Development & Education Program Coordinator

California Lawyers for the Arts

California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA) is a 501©3 non profit organization that provides lawyer referral services, educational programs and dispute resolution services for artists and arts organizations.

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for grant development and planning and monitoring education programs in the LA area, including ongoing artist workshops, MCLE seminars and conferences.

  • Recruiting attorneys and other professionals to speak at workshops and seminars;

  • Identifying and securing venues for education program and events;

  • Marketing and promoting education programs to the arts and legal communities;

  • Participating in outreach activities to support and expand CLA’s education programs (e.g. community events, networking receptions, etc.);

  • Recruiting and managing volunteers to assist with programs;

  • Responding to requests for speakers from outside organizations;

  • Preparing and monitoring grant applications and researching funding sources;

  • Keeping current and complete records about education programs and fulfilling grant requirements; implementing evaluation systems, and;

  • Working on other special projects and fundraising events as needed.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, PR, Non profit administration or related field;

  • Marketing, outreach and/or community relations experience in the Los Angeles / Southern California area and ability to build a strong media presence;

  • Grant development, writing, and data maintenance and reporting;

  • Proficiency with technology, media equipment, PowerPoint, Google Docs, and other applications;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service-oriented attitude;

  • Positive team spirit and flexibility;

  • Availability to work evenings and occasional weekends and valid driver’s license.

Other Desired Skills:

  • Grant writing, legal education, or professional experience;

  • Familiarity with the Southern California arts and legal communities;

  • Experience with non-profit administration, including grant management and fundraising.

How to Apply

This position is part time (20-30 hours per week) at $20-22 per hour.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. To be considered, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to with subject: LA Program Coordinator.

Posted on April 2