Backcountry Hunters &; Anglers Montana Chapter Coordinator – Montana

Agency
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers
Location
Montana
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
Dependent on experience. This is a full-time position with health and retirement benefits.
Last Date to Apply
09/29/2017
Website
http://www.backcountryhunters.org/
Description
Job Description and Primary Responsibilities: • Increase capacity and reach of state chapter. A primary focus of the duties will include increasing membership, event planning, fundraising, merchandise sales and working with the chapter to advance state and national conservation programs. • Serve as a liaison between BHA headquarters and the leadership of state chapter. • Recruit and encourage strong volunteer leaders. • Enhance grassroots conservation efforts of state chapter including but not limited to keeping public lands in public hands, preserving and expanding public lands and stream/waterway access, protecting the Smith River, advancing Habitat Montana and place-based conservation efforts, and promoting fair chase and fishing ethics. • Work collaboratively with other conservation partners and elected and administrative state and federal officials on priority conservation campaigns. • Work with and maintain regular communications with chapter leaders to keep volunteers informed and motivated about the organization and its mission, activities, goals and fundraising efforts. • Work with the BHA team to build major gift, corporate, foundation, grant and planned giving relationships to escalate our mission-related efforts. • Plan and conduct meetings with chapter. • Work with BHA's communications staff to highlight grassroots engagement on priority policies. • Coordinate and monitor Montana chapter social media platforms.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: • The team member we desire is innovative and a creative thinker with a proven success of following through with his/her ideas. • Demonstrated, results-oriented organizational, leadership and sales skills. • General knowledge of Montana history, conservation issues, hunting, fishing, economics and current political landscape. • Bachelor’s degree preferred plus two years of practical experience. • Demonstrated ability to work with and interact with sportsmen and sportswomen and a general knowledge of public land and water conservation issues. • Innovative and resourceful self-starter who is able to work with minimal supervision. • Belief in and commitment to BHA's work and mission. • Public lands hunter and/or angler. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Must be able to lift 25lbs and have a valid driver’s license.
Contact Person
Caitlin Frisbie
Contact Phone
4069261908
Contact eMail
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