The Executive Director oversees all organization operations and provides leadership for members and staff in adherence with existing policies, by-laws and resolutions. The ED coordinates with the Board regarding administration, advocacy, fund-raising, development and membership. The ED is expected to provide leadership, goal setting, and short/long term planning and implementation for WWF.
Compensation and benefits will be competitive and will be described in an Employee Agreement.
The salary range is $53,000 to $63,000 with a 5% bonus commission for new funding sources brought into the Federation. This is a permanent, full-time position. WWF’s headquarters are based in Lander, Wyoming; some flexibility exists for the ED position location within Wyoming. Duties of the Executive Director will emphasize development, fund-raising and membership services.
Specific duties include:
Expand, create and implement membership, fund-raising, and development programs in conjunction with board and staff;
Network throughout Wyoming and the region on behalf of WWF;
Diversify funding sources including major donors and grant support; and
Develop endowment and planned giving programs.
The Executive Director is the face of the Federation and will advocate for Wyoming’s wildlife, habitat and outdoor opportunities. Specific duties include:
Provide direction and oversight for WWF programs and strategize for best available outcomes;
Collaborate with like-minded organizations on various campaigns and issues;
Nominate, communicate and mentor volunteer members;
Organize and facilitate meetings for local members and the public;
Review and provide oversight for Federation’s responses to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents;
Represent WWF in governmental affairs, including lobbying on wildlife and hunter/angler legislation;
Monitor and testify at Game and Fish Commission, State Land Board, County Commission and other state, local and federal agency meetings;
Consult with legal counsel regarding appeals, lawsuits and other legal action;
Represent the Federation with the media, such as writing and editing opinion editorials, press releases and providing interviews; and
Design and implement successful strategies for priority issues.
The Executive Director is also the Federation’s primary organizational developer. Specific duties include:
Working with the Board of Directors to determine policy, program and organizational directives and priorities;
Update and provide leadership for the Federation’s annual strategic planning process and corresponding documents; and
Provide leadership on the Federations role as an Affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation.
The Executive Director is also the Federation’s administrator. Specific duties include:
Supervise and hire staff;
Create and implement board-approved annual budgets;
Negotiate contractual agreements with vendors;
Assist with preparation of external audits and tax returns;
Contribute to the organizational newsletter and website;
Submit progress reports to Board as requested;
Present board briefings regarding issues, finance, and personnel; and
Ensure that all programs conform to all applicable federal, state and local regulations of a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization.
Other duties may be assigned by the President of the Board of Directors.
Submit cover letter and resume by September 19, 2015 to email@example.com or P.O. Box 1312, Lander, WY 82520. WWF may extend deadline until position is filled. If you have direct questions, please call Dave Moody at 307.335.8633 or firstname.lastname@example.org.