June 29 and 30, 2013

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride

Employment Opportunities and Internships

There are currently no open positions with SF Pride

SF Pride is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, age, or physical disability.

The mission of the San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Celebration Committee is to educate the world, commemorate our heritage, celebrate our culture, and liberate our people.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Overview:

The deputy assists the executive director by helping the director manage all aspects of the organization. The deputy may be given specific responsibilities by the executive director, such as developing and overseeing budgets for the organization. The deputy may be tasked with working with the SF Pride contractors and staff and may be tasked with conducting interviews and participate in the hiring decisions for new contractors/staff of the organization.

The executive director works with the deputy executive director to create broader initiatives within SF Pride. It then falls to the deputy to put these ideas into practice and ensure that they are implemented and executed according to the executive director's vision. Because SF Pride relies on sponsorships, fundraising and outside donations for their operating capital, the deputy executive director should also expect to make public appearances and present the vision and work done by SF Pride to larger groups.

While background requirements to work as a deputy executive director in a non-profit vary, SF Pride prefers individuals with at least a bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, in business administration, management, or a related field. We are seeking individuals for this position with extensive experience in the business and event production world, and whose private and/or professional interests match the goals of the organization.

Position Details:

Reports to the Executive Director (ED)

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Deputy Executive Director scope of work includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Manage the organization in the absence of the executive director.
  • The Deputy Director will have both internal and external facing responsibilities.  
  • Internally, partner with the ED in essential organizational leadership activities (human resources, administration, and organizational planning).
  • Identify best practices and improve internal systems with an eye toward future needs and budget realities.
  • Externally, maintain a respectful and productive relationship with community, civic, and business leaders and organizations, which encourage and facilitates their engagement with SF Pride.
  • Communicate organizational goals and operational plans to all levels of the organization and to donors as needed.
  • Work to secure financial support for the organization, write grants, and help organize fundraisers.
  • Research prospective donors, target corporations and new potential streams of revenue.
  • Assist the executive director with strategic planning and coordination of the organization’s programs, projects, and policy positions.
  • Implement HR strategies, providing effective delivery and management of all HR services including but not limited to hiring, compensation, payroll, benefits, compliance, employee relations and staff performance.
  • Support the Executive Director in all aspects of Event Production.
  • Work closely with the sponsor team to provide the highest levels of customer service to all sponsors.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the ED.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years management level experience in a nonprofit organization, foundation, or government agency.
  • Candidate must have the ability to perform and manage multiple projects in a complex environment which requires an efficient work style and excellent organizational skills.
  • Candidate will have a track record of researching, soliciting and closing major gifts from individual and corporate contacts.
  • Experience with database management.
  • Flexible and strong work ethic.
  • Proven track record delivering superior results, commanding respect, and assuming leadership roles.
  • Success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities.
  • Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people – junior and senior, for-profit and nonprofit, and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Operate with excellence in mind in all matters, with the confidence to defend/debate ideas on their merits without ego interfering.
  • Passionate about SF Pride’s mission and impact.
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational settings.
  • Transparent, Self-starter, self-disciplined.
  • Must be an independent, self-starter and team player with sincere interest in the mission of SF Pride.
  • Large-scale event production and management experience.
  • Knowledge of issues related to the LGBT community.
  • Experience working with the LGBT community as well as communities of color and diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Excellent business and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated diplomatic and people skills.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent writing, interpersonal and analytical skills.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

SF Pride is offering a competitive salary based on the selected candidate’s experience and qualifications, along with a benefits package.

Application Process

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter describing their qualifications
and interest in the position to employment@sfpride.org by May 1, 2015 (applications received after the deadline may be considered if SF Pride decides
to expand the pool of applicants). Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.  

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT SF PRIDE REGARDING THIS POSITION.

SF Pride is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, age, or physical handicap.

 

Main Stage Intern

About SF Pride: The Mission of the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration Committee is to educate the world, commemorate our heritage, celebrate our culture, and liberate our people.    

About the Main Stage: The Main Stage is the largest stage at the SF Pride Celebration and is located in Civic Center Plaza next to City Hall. The Main Stage offers programming on Saturday (6.27) and Sunday (6.28) from 11am – 6pm.

Job Description: Assist with all duties related to producing the Main Stage. This position includes, but is not limited to, the following duties: 
Artist  / Act research, submission reviews, and outreach

  • Speaker / People of Interest research, reviews, and outreach
  • Work with Producer to draft and manage submission communication: outbound and inbound
  • Work with Producer to draft and manage web and print production including:
  • Artist / act bios, photos, videos for sfpride.org, InsidePride, and Pocket Guide
  • General email correspondence with artists and vendors
  • Support Assistant Producer with contract and rider fulfillment
  • Support Assistant Producer with artist travel arrangements
  • Participate in regularly scheduled meetings
  • Special projects, as needed

Skills Needed: 

  • Excellent verbal communication skills and ability to listen
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions & be able to function within a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Expert in Microsoft Office and email communication
  • Willingness to learn new web applications for the purpose of handling talent submissions, contracts and travel coordination. 

Start Date: ASAP
End Date: 6/30/2015

*Must be available weekend of event*

If interested in applying, please send an email with Subject Line: SF Pride Main Stage Intern including your resume and cover letter. Send your application to interns[at]sfpride.org.

CALLING ALL SOCIAL MEDIA BUTTERFLIES!

Ever wondered about what it takes to market to a large-scale event, from the back-end? This is your chance to get an up-close and personal, hands-on dive into the world of outdoor events. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to play a key role in assisting the team shaping the social media messaging that SF Pride sends out to the world.

Task include;
• Monitor stakeholder participation in social media campaigns
• Assist with measurement and engagement and variety of social media posts
• Assist with building weekly content calendars for the big social networks
• Push out strategic posts in real time and connect with followers, potential followers, and influencers

While, we would love to secure a candidate with a minimum of ten hours availability per week, we never turn-down any offer of assistance!

Below are positions for which applications are being accepted. Click on the position for more information.

Chief Executive Officer

SF Pride Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Celebration Committee
San Francisco, CA

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Celebration Committee Inc is a non-profit membership organization founded to produce the San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade. SF Pride is dedicated to education, to the commemoration of LGBT heritage and to the celebration of LGBT culture and liberation. A world leader in the Pride movement, SF Pride is also a grant-giving organization through its Community Partners Program. Since 1997, SF Pride has granted over $2.1 million dollars from proceeds of the Pride Celebration and Parade to local non-profit LGBT organizations and those organizations serving the HIV/AIDS and breast cancer communities. The annual budget is approximately $3 million.

This year marked the 42nd anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade. With over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than a dozen community-run stages and venues, the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest gathering of LGBT people and allies in the nation. This year's theme was "Global Equality” The event was held over the weekend of June 23 and 24, 212, with an attendance of 750,000 to 1 million.

SF Pride has a three-person staff (2 FTE and 1 PT), including a Executive Director, 11 contractors responsible for services such as bookkeeping, and celebration specific services such as parade management, recycling, entertainment, exhibitor relations, donations, IT, and events organizing, an annual estimate of 80 community partners and over 1000 volunteers. An 6-member board of directors governs the organization. To learn more about SF Pride, visit us at www.sfpride.org

ABOUT THE POSITION

Recognized internationally as the pre-eminent annual Pride parade and celebration, SF Pride is committed to engaging and addressing the interests of San Francisco’s diverse Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community through on-going programming. SF Pride seeks a visionary and business savvy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) experienced in leading nonprofit organizations in the strategic thinking and capacity building efforts that support efficient operations and sustainability. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in staff and volunteer management, strategic planning, community partnerships, and working with diverse constituencies. He or she must have sound financial management skills, a proven track record in raising funds from individual donors, foundations, corporations, local and federal government agencies, and contract development experience. A background in large-scale events production and advocacy will be a plus. The candidate should be a proven consensus builder and collaborator able to clearly articulate SF Pride’s goals and policies to the public and elected officials. Experience in developing a diverse board of directors, as well as facilitating and negotiating change will be highly valued.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The CEO oversees the annual production of SF Pride, and is responsible for the overall administration and management of the organization’s programs and personnel. The primary responsibility for fund development also resides with the ED with special attention to diversifying the sources of funding for the SF Pride Celebration and Parade as well as general operations. In addition to overseeing the staff and volunteers the ED also ensures the hiring, managing, and inclusion of the SF Pride contractors. As the main link to stakeholders, the media, the LGBT community, and the general public, the ED must be comfortable interacting with a highly diverse and active community. In consultation with the board of directors, the CEO ensures strict adherence to the SF Pride bylaws and oversees the organization’s strategic direction. The CEO is the primary contact between SF Pride partner organizations and stakeholders in the civic, philanthropic, and LGBT community, acting as a spokesperson and ambassador in accordance with guidelines set by the governing board.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

SF Pride Production

  • Manage and provide strategic direction for all aspects of SF Pride parade production, including staffing, funds and program development, planning and logistics, marketing and media relations, and community partnerships.
  • Maintain a respectful and productive relationship with community, civic and business leaders that encourages and facilitates engagement in SF Pride.
  • Ensure the SF Pride Celebration and Parade reflects the organization’s vision and mission, while promoting and facilitating participation of the diverse LGBT community as well as the broad community of San Francisco.

Vision and Strategic Development

  • Lead in the development of a collective vision rooted in SF Pride’s core values and based on an assessment of the changing conditions that influence the impact, relevancy and sustainability of the organization and the annual celebration.
  • In partnership with the board of directors, lead SF Pride through a strategic planning process that determines the strategies and action steps required to pursue the organization’s vision.
  • Facilitate the inclusion of the staff, contractors, members and community in the envisioning and strategic planning process.

Fund Development

  • Serve as primary fundraiser -- responsible for the execution of fund development strategies, grant writing and cultivating donor, government and corporate sponsor relations for the SF Pride parade and general operations.
  • Work closely with board to develop and implement a funds development plan.
  • Significantly diversify funding and expand resources beyond events-based development in a collaborative effort with the board of directors and other stakeholders -- giving special attention to the building of an individual donor base.

Financial and Organizational Management

  • Develop and efficiently manage budgets, accounts, billings and overall fiscal management.
  • Ensure maintenance of official records of SF Pride activities and meetings, and file quarterly reports to the board.

Board Development.

  • Work closely with board of directors to increase access to resources by diversifying and expanding board composition to include more community, business, and philanthropic leaders.
  • Partner with board chair to provide board members with the resources and knowledge they need to effectively and professionally carry out their role and responsibilities.
  • Provide board with timely and accurate reports to keep them informed of SF Pride’s operations, fiscal health, and organizational relationships.
  • Working in concert with the board president, create and maintain effective and appropriate line of communications and serve as primary liaison between staff, contractors, volunteers, members and board.

Staff, Volunteers, Members and Contractors Management

  • Recruit and supervise staff, volunteers and contractors. Appropriately prioritize and delegate work assignments.
  • Maintain organizational culture and practices that promote a balanced work/life style and a motivating environment.
  • Ensure training and professional development of staff and volunteers, as well as adherence to SF Pride human resource policies.
  • Work closely with Personnel Committee set conditions and implement practices that are conducive to staff retention.

Community Engagement and Advocacy

  • Serve as a spokesperson and consensus builder for SF Pride.
  • In the context of vision and mission play a visible and active role in the LGBT community and use the SF Pride platform to advocate the issues that concern that community.
  • Raise the public profile of SF Pride’s on-going community activities and programming.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of five years experience as an CEO of a non-profit organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and work in a wide-range of social settings.
  • Experience leading, building, and working effectively with a diverse board of directors.
  • Demonstrated ability to build bridges and partnerships.
  • Knowledge of issues related to the LGBT community.
  • Experience working with the LGBT community as well as communities of color and diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate a compelling vision.
  • Successful track record in fundraising from foundations, corporations, local and federal government agencies, and individual donors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent business and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated diplomatic and people skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Proficiency in computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, desktop publishing and Internet applications.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Large-scale events production and management experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advocacy of LGBT rights is a plus.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

SF Pride is offering a competitive salary based on the selected candidate’s experience and qualifications along with a benefits package.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter describing their qualifications and interest in the position to SFPride.Resumes@gmail.com by September 27, 2012 (applications received after the deadline may be considered if SF Pride decides to expand the pool of applicants). Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT SF PRIDE DIRECTLY REGARDING THIS POSITION.

SF Pride is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, age or physical disability.

Community Relations Manager

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Celebration Committee Inc is a non-profit membership organization founded to produce the San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade. SF Pride is dedicated to education, to the commemoration of LGBT heritage and to the celebration of LGBT culture and liberation. A world leader in the Pride movement, SF Pride is also a grant-giving organization through its Community Partners Program. Since 1997, SF Pride has granted over $2.1 million dollars from proceeds of the Pride Celebration and Parade to local non-profit organizations.

This year marked the 42nd anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade. With over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than a dozen community-run stages and venues, the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest gathering of LGBT people and allies in the nation. The 2013 event theme is "Embrace, Encourage, Empower” The event will held over the weekend of June 29 and 30, 2013, with an expected attendance of 750,000 to one million.

To learn more about SF Pride, visit sfpride.org.

ABOUT THE POSITION
Recognized internationally as the pre-eminent annual Pride celebration and parade, SF Pride is committed to engaging and addressing the interests of San Francisco’s diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community through on-going programming.

SF Pride seeks a motivated, self-starting Community Relations Manager (CRM) experienced in outreach and development work. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in outreach, volunteer management, individual giving programs, grant writing, community partnerships, and working with diverse constituencies. He or she must have a proven track record in raising funds from individual donors, foundations, and local and federal government agencies. A background in large-scale events production and advocacy will be a plus.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Community Relations Manager (CRM) executes Pride’s community relations strategy and outreach initiatives, overseeing membership, volunteer, community partner, official events, and individual giving programs in addition to various annual and special events, among other various program and event-related tasks as assigned. As the main link to stakeholders, volunteers, members, the LGBT community, and the general public, the CRM must be comfortable interacting with a highly diverse and active community. In consultation with the CEO/Executive Director, the CRM is the primary contact between SF Pride partner organizations and stakeholders in the civic, philanthropic, and LGBT community, acting as an ambassador in accordance with guidelines set by the governing board.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Budgeting

  • Developing, tracking, and updating budgets for programs that the CRM is charged with including but not limited to: membership, volunteers, official events, Pride Pass/City Pass, individual giving, and other programs as assigned.

Community Programming

  • Administering and executing the annual Official Events program including but not limited to: recruiting new events and renewing returning events; pitching and selling official event packages and benefits; maintaining and updating information regarding official events and their organizers, maintaining a database on official events, their respective contacts’ information, and history of Official Events program involvement; creating, designing, maintaining, and updating website, outreach, and marketing materials for the Official Events program; and producing written copy and marketing materials regarding official events and the official events program in addition to other duties and program responsibilities as assigned.
  • Administering and executing the annual Pride Pass/City Pass program including but not limited to: recruiting restaurant, club, venue, and other local business sponsors and supporters; renewing returning supporting businesses and institutions like clubs, venues, museums, restaurants, and other business; selling Pride Pass/City Pass tickets and benefits; maintaining and updating information regarding Pride Pass ticket buyers and sales performance; maintaining a database on Pride Pass/City Pass participating organizations, supporters, and sponsors, their respective contact information, and history of involvement with Pride Pass/City Pass; creating, designing, maintaining, and updating website, outreach, and marketing materials for the Pride Pass/City Pass program; and producing written copy and marketing materials regarding Pride Pass/City Pass in addition to other duties and program responsibilities as assigned.
  • Organizing and devising programming and/or events, including but not limited to events for gathering stakeholder and community input regarding the annual Celebration and Parade, the SFLGBTPCC, or other programming or community issues as assigned.
  • Recruiting restaurants and donations of food as part of managing restaurant sponsorship program.

Community Partners

  • Recruiting, prospecting, and renewing eligible nonprofit organizations.
  • Identifying and securing replacement partners who drop out of the program between the application review/approval period and the dates of the Celebration and Parade.
  • Working with the Beverages Coordinator and Donations Coordinator (or other members of their teams) to identify and place program applicants.
  • Securing and finalizing Community Partner contracts and final reports from program participants.

Development

  • Fundraising and meeting development goals as set from time to time by the Executive Director, in areas including but not limited to membership income and donations, individual giving, grants, and official events income.
  • Identifying new opportunities and recommending and executing strategy for growth of existing or potential revenue streams in programs under the CRM’s supervision or as otherwise assigned.
  • To research, recommend, apply for, and secure grant opportunities.

Marketing: E-newsletter, Publications, and Communications

  • Positively representing SF Pride and it programs in the community and in the work that the CRM produces for publication.
  • Recruiting subscribers and meeting subscriber recruitment goals as set by the Executive Director for e-newsletter and other contact lists as assigned.
  • Using independent and professional judgment in crafting, composing, and delivering content for outbound communications to members, volunteers, e-list subscribers, community partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Researching and staying up-to-date regarding current trends in e-communication distribution including among other things professional email marketing trends.
  • Drafting editorial calendars for online publications as assigned, gathering and creating content for such publications and assuring that publications are released regularly and in a timely manner based on editorial calendars approved by the Executive Director.
  • Generating content and ideas for online publications including but not limited to the website at sfpride.org, the SF Pride blog at sfpride.org/blog, social network sites, and other online publications as assigned.

Membership

  • Prepping and coordinating monthly membership meetings ("General Planning Meetings"), usually the second Tuesday of each month, and other special member events including but not limited to the Annual General Meeting (usually on a weekend day in September).
  • Processing and responding to member applications and community members interested in or inquiring about membership and/or membership meetings.
  • Administering and fulfilling member benefits and benefits program.
  • Sending regular e-blasts to members regarding member and other SF Pride program activities and/or other updates and announcements as requested.
  • Raising funds and securing donations from members; meeting and exceeding member donation fundraising goals as set by the Executive Director or other designated team member.

Parade

  • Managing Grand Marshal program, including accommodations, logistics, and attendance at Pride events including the Flag Raising event at City Hall, the Media Party, the Parade, the Mayor’s or other press conference, Main Stage, and other events or activities as requested.
  • Timely procuring approved bios and photos from Grand Marshals for use online and in print publications.
  • Lead contingent or special contingent coordination as requested by Executive Director.
  • Working with contractors, staff and other Pride team members to coordinate lead contingent and Grand Marshal logistics.

Photos & Archives

  • Overseeing official photographer program at the annual Celebration and Parade and year-round.
  • Exercising professional judgment in providing artistic and editorial direction to photographers to assure collection of photos that will meet marketing and publication needs and that positively represent SF Pride and its event attendees.
  • Responding to photo requests from internal team members or from media as directed.
  • Updating and tracking photographer names and photos for proper crediting.
  • Managing, tracking, growing, and preserving Pride’s digital and physical photo archives.
  • Managing, tracking, growing, and preserving Pride’s historical archives.

Print Publications

  • Generating content and ideas for annual print publications including but not limited to the annual Pride Guide, InsidePrideÒ, the annual pocket guide, Pocket Pride, and other publications as assigned.
  • Managing, reviewing, revising, and tracking print publication copy and deadlines, including but not limited to the annual Pride Guide, InsidePride, and/or the annual pocket guide, Pocket Pride.

Special Events

  • Identifying, seeking out, vetting, and recommending new opportunities for growing Pride’s community reputation through communications, community collaborations or partnerships, or events.
  • Organizing and preparing for monthly membership meetings ("General Planning Meetings," usually the second Tuesday of every month).
  • Rainbow Flag Raising event at City Hall (usually during Pride Week in June).
  • Volunteer and Member Appreciation Party (usually in late July).
  • Check Granting Party (usually in mid-August).
  • Outreach events or other special events as assigned year-round.
  • Managing and overseeing the volunteer program and internship program to assure support in the office, at the annual Celebration & Parade, and at special events as requested.

Trademarks

  • Monitoring for and responding to possible trademark infringements.
  • Completing and filing trademark renewal applications and/or fulfilling other trademark related tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.

Volunteers

  • Administering SF Pride’s volunteer and internship programs.
  • Recruiting volunteers and interns as needed or as required by the Executive Director.
  • Working with the Pride staff and contractors to recruit and deploy volunteers at special events and the annual Celebration and Parade or as otherwise required by the Executive Director.
  • Receiving and timely responding to inquiries about volunteer or internship opportunities with Pride.
  • Meeting volunteer and/or intern recruitment goals as set from time to time by the Executive Director.
  • Overseeing and managing staff, interns, or other assistants who are tasked with managing day-to-day volunteer program tasks in the months leading up to the Celebration and Parade.

Direct Support to the Executive Director

  • Being available and prepared for regular meetings with the Executive Director.
  • Proactively and regularly updating the Executive Director or other members of the Pride Celebration Committee as assigned regarding progress with project areas, including among other things membership, volunteers, donations, fundraising, community programming, print publications, and special projects.

Team Support

  • Attending meetings and working in collaboration with other Pride staff and contractors, including among others the Executive Director, Director of Sponsorship, the Event Director, the Office Manager, the Main Stage Producer/Manager/Coordinator, Safety and Medical Co-Chairs, managers or coordinators for venue and stage managers, or other members of the community as requested or necessary for program performance.
  • Working with individual members or committees of the board of directors or members of other committees within Pride or with other partner organizations (e.g., Community Partners, Twinning Partners, etc.) as requested by the Executive Director.
  • Exercising self-motivation and ambition in finding new opportunities to make programming more effective and more productive through steady growth in program performance.
  • Answering the office phone and responding to incoming emails to core office email accounts as needed to support the office team in attending to stakeholders in a timely manner.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three to six years experience doing outreach and/or development work in a non-profit organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and work in a wide-range of social settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to build bridges and partnerships.
  • Knowledge of issues related to the LGBT community.
  • Experience working with the LGBT community as well as communities of color and diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate a compelling vision.
  • Successful track record in fundraising from foundations, corporations, local and federal government agencies, and individual donors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated diplomatic and people skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Proficiency in computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing and Internet applications.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Large-scale events production experience.
  • Salesforce database experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advocacy of LGBT rights is a plus.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
SF Pride is offering a competitive salary based on the selected candidate’s experience and qualifications along with a benefits package.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter describing their qualifications and interest in the position to employment@sfpride.org by December 14, 2012 (applications received after the deadline may be considered if SF Pride decides to expand the pool of applicants). Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS REGARDING THIS POSITION.

SF Pride is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, age, or physical disability.

Donations Manager Contractor

SF Pride is currently seeking experienced and well-qualified applicants to apply for our Donations Manager contractor position. Well-qualified candidates with experience in outdoor events and event donations program management should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to info@sfpride.org. Please, no phone calls regarding this position.

Donations Manager Contractor Position Description

Reporting
The Donations Manager is a seasonal contracted position and reports directly to the Executive Director/CEO.

Duties
Generally, the Donations Manager’s duties are to implement and manage SF Pride’s Community Donations Partners Program at the San Francisco Pride Celebration® and as directed by the Event Director and Executive Director/CEO:

Pre-Event

1. Participate in the donations partner selection and recruitment process.

2. Recruit "super volunteers" from the selected community donations partners to assist in implementing the Community Donations Partners Program.

3. Develop a strategy, with the Event Director and other SFLGBTPCC personnel, for the solicitation of donations from those attending the Pride Celebration® on Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30, 2013.

4. Design and implement a plan to account for and track the collection and delivery of all monies collected at the gates.

5. Schedule trainings for and provide trainings to donations partners who will work the donations gates at the Event.

6. Answer partner queries and generally provide support to donations partners in the lead-up to the Event.

7. Facilitate pre-Event meetings with the community partners.

8. Collaborate with other SFLGBTPCC entities that participate in the activities at the entry gates of the event (e.g., the Unlicensed Vendor Squad, Sponsor Team, Exhibitor Managers, and Pocket Pride®).

9. Attendance at all Multi-Divisional meetings is highly recommended. Attendance at the May Multi-Divisional meetings is a requirement of the Donations Manager position.

10. Provide a list of equipment/supply needs and review Event equipment/supply orders to assure proper provisioning of the Donations Tent at the Event.

11. Work with the Executive Director/CEO or an SF Pride staff member designated by him/her to market and promote donations at the event gates.

During Event

1. Set up the Donations Tent in the Command Center.

2. Supervise the Community Partners and Zone Coordinators.

3. Assure that all donations gates designated as priority gates are adequately staffed and positioned so as to maximize revenue potential.

4. Make sure that all donations are collected and turned into the designated deposit location(s) and that all donations and buckets are accounted for and returned at the end of the Event.

Post-Event

1. Solicit timely feedback from all groups that participated in the Community Donations Partners Program.

2. Provide a thorough written report within fourteen (14) days to the Event Director detailing successes, challenges and recommendations for the future for the Donations Program.

3. Furnish all files, reports, computer files, agreements, forms and waivers, contact lists, or other work product related to this job to the Event Director or other representative of the SF Pride Celebration Committee as may be designated from time to time no later than 5:00 PM on July 26, 2013, and as otherwise requested.

The Donations Manager position is:

  • A seasonal contractor position for the 2013 event
  • Not an employee position
  • Not benefits eligible

Well-qualified candidates with experience in outdoor events and event donations program management should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to info@sfpride.org. Please, no phone calls regarding this position.