Reports To: ESM Executive Director
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Location: 3225 Fourth St. Jackson, MI
Supervises: Volunteer/Membership Coordinator, Marketing/Communications Coordinator, Facilities Rental Coordinator, Data Entry Assistants
Salary range: $32,500-$37,500 with benefits
About this position
The Director of External Affairs (DoEA) is a senior-level position reporting to the Executive Director. The DoEA is responsible for successfully developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising program that includes strategy development; oversight of annual appeals and the membership program; corporate and foundation support; sponsorships; and supervising marketing/communications and event rentals. The DoEA fosters a culture of philanthropy through effectively communicating our purpose, elevating our profile, and raising resources to help meet our ambitious goals.
Representative responsibilities of this office include:
About the Ella Sharp Museum
The Ella Sharp Museum, founded in 1965, offers programs, exhibits and experiences preserving community history, advancing art appreciation and understanding, connecting children with science and, through the Cell Block 7 Museum, explores Jackson’s prison history. Our 10 acre campus includes the Hadwin Center with exhibit galleries, program spaces, offices and a museum store; the Merriman Sharp farmhouse, a one-room schoolhouse, a log cabin, barn and other historic structures; and the Hurst Planetarium. Our mission focuses on providing opportunities to connect our community with history, the arts, and science. We received American Alliance of Museums accreditation in 1978 and have been reaccredited twice. One of the first small museums in the country to receive such distinction, the Ella Sharp Museum is one of only 38 accredited institutions in the state of Michigan.
How to apply: By May 31, 2017, submit cover letter and resume via email to: Diane Gutenkauf, Executive Director, Ella Sharp Museum, DianeG@EllaSharp.org
Posted on the MMA website 5/11.