Events & Development Associate

Position: Events & Development Associate

Career Level: Entry level

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience

Company: Farhang Foundation

Location: Los Angeles CA

Industry: Non-Profit

Education: 4 year degree or above required

Reports to: Events & Development Manager

Required Skills & Qualification:
  • Passion and interest in Iranian art, culture and heritage
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in order to manage the diverse tasks and interact with the varied constituencies involved in the organization
  • Outstanding communication skills, both orally and written
  • Innovative thinking, problem solving, flexibility, as well as the ability to work independently, is critically important
  • Comfortable making public presentations and appearances in support of the organization’s mission, programming, meetings and events
  • Proficient in MS Office, social media and basic graphic design, a must
  • Fluency in English and Persian languages required
  • Customer service skills
Duties & Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The list of essential job functions may be supplemented as necessary.

Event Planning:
  • Support team with event planning and execution for all Foundation events throughout the year
  • Actively participate in the execution and management of programs, including the ability to multi-task, handling logistics and follow through on multiple events/programs at the same time, as well as identifying suitable funders and soliciting major donors
  • Ability to grasp the problems and solve them in timely manner
  • Flexible in working hours, including weekends and evenings depending on projects and events
  • Comfortable in working within a small team and taking on any tasks that need immediate attention
  • Eager to learn new skills and taken on new tasks
  • Support Manager in developing public relations and marketing plans
  • Maintain new sponsors applications and manage payment deadlines

To apply please send a cover letter, resume and salary history to

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.