Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation
Corporate & Foundation Relations Manager
The Corporate & Foundation Relations Manager is responsible for developing, managing and implementing corporate, government, business, and foundation strategies to meet or exceed budget goals and expand public support to achieve the Arboretum’s mission. Management of the Foundation’s grant seeking program, including grant research, development of compelling letters of inquiry and proposals, grant reporting, and managing the grant calendar to ensure steady growth over time. This position is also responsible for developing and stewarding existing corporate/business relationships, providing sponsor engagement opportunities, and ensuring sponsor benefits are received.
This position requires very effective oral and written communications skills with the ability to see the big picture while paying exceptional attention to detail; strong personal computer skills including desktop publishing, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Raiser’s Edge preferred; excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills and the demonstrated ability to develop long-term relationships with donors, volunteers, and colleagues; ability to think creatively and strategically with strong analytical skills to make sound business decisions; initiative and a strong work ethic, with the ability to prioritize and work independently to meet competing deadlines.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, journalism, communications or related discipline and a minimum of three years of experience with successful outcomes in corporate and foundation relations or in increasingly responsible development positions.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. No calls or faxes please.
Please email cover letter and resume to: Sylvia.Rosenberger@Arboretum.org with Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager in the subject line.
Or mail directly to:
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
ATTN: Sylvia Rosenberger
301 North Baldwin Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91007
The Foundation is looking for an experienced driver to drive a 38-passenger tram on the grounds of the Arboretum. The ideal candidate is friendly, safety conscious and a good communicator.
Typical duties and responsibilities will include driving tram with guests, conducting daily safety and pre-trip inspections, pre-trip cleaning and light maintenance, taking tickets, managing tram loading, providing tour narration, assisting guests with strollers and wheel chairs and answering basic questions about the Arboretum. Driver must be able to deal professionally and effectively with all types of people.
Work includes Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for 4 hours each day with occasional evenings for weddings and weekdays and for special tours. The working environment includes exposure to noise, odors, drafts, variable outside temperatures and occasional inclement weather.
Must be 18 years of age with a Class B driver’s license with a Passenger endorsement and possess a clean driving record. Driver must pass a Department of Transportation physical exam and pre-employment alcohol/drug screening. Six months of experience driving a tram is preferred.
Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Robin Sease, Manager of Visitor Education Services at firstname.lastname@example.org