Managing Director – West Michigan, Ele’s Place

Job Title:

Managing Director – West Michigan


Ele’s Place

About the Organization:

Ele’s Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens.  Four branch locations support grieving families throughout the Ann Arbor, Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing areas and beyond

Job Duties:

Primary responsibilities for the Managing Director include:

  • Cultivate donor relationships with major gift prospects; solicit gifts and pledges from individuals, businesses and foundations; and steward relationships with major donors.
  • Build and maintain excellent personal and organizational reputations in the community. Serve as the primary spokesperson and ambassador for Ele’s Place in the West Michigan area.
  • Inspire and work effectively with Community Board members, engaging them in community networking, outreach and fundraising efforts.


  • At least three to five years’ experience in a nonprofit fundraising position, particularly major gift development.
  • Superior writing and public speaking skills.
  • Experience in a leadership role.
  • Experience working with and inspiring a Board of Directors and other community volunteers.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter & resume to:
Hilary Lopez
Executive Assistant
Ele’s Place
1145 W. Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915

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Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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