Wyoming Hunters and Anglers Alliance is in search of an Executive Director.

Do you have what it takes?

Position Summary:

The Executive Director (ED) will administer Wyoming Hunters and Anglers Alliance’s ongoing efforts to inform and mobilize sportsmen and women around issues that affect hunting and fishing in the state. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, the ED will work to develop and execute the overall vision of the organization.

The ED will strategically plan and implement outreach programs and initiatives that engage the sportsmen’s community. These efforts will aim to influence policymakers regarding issues and legislation related to public lands access, wildlife migration corridors, funding for Wyoming Department of Game and Fish, and the state’s water resources.

The ED, in coordination with the board, will also be tasked with helping to develop and execute a fundraising strategy to support existing programs and to expand the organization’s reach and effectiveness.

The position will begin as a part-time, 20 hour per week position, but will have the potential to expand into a full-time role, should the applicant satisfactorily fulfill the expectations of the board and responsibilities of the position, including raising the requisite funding for expansion.

The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, the ability to effectively communicate with Wyoming’s sportsmen community, and an inclination to collaborate with other organizations. The ED will also work with a diverse array of stakeholders, partners, and decision makers to find solutions that protect and improve hunting and fishing opportunities in Wyoming.

This position will address issues in the state of Wyoming. Candidate should live in, or be willing to move to, Wyoming. While the organization is currently based in Laramie, it has a strong following in Jackson and other parts of the state. The ED may choose to reside elsewhere in the state, subject to the board’s approval.

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Work Performed:

  • Oversee projects and general operations, including finances, budgeting, and tax filings
  • Execute the vision articulated by the board of directors
  • Coordinate outreach to hunting and angling communities about key issues using a variety of media
  • Track legislation at the state and national levels that impacts hunting and fishing  in Wyoming
  • Develop relationships with partner organizations
  • Develop and maintain funding sources
  • Support the board in recruiting additional board members
  • Plan, organize, and execute quarterly board meetings

 

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience; benefits will include three weeks paid vacation and a stipend for health insurance.

Minimum Requirements:

Education/Training:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years in a leadership role and familiarity with best practices for civic engagement and outreach. Alternatively, candidates should be willing to receive training on leadership, outreach, and organizing best practices.

Skills:

  • Deep knowledge of hunting, fishing, and public lands issues
  • A passion for hunting, fishing, and the state of Wyoming
  • Ability to coordinate social media campaigns
  • Familiarity with Wyoming’s legislative process
  • Ability to address complex problems
  • Strong management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate efforts with other individuals
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout the state

To Apply:  Please email a two-page resume and cover letter to Max Ludington: Ludington@wyominghuntersandanglers.org