Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever
St Paul, MN, United States
PHEASANTS FOREVER & QUAIL FOREVER The Habitat Organization JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Vice President Education & Outreach
Application Deadline : May 5, 2017
Anticipated start date : July 1, 2017
Location : White Bear Lake, Minnesota (National Headquarters)
Company Overview : Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have more than 149,000 members and 700 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Chapters are empowered to determine how 100 percent of their locally raised conservation funds are spent; the only national conservation organization that operates through this truly grassroots structure. Since creation in 1982, Pheasants Forever has spent $708 million on 517,000 habitat projects benefiting 15.8 million acres nationwide.
Responsibilities : • Serve on executive leadership team and help provide vision and planning for the organization. • Promote development of future generations that support conservation, habitat and our nation’s hunting heritage. • Oversee programs for No Child Left Indoors® initiative and R3 initiative. Help create vision and future direction to reach one million people with new and expanded programs. • Working with a team of experts, meet the objectives established for conservation leadership, hunting heritage, habitat/land stewardship and shooting sports. • Create and manage budgets for areas of responsibility. • Develop partnerships with other organizations to support education mission of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. • Cultivate donors and strategic partnerships with affinity to youth and education mission. • Maintain a high level of communication with all departments and outside partners to advance education mission of the organization. • Create revenue streams for stability and growth of programs. • Provide input as needed for production of promotional materials, reports, newsletters and other means of communication. • Support national and regional programs, training workshops and special events.
Qualifications : • Bachelor’s degree or higher in natural resource field, education, business administration, non-profit management or related field. • A passion for the mission of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. • Proven leadership and team building skills with a minimum of 10 years of supervisory experience. • An energetic and well organized individual who has a strong record of leadership, teamwork and the ability to lead and coach effectively. • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to cultivate and collaborate effectively with diverse constituencies, including principal partners, donors, board members, national team members and volunteers. • Excellent oral, public speaking and written communication. • Knowledge and experience with traditional outdoor activities and outdoor education. • Demonstrated strategic thinking and innovation skills, as well as an ability to see the big picture.
Reports to : President & CEO
Salary : Dependent upon qualifications and experience; includes health and retirement benefits.
To Apply : Visit our Recruitment website at www.pheasantsforever.org/jobs.
ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please combine your cover letter, resume, and 3 references into a single Word document or PDF file on the Recruitment website
Pheasants Forever is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled
Elverson, PA, United States
Looking for a project manager doer-seller with an existing client network in the northeast region of the United States, preferably in state, federal and private environmental markets.
Collaborate with Operations and Business Development to support all Stell business lines, regions, and sectors.
Participate in business development through project leads and referrals from your network of professional relationships.
Meet with clients regularly to monitor and assist all phases of the sales cycle.
Target and position activities within assigned regions or customers.
Profile clients with successful project generation.
Assist with development of marketing strategies for targeted projects and clients within sector/region.
Be a strong technical leader with established agency and industry relationships in sector.
Be willing to travel.
Train, coach, and mentor staff on client development best practices and motivate staff to achieve business growth goals.
Prepare technical approaches and support costing for proposals under multiple award and A-E contracts.
8+ years of relevant experience
BA/BS required; MA/MS preferred
Professional registration or certification such as PMP, PE, PG, PWS, CEM, or AICP, preferred
In depth knowledge of federal and state regulations
Experience managing multiple projects or programs in the $500K to $2M range
Demonstrated capability to build backlog of work through client management and development
Military veterans preferred
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Please submit a cover letter, indicating salary requirements and availability, along with your CV/resume as a PDF or Word file to email@example.com . No phone calls please.
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Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA, United States
The Environmental Law Program (Program) at Harvard Law School seeks a Communications and Outreach Manager to increase the Program’s visibility in the policy community and maximize the impact of staff and faculty research. The C&O Manager will work primarily with the Program’s Environmental Policy Initiative, but will also partner with ELP faculty and Clinic staff for discrete projects, to help the team reach intended policy audiences and develop new policy partnerships. The C&O Manager will take some direction on the content of the communications and outreach, but will enjoy considerable freedom identifying the most effective and appropriate channels of communication, format, and timing of outreach and to execute the Program’s communications strategy. The work is a combination of substantive policy writing and outreach to and engagement with key stakeholders. The right candidate will be able to communicate complex legal content and its relevance to federal, state, and local environmental and energy policymakers. The Manager will be responsible for creating targeted policy products from academic pieces generated by ELP faculty and staff, to make that work more accessible to policy audiences; and fielding rapid response questions from policymakers or stakeholders on targeted issue areas. The C&O Manager will also be responsible for identifying critical audiences in Program issue areas; developing relationships with state and federal decision-makers and Hill offices; organizing issue briefings on selected topics; identifying policy outlets and distribution lists for Program products; and maintaining issue-specific key stakeholder contact lists. The C&O Manager will play an important role in the Program’s social media and online presence, developing content for the Program’s website and Twitter account. Based on the changing needs of the Program, the C&O Manager may be called upon for other tasks, including outreach for Program events. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. The C&O Manager will report to the Director of the Environmental Policy Initiative. The right candidate can operate independently and balance multiple priorities; and, at the same time, work well on a team. The candidate can anticipate and resolve problems, communicating with the supervisor when appropriate and seeking assistance. A sense of humor is a plus.
Basic Qualifications A bachelor’s degree and 4 years of relevant experience, preferably in communications, or as a program assistant, legislative correspondent, or policy staff. A law degree or Master’s in environmental policy or public policy can take the place of 2 years of professional experience.
Additional Qualifications Superior research, writing, editing and proofreading skills are required, as are excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to exercise judgment and discretion. Preference will be given to candidates with environmental law or policy experience, and/or to state or federal legislative experience. Candidate would thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, self-motivated environment.
Additional Information This is a term appointment currently expected to extend one year from date of hire, subject to funding and departmental need. All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Columbia, MO, United States
We are seeking a driven, visionary leader to direct the transformation of Missouri into a top 20 state in renewables and efficiency by 2020.
Renew Missouri is a 501(c)3 non-profit efficiency and clean energy advocacy organization; our mission is to develop and advocate for cost-effective clean energy policies for the health and prosperity of all Missourians. Founded in 2006, Renew Missouri has created many of Missouri’s flagship energy policies, including the Net Metering and Easy Connection Act, the Renewable Energy Standard (passed by ballot initiative in 2008), the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) law, and a state tax deduction for energy efficiency investments. The impact of these policies has led to hundreds of millions of dollars of investment in renewables and efficiency.
Renew Missouri promotes new clean energy policies, and implements and defends our existing clean energy policies. We also advance pro-efficiency and pro-renewable policy through legal and regulatory channels, such as negotiating utility-sponsored energy efficiency programs, ensuring compliance with state renewable energy laws, and watchdogging regulatory agencies.
POSITION DESCRIPTION :
The Executive Director will assume day-to-day management of Renew Missouri and ensure the financial sustainability of the organization through successful private fundraising and grant outreach. The Executive Director will motivate and develop the organization’s employees, interns and consultants to produce steady victories towards the implementation of Renew Missouri’s mission. The Executive Director is the primary public relations contact of Renew Missouri and will determine Renew Missouri’s policy priorities in coordination with the wind, solar and efficiency industries. The Executive Director will engage with the Board of Directors to ensure that the organization is effective and sustainable. The overarching goal of the Executive Director is to steadily deepen the impacts and networks of the organization while increasing financial strength. As Executive Director, you’ll be playing a significant role in shaping energy policy in Missouri and beyond!
Fundraising: Raise substantial funds through grant acquisition, donor programs (major, mid-level, and small) and other collaborative opportunities & events (current annual budget is $600,000).
Staff Management: Keep the team motivated, productive, and goal-oriented; assist in employee hiring, orientation and ongoing training.
Strategic Planning: Implement long-term planning for the organization in consultation with the Board of Directors.
Building Coalitions: Build support within energy stakeholder organizations, such as clean technology businesses, consumer groups and environmental protection organizations.
Fiscal Management: Ensure ongoing expenses and income are processed timely and accurately, and that Renew Missouri remains financially strong.
Policy Development and Promotion: Represent policy priorities and positions to decision-makers, (i.e. legislators, regulators, and business leaders); plan and execute campaigns in regulatory and legislative venues; advance our policy priorities by leveraging our supporters, media assets and other key influencers; preserve existing clean energy policy through offensive and defensive measures as necessary; identify policy opportunities within the state.
Media: Utilize traditional and social media coverage as an advocacy tool to support our policy objectives; be the primary liaison to the press and chief media strategist.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE :
At least five years of experience in management of a 501c3 nonprofit strongly preferred; some 501c4 nonprofit management a plus.
Strong passion for and background in renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Track record of major donor and major foundation fundraising. Familiarity with Missouri energy policy; relationships with state energy and environmental stakeholders preferred.
Experience with employee recruitment, retention and management.
Experience in state-level advocacy, with municipal and/or federal advocacy experience a plus.
Successful campaign management experience.
An affinity for meaningful clean energy advocacy work including the building and leading of diverse coalitions.
Robust analytical, problem solving, communication, leadership and collaboration skills.
Positive attitude, professional workmanship, detail oriented self-starter with results-driven work ethic.
This is a full-time, salaried position located in Columbia, Missouri. This position reports to the Board of Directors of Renew Missouri, and oversees 5 full-time and 3 part-time staff.
This position will require some travel throughout the state of Missouri and to other locations, and will sometimes require working outside of normal business hours. Renew Missouri provides excellent benefits including a flexible, positive and supportive work environment, paid time off, health benefits including vision and dental, and continuing education opportunities.
Starting salary range: $65,000-$80,000, depending on experience.
Please email a PDF copy of your resume, cover letter, and examples of relevant work product to firstname.lastname@example.org . Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Renew Missouri is an equal opportunity employer commited to diversity in the workplace.