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WildEarth Guardians has the following job opening:
Work Level: Full-Time Exempt
Offices in Santa Fe, Denver, Tucson, Missoula, Portland,
Laramie, and Salt Lake City. Location flexible.
The Development Associate reports to the Development Director and will help implement development strategies to enable the organization to meet its aggressive and growing budget goals ($5M by 2017). These strategies include major donor campaigns, foundation grants, membership management and acquisition, and planned giving and monthly donor campaigns. This is an associate position and the Director of Development will prioritize work as needed. Nonetheless, we are looking for an individual with development experience and as such the successful candidate will be given responsibility, autonomy, and independence commensurate with their experience. The person in this position will focus on membership, donors, and foundations, with a lesser focus on events.
Special Job Requirements:
Some travel around the United States and expect flexible work hours, including weekend and evening hours.
Compensation and Benefits:
WildEarth Guardians offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including full health and dental insurance, paid vacation, health leave, and paid holidays. Salary is expected to be in the $45,000 - $55,000 range.
WildEarth Guardians is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees and constituents regardless of differences based on culture, socioeconomic status, race, marital or family situation, gender, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical ability, or sexual orientation.
Send the following materials electronically by 8/7: cover letter explaining how your experiences and skills match this position; résumé; two writing samples; and contact and relationship information for three references to: Kevin Gaither-Banchofff, Development Director, WildEarth Guardians, firstname.lastname@example.org
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At WildEarth Guardians, you have the opportunity to gain important skills in conservation work. Since conservation advocacy involves working in the scientific, legal, and policy arenas, interning with WildEarth Guardians will give you an excellent opportunity to explore these fields and professions. In addition, you’ll participate in our nationally recognized innovative conservation strategies that seek to mobilize citizens and decision makers to better protect our environment.
"Interns at Guardians get valuable experience while working on current environmental issues. The satisfaction that comes from watching your work contribute to forward-thinking solutions vaults the internship ahead of any academic experience- hands down." - Jesse Tremaine, Legal Intern Summer 2010