Associate Project Manager

Location: Downtown Los Angeles
Salary and Benefits: $47K-$65K (commensurate with experience), medical and dental benefits
Employment: Full-time, exempt position
Start Date: As soon as position is filled

Alchemy Planning + Land Use is a dynamic and growing development consulting firm based in Downtown Los Angeles, with a focus on mixed-use, residential, and hospitality developments. Alchemy is a mission-driven organization, motivated by the desire to expand housing opportunities and contribute to the urbanization of the Los Angeles region.

Alchemy is excited to bring on an Associate Project Manager with a similar vision and passion. The role offers room for growth and advancement within the organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as project lead for the entitlement and permitting of a range of development types, primarily including mixed-use, residential, restaurant, and hotel projects.
  • Work collaboratively with project team members, including architects, attorneys, environmental consultants, engineers, and contractors to advance the development process.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients, public officials, and community stakeholders.
  • Draft written application materials for submittal to public agencies.
  • Research land use and zoning regulations, advise clients on site development potential, and prepare written memorandums.
  • Prepare and deliver public presentations before City officials and neighborhood organizations.
  • Support and assist the Principal, as needed, in all firm-related matters.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree, at minimum, preferably in urban studies/planning or real estate. Other degrees will be considered with a demonstrated interest in these subjects.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Adobe Suite (Illustrator, InDesign) proficient.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) proficient.
  • Ability to travel throughout the Los Angeles region (car and valid California Driver’s License required).
  • Ability to work outside of standard business hours of 9 AM-5 PM, on occasion.

The position is based in Downtown Los Angeles, full-time (exempt), offers a salary range of $47K-$65K (commensurate with experience), as well as medical and dental benefits, twelve paid holidays, and two weeks paid vacation. Alchemy is committed to building a diverse team and encourages applications from candidates of color and women.

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to: with “Associate Project Manager” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications will not receive a reply.