Belle Isle Conservancy (BIC) in Detroit, MI, is currently seeking an experienced leader to fill the role of President & CEO.

The mission of the Belle Isle Conservancy (BIC) is to protect, preserve, restore, and enhance the natural environment, historic structures, and unique character of Belle Isle as a public park for the enjoyment of all – now and forever. Belle Isle is important to residents of Detroit and the surrounding region, used by over 5 million people for a multitude of events and recreational activities.

The BIC, established in 2012, works in partnership with the State of Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the City of Detroit, and island partners to bring much needed resources to Belle Isle to help preserve this natural jewel.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the President and CEO will be an experienced senior executive ready to lead with passion, authenticity, curiosity, and integrity. By establishing a vision for sustainability and impact, this innovative thinker will oversee the strategic and operational efficiencies of our programs, partners, staff, and volunteers. Above all, the President and CEO should be a highly effective leader, having a strong sense of accountability, and possess a desire to explore new ideas and innovative approaches.

This seasoned leader will not only possess a high level of broad business and management skills but will also have experience in developing and implementing a successful fundraising plan dedicated to shared and measurable goals. As the “Chief Mobilizer,” the President and CEO will leverage the power of relationships and networks, working across private, public, and corporate sectors to fulfill the BIC ‘s mission to ensure our future success.

Read the full job description here. Qualified applicants are encouraged to send resumes and cover letters to