LA’s BEST is currently seeking a full-time Fundraising Events Manager who has expertise executing all aspects of fundraising event logistics and production, timetables and budgets, and pre- and post-event communication with vendors, sponsors, and guests. The ideal candidate should have experience working with nonprofit organizations and understands this unique lens to organizing and running fundraising events.
We are seeking a self-starting, detail-oriented, well-organized candidate with enthusiasm, creativity, a positive perspective, sense of humor, and can-do attitude. This candidate should have the ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment. The Fundraising Events Manager will be an integral member of the Development Department.
The Fundraising Events Manager is key to the successful production of LA’s BEST two signature (500+ person) events currently in the Spring and Fall and smaller stewardship events such as cocktail parties at informal venues or private homes and other events that support LA’s BEST annual development goals.
LA’s BEST is a partnership between the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and the private sector providing an after school program to 25,000 kids each school day at 193 elementary schools in the most economically distressed neighborhoods throughout LA. LA’s BEST goes beyond basic education to instill healthy values & build skills in athletics, technology, science & the arts.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Qualifications & Experience:
Job Type: Full-time position, requires availability during evening and weekend hours. LA’s BEST is an equal opportunity employer.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience. LA’s BEST offers a complete benefits package.
Location: LA’s BEST Corporate Office is located in City Hall and parking is available.
About LA’s BEST
LA’s BEST provides an after school enrichment program to 25,000 elementary school students in 193 schools in the most economically distressed neighborhoods throughout the City of Los Angeles. Students are given the tools to excel in school, discover new talents and create a brighter future. With a focus on community development, we employ over 2,000 program staff who are deeply connected to the communities they serve and the children they coach and inspire. LA’s BEST creates stronger and safer communities.
Every school day, from the time the school bell rings until 6pm, each LA’s BEST student receives a nutritious supper, help with their homework and a wide array of enrichment activities. We go beyond basic education to instill healthy values and build skills in key areas, including: Literacy, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Arts, Sports & Fitness, Health & Nutrition, and Social Emotional Learning.
To learn more, check out our Annual Report!
Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please write ‘Fundraising Events Manager’ and your full name in the subject line of the email. No calls please.