Membership Office Assistant

Department:  Membership
Locations:  Mackinaw City
Start/End Date:  Memorial Day – Labor Day
Pay Rate:  starting at $11.00/hour

Now accepting applications for the 2018 season.

Scope of Duties:
Mackinac Associates is a non-profit group that supports historic and environmental programs at Mackinac State Historic Parks. Mackinac State Historic Parks’ staff members are committed to providing friendly and courteous service to the public. The office assistant will assist the Membership 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.

Work Location and Schedule:
The workstation for this position is located in the Mackinaw City administrative office of Mackinac State Historic Parks. Hours worked are generally 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Occasional evening or weekend work is possible, but not required, and may be on Mackinac Island or other Mackinac State Historic Parks locations.

Responsibilities (Essential functions of the position):
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

Position Requirements:
1. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
2. Familiar with computers
3. Familiar with Microsoft Word
4. Ability to work without supervision
5. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
6. Ability to perform simple bookkeeping procedures
7. Ability to maintain professional confidentiality

Physical Requirements:
The employee must have the ability to do the following activities, with or without reasonable accommodation: sitting and/or standing for long periods of time, reaching and grasping, the ability to utilize ferry boat transportation to and from Mackinac Island, and the ability to walk long distances and up steep inclines.

This position will report to the Membership/Grants Coordinator. Mackinac Associates is governed by a Board of Trustees.

General Position Information:
This is a temporary seasonal at-will position which serves at the will of the employer and does not include recall rights or benefits (other than those mandated by governmental laws).  This position will expire at the time employment is ended for the season and the employee does not have recall rights to this or any other MSHP position in the future.  Specifically, the park is under no obligation to hire the individual in subsequent seasons.  The number of weeks and hours worked may vary as park needs dictate.   Additional information will be provided upon employment.

Download Application:
Click here to download the application.

All completed applications should be mailed to:
Mackinac State Historic Parks
Attn: Seasonal Employment
P.O. Box 873
Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Questions or cannot print application?
Please contact:

P.O. Box 873
Mackinaw City, MI 49701
231-436-4100 x111


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