Executive Director

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

Longmont, Colorado

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details 115,000-125,000 annual.
Required Experience 7+ years

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a passion for WRV’s mission that inspires staff and volunteers. Foster and maintain a culture of inclusion and equity across all facets of the organization.
  • Create a vision to drive the expansion of WRV’s mission across the Front Range and Western Slope of Colorado.
  • Lead development and implementation of WRV’s strategic plan.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the senior staff. Set clear expectations for performance, deliver prompt feedback, assess development needs and deliver training opportunities.
    • Working with the Managing Director, ensure that all projects and trainings within WRV’s eight Programs are delivered as efficiently and effectively as possible.
    • Working with the Director of Finance, develop the annual budget for Board approval. Monitor results and report on WRV’s financial status at each Board meeting. Manage financial results to achieve approved budget.
    • Working with the Director of Development, expand WRV’s fundraising efforts to significantly increase donations and grants. Maintain strong relationships with WRV’s donor base.
  • Ensure excellent maintenance of WRV premises, equipment, tools, IT, vehicles and other infrastructure.
  • Ensure absolute compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Serve as principal ambassador for WRV to strategically important constituencies. Act as the official WRV spokesperson and participate actively in a variety of public forums.
  • Ensure standards and practices within WRV build and extend our reputation.
  • Communicate with and regularly update the WRV Board Chair and the Executive Committee.
  • Ensure that policies adopted by the Board are implemented.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 7+ years of visionary leadership experience at a nonprofit.
  • Experience leading, managing and mentoring a team of at least three senior staff.
  • Knowledge and experience in financial management, including budgeting and revenue development.
  • Experience in, and passion for, fundraising.
  • Ability to build external relationships and communicate the brand and initiatives of WRV.
  • Experience developing and implementing strategic plans.
  • Excellent analytic skills and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong ability to organize and prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; enthusiasm for collaborative work with internal and external partners.
  • Experience relevant to WRV’s mission is valued. Must embrace environmental and conservation efforts.
  • Must possess an understanding and commitment to DEI externally and internally.
  • Undergraduate degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • English language fluency and Spanish language proficiency preferred.
  • This position will require occasional work on evenings and weekends.

To apply for consideration, visit https://www.diverse-talent.com/wildlands-restoration-volunteers and submit your resume and cover letter. For any questions, contact greer@diverse-talent.com. 

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