JOB: Managing Director, EAL/LA

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Emerging Arts Leaders/Los Angeles (EAL/LA ) seeks a Managing Director:

The Managing Director (MD) will ensure successful operations of the
EAL/LA Leadership Council by guiding efficient communications and
organization. The MD may serve as a consultant to the Leadership
Council but will not be a voting member. This is a part-time, temporary,
6-month position, with the possibility of renewal pending additional

Job responsibilities include:
- Attend all Leadership Council meetings and retreats and post meeting
minutes and action items on Basecamp
- Attend events and committee meetings as needed, as available, or as
allowed by or as subject to time and budget limitations
- Track Leadership Council and Chairs' progress toward meeting major
deadlines and achieving major goals according to grant proposals,
reports to funders, the strategic plan, and other planning documents
- Encourage and facilitate inter-departmental communications, especially
for marketing, programming, and fund-raising initiatives that require
support from multiple departments
- Maintain a list of venue prospects and associated information, such as
rental fees, capacity, food and alcohol availability, etc. The MD may
be asked to make a venue recommendation to Chairs or Committee members
for upcoming events and meetings.
- Track service periods and renewal dates for services like Basecamp,
Survey Monkey, donor management systems, etc., and alert the appropriate
Chairs of upcoming renewals or service terminations
- Observe Leadership Council and EAL/LA operations and programs to look
for gaps, overlaps, or ineffective methods, and work with Chairs to
improve efficiency and effectiveness

The Managing Director may work with each department's Chairs in the
following ways:
- Assist Development Chairs in engaging Leadership Council and Advisory
Board in fund-raising initiatives
- Communicate frequently (or on a regular schedule) with Finance Chairs,
Community Partners Liaison, and Community Partners staff regarding
fiscal management, fiscal sponsor processes, and financial planning.
- Strategize with Executive Chairs for effective governance,
goal-setting, and long-term planning
- Work with Marketing & Membership Chairs to plan and execute membership
and recruitment initiatives
- Enlist Communications Chairs in improving internal and external
communication flows
- Communicate with Programming Chairs to understand the
cross-departmental needs for upcoming events: expenses and purchasing;
promotion and marketing; attendance tracking; addressing member requests
for specific content; insurance needs, etc.
- Other duties will be performed as assigned

To apply:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of three professional
references to by 11pm on
December 31st. Interviews will take place the first week of January and
the official start date is January 15th at EAL/LA's Leadership
Council meeting.

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