The Wyoming Outdoor Council is seeking a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as Executive Director. As Executive Director, you will assume the reins of Wyoming’s statewide conservation advocacy group, whose mission is to protect Wyoming’s environment and quality of life now and for future generations and whose members envision a state with clean air and water, open space, thriving wildlife, wildlands, healthy communities, informed and engaged citizens, and high quality of life for all.

The Executive Director will be responsible for the overall strategic direction, management, and success of the organization. They will provide strategic leadership by working with the board of directors and the management team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies. WOC’s Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of a dynamic, member-based organization and ensures that organizational endeavors are carried out in a manner consistent with our mission, policies, and programs. The Executive Director is the organization’s lead spokesperson and most visible representative to direct WOC’s policy agenda and secure financial support for the organization.
Reporting to the board of directors and directly supervising the management team (associate director, development director, and program director), this individual will thoughtfully lead a talented group of passionate people around a shared vision and strategy and provide support to see that work through.
This position is ideally based in Lander, Wyoming. Although other locations in Wyoming will be considered, the Executive Director must be willing to spend significant time at the new Lander headquarters.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Conservation, Development, Full Time, Fundraising


Preferred Qualifications:

▪ Proven leadership experience, ideally in a nonprofit organization or a related field, with a track record of strategic planning, team-building, and organizational management.
▪ Successful leadership of staff and/or stakeholders; ability to lead by inspiring and motivating others.
▪ Strong communicator with an ability to connect with diverse audiences and build and maintain strong rel

Required Skills:

See full job posting at https://wyomingoutdoorcouncil.org/careers/ for full details

About Wyoming Outdoor Council

Founded in 1967, the Wyoming Outdoor Council is the state’s oldest independent conservation organization. We use Western science and Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge as well as legal and policy expertise to advocate for public land, wildlife, clean air and water. We seek lasting change by striving to meet people where they are, valuing diverse perspectives, building coalitions, and practicing reciprocity. We hold government agencies, lawmakers, and industries accountable for decisions that threaten the land, wildlife, clean air and water we depend on. We are a steadfast and trusted conservation voice at the state legislature. We are
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

To Apply: The Wyoming Outdoor Council has retained the services of ThinkingAhead Executive Search. Please submit your resume and expression of interest to Chris Spagnola, at [email protected].