Philanthropy Director - Wilderness Workshop

Position Summary

To ensure sufficient funds for Wilderness Workshop (WW) to fulfill its mission, the Philanthropy Director develops, leads and implements WW’s fundraising program in partnership with the Executive Director and other program staff. The Philanthropy Director is responsible for creating WW’s fundraising strategy and for raising the necessary funds for the organization through major gifts, grants, membership development, sponsorships, events and other donations. The Philanthropy Director collaborates with other staff and board members in developing and implementing successful brand marketing strategies, campaigns and events that enhance development opportunities and grow membership. With support from the organization. the Philanthropy Director is responsible for planning and implementing all fundraising events.

Qualifications Summary

Qualified candidates will have a proven track record of fundraising in the non-profit sector with a history of   making asks of up to $100,000, writing grants and managing events. A minimum of three to five years of relevant work experience is required. Ideal candidates will have a strong connection to public lands and knowledge of conservation work.


Ready to Apply?

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to WW’s Executive Director, Will Roush at: with the subject: “Philanthropy Director.” All applications are to be submitted electronically. For the complete description of this position and the work of the Wilderness Workshop, please visit us at  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to submit materials prior to November 1st, 2019.

The Wilderness Workshop provides equal employment opportunities to all persons.

No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, otherwise qualified handicap or disability, or veteran status.

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