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Salary: $100,000 - $150,000 per yearA bit about us:
Our client is a growing land conservancy, as a part of a National coalition that is creating two new roles - one based out of Colorado or Wyoming, and one based out of the Pacific Northwest.Why join us?
Phenomenal organization with a great culture, and a role that can done with remotely for the right candidate, as long long as you're open to travel!Job Details
About the Position:
The Executive Director is a full-time, exempt position (40hrs/week) who will lead our successful, growing Conservancy into a dynamic future while embracing our mission and partnering with the Board of Directors to implement the goals articulated in the strategic plan. The Executive Director will have a passion for land conservation and deeply appreciate the values of working lands, restoration, wildlife and natural resources. A resilient and enthusiastic champion of the Conservancy, the Executive Director embraces teamwork and recognizes and appreciates the extraordinary talents of the Conservancy’s staff while promoting transparency, inclusiveness and diversity. As a skilled and creative collaborator, the Executive Director will forge partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders to enhance and continue the Conservancy’s long history of success.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Champion and enthusiastically represent the Conservancy as the outward face and visionary leader of the organization.
Build a resourceful, dynamic team by supporting and developing the talents of a robust staff.
Propel organizational growth with strong development abilities and fundraising from a diversity of sources ranging from individuals to federal and state agencies.
Foster partnerships with key stakeholders by actively collaborating with a diverse range of organizations in the community and cultivating and sustaining strong relationships with donors and members.
Create and nurture a culture of transparency, communication and support throughout the Conservancy.
Plan, organize and direct the Conservancy’s operations and programs, welcoming the opportunity to work with staff to further solidify and enhance processes and policies.
Embrace the Conservancy’s strategic plan by coordinating and implementing strategic goals and objectives and developing an annual budget to support the plan.
Prepare accurate and timely analyses that capture and communicate fundraising results, variances and performance trends to donors and the Board of Directors.
Lead and oversee the efforts of Conservancy staff to ensure appropriate support of all departments.
Address internal and external challenges to inform best practices within the organization.
Engage with the Board of Directors to establish a solid and collaborative partnership, including generating periodic financial statements for Board review.
Supervisory Responsibilities: five full-time and part-time staff
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Master’s degree in conservation, nonprofit management or other relevant field with 5+ years of progressive experience (may include paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work).
Proven experience in leading and supervising a diverse team of professionals towards impactful strategic outcomes in a fast-paced work environment.
Knowledge of nonprofit standard business practices.
Innovative fundraiser with a long-term approach to organizational sustainability and the flexibility to capitalize on new opportunities that align with the Conservancy’s mission, values and priorities.
Solid understanding of human, wildlife and private lands conservation issues in the west; an advocate for land protection and restoration on working lands, ranch lands and agricultural lands.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple deadlines.
Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Willingness to travel locally and regionally.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks.
This announcement is more of an overview of the position than a list of required qualifications. We understand that candidates have a wealth of talent, competencies and knowledge beyond the technical requirements of the position. Please consider applying if you meet most of the above qualifications and are eager and willing to learn the additional skills required to execute the position’s essential job duties and responsibilities. Professional development is an integral part of this role and working at the Conservancy.
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