more.

To Apply:  Please send a Resume, Cover Letter,  and Work Sample/Portfolio to proyal@thebroad.org with “Social Media Manager” in the subject line by October 7, 2023.

All employees of The Broad are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. All newly hired staff must show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination within 45 days of hire. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccination policy.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background and reference check.

Must be able to remain stationary as well as frequently move around public areas of the museum for extended periods of time.
Work is performed both inside the museum and outdoors. This role requires both remaining stationary as well as frequently moving about the museum galleries.

The Broad is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Managing Director

MashUp Contemporary Dance Company is seeking a part-time Managing Director. An experienced and enthusiastic fundraiser, strategic and organized thinker, and self-starter, the Managing Director is responsible for managing the organization’s business and development operations, and contributing to community engagement initiatives. Reporting to the company’s Creative Council and Board of Directors and collaborating with the Creative Producer, this individual will take a leading role in planning and executing MashUp’s fundraising, financial management, budgetary, and human resource operations, providing key administrative oversight; as well as conducting research, writing grant proposals and completing grant reports.

We are looking for someone who, in addition to having the skills to execute the responsibilities below, has previous professional fundraising and arts management experience, is well versed in cultivating audiences and donors and in gift solicitation, is an engaging communicator, proactive networker, enjoys a mix of independent and collaborative team work, and lives in the Los Angeles area. It is also important that this individual be able to embrace MashUp’s values for empowerment, creativity, community, diversity, and innovation, and clearly articulate meaning found in MashUp’s mission to uplift womxn artists and build community through dance.

Specific responsibilities include:

Business & Operations Management

  • Execute day-to-day company operations including email correspondence, budget and
    bookkeeping, HR/payroll, legal compliance (charity registrations, tax prep, insurance, etc), and contracting.
  • Strategize with the Creative Council in determining the annual budget and making key ongoing
    financial decisions, with ultimate oversight from the Board of Directors.
  • Track finances in real-time to ensure accuracy and fiscally responsible choices; manage cash-flow to ensure payroll needs are met and expenses are covered.
  • Liaise with the Board of Directors and prepare required materials for and attend quarterly Board meetings.
  • Serve as HR point person for all personnel.
  • Support Creative Producer by assisting with program vendor negotiations and managing contracts and payments, volunteer recruitment, and submitting sponsorship/in-kind proposals.
  • Ensure MashUp’s office, paper and supply inventory is organized and stored properly at Frogtown Creative Studios.
  • Serve as booking manager/negotiator when applicable.

Donor Management and Growth

  • Help meet and expand an approximately $115K annual budget for individual contributions and
    foundation gifts.
  • Cultivate community, donor, and prospective donor relationships, build donor pipelines, meet
    with potential and current donors.
  • Research, maintain, and update major donor prospect lists.
  • Lead the strategization and solicitation process for major gifts, with assistance from the Creative Council and Board of Directors.
  • Plan and execute fundraising campaigns.
  • Prepare MashUp’s annual impact report, with assistance from Creative Producer and Creative Council.
  • Manage any administrative tasks associated with donations, such as providing deposit memos, ensuring the donor database stays up-to-date, and sending acknowledgements and year-end giving reports.

Grant Management

  • Oversee grant research, strategy, and ongoing funder relationships.
  • Guide submission process to appropriate funding opportunities.
  • Compile creative input, written narratives, budget, and supplemental materials for submissions.
  • Complete all required reports, ensuring the proper information is tracked throughout the grant cycle and program delivery.
  • When relevant, contract and supervise an external grant writer.
  • Attend grantee events and any funder hosted networking events on behalf of MashUp

Event Planning

  • Plan/Execute fundraising and community-building events to promote organization relationships and build audience and donor base – including the International Women’s Day Dance Festival Gala, monthly happy hours, and other events as added/desired/needed.
  • Manage vendor relationships.
  • Prepare timelines and coordinate logistics for day-of execution, including training any staff and volunteers.
  • Solicit sponsorships and in-kind donations, with assistance from board members.
  • Manage administration of any secured sponsorships and in-kind donations, including preparing support material, outreach, and sending invoices and acknowledgements.

Overarching Expectations

  • Act as a spokesperson for the organization’s mission.
  • Attend workshops and professional development opportunities on behalf of the company.
  • Maintain an organized presence/files at the company’s home studio: Gilroy in Frogtown.
  • Alongside Creative Council and Creative Producer, network and advocate on behalf of MashUp within the local dance community and the broader Los Angeles area.
  • As a member of a small staff team, willingness to take on other organizational tasks and responsibilities as needed in collaboration with the Creative Council and Creative Producer.

Schedule — 20-24 hours/week. MashUp expects work time to generally look like (with understanding it will fluctuate somewhat throughout the year depending on grant cycles and event scheduling):

  • Weekly staff meeting with Creative Producer and bi-weekly meeting with Founders (1-2 hours/week)
  • Onsite work coordinated to match Creative Producer at least 4 hours/week
  • General administration, including bi-weekly payroll monitoring, continual financial tracking and reconciliations, ensuring ongoing filings, workman’s comp reports, and insurance are up-to-date, etc. (appx 2-6 hours/week)
  • Rest of time (at least 10 hours/week) filled with grant writing, donor/grant research,
    audience/donor cultivation efforts, and fundraising event planning.

Salary — Salary negotiable between $25-$35/hour (appx. $28,000-$36,000/year). 96 hours of combined

Benefits: PTO/Sick time per calendar year. 13 Paid holidays/year paid as half days (4 hours).

Application Process — Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing samples (fundraising and/or grant writing) to: info@mashupdance.com by November 19, 2023

Company Description —MashUp Contemporary Dance Company’s mission is to uplift female-identifying artists and build community through contemporary dance, prioritizing innovation, collaboration, and inclusion in its dedication to the movement of female bodies and feminist ideas.

Leading with core values of empowerment, creativity, community, diversity, and innovation, MashUp is
steadfastly committed to supporting female-identifying artists, sparking conversation around inclusive, intersectional feminist ideologies, democratizing creative leadership, producing innovative and exciting dance performances and new works, and working towards a more equitable, inclusive future – where more voices have the resources to grow and the opportunity to be heard – for the dance industry and beyond.

Company Website here

Any questions can be directed to Sherisa Oie at sherisa@mashupdance.com.

Creative Producer

MashUp Contemporary Dance Company is seeking a part-time Creative Producer to oversee the execution of its Creative Council’s artistic vision in day-to-day programmatic operations.

An organized and experienced creative professional, passionate about building community within LA’s dance ecosystem, with strengths in producing, marketing, and creative leadership, this role will manage MashUp’s core programs; manage marketing and company branding; serve as liaison between Creative Council, Company Dancers, and Guest Artists; supervise company dancers; and collaborate closely with MashUp’s Managing Director to ensure artistic priorities are met in overall organizational operations.

We are looking for someone who, in addition to having the skills to execute the responsibilities below, has a keen eye for detail and design (graphic design experience a plus), strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent problem-solving abilities with a proactive approach to addressing challenges; experience with dance in some capacity; a willingness to come alongside and champion others’ artistic visions; and who enjoys a mix of independent and collaborative team work. It is also important that this individual be able to embrace MashUp’s values for empowerment, creativity,community, diversity, and innovation, and clearly articulate meaning found in MashUp’s mission to uplift womxn artists and build community through dance.

Specific responsibilities include:

Artistic Programs Oversight – Oversee all MashUp core programs, ensuring priorities are met and long-term strategic goals are achieved:

  • Serve as Executive Producer for the International Women’s Day Dance Festival, annual National Women’s Equality Day project, Choreographic Residency, and other performances and artistic projects as funding allows.
  • Serve as producer/program manager and staff for Choreography Open Mic Night, Company Classes, Intensives, and Auditions.
  • Work with Managing Director to identify and contract all necessary project personnel.
  • Track expenditures to ensure all projects are executed within the allotted budget, in
    collaboration with the Managing Director.

Creative Direction, Vision, and Company Branding: 

  • Responsible for ensuring MashUp’s brand aligns with the Creative Council’s vision by helping gather and produce visual assets for use on social media and any other outlets needed by the larger administrative team; regularly prepare and review marketing materials.
  • Ensure overarching company tone, image, and brand style across all communication channels matches style guide.
  • Hire and manage graphic design, photographer, and videographer contractors to support marketing and documentation needs.
  • Set marketing calendar deadlines.
  • Oversee social media strategy and email newsletter communications via Mailchimp.
  • Expand MashUp’s press list and ongoing PR strategy
  • Support Managing Director by providing artistic details for inclusion in grant applications, assisting with grant reports as needed, and providing marketing support for fundraising initiatives and events.
  • Manage website updates and ticketing/registration page set-ups.
  • Project manage the annual company photoshoot.
  • Supervise any program/marketing/engagement interns.

Company Management:

  • Supervise MashUp company dancers, conducting project one-on-one check-ins and overseeing
    annual performance reviews.
  • Manage artistic calendars and schedules (artistic production meetings, Creative Council
    meetings, rehearsals, classes, production schedules etc.)
  • Serve as liaison between Creative Council, Dancers, and any commissioned/ guest artists.
  • Oversee organization and maintenance of MashUp costume/prop storage, merchandise, and other artistic or marketing-related inventory.

Overarching Expectations: 

  • Act as a spokesperson for the organization’s mission.
  • Alongside Creative Council and Managing Director, network and advocate on behalf of MashUp within the local dance community and the broader Los Angeles area.
  • Attend workshops and professional development opportunities on behalf of the company.
  • Maintain an organized presence/files at Frogtown Creative Studios.
  • As a member of a small staff team, willingness to take on other organizational tasks and responsibilities as needed in collaboration with the Co-Executive Officers and Managing Director.

Schedule – appx. 20 hours per week (with understanding it will fluctuate somewhat throughout the year depending on program and event scheduling):

  • In-person presence at all rehearsals (0-12 hours/week depending on time of year)
  • Onsite work coordinated to match Managing Director at least 4 hours/week (can overlap rehearsals) and presence at weekly staff meeting with Managing Director and bi-weekly meeting with Founders (1-2 hours/week)
  • Additional 2-12 hours of remote admin/planning work each week

Benefits: 80 hours of combined PTO/Sick time per calendar year. 13 Paid holidays/year paid as half days (4 hours).

Salary: Negotiable between $25-32/hour (appx $25,000-$32,000/year)

Application Process — Please submit a cover letter, resume, and multiple marketing samples (i.e. eblast you wrote and designed, social media calendar, a website you designed, etc) to:
info@mashupdance.com by October 31, 2023.

Company Description —Founded in 2010 by Victoria Brown and Sarah Rodenhouse, MashUp
Contemporary Dance Company’s mission is to uplift female-identifying artists and build community through contemporary dance, prioritizing innovation, collaboration, and inclusion in its dedication to the movement of female bodies and feminist ideas.

Leading with core values of empowerment, creativity, community, diversity, and innovation, MashUp is steadfastly committed to supporting female-identifying artists, sparking conversation around inclusive, intersectional feminist ideologies, democratizing creative leadership, producing innovative and exciting dance performances and new works, and working towards a more equitable, inclusive future – where more voices have the resources to grow and the opportunity to be heard – for the dance industry and beyond.

Company Website here

Contact Sherisa Oie at sherisa@mashupdance.com with any questions.

Senior Specialist, Exhibition Installation

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Exhibitions Installation, the Senior Specialist will focus on leading teams in preparing galleries, frames, and casework for the installation of full exhibitions. In addition, you will handle and install the artwork for exhibitions.

You Will:

  • Work in a team environment and abide by all health and safety protocols put in place to protect yourself and co-workers.
  • Lead teams through daily schedules and installation periods.
  • Learn and own scopes involving procurement and vendor relations.
  • Assist the Installation Manager in scheduling and prioritizing daily team goals including gallery maintenance, collections assistance, and material preparations.
  • Install and secure scenic and display elements including wall panels, platforms, display cases, pedestals, labels, and signage.
  • Help the team to maintain galleries, casework, and art storage spaces.
  • Aid in keeping workshop areas clean and organized.
  • Use museum-quality art installation hardware, object mounts, cleats, and security hardware.
  • Receive and unpack crates with care.
  • Operate standard industrial woodworking equipment and power tools.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of art handling work at a museum, fine art handling company, gallery, or artist studio.
  • Some gantry experience. Forklift certification is helpful.
  • Experience as a project leader or supervisor.
  • Experience moving and handling fragile, heavy works of art with great care and delicacy.
  • Knowledge of basic rigging and tie-down methods for securing loads in transit.
  • Experience with museum-level art handling practices; knowledge of archival materials and museum/gallery warehousing best practices.
  • Experience working in an active team environment.
  • General ability to read plans and elevation drawings.
  • Experience or willingness to be trained on and use OSHA-approved safety equipment such as respirators and protective clothing.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.

Physical Requirements:

  • Climbing and working on ladders.
  • Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, squatting, bending, and lifting.
  • You can lift and move up to 50 lbs.
  • You can work around paints, cleansers, and other similar products in a gallery environment, and work in spaces that collect dust.
  • Working on an active construction site.

Other Requirements:

  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required, including any booster vaccinations as applicable.

Salary: $28-$31 per hour

Benefits: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision. PTO and Sick Time, 401(k)

To Apply please visit here with your Resume and Cover letter by October 31, 2023.

Human Resources Generalist

Description:

The Skirball is in search of a Human Resources Generalist to provide support to employees and managers on HR and employment matters. This is a full-time exempt position that serves on the Human Resources team within the Administration department and reports to the Director of Talent and Culture.

Salary: The starting pay for this job is $75,000-82,000/year.

Benefits: Health/Medical, Vision, Dental, 403b, 403b matching, PTO, sick leave, parental leave, employee discount

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter, preferably by email, to: hr@skirball.org, Human Resources Re: Human Resources Generalist by September 30, 2023.

Full listing available here

Skirball Cultural Center 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049

FAX: (310) 440-4595