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Arizona & Southern Nevada Regional Director

Arizona & Southern Nevada Regional Director

Position Type: Full Time, Remote
Department: Fundraising/Sales
Reports To: Director of Field Operations

JOB SUMMARY: 

Mule Deer Foundation’s (MDF) Regional Directors organize local volunteer chapters to hold fundraising events in support of the continued mission accomplishment of MDF, ensuring the conservation of mule deer, black-tailed deer and their habitat. Although primarily a fundraising position, Regional Directors also represent the organization with many State and Federal agencies, along with other related Conservation groups and events. Additionally, Regional Directors play a role in conservation work, by finding projects, acquiring needed assets and funding and the recruiting and leading volunteers on “Boots on the Ground” opportunities. A thorough understanding of MDF programs and conservation efforts is critical.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Develop, organize and guide chapter committees with the planning and execution of successful fundraising events, including virtual event opportunities, to meet annual budget.
  • Recruitment and retention of volunteers is a key component to this position. 
  • Complete and submit in a timely manner all forms and reports regarding chapter development, event planning and event reporting as outlined in MDF’s processes and procedures. 
  • Engage with State Chairs and Chapter Volunteers and others to develop an awareness and understanding of the Mule Deer Foundation mission. 
  • Ensure volunteer/chapter compliance with financial policies and operating/reporting procedures, in accordance with both MDF and state requirements relating to gaming and reporting obligations. 
  • Leverage various media platforms (social media, traditional media, speaking opportunities, etc.) to promote MDF goals, objectives and accomplishments at the state and local levels. 
  • Lead and or assist in conservation project efforts, identifying and or initiating, planning and conducting conservation habitat projects. 
  • In consultation with MDF leadership, be prepared to address issues regarding MDF activities, programs and policy positions as situations arise. 
  • Work closely with the Director of Field Operations on all pertinent matters. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Develop, organize and guide chapter committees with the planning and execution of successful fundraising events, including virtual event opportunities, to meet annual budget.
  • Recruitment and retention of volunteers is a key component to this position. 
  • Complete and submit in a timely manner all forms and reports regarding chapter development, event planning and event reporting as outlined in MDF’s processes and procedures. 
  • Engage with State Chairs and Chapter Volunteers and others to develop an awareness and understanding of the Mule Deer Foundation mission. 
  • Ensure volunteer/chapter compliance with financial policies and operating/reporting procedures, in accordance with both MDF and state requirements relating to gaming and reporting obligations. 
  • Leverage various media platforms (social media, traditional media, speaking opportunities, etc.) to promote MDF goals, objectives and accomplishments at the state and local levels. 
  • Lead and or assist in conservation project efforts, identifying and or initiating, planning and conducting conservation habitat projects. 
  • In consultation with MDF leadership, be prepared to address issues regarding MDF activities, programs and policy positions as situations arise. 
  • Work closely with the Director of Field Operations on all pertinent matters. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work at a computer terminal for extended periods and stand for intervals of two to six hours.
  • Ability to work any day of the week, including Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Individual must be able to work late at night.
  • Capable of sitting for long periods in a car or on an airplane.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, and bend for long periods of time.

Location: Arizona
Salary: $55,000 – $65,000
Benefits: DOE, Comprehensive Benefit Package, and 401K.
Application Deadline: January 24, 2024
Tentative Start Date: Late February, 2024

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to marshall@muledeer.org with the subject line: “AZ Regional Director”. Successful candidate will be required to pass a background check, credit check, and drug test as a condition of employment with MDF. 

* The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements.

MDF is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
The MDF is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit conservation organization.

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