• Public Lands Organizer

The Arizona Wildlife Federation (AWF)
is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, inspiring, and assisting individuals and organizations to value, conserve, enhance, manage, and protect wildlife and wildlife habitat. The AWF was founded in 1923 to take the politics out of fish and game management and to promote the management of Arizonas natural resources on a scientific basis. The AWF will celebrate 95 years of conservation activity in 2018. The AWF is the Arizona affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation.

Position Summary
Some of the most important fish and wildlife habitats in the state of Arizona are found on
Public land where intact habitat provides all the necessities for healthy populations of non game species, wild and native fish, as well as trophy herds of elk, deer and other big game animals. The Arizona Wildlife Federation is looking for a Public Lands campaign organizer to ensure that public lands and resources continue to be available now and in the future.
The field organizer will work with industry, businesses, political leaders, agriculture,
Sportsmen, and local communities on a variety of campaigns and projects to conserve public lands and ensure they provide quality habitat for native fish, elk, deer, and other game animals throughout Arizona.

Duties and Responsibilities
The position is temporary and is funded to 12/31/2018
Grassroots organizing with local and state hunters/anglers, organizations, local businesses and community leaders.
Working with the AWF Board, conservation organizations, elected officials and state and federal land management agencies.
Helping lead a collaborative effort to maintain and protect important fish and wildlife habitats in Arizona.
Working with sportsmens organizations, and others, to advocate against public land seizure.
Advancing a sportsmens vision for public land management through ongoing national forest planning processes and other place-based campaigns.
Working to ensure that the Grand Canyon mineral withdrawal remains in effect.
Working to ensure sufficient agency funding for wildlife habitat, public lands management and forest fire management.
Researching environmental and economic studies relating to the benefits and challenges of public lands and land management alternatives.
Creating and maintaining communication with affiliates and supporters on public lands issues via multiple channels including written, Internet and social media.

Qualifications
Bachelors or advanced degree or equivalent experience.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work independently and be a team player.
Knowledge of Arizona public land and wildlife conservation issues.
Experience in developing and leading advocacy oriented campaigns preferred.
Positive attitude with energy and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done.
Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Experience with web content creation and digital tools including WordPress, Constant Contact and social media a plus.
Strong inter-personal skills.
Avid angler/hunter/wildlife enthusiast a plus.
Strong organizational and time management skills with attention to detail.
Preferred location is Phoenix, Arizona though other locations in state will be considered.

How to Apply
Please send a letter of interest and resume by April 21 to Kimberlee Kreuzer at awf@azwildlife.org
azwildlife.org
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Full Time
Arizona Wildlife Federation
Kimberlee Kreuzer
PO Box 51510,Mesa,Arizona,85208
4806440077
4806440078
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PostedApril 06, 2018

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