LA Opera seeks an Institutional Giving Assistant in its Development Department to provide support for all aspects of the organization’s Foundation, Corporate and Government fundraising efforts. Specifically, the Assistant will help to compile grants and reporting including narratives, editing, and support materials; maintain grants and corporate sponsorship tracking and calendar; help to implement corporate fulfillment; assist in the creation of corporate sponsorship presentations; 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 Institutional Giving Assistant is expected to interact with the public, donors, and foundation/corporate representatives. The successful candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized and self-motivated, and have a professional demeanor. A Bachelors degree is required as well as strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and database software (Tessitura highly desired). Ability to edit videos a plus. The position requires some late evenings and weekends.
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