Membership Assistant - Mackinac Island State Park Commission

Posted on 11/16/23

Membership Assistant

Mackinac Associates
Mackinac Island State Park Commission
Mackinac State Historic Parks
Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island State Park Commission is now accepting applications for the position listed above. Interested applicants should apply below or contact Ken Fegan at 231-436-4100 or to request an application packet. Only candidates invited to interview will be contacted. Requirements listed below are not conclusive. Salary Range is $18.82 to $23.33 per hour with a comprehensive benefit package.

Application must be received in by 5:00 PM Monday December 4, 2023

This position supports the work of Mackinac Associates, the nonprofit friend’s group that supports programs at Mackinac State Historic Parks. Mackinac State Historic Parks’ staff members are committed to providing friendly and courteous service to the public. The position will assist the Membership and Development Coordinator in serving members and donors by maintaining an accurate data base of membership and donor information, providing acknowledgement of membership dues and other donations through benefit packets and thank you letters, responding to member inquiries, and assisting to increase and retain members and donors. This position will also assist with digital communications including social media.

$18.82 – $23.33 with a comprehensive benefit package

The workstation for this position is MSHP main office in Mackinaw City.  Hours worked are 40 hours a week. Primary hours for this position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with occasional evening, weekend or holiday hours for events. Occasional travel to Mackinac Island for meetings and events.

1. Accurate data entry of membership information
2. Processing membership packets and billing reminders
3. Providing information on membership status to members and staff
4. Communicating with members in person, by phone or email
5. Taking RSVP’s for events
6. Assisting with mass mailings
7. Assisting with event planning/implementation
8. Assisting with on-site sales of memberships
9. Digital communications including social media platforms and website updates
10. Content creation, both print and digital
11. Assisting with administrative operations, such as answering phones

1. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
2. Familiar with computers
3. Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite
4. Familiar with social media platforms
5. Familiar with graphic design platforms such as Canva or other similar platforms
6. Ability to work without supervision
7. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
8. Ability to perform simple bookkeeping procedures
9. Ability to maintain professional confidentiality


The employee works under the direction of the Membership and Development Coordinator.  This position does not supervise any staff.


Ability to do the following activities, with or without reasonable accommodations

1.Frequent lifting and/or carrying of heavy objects
2.Walking long distances through parks and up steep inclines in all weather conditions.
3.Using equipment and chemical solutions that require safety procedures and awareness
4.Frequent twisting, bending, stooping, reaching and grasping.
5.Sitting or standing for long periods of time.
6.Ability to use ferry boat transportation to and from Mackinac Island.


This is a full time regular contractual position. Mackinac State Historic Parks is managed by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission (MISPC), an agency of the State of Michigan. This position is based in Mackinaw City. This is not a Civil Service position; it is an annually renewable contractual position. This position includes benefits as stated in the MISPC Economic Benefits Guide for revenue bond employees.

APPLICATION PROCESS (Applications must be RECEIVED by Monday, December 4, 2023)

The application process for this position requires that you complete an application for employment and send along a cover letter, resume and three professional references.

Click here to apply.


  1. Call Ken Fegan at 906-847-3328
  2. E-mail your request to

Mackinac State Historic Parks is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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