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Ohio Lake Management Society seeks a Fundraising Coordinator
The Ohio Lake Management Society (OLMS) (www.olms.org) seeks the assistance of a development/ fundraising professional to work with the OLMS Board of Directors over the next 6-months to raise unrestricted operating funds, to increase the profile of the organization, and to help secure the overall financial position of this statewide 501(c)(3) nonprofit.  Since 1989, OLMS has been the primary organization in Ohio charged with coordinating resources and applying science and education for the management and protection of Ohio's 400+ lakes and ponds.
The Fundraising Coordinator will be able to demonstrate previous experience and success in fundraising for nonprofit organizations. Compensation will be based on an agreed upon hourly rate and commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications. A maximum of $10,000 has been budgeted for compensation.
Travel and supplies will be reimbursed. Contractual commitments and work schedule will be as agreed upon in the Agreement entered into between the Fundraising Coordinator and the OLMS Board. The Board will consider future hiring of a permanent development/fundraising coordinator or executive director based upon its experience with the successful candidate.
Primary tasks will include:
- Review OLMS material and current fundraising plan
- Develop OLMS case statement for use in fundraising
- Develop marketing pieces (e.g. brochures) as needed
- Build a database of private and government funding sources
- Coordinate a membership drive
- Organize meetings and events to forward fundraising goals
- Apply for foundation, corporate and agency grants at the approval of the OLMS Board.
Our schedule for filling this position is as follows:
- Deadline for responses from interested candidates is Nov. 28, 2006
- Candidates interviewed in person Dec. 4-6, 2006
- Agreement signed by Dec. 13, 2006
- Work commences Dec 18, 2006
Please respond by e-mail to Dana Oleskiewicz (oleskiewicz.1@osu.edu) by no later than close of business on Tues. Nov. 28th and provide the following, at minimum:
- a cover letter and resume
- samples of writing and other documentation showing experience and qualifications.

Dana Oleskiewicz
Extension Educator, Watershed Management
OSU Extension Center at Wooster
1680 Madison Avenue
OARDC Administration Building
Wooster, OH  44691
office 330-263-3799
mobile 330-466-5631