Development and Marketing Director

Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI)

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $80,000-$90,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024

About Rocky Mountain Field Institute:

Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) was founded in 1982 and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit environmental organization based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of public lands in Southern Colorado. RMFI has grown to work in alpine and mountain terrains, watershed ecosystems, riparian zones, and the local foothills. RMFI is committed to protecting and enhancing the ecological health of our land and water resources by completing projects focused on watershed restoration, forest health, and creating sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities. By prioritizing the involvement of community volunteers, RMFI envisions a world where our work fosters vibrant and healthy natural systems that are respected and cared for by the public.

Position Summary:

The Development and Marketing Director (DMD) is a member of Rocky Mountain Field Institute’s senior leadership team and is responsible for driving donor programs, fundraising campaigns, and grant writing while overseeing marketing strategies, and other community engagement initiatives. The DMD will be crucial in increasing RMFI’s visibility, expanding the donor base, and securing financial support to advance the mission. This role will manage and grow all individual and corporate giving programs, assist with government and foundation grants, and guide marketing efforts. This role will require initial hustle as it is a new role, and the successful candidate will need to be entrepreneurial and fearless while also being flexible. The DMD will work closely with the Community Engagement Coordinator and the Board Development Committee.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development and Fundraising (50%)
  • Grants (30%)
  • Marketing (20%)

Please read the full job description at our website https://www.rmfi.org/internships-employment


The position is open until filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, list of three references, and answers to the questions below (all as a single pdf) by e-mail to: employment@rmfi.org  with the subject line: Development and Marketing Director. References will not be contacted unless you are selected for a final interview. Writing samples may be requested after an initial review of your application.

Please limit responses to no more than 300 words per question:

  • What about Rocky Mountain Field Institute’s mission appeals to you and why does it matter?
  • Please describe your experience relevant to the position and why you would be a great fit.

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Category Admin & Leadership, General / Stewardship
Tags Outreach