Development Coordinator, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Job Title

Development Coordinator


Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

About the Position

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp seeks applicants for Development Coordinator in the administrative offices at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. This full-time position coordinates with Blue Lake’s Director of Finance and Development to create, execute, and maintain fundraising initiatives for the three divisions of Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.

Blue Lake seeks to fill the Development Coordinator position immediately, with a start date to commence in March 2021. The position includes a fulltime salary and the following benefits: fully employer-funded health care, life insurance, pension, paid vacation and sick time, and optional employee funded 401-k investment plans.

Job Duties

The Development Coordinator works to complete a range of responsibilities, such as:

  • Designing and implementing fundraising initiatives
  • Cultivating and maintaining community, donor, and alumni connections
  • Assisting with identifying grant opportunities and preparing applications
  • Processing donations and specialized scholarships
  • Maintaining records, reports, and statistics


The ideal candidate for this position will bring previous experience in development, grant writing and reporting, administrative work, as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills. A background in a variety of software platforms is preferred, and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required. Interest and familiarity in the arts, education, and the role of arts institutions within our community is preferred. Must be willing to work non-traditional hours during peak season.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resumé, three professional references, and writing sample and/or samples of work to:

Andy Lofgren, Director of Finance & Development

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

300 East Crystal Lake Road

Twin Lake, Michigan 49457

A formal application and background checks will be required as a part of the interview process.

About the Organization

Located in Muskegon County in West Michigan, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Inc. is a well-established, nationally recognized non-profit organization comprised of three major divisions, including a summer school of the arts, an international exchange program, and a classical and jazz public radio station. In operation for 55 years, Blue Lake annually serves 7,000 students and families, 35,000 radio listeners, and countless concert goers as a part of its mission to further arts education for all.

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