September 23, 2021
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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 nearly 20,000 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.

Established in 1959 as the charitable arm of the Television Academy, the Television Academy Foundation is dedicated to preserving the legacy of television while educating and inspiring those who will shape its future. Through renowned educational and outreach programs, such as The Interviews: An Oral History of Television Project, College Television Awards, Student Internship Program and Faculty Seminar: The Conference, the Foundation seeks to widen the circle of voices our industry represents and to create more opportunity for television to reflect all of society. For more information on the Foundation, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com/Foundation.

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:


Human Resources Coordinator

The Coordinator, Human Resources is responsible for performing a broad range of HR and operational support functions for the Academy. This role interfaces with employees across the organization to manage and resolve issues, as well as assists with HR process coordination.

Position is full-time, non-exempt and reports to the Director of Human Resources.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support for employee issues with professionalism, discretion, confidentiality, and a positive attitude
  • Verify, enter and track HR transactions and employee changes into our HRIS system
  • Facilitate employee on-boarding and off-boarding, preparing any necessary paperwork and updating information systems in a timely manner
  • Educate and empower employees to be self-sufficient on Employee and Manager Self-Service portals and navigate through Academy resources.
  • Maintain all employee-related files and organizational systems
  • Facilitate all new hire orientations
  • Coordinate employee enrollment in various insurance programs as well as make insurance changes as necessary
  • Review, reconcile and submit for approval monthly insurance bills
  • Assist with annual open enrollment meetings and insurance processing
  • Assist with all recruitment efforts including but not limited to sourcing, screening and scheduling candidates
  • Document and maintain all HR procedures
  • Manage, coordinate, and participate in the reception desk relief schedule
  • Perform special projects and help with technical support, as needed
  • Generate custom reports upon request
  • Perform other duties as required and/or requested

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years' HR experience, preferably providing support to the head of HR
  • Knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Familiarity with database access and management; Paycom experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience handling discreet and confidential information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly resourceful and organized with exceptional follow through and attention to detail
  • Extremely flexible and able to easily shift priorities with a can-do attitude
  • Able to work with minimum supervision

Qualified applicants should submit resume with cover letter to: careers@televisionacademy.com


Development Manager

The Television Academy Foundation is seeking a dynamic and creative professional to serve as Development Manager, reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer. The ideal candidate is an energetic, positive team player who will serve as a key member of the Development team and contribute strategies, leadership, and fundraising skills to expand philanthropic support for the Foundation. The position is full time, exempt, based in North Hollywood, California (hybrid remote), with salary range $65,000-$75,000.

Primary responsibilities include:

  1. identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a small pool of individual and corporate donors
  2. identification of foundation prospects and management of outreach and grant applications process
  3. coordination of donor engagement efforts and fundraising initiatives, including annual appeals, digital fundraising campaigns, donor stewardship, and key fundraising events.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Chief Advancement officer to set priorities and goals for the department and contribute to the overall strategy to generate revenue, create public excitement for the Foundation, and advance relationships with key partners.
  • Establish and achieve set targets for individual and corporate donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities and keep accurate engagement records.
  • Coordinate donor appeals, including direct/mail/email appeals and digital fundraising efforts.
  • Identify sources of foundation support and manage grant writing, proposal process and preparation of follow-up reports.
  • Manage development-related communication efforts, including donor acknowledgment letters and funder reports.
  • Execute year-round strategies to solicit corporate contributions and sponsorships for the Foundation, including but not limited to educational and archival programs, professional conferences and seminars, and annual events including the Golf Tournament and College Television Awards.
  • Manage all aspects of key fundraising events, including auctions, in-home events, online campaigns, and other associated fundraising activities.
  • Develop and steward corporate sponsors through multiple gift vehicles, including event-based sponsorships, restricted giving, and endowment/capital funds.
  • Work with Development Coordinator to prepare sponsorship decks and assets, produce reports, conduct prospect research and more.
  • Use Raiser's NXT database to manage gift cycle for all assigned prospects.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including Event Production, Marketing, Design, and Finance on sponsor and event needs.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and minimum 3-5 years of progressive experience in individual giving, corporate and foundation relations, and/or business development preferred.
  • Experience developing and maintaining strong relationships with donors, volunteers, and administrative staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams to accomplish department goals.
  • Experience with donor database platforms (Raiser's NXT experience a plus).
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced and frequently changing environment.
  • Strategic, creative, innovative thinker and positive team player who is eager to offer creative solutions to problems.
  • Computer proficient, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Qualified applicants should submit resume with cover letter to: careers@televisionacademy.com


updated 9.23.21

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