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Membership Coordinator

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Jan 24, 2024

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About Wildlife for All:

Wildlife for All is a non-profit organization dedicated to reforming state wildlife management to be more democratic, just, compassionate, and focused on protecting wild species and ecosystems.


Overview: Wildlife for All is seeking a passionate and organized individual to join our team as a part-time Membership Coordinator. The Membership Coordinator will play a crucial role in expanding and engaging our member base, fostering relationships, and ensuring the success of our fundraising and awareness campaigns. This part-time, permanent, and salaried position officially reports to Michelle Lute, one of Wildlife for All’s co-executive directors, but will receive instruction and mentorship from both co-executive directors.



1. Membership Development:

  • Develop and implement strategies to attract new members and retain existing ones.
  • Create and manage membership campaigns, promotions, and events.
  • Monitor automated processes regarding new memberships and renewals.
  • Manage automated thank you emails and renewal notices and send personalized thank you emails to major donors.
  • Serve as the main contact person for members and respond to membership-related questions and problems, mailing list additions, and phone calls.
  • Work closely with co-executive directors to align membership initiatives with organizational goals.
  • Collaborate with external partners and stakeholders to expand membership reach.

2. Communication and Engagement:

  • Maintain regular communication with members through emails (e.g., action alerts, fundraising appeals), monthly newsletters, and daily social media.
  • Coordinate member events, webinars, and workshops to enhance engagement.
  • Work with website development contractor to provide website support, including uploading documents and updating pages.
  • Support co-executive directors management of the coalition (e.g., coordinate monthly meetings, manage the listserv and track membership).

3. Database Management:

  • Oversee the maintenance of the membership database (CiviCRM), ensuring accuracy (e.g., removing duplicate records) and completeness of member records.
  • Generate monthly reports and analyze membership data to inform decision-making.
  • Customize database as needed to improve membership functions (e.g., donation pages, reports).
  • Coordinate with bookkeeper to reconcile database reporting with Quickbooks on a monthly basis.

4. Fundraising Support:

  • Collaborate with the co-executive directors to support membership-related fundraising initiatives and major donor cultivation.
  • Explore and implement creative ways to increase donations through membership programs and other fundraising efforts (e.g., mail appeals).


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience in membership development, community engagement, or related roles.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management abilities.
  • Proficient in using membership management software and tools.
  • Working knowledge of and facility with Google Drive platforms.

Desirable additional qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience and demonstrated management skills in the nonprofit sector, ideally in wildlife conservation or social justice
  • Commitment to work independently with little oversight and to meet deadlines with consistent follow-through.
  • Ability to communicate the organization’s mission and positions effectively to various audiences, including donors and the general public.
  • Outstanding communication skills, including editing and proofreading, and ability to work well with media, staff, coalition members, and the public.
  • Commitment to a diverse, inclusive workplace and coalition.
  • Experience in coordinating national coalitions.
  • Familiarity with wildlife conservation and environmental issues.

Location: Remote


Compensation: The salary range for this position is between $22,000-$30,000 DOQ for a half-time permanent position. Other benefits include 3% employer match for a simple IRA retirement plan (after one year), 50% employer contribution to health insurance and paid time off and sick leave (based on length of employment; e.g., a halftime employee working for WFA 1-3 years earns 2 weeks per year if they average 20 hours per week). All employees also receive paid time off between Christmas and New Years Day. This position has potential to become full-time.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to the Idealist job posting. Any relevant work samples can be sent to Applications will be accepted until February 19, 2024.


Wildlife for All is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with it.

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