Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra – Development & Promotions Associate
To coordinate fundraising events and donor/patron stewardship activities for the Orchestra, and oversee LACO’s volunteer program, college outreach program and related activities.
scope & responsibilities
The development and promotions associate works regularly with the development, marketing and production departments to plan and implement high-level special events, promotional events and patron appreciation activities. Additionally, the associate oversees and coordinates all aspects of the Orchestra’s volunteer and college engagement programs.
Responsibilities are as follows:
-Support board and event committees on two major fundraising galas and several smaller exclusive events each season including First Chair, à la Carte, Sound Investment, donor lounges at concerts and other events as needed;
-Generate and maintain invitation and related lists; coordinate mailing of save the date cards, event fundraising letters and invitations; track event RSVPs and contributed income;
-Interact with vendors for price quotes and arrangements;
-Coordinate all auction needs and materials;
-Manage catering sponsor and all supply needs for donor lounges and special events;
-Develop and maintain opportunities for promotional events and activities including partnerships with other organizations and individuals
-Monitor and provide content for social media projects possibly including Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook;
-Coordinate volunteer activities for events, concerts and special projects;
-Oversee, expand and support Campus to Concert Hall program, including managing campus representatives; act as liaison to colleges as needed;
-Additional projects as assigned.
The ideal candidate will be an organized, mature, personable, detail-oriented problem solver with excellent communication and critical-thinking skills. Bachelor’s degree is required. 3-5 years successful work experience in events at an arts-related organization is preferred. The associate must possess the ability to respond both quickly and with imagination to a variety of simultaneous challenges and opportunities. Solid computer skills including the use of databases, Microsoft Word and Excel are a must. Some evening and weekend hours are required.
Please email resume, comprehensive cover letter and 2-3 page writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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