• Associate Director

Grand Staircase Escalante Partners seeks an Associate Director.
Reports to: Executive Director
Hours: 40 hours per week, primarily Monday- Friday, but occasional evening and weekends are
Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000
Location: The ideal candidate will live within the gateway communities of the Grand Staircase
or along the Wasatch Front. This is negotiable for the right candidate. There will be a moderate
amount of travel required for this position.
Education and Experience:
? 2-4 years of fundraising experience
? Experience working with conservation organizations preferred
? Bachelors degree strongly preferred
Primary Duties: Leads fundraising campaigns and grant writing, coordinates closely with the
Board of Directors during campaigns. Works primarily with volunteer Board of Directors and
monitors other volunteers working with AD position. Collaborates with program leads for
volunteer reporting and appreciation. Assists the Executive Director with event planning and
communication in coordination with Outreach Coordinator. Key objective is to support a
growing organization, maintain momentum and stability in a shifting environment.
Successful Candidates will:
? The governance structure of nonprofit organizations
? The region and landscapes of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Have experience with:
? Successful fundraising campaigns
? Successful grant proposals
? Working with a Board of Directors
? Working with volunteers
? Working collaboratively as well as independently with little direct supervision
? Strong writing skills
? Strong organizational skills
Be able to:
? Travel for conferences or events throughout the region
? Communicate clearly and effectively to a wide audience
? Flexible and positive in a sometimes challenging environment
? Learn and adapt when necessary
Primary Tasks and Responsibilities
1) Fundraising
? Work with the Executive Director to leverage the momentum GSEP gained in 2017 and
continue fundraising success in the long term with private donors and foundations
? Work with the Executive Director to develop an annual fundraising calendar and lead
coordination of fundraising campaigns
? Develop fundraising messaging in coordination with the team
? Supports relationships with key donors.
2) Volunteer Coordination
? Develop relationships with each member of the volunteer board of directors to engage
them in GSEP functions and outreach.
? Work with the Executive Director to oversee the citizen monitoring project of newly
excised lands from Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
? Work with program leads and Executive Director to organize bi-annual volunteer
appreciation events and will be available to program leads to coordinate volunteer
programs as needed.
3) Communications
? The Associate Director will work closely with the Executive Director to coordinate
communication to volunteers, members and supporters. This includes specific
fundraising and advocacy campaign messaging, and regular messaging to supporters.
4) Event Coordination
? The Associate Director will work with Executive Director, Board of Directors and
volunteers to plan special events including community meetings, cocktail parties or other
special events. AD will work with program leads to ensure event tracking data is current.
Results Expected
The right candidate for Associate Director will ensure that fundraising momentum is maintained
and relationships with significant donors are nurtured and grown. Currently, there is funding for
12 months for this position, and the AD will need to fundraise for her/his own position in
addition to the other operational needs for GSEP.
AD will engage a dynamic board and volunteers, expanding the capacity and impact of GSEP on
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
AD will produce well-written and timely communication to tell the GSEP story to supporters and
be key in expanding membership and support through campaigns and relationship development.
Disclaimer: This job description is meant as a general guide to the position and may not be
inclusive of all responsibilities, expectations and conditions that arise during employment.
To Apply: Submit a cover letter and résumé to admin@gsenm.org
Position Open Until Filled
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Full Time
Grand Staircase Escalante Partners
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PostedMarch 27, 2018