Director of Development: Oklahoma

Sutton Avian Research Center
Bartlesville, OK - travel in Oklahoma, as well as national and international, as needs arise.
Job Category
Full time Positions
A minimum salary of $55,000/year commensurate with experience and qualifications, and an incentive program. Benefits include paid vacation, simple IRA contribution, worker's compensation, and health insurance.
Last Date to Apply
The Development Director will work under the supervision and direction of the Sutton Center's Board and Executive Director to raise funds, develop strategic funding methods, write grants, and to act as liaison with private, non-profit, and business contributors. The person will identify and nurture prospective donor and supporter contacts, as well as develop and coordinate special events. This includes publicity, guest hosting, travel and contract arranging, venue sourcing, budget preparation, invitations, and other related duties.

The person will work alongside other staff, presently 13 employees, not to mention some very cool birds. More information about our mission, research, education, and other work can be found on our website: The G.M. Sutton Avian Research Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job position will remain open until filled.

Mail cover letter, resume, and three sources of recommendation to
WANTED: A dynamic, well spoken, and personable individual to direct fundraising and development programs, and to coordinate special events for the G.M. Sutton Avian Research Center, a non-profit bird conservation organization located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. An established track record of fund-raising and a college degree, or equivalent experience, is required. The person should have an affinity for and some knowledge of environmental conservation issues and problems, especially, but not limited to, endangered species and wild bird conservation. This person should be outgoing, energetic, and self-starting, and must also have great people skills and a friendly personality. Additional important skills are effective use of social media and informative, arresting contributions to website.
Contact Person
Dr. Lena Larsson, Director
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