Organization: Blandford Nature Center
Job Type: Finance & Development, Full-Time, Salaried Exempt
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Salary: $46,500 - $62,500
The Director of Development & Communications (DoDC) is responsible for managing an active department at Blandford Nature Center. This department is responsible for all fundraising activities, special events and facility rentals, and organizational marketing and communications. This includes: preparing comprehensive fundraising plans, motivating and coordinating efforts of board members, volunteers, and staff in fundraising activities; and educating, cultivating, and soliciting donors and prospects. Given the close relationship between communications and fundraising, the DoDC also supervises staff and volunteers as they accomplish goals related to marketing and communications. This position is also responsible for overseeing facility rentals and special events. The position directly supervises a Development Specialist and Marketing Specialist but may in the future take on more employees, including the Visitor Services staff. This is an exempt, full-time position requiring 40+ hours per week with benefits. The position offers paid vacation and holidays. The work schedule is generally weekday business hours (9 am to 5 pm) with evenings and weekends required for rentals and for special fundraising and donor cultivation events.
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Closing Date: 7/17/2021