The Watershed Center is seeking its newest member of our team as the Director of Philanthropy. The Director of Philanthropy leads and supports a range of philanthropic activities that further The Watershed Center’s mission to advocate for clean water in Grand Traverse Bay and act to protect and preserve its watershed. S/he/they will develop and implement a fundraising strategy and annual fundraising plans that support annual giving, major gifts, sponsorships, and planned giving. The Director of Philanthropy is responsible for building meaningful relationships with current and prospective donors, connecting them to appropriate giving opportunities, and stewarding them for continued and increased giving and involvement. S/he/they will work with The Watershed Center Board and staff to ensure support and engagement in fundraising activities. This position requires a genuine enthusiasm for The Watershed Center’s mission and the ability to project that enthusiasm to others. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential to effectively interact with and build trust and confidence among our donors and supporters.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter stating your suitability for this position to Executive Director Christine Crissman at ccrissman@gtbay.org. Application materials must be received no later than 5:00pm EST Friday August 5, 2022.

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