POSITION SUMMARY: The Director manages all aspects of coordinating programs and developing marketing and communications strategies for membership involvement and sponsorship support toward the advancement of goals and objectives of the District Council. Builds close working relationship with members and District Chair. The Director reports to the Executive Director.
- Develops and implements a program of work for the District Council pursuant to the adopted strategic plan that provides for clear outcomes and methods to measure success in achieving said outcomes or results.
- Works with Executive Director to provide periodic reports to the Advisory Board and Management Committee on the District Council’s strategic plan, financial standing, membership, sponsorship efforts and programs.
- Directs the planning and implementation of the District Council’s program of work including committee work and events.
- Manages and implements various grant and policy initiatives for example the Building Healthy Places Initiative program.
- Develops and implements a comprehensive sponsorship program that engages the sponsorship committee in securing financial support to sustain the District Council activities, and a plan that incorporates efforts to maintain and service District Council sponsors to encourage renewals and long-term sponsorship.
- Assists with the coordination of other District Council responsibilities related to staffing committees, and creating budgets and recertification plans for yearly review. Works directly with ULI members and vendors, the District Council Chair, members of the Advisory Board, and members of committees. Develops and maintains relationships with local nonprofits, public agencies, community leaders, local universities and other related professional groups.
- Leads and manages multiple volunteer committees to develop and meet goals and objectives for programs/community outreach, membership involvement and sponsorship support.
- Directs staff in all financial and administrative tasks – budgets and track expenses and revenues for the District Council and by programs, events, solicitations, etc.
- 7-10 years of experience in local real estate and land use, community relations and/or nonprofit administration preferred.
- Experience in events planning helpful.
- BA degree required.
- Degree in urban planning, public administration or real estate development a plus.
- May be required to manage a small staff.
- Knowledge of Los Angeles.
- Ability to provide strategic direction.
- Ability to grow and retain membership and sponsorship base.
- Availability to attend occasional meetings in the early morning and evenings.
- Use of personal vehicle is required for local travel.
- Some out of state travel may be required.
- Professional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to work with senior business and public sector executives.
- Strong project management skills.
- Experience working with and managing staff and volunteers.
- Ability to prioritize tasks, to handle multiple tasks concurrently and completely, with responsible follow-through.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Photoshop or graphic design skills, a plus.