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Wild Society Washington non-profit offering outdoor education and community events
Development & Communications Director (Part Time)
Overview: Wild Society (wildsociety.org) is a wilderness education nonprofit based in North Kitsap County in Washington State. Our mission is to cultivate wonder and belonging in the natural world.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual excited to help us grow as an organization with the support of volunteers, community partners, donors, board members, and program participants. You will have the opportunity to help guide the future direction of our work alongside our Program Director and Board of Directors.
Wild Society prioritizes diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage individuals from all cultures and communities to apply, especially BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color), women, non-cis-gendered people, and other people underrepresented in outdoor organizations. In ecosystems and human societies alike, we know that diversity makes communities stronger. Thank you for considering joining us.
Maintain and build relationships with donors, partners, and the community.
Lead fundraising campaigns and events.
Manage the donor database and reporting.
Research and manage grants.
Manage marketing and communications for the organization.
Oversee marketing consultant.
Co-manage the organizational budget.
Oversee contract accountant.
Drive the organization to continually reexamine practices to center ourselves around justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.
Participate in developing the long-term vision of the organization.
Experience fundraising for nonprofits.
Experience with donor cultivation and stewardship.
Ability to effectively research and manage grants.
Experience managing communications and content strategy.
Excellent communication skills and ability to think creatively.
Experience working with budgets (we hope you love numbers).
Commitment to and consideration of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in all organizational decisions and development.
Welcoming of people from different backgrounds with a willingness to listen and to learn.
Access to personal workspace, computer, and internet connection.
Strong sense of personal relationship with the natural world.
Ability to operate at multiple operational levels—both big picture and details.
Strong writing and public speaking skills.
Creative, collaborative, and self-directed mindset.
Experience with major gifts and corporate sponsorship.
Grant writing experience, esp. for outdoor/environmental education.
Graphic design, content creation, branding experience / interest.
Familiarity with GSuite, LGL, WordPress, Mailchimp, Google Ads, social media.
Willingness to meet weekly or as-needed, both remote and in-person in Kitsap County (when safe to do so. Meetings are currently remote or outside and physically distanced due to Covid-19).
Please note we're open to folks applying from further afield in our region (King, Pierce, Snohomish, Jefferson Counties etc), and glad for remote work flexibility! That said, we're based in Kitsap and want someone who wants to help build community here.
Flexible! April 12, 2021 at earliest. We are glad to accommodate your schedule for ease of transition, and generally quite flexible. Our main goal is to have this position onboarded well ahead of the busy summer season.
$20/hr. This is a part-time (~20 hrs/week) exempt position to start, with a flexible, self-directed schedule. Benefits include:
$150/month reimbursement of health insurance premiums via QSEHRA for part-time employees ($300/month for full-time)
Paid sick leave accrues hourly, at 1hr for every 40hrs worked
Highly flexible Unpaid Time Off for personal and vacation days
Training & professional development for job roles
$250/year reimbursement for any kind of continuing education
Access to gear, equipment, and trip planning support for outdoor adventures
50% off all Wild Society programs for yourself, partner, and/or dependents
Work must be performed in or near Kitsap County, WA
How to Apply
Priority deadline March 15, 2021. Open until filled.
Please email your resume and a written or recorded (video or audio) personal statement (500 words or less / 5 minutes or less) about your relationship with the natural world and why you would be a good fit for this position to Executive Director Myrna Keliher at email@example.com, with “Development & Communications Director” in the subject line.
Free Press fights for your rights to connect and communicate.
We're working to create a world where people have the information and opportunities they need to tell their own stories, hold leaders accountable, and participate in policymaking. We fight to save the free and open Internet, curb runaway media consolidation, protect press freedom, and ensure diverse voices are represented in our media.
The campaign director will focus on engaging Free Press’ more than 1 million members, hundreds of allies and the broader public to demand an open, accessible and affordable internet, stop runaway media consolidation, end mass surveillance, uplift the voices of people of color in the media and protect press freedom. Our campaign work occurs both online and in the field. This position builds national and local ally relationships and coalitions, executes creative tactics, and develops engagement strategies to advance our campaigns — and win!
This position will focus primarily on corporate-accountability campaigns, putting pressure on media and tech companies to stop the spread of hate and disinformation, advance racial equity and serve the public interest. The campaign director’s focus may shift or expand to different issue areas over time.
In collaboration with our campaign, digital, field, policy, cultural organizing and communications staff, the campaign director develops strategic, winning campaigns that achieve real differences in peoples’ lives. A successful candidate has strategy chops, rapid-response skills, expertise in coalition engagement and management, and online and offline organizing and mobilizing experience. They also have a record of winning national public-interest campaigns.
We have an office in Washington, D.C. (currently closed during the COVID pandemic, with D.C. staff working from home) and are open to remote work from other geographic locations in the United States. Preference will be given to those based in California, New York or D.C. to support networking and engagement.
Free Press is committed to offering competitive pay and generous benefits, including group medical insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, retirement benefits, health-reimbursement accounts and paid family leave. Annual paid time off is a total of nine weeks, including vacation, health-care leave and holidays.
How to Apply
Complete our online application at this link. Fully answering the application questions is an important part of the application process.
Free Press provides reasonable accommodations for the application, interview, or any other aspect of the employee selection process to applicants with disabilities. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an accommodation.
This position was posted the week of January 11, 2021 Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and we encourage candidates to submit applications by March 5, 2021. This search will remain open until the position is filled. The ideal candidate will be available to begin work in April 2021.
Free Press is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value excellence and diversity in our workforce. People of color, women, people with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, gender-nonconforming and formerly incarcerated individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.