Posting Date: 05/17/2019
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Organization: Holocaust Memorial Center
City Position is located: Farmington Hills
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Holocaust Memorial Center – Zekelman Family Campus seeks a highly-skilled, experienced and results-oriented Major Gifts Officer to join our team at this pivotal time in the Center’s evolution.

Reporting to the Director of Development and working in close partnership with the CEO and volunteer leaders, the Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual, corporate and foundation donors and prospects as part of a forthcoming comprehensive campaign.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Researching existing and prospective new donors
  • Cultivating existing donors
  • Identifying high-potential new donors
  • Developing comprehensive solicitation strategies including outright gifts and pledges as well as legacy giving opportunities
  • Creating compelling cultivation, solicitation and stewardship materials
  • Managing a portfolio of 100+ prospects, building relationships with key prospects and donors, and engaging them in major gift prospecting and solicitation as possible 
  • Managing stewardship, recognition and benefits initiatives
  • Tracking and monitoring major donor and campaign fundraising metrics
  • The ideal candidate will have:
  • 5+ years of experience and proven success in major gifts fundraising or equivalent experience (such as in the financial services field)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively across the department and institution
  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Technical proficiency including experience working with fundraising databases such as Altru or similar software systems
  • Knowledge of and experience with planned giving
  • Bachelor’s degree required and advanced degree preferred

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to: Holocaust Memorial Center – Zekelman Family Campus via Development@holocaustcenter.orgTo learn more about the Holocaust Memorial Center – Zekelman Family Campus, please visit:

Posting Date: 05/17/2019
Organization: Michigan League for Public Policy
City Position is located: Lansing
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Michigan League for Public Policy is a statewide advocacy organization that works to promote economic security and well-being for all people in Michigan through the policy-making process, using a racial equity lens. The communications assistant will be expected to support the communications department and other staff in communications-related activities.

Preferred Qualifications and Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field or similar experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including strong grammar, sharp attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to communicate complex issues to broad audiences.
  • Strong social/digital media skills, including experience with organizational social, email and website management.
  • Familiarity with and passion for issues related to children, education, health, poverty reduction, budget and tax policy, reduction of racial/ethnic disparities.
  • Familiarity with Michigan legislative process.
  • Ability to think creatively and to generate new ideas.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work independently, but also with a team.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with graphic design, photography or videography.
  • Values and contributes to a culture of diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to racial, ethnic, social and economic justice.

Position is full-time and based in Lansing, MI. Salary will be based on experience. Excellent benefit package. To apply, send cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to by May 31.

The League is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and retaining a diverse and inclusive staff and workplace. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Posting Date: 05/17/2019
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Organization: Mercy Education Project
City Position is located: Detroit, MI
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Mercy Education Project seeks an accomplished Executive Director to lead an outstanding organization. MEP's mission is to provide educational opportunities, life skills development and cultural enrichment for women and girls who have limited access to resources to enable them to improve the quality of their lives.  MEP was founded by the Sisters of Mercy and continues to maintain this important affiliation including principles defined by Catholic social teachings.

Position Description:

  • The Executive Director (ED) is the key management leader of the Mercy Education Project.  Reporting to the Board of Directors the ED will have overall strategic and operational responsibilities for Mercy Education staff, programs, expansion and execution of its mission.
  • Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED will have overall strategic, and operational responsibilities for Mercy Education's staff, programs, expansion and execution of its mission.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS June 21, 2019. Submit your cover letter, resume, personal and professional references electronically to: Dr. Marlene Davis at Please visit the Mercy Education Project website at

Posting Date: 05/15/2019
Organization: Capital Region Community Foundation
City Position is located: LANSING
Position Description (include how to apply):

Do you understand the nonprofit world?  Do you want to make your community a better place to live, work and play?  You may be a perfect fit on our team!

Position Summary:  The Director of Marketing and Communication is a full-time, salaried position.  Coordinates all marketing, communications, publications, media, social media and events for the organization. In coordination with the Executive Vice President, develops and implements an annual marketing plan designed to attract and inspire existing and future donors, reach a broad base of diverse constituents, and maximize the visibility of the foundation’s work.

Position Requirements:

  • Education 
  • A bachelor’s degree is required; journalism, communications, or marketing preferred.


  • This position requires at least 5 years’ experience directly related to marketing, communications, publications, media, social media, and events. Nonprofit experience highly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Superior writing skills required; extensive successful writing and editing experience with a variety of print and online communications media; interviewing and storytelling experience a plus
  • Significant experience creating and implementing targeted social media strategies; experience using social media analytics to track performance toward goals
  • Eye for design and experience with graphic design software (such as InDesign and Photoshop), digital photography and website platforms
  • Experience planning and implementing events
  • Experience with media relations and purchasing advertising
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience producing brochures, annual reports, invitations, press  releases and electronic communications
  • Experience with website management
  • Collaborative, flexible team player
  • Detail-oriented and passionate about quality
  • A valid driver’s license and willingness to travel on business

Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits, including medical and dental insurance coverage, group life insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, and a retirement plan.

Send resume and cover letter to: Kristin Rogers at the Capital Region Community Foundation

Posting Date: 05/14/2019
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Organization: Autism Alliance of Michigan
City Position is located: Bingham Farms
Position Description (include how to apply):


  • Responsible for direct interaction with the public, including families and providers in order to facilitate navigation of statewide services and support for individuals with Autism and their families.
  • Provide education, guidance and support to Michigan families regarding a variety of health related questions and concerns for families with autism, with a focus on clinical guidance.
  • Provide training to parents, educators, interdisciplinary professions and MiNavigator staff members through on and off-site trainings using the Navigator Training Manual and adhering to AAoM policies and procedures.  
  • Develop AAoM’s resource library and knowledge base by staying abreast of statewide policies and information and actively seek out and participate in activities and develop content for handouts and educational printouts related to healthcare.
  • Represent AAoM in state-wide support and awareness subcommittee work including advisory committees and partner provider group meetings, work to address the needs of families and advancement toward the organizational goals.
  • Provide support to Navigator Specialists by triaging and escalating cases, providing guidance on policies and procedures.
  • Provide feedback on Navigator performance and participate, as needed, in performance management of Navigators.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred, Minimum BSN, RN license

Apply: Send resume to

Posting Date: 05/14/2019
Organization: Angels' Place
City Position is located: Southfield
Position Description (include how to apply):

This person will function as a member of the Development team.  The work involves planning, implementing & evaluating strategies to obtain outright & deferred general operating, endowment & capital gifts.  Responsibilities include management of major gift efforts related to prospect identification, cultivating major donor relationships, solicitation & stewardship to reach the strategic & specific fundraising objectives. 

You will be responsible for: 

  • Securing major gifts for the capital, operating & endowment priorities 
  • Prioritize, plan & execute strategies to secure major gift commitments 
  • Coordinate efforts with the leadership team to engage & advance the philanthropy of donors
  • Meet with donors & prospects, provide tours & experiences to engage, cultivate & solicit prospective donors
  • Prepare materials & briefings for engaging donors & prospects
  • Meet established benchmarks in prospect management, face-to-face meetings, solicitations, stewardship & other actions as well as gifts secured
  • Organize, coordinate & document donor contact & plans using our donor management system
  • Provide excellent stewardship for major gift donors, expressing gratitude for past support, conveying the impact of their giving & ensuring they remain connected to the mission
  • Encourage & assist individuals in exploring & executing planned gifts 
  • Maintain the integrity & confidentiality of the donor database
  • Exercise sound judgement in the use of Angels’ Place resources to achieve goals
  • Participate in Angels’ Place activities & events. 

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree & 7 years professional experience in fundraising. 

To apply send letter and resume to - Attention:  Cheryl Loveday - Subject: Director of Major Gifts. Check out for more information.

Posting Date: 05/13/2019
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Organization: Building Matters Ann Arbor
City Position is located: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Tour Operations Manager is responsible for developing and managing the Architectural Tours program. This will include working with historians, laying out routes, and hiring and managing tour docents; developing and executing communications campaigns; and managing to weekly, monthly, and annual budget and program goals. The program's goals are clearly defined, but most of this work is being done for the first time; every day will be different and require a blend of discipline and creativity.

Strong candidates have/are the following:

  • 7-10 years of work experience
  • Responsible, reliable, highly organized, and goal-focused
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Able to respond to unexpected situations and issues on the fly
  • Comfortable learning new technologies
  • Embrace frequent change and adjustments

Ideal candidates will also have some or all of the following:

  • Experience managing staff or volunteers
  • Experience in the areas of architecture, construction, urban planning, real estate, or development
  • Experience with philanthropy
  • Work or volunteer experience in a nonprofit
  • Work or volunteer experience in in Washtenaw County
  • Comfortable with image creation/editing software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, or similar
  • Knowledge of history
  • Speaking another language (including American Sign Language) is a plus!

To apply, email or mail your resume and a cover letter to lead@buildingmattersannarbor.orgWe are a new nonprofit working to cultivate a culture that actively resists heteronormative patriarchal white supremacy. We believe that diversity is a superpower, not in tokenizing anyone, but in strengthening everyone. We are committed to applied equity, knowing well that while this work isn’t easy, it’s necessary, and rewarding.

Posting Date: 05/10/2019
Organization: Fresh Aire Samaritan Counseling
City Position is located: Midland
Position Description (include how to apply):

The executive director is hired by the board to exercise responsibility for the overall leadership and operations of the Center.  He or she hires and supervises the staff, implements Center services, manages the organization, and works with the board and administrator in funding and marketing.  Partners with the Clinical Director in order to ensure clinical excellence. As the Center grows, certain executive, administrative, and program functions of the Center may be delegated to other persons.

Part-time position 20 hours/week;   $20,000-25,000/yr.


  • Knowledge and experience in leadership and management of a nonprofit organization,
  • Willingness to initiate action and exert leadership in organizational life,
  • An ability to integrate the spiritual mission of the Center with the Center program,
  • Ability to work effectively as a leader among religious leaders, congregations, and other community sponsors and resource persons in order to build capacity and Fresh Aire brand within the community,
  • Ability to work effectively as a peer with seasoned professionals from other disciplines,
  • Successful experience with marketing, fundraising, budget and finance management.

Send resume and references to:
Dr. Lisa McIlvenna
Fresh Aire Samaritan Counseling Center
315 W. Larkin St.
Midland, Michigan  48640

Posting Date: 05/06/2019
Organization: Michigan Association of School Boards
City Position is located: Lansing
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Michigan Association of School Boards is in search of a purpose-driven, dynamic individual to help ensure that Boards of Education are well prepared to serve the 1.5 million students in Michigan's public schools. In addition to leading a high performing team of fantastic peope and serving as an intergral part of MASB's management team, the lucky candidate will have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that her/his work makes a difference. The Director of Leadership Development and Executive Search Services has the privilege of leading many of the MASB's board services, working hands-on with Michigan's 4000+ school board trustees and managing a diverse portfolio of events and services.

Interested candidates should complete and submit an online application at The system will prompt applicants to submit a cover letter, resume and letters of reference. This documentation is required for consideration for the position. Posting closes May 30, 2019. Remarkable Leadership Opportunity in an Amazing Organization. 

Posting Date: 05/07/2019
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Organization: Air Zoo
City Position is located: Portage
Position Description (include how to apply):

Position Summary: Lead all aspects of the Experience Fulfillment functions for the Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Experience, including Guest Experience (Customer Service), Event Management, Buildings and Grounds Operations and Maintenance, and Museum Store Activities. Primary responsibilities include creating and implementing the Experience Fulfillment strategy for the Air Zoo; delivering the highest-quality experience to every guest with every action and interaction; expanding and diversifying the Air Zoo’s event and store offerings; ensuring every aspect of the Air Zoo’s buildings and grounds and attractions is functioning at its highest level; building and inspiring a high-functioning team of fearlessly innovative managers; assisting in developing and delivering the Air Zoo’s value proposition to all guests and community stakeholders; and, as a key leadership team member, providing strategic thought and action across a broad array of Air Zoo activities, including exhibits and collections, education, marketing, development, and the Board of Trustees.

You must be a motivated, energetic, innovative leader ready to creatively build and deliver every facet of the Air Zoo’s guest experience to everyone in southwest Michigan and beyond. This is a great opportunity for a self-driven, high-energy, high-accountability person to significantly impact a very unique, exciting, and growing organization. Visit for more information. Email cover letter and resume to by May 20, 2019. Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Position Title: Director of Experience Fulfillment

Supervisor: President/CEO   

Salary Range: $55,000 - $75,000           

At the Air Zoo: Our Pledge is to provide the best experience possible to everyone, every time.

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