Advancement Operations Contract Position

Job Type

Full Time Contract




Los Angeles
United States



position title: Advancement Operations Contract Position

department: ADVANCEMENT

reports to: Director of Advancement & Leadership Giving

position purpose

The ideal candidate must have advanced knowledge of PatronManager or Salesforce and a working knowledge of Research Point or other prospect research software for a four month contract, up to 30 hours a week in LACO’S downtown Los Angeles offices.

Four to six years of relevant advancement work experience including operational experience required. An interest in the arts preferred. Must be self-motivated, self-starting, sophisticated, with strong attention to detail.

scope & responsibilities

• Demonstrated comfort with data and its performance evaluation, and maintenance of departmental strategic plans and budgets.

• Creation and maintenance of customized reports in PatronManager.

• Ensure timely gift fulfilment through management of the pledge tracking and reminder process; run regular reports on outstanding pledges.

• Familiarity with systems and processes required for major donor and prospect management, from prospect research techniques to best practices for pledge tracking and stewardship.

• List pulls for philanthropic appeals, and revenue generating events, and stewardship events.

• Research current and potential major donors and create donor profiles using industry best practices; utilize and maintain the prospect research software.

• Oversee donor benefits program; keeping LACO up-to-date on stewardship best practices; ensure accurate and timely execution of deliverables; maintain benefit collateral and web presence, accuracy and functionality.

• Manage department data entry, track fundraising progress to goal, with accompanying expectations.

• Experience with moves Management processes and best practices.

experience/characteristics required

• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.

to apply Please email cover letter and resume to

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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