The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years fundraising or related experience with an emphasis on personal major gift solicitation and a strong conservation ethic. Additional qualifications include:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Excellent interpersonal, relationship and team building skills
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Commitment to and experience with prospect moves management
- Ability to provide leadership and guidance to other fundraising professionals and volunteers
- Computer literacy with a proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database management programs
The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has the ability to work independently as well as part of a team and is driven to succeed. Familiarity with planned giving, experience with comprehensive campaigns, relationships in and a working knowledge of the region’s philanthropic community, and an interest in outdoor conservation activities are also desired. The selected candidate should have the desire and ability to travel extensively within the region and will be expected to reside in a mutually agreed upon city in the region.
This position reports to Managing Director of Development, Chad Manlove, who may be contacted for additional information about the position at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, please submit a cover letter indicating why you are interested in the position and a resume highlighting your qualifications to Hayley Heard at email@example.com. Alternatively, materials can be mailed to 1 Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN 38120. Additional application forms will be provided upon receipt of cover letter and resume. Resume review will begin on February 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
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