Posted: Sep 1, 2022

Development Director

Salary: $70,000.00 - $70,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: N/A

About Your Role
You will be a key member of our development team and advance fundraising work at the
Outdoor Council. You will work closely with the executive director, associate director, and
WOC board members.
You will:
● Work with the development team to create annual and 2-5 year strategies for major gifts,
membership, and foundations.
● Ensure the team raises $1.3 million annually and meets the current campaign goals
(annual, campaign and planned giving), ending in December 2023.
● Manage a discrete portfolio of major donors and solicit major gifts around the state.
● Involve the Executive Director and other key conservation and development staff in
major donor cultivation and solicitation meetings.
● Supervise a major donor development associate.
● Collaborate on major donor communications, including:
● Biannual stewardship reports for major donors. These include in-depth updates on
our program work.
● Planned giving solicitations and educational materials.
● Fundraising content for annual report and biannual Frontline.
● Work closely with the Associate Director to track annual income and campaign progress.
● Oversee and grow membership in the Tom Bell Legacy Society, the Outdoor Council’s
planned giving program.
● Engage and train the Wyoming Outdoor Council’s board of directors to assist in
fundraising efforts.
About You
You are a results-oriented and experienced fundraiser with a track record of success. You’re a
genuine and compelling storyteller. You would enjoy offering our members and supporters
unique opportunities to make a difference by funding conservation initiatives in Wyoming.
You like working in a collaborative and highly functional team, but are self-motivated,
organized, and take ownership of your projects. You are a kind, direct and confident
communicator. You approach your work with a growth mindset. What you don’t know about
conservation in Wyoming or aspects of our fundraising program, you are capable of and
committed to learning. Integrity matters to you. You hold yourself to high standards as reflected
in your work products, your respectful interactions with co-workers, and with our members and
You are committed to the mission of the Wyoming Outdoor Council.
Benefits and Compensation
The Wyoming Outdoor Council is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a flexible,
collaborative, and team-based environment with significant opportunities to take on strategic
leadership, and competitive compensation offered in tandem with an excellent benefits
package. This includes health, vision, dental, and disability coverage (where WOC pays 100% of
the employee’s premiums); a 403(b) retirement plan with up to a 5% WOC match, paid sick leave
(up to 30 days), 15 days of vacation to start plus additional discretionary days off, 11 paid
holidays, and a flex time policy; a health reimbursement account and cell phone stipend, 12
weeks of paid family leave (available twice, after 18 months of employment); and the
opportunity for 8 weeks of sabbatical leave every five years.
The salary for this position starts at $70,000. WOC prioritizes equity and fairness in salaries
across the organization.
To Apply
Email a letter of interest explaining how your experience and skills make you the right person
to join our team. Include a resume and three references (with contact and relationship
information) to Misti Haase at [email protected] (please put “Development Director in the subject line).