Major Gifts Officer
LA Opera is seeking a fund-raising professional who will build and manage a portfolio of individual prospects and donors. Duties include cultivating, soliciting and securing five and six figure gifts for restricted and unrestricted purposes; identifying and soliciting new prospects; and developing and executing effective stewardship plans. Major gift officers support LA Opera’s performances, public programs and special projects.
Qualified candidates will have a BA or BS in a related field and three years of development experience, preferably in individual giving for a non-profit arts organization. Planned Giving experience is a plus.

Candidates must have the ability to work independently, and deal discreetly with sensitive, confidential and proprietary information. Experience with solicitation strategies, volunteers and board members is also necessary. Night and weekend work as needed and a passion for the performing arts is required.

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