Outdoor Fund Specialist

Bass Pro Shops

Springfield, Missouri

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Exempt
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

The Outdoor Fund (OF) is a conservation focused grant-making not-for-profit charity, supporting thousands of projects and uniting conservation partners across North America.

The Outdoor Fund Coordinator assists with grant management processes, partner relations, board meeting preparation, promotions/marketing, reporting and administrative functions all related to the OF.


  • Handle all customer service inquiries and correspondence for the OF to ensure compliance.  Ensure grant applications and paperwork are appropriately filled out, applicants are screened for non-profit status and project alignment to OF goals. (15%)
  • Prepare and present summary level reporting of qualified applications to the Board of Directors. (15%)
  • Process and track grants through life cycle from the grant agreement, to grant fulfillment, and final reporting. Including processing decline notifications. (25%)
  • Collaborate and coordinate with retail stores and serve as liaison to regional retail staff ensuring OF processes and training are effective and create in-market excitement about OF contributions in retail communities. This includes documenting and updating OF retail processes. (15%)
  • Build and maintain partnerships with existing and new grant recipients and conservation partners. (15%)
  • Assist in the planning and execution of marketing, communication and public relations activities for the OF.  Collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure marketing efforts are effective. (10%)
  • Provide summary level reporting related to grants approved and overall impact data (5%)


Minimum Degree Required:  Bachelor’s Degree

Experience: Experience with conservation organizations preferred


  • Excellent communication skills and focus on customer service
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Passion for conserving our outdoor heritage (e.g. hunting, fishing, camping, boating, recreational shooting) for future generations.


Bass Pro Shops is an equal opportunity employer.  Hiring decisions are administered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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