The Benefit Director oversees the planning and execution of all major event fundraising efforts, including the Ox-Bow Summer and Winter Benefits, and reports to the Development Director. The individual in this role will work to create events, raise money, and expand Ox-Bow’s donor pool through new donor engagement and cultivation strategies. Events are a critical part of Ox-Bow’s fundraising pipeline and the individual in this position plays a key role in the long-term sustainability of the organization.
A successful candidate for this job will be comfortable in both the strategy and execution of event fundraising. Occasional travel between Ox-Bow’s campus in Saugatuck and our offices in Chicago will be required. Access to a reliable car is preferred, but not required.
Time Commitment and Compensation
This is an hourly 2/3 time position. Hours vary depending on fundraising event cycle and annual calendar.
Estimated time commitment:
2017 Hours Week Total
Jan - Feb 40 8.5 340
March-May 20 13 260
June-July 40 9.5 380
Aug-Sept 20 9 180
Oct 40 4 160
Nov - Dec 15 8 120
Average Weekly hours/year 28
Not eligible for medical, dental, life insurance as under 30 hrs / week
Is eligible for 401k after 1 year as hours exceed 1000 for year
Please apply on our online application here. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Posted on the MMA website 1/17.