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Membership and Development Manager

Position Description

Our Organization

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is dedicated to the conservation of bonefish, tarpon and permit—the species, their habitats, and the larger fisheries they comprise. We pursue this mission with science-based conservation initiatives, environmental education and advocacy across a broad region that stretches from the Bahamas to the Yucatán and includes the Southeastern United States. Our record of accomplishment and ongoing research programs distinguish BTT as a global leader in the conservation of these species and their habitats. Visit BTT.org to learn more.

Position Description

The Membership & Development Manager is responsible for managing and growing BTT’s membership program and supporting BTT’s fundraising efforts, including membership campaigns and the production of fundraising materials. The position reports to the Director of Development, works closely with the Finance & Operations Manager, and oversees the Database & Development Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Membership & Marketing Manager is primarily responsible for managing and growing BTT’s membership program through the planning and execution of targeted member acquisition campaigns and member retention programs. S(he) is responsible for working with corporate partners to develop membership incentives and serves as the main point of contact for BTT members. Specifically, S(he) is responsible for:

  • planning and executing membership acquisition campaigns and renewal programs.
  • managing the membership database, generating membership reports, coordinating renewal mailings, and processing donations.
  • developing membership incentives and materials and ensuring the timely fulfillment of membership benefits.
  • supporting efforts to establish new partnerships to advance BTT’s marketing and membership objectives.
  • supporting the Director of Development by helping to produce marketing materials and by attending special events and industry shows.
  • overseeing the Database & Development Coordinator and working with the Director of Finance and Operations to ensure timely and accurate database entry.
  • serving as the Advertising Coordinator for the Bonefish & Tarpon Journal, which is published twice annually.


Requirements for the Membership and Development Manager position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and two or more years relevant experience in membership, fundraising, marketing, public relations and/or communications.
  • Strong communications, writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite.
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or other CRM software is preferred.
  • Ability to thrive in a small office environment and work collaboratively with others.
  • Ability to travel on an occasional basis.
  • Demonstrated ability in using discretion where appropriate and maintaining confidentiality in all matters, especially pertaining to donors and their records.


The Membership and Development Manager is based in Coconut Grove, Florida.

Start Date

June 2020

Compensation & Benefits

Salary is competitive among non-profit organizations and commensurate with experience. Benefits include:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid annual and sick leave
  • Professional development assistance


To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and two writing samples to:

Mark Rehbein

Director of Development

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

2937 SW 27th Avenue

Suite 203

Miami, Florida 33133


Or email: mark@bonefishtarpontrust.org


Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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