Thursday, June 9, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - June 9, 2011

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - June 9, 2011
Communications Assistant (Lansing)
Michigan Bankers Association seeks a Communications Assistant for in-house production and distribution of MBA communications materials. At least one year of office experience is required and a journalism, advertising or marketing degree is preferred. Must possess excellent writing skills and an ability to format and design brochures and communications. Skills in at least one design program, preferably InDesign is required. Familiarity with database use and website design as well as association-related experience is a plus. Strong attention to detail required. Highly organized, with the ability to track and follow-up on cyclical tasks and projects and to independently manage own workload. Please submit a cover letter and resume to 6-8-11)

Education Assistant (Lansing)Michigan Bankers Association seeks Education Assistant for a mix of meeting planning, education and administrative responsibilities. This position requires a high degree of organization and attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, computer skills, initiative, self-motivation and strong follow-through techniques. An exceptional customer/member service attitude is a must. Meeting planning skills and brochure layout and design skills are desirable. Familiarity with database use and website design as well as association-related experience is preferred. Some travel is required, including limited overnight stays. Must be able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and deadlines. Please submit resume and cover letter to 6-8-11)

Administrative Coordinator (Detroit)The Detroit Public Schools Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting Detroit students. Our mission is to raise, manage and steward funds and other resources to support value-added programs and activities for the benefit of the Detroit Public Schools and its students. The Foundation seeks a full-time administrative coordinator with at least 3 years experience. Nonprofit experience a plus, a degree preferred. Tasks will include supporting all Foundation staff members, including receptionist duties, calendar management, correspondence, payment of invoices and additional duties as assigned. The desired candidate will also support the Foundation’s communication/fundraising needs, including database administration, managing website updates, assisting with grant documentation and supporting social media initiatives. A technical aptitude is required, including knowledge of Wordpress, Microsoft Office Suite, Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Donor database management experience is a plus. For the self motivated person, this position offers the opportunity to excel in an exciting environment while bringing creativity and new ideas to a growing non-profit educational foundation. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, customer service and multi-tasking skills required. A positive attitude is crucial. Applicant must be comfortable with receiving instructions from other staff members. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. The Foundation offers a competitive salary and benefits. Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume (up to three pages in length including cover letter) to:, Subject Line: DPSF admin. (Posted 6-7-11)

Local Coordinators (Statewide)A premier student exchange organization is seeking local coordinators to place and support high school students from around the world in US schools and volunteer host families. Training is provided, including Dept. of State rules, which must be followed. Perfect for someone with good school and community contacts who wants to work flexible hours. Local Coordinators are paid $850 for each student they place and supervise for an academic year. Independent contractor position, supplemental income only. We also offer international travel incentives. Rewarding! Make a world of difference! Please reply with resume or summary of qualifications to: Or visit our website to apply online: 6-7-11)

Marketing Intern (Lansing)International Experience – USA (iE) is a non-profit educational exchange organization. We are devoted to the growth of friendship and understanding among the people of the world by placing international high school exchange students with volunteer host families in the USA. We believe that learning about other cultures, languages, and customs is the best way to eliminate international fears and prejudices. As our Marketing Intern, you would work closely with our area supervisor in creating and maintaining web-based nationwide advertising campaigns, as well as performing internet marketing research for various projects. You would also conduct live in-person power-point presentations about our programs in front of groups. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, driven, creative, sociable, articulate, and passionate about our mission. Advanced computer and internet competency is a must. An educational background in marketing, global studies, communication, and/or education are a plus, as is experience abroad as an exchange student. Minimum 20 hours per week with possibility of more. Paid position, $10/hour. Start date effective immediately, end date no later than August 31. Send resume to Resumes accepted until June 10, 2011. (Posted 6-7-11)

Director of Operations and Customer Services (Ypsilanti)Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Director of Operations and Customer Services (DOCS) is responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive array of services and programs. Qualifications: At least 10 years of professional experience overall, with a minimum of five years of senior leadership experience supervising seasoned staff operating multiple human services programs across a broad geography. Solid educational background including an undergraduate degree and an MBA or similar advanced degree. Passionate about Community Alliance’s mission and able to promote and communicate the philosophy, mission and values of Community Alliance to external and internal stakeholders. Ability to travel locally and within the region at least 50% of the time to provide on-site leadership for multiple operating units and programs across the region. Compensation: This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a highly-effective nonprofit’s program area and partner with the CEO and senior management team. Community Alliance will offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, health, IRA, and vacation benefits commensurate with education and experience. Community Alliance is an Equal Opportunity employer. Please view the full job description here. Interested people should send a cover letter and attach a copy of their current resume and send via email to Carol Gobeyn, HR/executive assistant at 6-7-11)

Grants Writer/Manager (East Lansing)Michigan Energy Options, a statewide energy nonprofit with offices in Marquette and East Lansing, is seeking a grants writer/manager professional, either full time or part time, depending on candidate’s availability and experience. This person would work closely with the Executive Director, programs team and outreach team in our East Lansing Office. Core duties include: Research and write grant proposals, and manage and report on grants from state and federal agencies. Develop funding proposals for individuals, corporations, foundations, and other organizations; stewardship reports and project summaries for a diverse array of fundraising goals. Play a key role in MEO’s overall funding strategic planning and execution. About Applicants: Proof of concept in writing and securing state and federal grants. Please do not apply unless you have successfully accomplished this requirement. A bachelor’s degree in relevant field: professional writing, journalism, business, etc. A strong interest, if not experience and expertise, in green energy and sustainability. A collegial, positive, attitude and strong, self-directed work ethic. A deadline-driven, detail-obsessed wordsmith with budgeting sense. Ability to manage multiple funding projects at various stages: researching, strategizing, drafting, reporting and successfully completing. This position is flexible as to its hours and in office or telecommuting. Please see the full job description here. Contact: John Kinch, PhD, Executive Director at 6-3-11)

Senior Marketing Manager (Troy)Dynamic non-profit professional association, selected by Crain’s Detroit Business as a Cool Place to Work, is seeking an individual with management and marketing expertise to lead communication efforts including direct marketing, electronic publications, website, and social media strategy. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree – Marketing, communications, journalism or public relations or related field required. 5-7 years communications/marketing experience and minimum 2 years supervisory experience required. Experience launching and managing web sites, utilizing content management systems and web-based editing platforms required. 3-5 years successful experience in writing, editing, public relations and social media required. Strong communication and relationship building skills. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities. Non-profit/association experience preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications, Adobe InDesign experience a plus. Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of marketing including collateral development, publication writing and editing, website, email strategy and social media. Oversight of website with regard to design, navigation, and content of web site; develop new information for web site, monitor and ensure timeliness/accuracy of website content on ongoing basis, sell advertisements for website. Manage the Association’s social media presence including policies, marketing/growth strategy and content strategy. Research, recommend and implement communication tools to promote current events relating to the Association. Oversight of department staff. Collaborate with other staff members and Association volunteers. Great work environment and benefits package. Send resume, salary requirements and two writing samples to: MACPA, Senior Marketing Manager, PO Box 5068, Troy, Mi 48007-5068. EOE (Posted 6-3-11)

Development Director (Flint)Seeking visionary Development Director with successful track record to build sustainable development department for a highly-respected foundation experiencing dynamic growth in personal and community health/wellness field. Bachelor’s degree with 5 years experience in fundraising, cultivation, and solicitation in development or fundraising setting required. Must be hands-on and a team player and have the capacity to share our core values with current, prospective donors. Knowledge of health, fitness, and active living issues essential. For more information, visit No telephone inquiries. (Posted 6-3-11)

Manager, Advocacy (Lansing)You will provide strategic leadership and direction of advocacy efforts by managing AARP’s engagement in Michigan on policy issues and state and federal legislative activities in support of AARP policy. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred; 5-7 years experience including campaign management; supervision of staff and volunteers; knowledge of state and federal issues; excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Travel: Up to 50%. Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at 6-2-11)

Business Coordinator (Royal Oak)Stagecrafters Community Theater is looking for a degreed accountant to fill its Business Coordinator position. This is a part time position responsible for all fiscal operations including accounts payable/receivable, general ledger, payroll, management reporting and analysis. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of two years relevant experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector. Technology qualifications include QuickBooks, Excel, Word, and MS Access. Additional qualifications include the ability to work independently and to communicate clearly with the board of directors, staff and membership. Send resume and cover letter to 6-2-11)

Database Manager (Detroit) Mosaic’s mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of first rate theatrical and musical art. Job Description: Serve as the Data Administrator and subject matter expert for e-Tapestry Fundraising Software. Implement practices to utilize database most effectively for fundraising. Enter gift and contact information for donors. Analyze and classify income data. Train and assist co-workers with database manipulation. Daily create and mail acknowledgement letters to donors; maintain records. Lead with online appeals, direct mailings, etc.; create procedures for campaign and targeted appeals. Conduct research on biographical, philanthropic, professional and financial data of donors and prospects. Prepare reports and attach to donor profiles in database. Assist with tickets to major productions and special events which includes processing ticket orders and producing sales reports. Write audience survey questions, compile survey responses and report on findings to appropriate staff members. Assist with compiling, packaging, and delivering grant applications. Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree in business or public administration; Two years working in a non-profit setting as a Development Assistant, Gift Manager or knowledge of fundraising principles; Advanced level experience with donor databases, preferably eTapestry; MS Word, Excel; ability to build tables, charts, graphs, mail merges; Advanced level experience with creating E-blasts. Term of Employment: 12-month, ¾ position (min 30 hrs per wk), salaried, exempt. Send cover letter and resume to: 6-2-11)

Director of Constituent Relations (Southfield)The Michigan Colleges Foundation (MCF), which provides programming, development, and student services support to 14 excellent independent colleges and universities throughout the state, seeks a Director for its newly formed office of Constituent Relations. The office oversees the Foundation's expanding work in the areas of admissions, career services, and brand development in support of member colleges and universities. This executive level position reports to the MCF president. The incumbent will oversee a collective student enrollment initiative, and work with corporate and campus managers in creating career and internship opportunities for MCF students. In addition, the position will coordinate MCF’s brand development strategy and marketing communications. The Director of Constituent Relations will work closely with MCF program and administrative staff, build productive collaborative relationships with key MCF stakeholders, manage high profile events, and provide senior support for an integrated service delivery strategy for MCF member colleges and universities. Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced knowledge in marketing, public relations, project management, and customer satisfaction desired. Salary will be based on experience and credentials. MCF offers a competitive benefits package. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to LuAnn Warren ( For a detailed description, visit 6-1-11)

Director of Development (Fraser)Arts Academy in the Woods will employ or contract with a DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT for the 2011-2012 school year. AAW's mission is to graduate the next generation of Artistic, Academic, Creative and Civic leaders. For full job description including benchmarks for success, go to: Primary Responsibilities: With the principal and the artistic staff of AAW, create opportunities for AAW students to learn through authentic exhibitions and performances throughout metro Detroit. These performances should provide authentic artistic learning opportunities while also supporting the revitalization of the city of Detroit and the Detroit region, especially in those areas matching AAW’s geographic footprint. With the principal, create relationships between Arts Academy in the Woods and external stakeholders including: art-focused non-profit organizations; education-focused non-profits; artists; supporting corporations; and individual arts & education boosters. Raise funds in support of the art and academic programs of the academy. Write a limited number of grants with the purpose of supporting the art and academic programs of the academy. Secondary Responsibilities: Admissions, Limited student support responsibilities. Qualifications: Bachelor + 2 years relevant experience, 4 years relevant experience. Compensations: $31,000 to $51,000 based upon experience and employment structure. To apply, send resume and cover letter to: Maxwell Spayde, Principal, Arts Academy in the Woods, 32101 Caroline St., Fraser, MI 48026 or email and 6-1-11)

Director of Development (Bloomfield Hills)Cranbrook Educational Community is seeking a Director of Development who will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual major donors and corporate, government and foundation prospects for Cranbrook Institute of Science. Support will be sought for exhibit and program sponsorship, endowment, programs, capital projects and high-end annual fund gifts. Gift ranges typically will be $10,000 and higher. This position will provide leadership and guidance to administration, volunteers and staff in the Development area at the Institute of Science. Requires: Bachelor's degree with a min. of 5 years of progressively responsible development experience, preferably with a museum, cultural or educational institution; excellent interpersonal skills and high level organizational skills; capability of working with major donors, high level volunteers and major administrators; computer proficiency; knowledge of government grants and governmental processes; solid interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituencies and high level volunteers and donors, including corporate and foundation officers at all levels. If you are interested in joining our professional development team, please send resume, cover letter, completed Employee Application form and salary history to: Cranbrook HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801, or fax 248-645-3014 or email Please view the complete job description here. Our Application form can be downloaded from the Employment Page on our website at Cranbrook offers a competitive salary and benefit package that includes medical, dental, life and retirement.  Cranbrook is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a work environment that welcomes diversity. (Posted 6-1-11)

Administrator/Receptionist (Detroit)Full time position responsible for answering and directing phone calls, including referrals to external agencies, greeting visitors and clients and directing them to the appropriate person, maintaining office equipment, ordering supplies and services, all clerical duties including grant and report assembly, office organization, and database entry. Office experience, good communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office required, database, Adobe and Website experience a plus. Salary commensurate with experience, health insurance provided. Located in Detroit office, website, no phone calls, please submit resume and references to (Posted 5-26-11)

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