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January 04, 2018


The Television Academy, based in the NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood, California, is a nonprofit organization devoted to celebrating and empowering storytellers to push the boundaries of what Television can be. The only major organization fully representing the television and broadband screen entertainment industry, it is made up of over 23,000 members, representing 30 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various other artisans, technicians and executives.

The Television Academy recognizes excellence among its peers with the Emmy award, culminating in the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast each fall. The Television Academy also produces several other awards shows and a variety of activities and events for its members throughout the year. These events are featured across the Academy's digital platforms and in its award-winning emmy magazine.

It is the Television Academy's policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Television Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are seeking qualified candidates for these positions:

Senior Manager, Facilities

Summary of Position

The Senior Manager, Facilities supervises physical plant and mail room operations including all buildings and grounds, utilities, energy management systems and safety/security systems in order to provide a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment for staff and visitors. The individual in this position is responsible for the scheduling and supervision of maintenance and repair activities, office management, security services, contracted services, and custodial services, and ensuring the physical operation of the Academy meets budgetary, timing, and strategic objectives.  The facilities covered include a two-story office building and a multi-use media center including office and event spaces, as well as a 600-seat theatre.
The Sr. Manager will serve as the Academy representative in planning and developing facilities and new construction; ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently and within regulatory guidelines and projected deadlines; preparing and managing the annual budgets for the maintenance, grounds and custodial and office management departments; and ensuring optimal utilization of personnel and other resources.


•    Directs, supervises, and evaluates department staff; ensures staff receives training related to specific job tasks and responsibilities
•    Directs, schedules, and oversees external contractors (day porters, electricians, plumbers, excavators, roofers, painters, landscapers, janitors, outside storage and other vendors)
•    Oversees the management and maintenance of on-site systems and facilities including electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, ventilation, onsite storage, and building and grounds upkeep and repair for a two-story office building and a multi-use media center, including a 600-seat theatre
•    In conjunction with the Sr. Director of Human Resources and the Television Academy Security Consultant, oversees all aspects of employee safety, including liaising with the contracted security service.  Oversees the management and maintenance of systems related to facility security, safety and meeting physical ADA compliance standards; works closely with staff and state officials to meet regulatory requirements
•    Develops and monitors department budget; orders equipment and supplies and monitors inventory; makes requests for capital expenditures as needed
•    Collaborates with others (e.g. Academy staff, vendors, Plaza Association personnel, Academy members, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining the smooth operation of Academy facilities and building systems
•    Coordinates staff schedules and facilities operations, ensuring appropriate facilities staff involvement with setup and assistance for meetings and events, office moves and maintenance, and other jobs that might require facilities assistance
•    Develops long and short-range maintenance plans/programs (e.g. emergency response plans, energy management plans, annual budget, etc.), ensuring that Academy resources are effectively utilized
•    Develops, implements, and supervises new construction and preventative maintenance and renovation programs for buildings, grounds, mechanical and electrical, utility, and safety and security systems
•    Supervises office management / mail room operations, including shipping/receiving, mail delivery, office and kitchen supplies, Academy storage facilities, document production and dissemination
•    Prepares specifications for facilities projects; estimates costs of equipment, materials, labor, and supplies; prepares bid specifications for projects, equipment, and contracted services; oversees site and building projects performed by outside contractors
•    Ensures the proper disposal of hazardous and controlled wastes in compliance with regulations and guidelines; works directly with outside agencies such as OSHA and local and state health departments as required
•    Performs other related tasks as requested

Minimum Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering, building trades, or related field
•    Seven or more years in building trades and/or physical plant maintenance, with four or more years of supervisory experience, or; field work which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties
•    Considerable knowledge of building operations, maintenance, tools, equipment, practices, methods, hazards, safety precautions used in the maintenance and repair of plant, buildings, and grounds
•    Extensive knowledge of regulatory compliance related to physical plant, security, and personnel supervision
•    Considerable knowledge of construction practices, contracts, and procedures
•    Basic knowledge or training in automated HVAC controls
•    Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Able to work independently to meet deadlines
•    Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with diverse stakeholders in an organizational setting
•    Experience in operational planning as well as budget development
•    Availability in evenings and on weekends, if needed

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands:

Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 25% walking, and 25% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.

Qualified applicants please submit resume with salary requirement to:

Manager/Senior Manager, Development

Summary of Position
The Manager/Senior Manager of Development and Stewardship reports to the Head of the Foundation's Development department, and works closely with all development staff to contribute strategies, leadership, and fundraising skills to advance the philanthropic investments of individual and foundation prospects and donors in Foundation programs.

The Manager/Senior Manager is a fundraising generalist with particular emphasis given to (1) discovery and research of individual and foundation prospects, (2) the cultivation and solicitation of annual support & major gifts from individuals & foundations, (3) and the strategic management of the donor database.

Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Execute year-round strategies to cultivate relationships and solicit individual contributions for all Foundation programs and funds (annual, capital, endowment), including but not limited to educational and archival programs, professional conferences and seminars, and special events and initiatives.
  • Manage prospect identification and research for individuals and foundations, and prepare briefing materials for staff and volunteers an required.
  • Develop and steward a portfolio of individual prospects at the $1,000 - $25,000 annual level through multiple gift vehicles, including event-based sponsorships, restricted giving, and endowment/capital funds.
  • Support philanthropic relationships by managing regular communications with donors and prospects throughout the year; ensure fulfillment and reporting for all donors.
  • Responsible for collection of all gifts and pledges for individual and foundation donors.
  • Strategic management of the Raiser's Edge database or other donor database to ensure optimal utilization, including training and management of staff on gift recording and recognition, updating donor records, and tracking all communication relevant to stakeholder engagement. Responsible for maintaining data integrity and executing updates and major data imports.
  • Responsible for researching, coordinating, and writing grant proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects, as well as accurate reporting for all confirmed grants.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including Event Production, Marketing, Design, and Finance on donor needs.
  • Provide high-level support to the Sr. Director, Strategic Partnerships and External Relations, as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Outstanding candidates will possess:

  • Progressively responsible experience in donor cultivation and fundraising at a nonprofit organization.
  • Advanced organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects effectively and exhibit grace and good judgment under pressure.
  • Demonstrated record of securing significant donations and/or partnerships.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and follow-through.
  • Excellent problem solving, writing and editing skills.
  • Collaborative spirit and ability to mobilize volunteers, colleagues, and superiors towards shared goal.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all level of Academy staff, Board representatives, sponsors and donors and represent the Television Academy and Foundation appropriately at all times.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite and Raiser's Edge.

Final determination of classification (Manager or Senior Manager) will be based on level of experience.

Please send resume to

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updated 1.26.18

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