Donor Relations Coordinator - Krasl Art Center

Posted on 1/24/24      


Position type: 2 Year Temporary Position; full time, exempt, salaried

Location: Southwest Michigan, regular on-site presence

Schedule: Flexible schedule required (Friday and other weekday evenings and weekends)

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package

Reports to: Executive Director & Chief Curator

Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000

Position Summary

This two-year temporary position has been created to prepare Krasl Art Center for successful stewardship and cultivation of its donors at all levels. Relationships with donors reflect KAC’s relationship within the community holistically. As Krasl prepares for programmatic and operational growth with recent additions to its campus, it is critical that systems and processes are in place, and relationships are both mindfully cared for and cultivated.

The Donor Relations Coordinator will ensure internal systems efficiently track and manage donor data, as well as coordinate internal donor communications and development-related deadlines. Specifically, the coordinator will oversee the transition of data and the implementation of a new CRM system for the organization.

The Donor Relations Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director to develop and implement an integrated development plan, manage donor portfolios, and execute campaigns. Further, they will actively participate in all major event planning to ensure donor relations and giving are handled with the utmost excellence and care.

The ideal candidate will be a consummate professional with a passion for details and accuracy. They will have experience with Customer Relationship Management software as well as the ability to manage sensitive content and relationships. Past experience with marketing or fundraising campaigns is desirable, as is experience with non-profits, community, or arts-based organizations.

Upon completion of the two-year term, this position may be renewed or restructured based on need and growth.

Position-Specific Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with a high level of integrity
  • Service oriented
  • Motivated and self-directed
  • Experienced in CRM and basic office software systems
  • Knowledge of Google Workspace


  • Valid driver’s license
  • Documentation of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Fluent English speaker

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Frequent telephone and computer use
  • Sitting, standing, or walking for extended periods of time
  • Using the English language to deliver thoughts and ideas from one party to another
  • The ability to constantly use sight to determine visual elements of various communications and campaigns
  • May require bending, squatting, or kneeling and lifting


How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to .

Subject line to read Job Title - Last Name

(Example: Donor Relations Manager - Smith).

No phone calls, please.

Review of applications will start immediately.


Krasl Art Center is an equal opportunity employer that supports and subscribes to a policy of nondiscrimination in all aspects of employment. KAC will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, weight, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law in any terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.

It is KAC’s intention to provide a safe and pleasant environment in which to work. Therefore, each employee is responsible for ensuring Equal Employment Opportunity by treating all co-workers, guests, students and volunteers fairly and equally and by fostering a spirit of cooperation and good human relations in a working atmosphere free of prejudice, ill feelings or resentment.

Individuals who may require special accommodations to perform their job function(s) must notify the Executive Director, in writing, of the need for accommodation.

About Krasl Art Center

Krasl Art Center is a community resource, art museum, and educational institution. We are a collection of staff, faculty, artists, volunteers, students, experimental and artistic spaces, outdoor grounds, and community activations. 

We recognize our unique ability to provide creative experiences that are truly accessible, equitable, and inclusive to all members of our community. 

We Believe

  • Creative expression is vital; all people should have access to expression through art.
  • Presentation of art inspires people and promotes pride in community.
  • Art transcends social, racial, and economic differences.

We Will

  • Be a place to make, experience, and share art while exploring new ideas and new media.
  • Stimulate dialogue through challenging and provocative concepts.
  • Be a catalyst for community transformation through the arts.
  • Respect and treat artists as professionals in all aspects of programming, displaying, and acquiring art.

We Value

  • Be nimble in response to local, national, and global impacts
  • Collaborative relationships
  • Experimentation, innovation, and excellence
  • Open and honest dialogue
  • Timely, current, and relevant

Our Pledge

Krasl Art Center is committed to consciously examining, identifying and addressing systemic racism and inequality of all kinds and its effects within our organization, community, and professional field. We strive to take a holistic and integrative approach, operating as an anti-racist organization and a brave space that puts humanity first. Krasl Art Center believes that, through our unique position and the power of art, we can creatively produce, promote, and discuss the relevant work needing to be done to continue to grow and heal our communities.

Thank you to our Partners!

Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721

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