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.

Tagged as: Conservation


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

Preferred Skills:

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.

About Wyoming Outdoor Council

The Wyoming Outdoor Council is Wyoming’s oldest independent conservation organization. Founded in 1967, we are a member-based advocacy group. We use scientific, legal, and policy expertise to advocate the protection of public lands, wildlife, and clean air and water. We provide support and resources to empower citizens to do the same. We bring people and groups together to find workable solutions to tough conservation problems.

The Wyoming Outdoor Council offers excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits; generous paid family leave and vacation policies; and the opportunity to participate in a retirement plan. Job title and scope of responsibilities may change depending upon experience. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work.

Application Instructions

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).