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Career Opportunities at LACI


Pipeline Coordinator, Startups

This role is responsible for supporting the start-to-finish application and selection process for new startups that join LACI’s incubation programs. This includes communications and outreach, and executing the complete recruitment cycle, including initial vetting and due diligence, coordinating the stakeholder review process, communicating with startups throughout the application process, and overseeing contracting to bring these companies into the LACI Portfolio. Reporting to the Senior Pipeline Manager, this role will also include market research, competitive analysis, and tracking metrics toward departmental recruitment goals.

Grants Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator helps the LACI Development Department secure, sustain and grow funding for the organization, including critical general operating support as well as funding for its mission-driven programs. This role assists in strategizing and streamlining current, new, and prospective development opportunities across all lines of revenue, including but not limited to corporate, foundation, government and individual grant funding. The Grants Development Coordinator supports the Director, Grants Development and VP Development in identifying and researching public and private grant funding opportunities, coordinating the grant application and proposal process from registration to submission, and ensuring that reports and updates on project delivery and impact are submitted to funders as required.

Marketing Coordinator

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator is responsible for the smooth running of the internal MarCom agency within LACI, including project management (knowledge of Asana is a must), coordinating cross-departmental meetings and engaging with internal stakeholders. The role is also responsible for managing and executing all social and digital communications to share the benefits, features and successes of LACI programs with external and internal stakeholders and audiences. This includes, but is not limited to, planning and executing recruitment campaigns, developing newsletters, creating social media and digital communications and content, all in alignment with LACI’s strategic goals, to communicate and promote LACI programs, pilots, training and recruitment opportunities, events and high profile/legislative visits, advocacy and policy outreach.

Program Admin Coordinator, UI

The Program Administration Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to monitor and support the Unlocking Innovation (UI) department’s larger grants, program data analysis and reporting, and overall department budget. This is a role that will work closely with other departments including: Finance (on budgets and expenses), Compliance (on grants and on-site audit preparation), Development (on grant proposals and grant reports), as well as all the UI program team members. Additionally, this role is focused on ensuring project management and results tracking across the UI department. This position is based at LACI’s headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles and reports to the SVP of Unlocking Innovation.

VP Marketing & Communications

LACI seeks a VP of Marketing & Communications to work closely with the CEO on vision, priorities, and core messaging while leading a team to develop and execute plans, campaigns, and tactics to attract applicants to LACI’s programs, share LACI’s stories, and build LACI’s thought leadership. An experienced and proactive marketing and communications leader, this position manages staff, consultants, and projects while ensuring excellent internal customer service that balances deadlines & workload of your team. This role is a collaborator who can also toggle between editing copy for social media, drafting a press release, scripting a video, creating a slide deck, or pitching a story.

Requests for Information & Proposals


RFP for Executives in Residence

LACI Request for Quotes (RFQ)

LACI is seeking experienced professionals to serve as a mentors and accountability coach for LACI startups in up to five LACI programs, providing services that include business strategy suggestions and serving as a guide for setting milestones and ensuring the company is equipped to meet their goals and participate in LACI program(s). Must be available to conduct meetings in person on the LKIC campus as desired by the startup or LACI program team. Submissions due March 22, 2024.

RFP for Green Jobs Workforce Training Contractor Curriculum, Impact & Evaluation

LACI Request for Quotes (RFQ)

LACI is seeking quotes and proposals from individuals with expertise in the evaluation of the curriculum, performance metrics and program outcomes from LACI’s previous workforce development programs, with the goal of helping develop a comprehensive workforce impact report sharing key findings and recommendations to improve program outcomes for future green jobs workforce training programs. Submissions due February 28, 2024

RFI for South LA Affordable Housing Decarbonization Pilot

LACI Request for Quotes (RFQ)

LACI is planning to deploy a building decarbonization pilot in South LA and is looking for engineering companies, software companies, building contractors, community development corporations, and/or technology providers for energy management systems, heat pump air conditioners, innovative battery storage systems such as a lithium-iron phosphate battery, solar and any other technology that would enable greater affordability at an affordable housing building complex. Submissions due March 7, 2024

Portfolio Company Opportunities

Career Opportunities with LACI Portfolio Companies

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