ABOUT ARTS FOR LA
Arts for LA (AFLA) is a voice for the arts in Greater Los Angeles that informs, engages, and mobilizes individuals and organizations to advocate for access to the arts across all communities; arts education for every student; robust investment in the arts; and inclusion of diverse and underrepresented voices. Arts for LA invests in leadership development; growing networks of civically engaged advocates; building deep relationships with elected officials; and working in partnership across sectors to make LA a vibrant, prosperous, creative, and healthy society.
Arts for LA seeks a full-time Director of Organizing to engage a dynamic community of arts and culture arts organizations, artists and arts advocates. The position will redevelop and implement a professional development program focused on advocacy training. The Director of Organizing is also responsible for implementing one annual conference and convenings of and for the field. The Director of Organizing will work closely with the Executive Director and may oversee the supervision of support staff (as the team grows), consultants, contractors, vendors and volunteers as required.
Strategic Visioning; Leadership
Base-Building and Leadership Development:
Organizational Leadership Development, Collaboration Responsibilities, and Other Team Work:
Ideal candidates should hold the following qualifications and experience:
PREFERRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED SKILLS
Submit resume, cover letter, writing sample (i.e. campaign plan, communications piece and/or originally developed curriculum) and 3 references to Winifred Neisser at [email protected] with the subject line: “Director of Organizing Position”.
Arts for LA is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. Arts for LA 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.
Application deadline is: 08/23/2019