Job Title: Deputy Executive Director of Advancement
Classification: Full-time, exempt position
Summary: The Deputy Executive Director of Advancement is responsible for overseeing LACBC’s Advancement Department, spearheading operations, development and communications efforts for the continual growth and sustainability of LACBC. Beyond the important role of supporting fundraising efforts and resource development, the Deputy Executive Director of Advancement is relied upon within the organization as a non-profit sector guru, with strategic planning and facilitation skills that help to resolve problems and move the mission forward. This position oversees robust departments spanning LACBC’s membership, sponsorship, business partner and event needs, as well as the social, paid, and earned media outreach, volunteer recruitment, and strategic communication planning and execution.
In addition, they will work with internal staff and external consultants as the lead on events, fundraising, grant writing to private foundations and government funding sources, government contract opportunities for programs and fund-generating LACBC events. They will also oversee office operations which includes supply ordering, working with financial and IT consultants, and mail and copy contracts. They are the lead staff person for the board Fundraising Committee, along with Executive Director and Board Members. They will serve on the organization’s Director’s Team and help to strategically guide the organization’s success.
They must represent the organization with a high level of professionalism, organization, and friendliness. The Deputy Executive Director of Advancement supervises the Communications Director, Development Coordinator, Volunteer and Communications Coordinator, and Bike Valet Coordinator. They also manage all consultants and professional services contracted by LACBC. They will serve on the Directors management team. The Deputy Executive Director of Advancement reports to the Executive Director.
Background: The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) is a nonprofit organization that promotes bicycling for transportation and recreation throughout LA County’s 88 cities through advocacy, education and outreach. Founded in 1998, LACBC brings together the diverse bicycling community in a united mission to improve the bicycling environment and quality of life for the entire region. Our vision is to improve the built environment in Los Angeles County, so that all bicyclists--low-income, commuter, recreational, families, and women--can safely navigate our streets. For more info, visit our website at: www.la-bike.org.
Hourly Salary: The position offers a competitive annual salary based on experience, plus health insurance benefits, two weeks paid time off in addition to regular federal/state holidays.
Key Responsibilities: The Deputy Executive Director of Advancement is primarily responsible for developing and executing LACBC’s operations, fundraising and communications strategies. The Deputy Executive Director of Advancement is responsible for creating, tracking, and maintaining institutional knowledge on grants and fundraising events for the organization, as well as overseeing growing business partner and individual giving programs. They are also responsible for overseeing the creation and execution of social, earned, and paid media outreach plans, and strategic messaging to members, partners, funders, policymakers, and the general public.
Grants & Contracts
Organization, Time Management, and Supervision
LACBC Organizational Team Work
Qualified candidates, please email resume, cover letter, a writing sample, salary history, and references to [email protected] by Friday, October 27, 2017. Please include “Deputy Executive Director of Advancement” in the subject line. No calls, please.
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. LACBC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, medical condition including genetic characteristics, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, (including transgender status), weight, height, linguistic characteristics (such as accent and limited English proficiency, where not substantially job-related), citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law.