The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country. As L.A.’s premier performing arts destination, The Music Center convenes artists, communities and ideas with the goal of deepening the cultural lives of every resident in Los Angeles County. The non-profit performing arts organization has two divisions: The Music Center Arts (TMC Arts) and The Music Center Operations (TMC Ops). TMC Arts, The Music Center’s programming engine, provides year-round programming inside The Music Center’s four theatres, on Jerry Moss Plaza, outside at Grand Park—a 12-acre adjacent green space—and in schools and other locations all over Los Angeles County. TMC Arts presents world-class dance with Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, free and low-cost public concerts and events, as well as K–12 arts education programs. TMC Ops manages the theatres, the Plaza and Grand Park on behalf of the County of Los Angeles. The Music Center is also home to four renowned resident companies—Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles Master Chorale, LA Opera and LA Phil.
The Music Center has an opportunity for the role of Major Gifts Officer.
The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) is a collaborative, proactive, resourceful professional who is part of the frontline fundraising team in a 20-person department. The Advancement team recently completed a highly successful capital campaign to renovate The Music Center’s 50-year-old plaza, creating a vibrant gathering space for the community. On the heels of this campaign, the team secured a $25 million gift providing the organization with a historic opportunity to expand the already significant impact on the communities we serve.
The Music Center seeks an individual who is passionate about arts, culture and civic engagement to join the Advancement team as it builds on its fundraising momentum to even greater heights. The MGO provides expertise in building relationships with established donors and initiates strategies to engage prospective donors with The Music Center. Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, this position will join a dynamic team of fundraising professionals, working collaboratively to further the vision and mission of The Music Center. The Music Center is led by an inspirational leader, Rachel Moore, alongside a diverse and committed Board of Directors.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
PLEASE NOTE: Currently the position is working remotely, however, a return to the office environment will be required when the Center reopens as per County and CDC guidelines.
SALARY RANGE: is commensurate with experience this is a fulltime exempt position; compensation package includes health and welfare benefits, paid vacation and sick days, 401(k) plan with employer contribution.
To be fully considered for this position please email your cover letter, resume and salary expectation to [email protected] or fax to (213) 972-0721. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.