Coordinator, Remote

Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/Western Native Trout Initiative
Remote, preference for western U.S.
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POSITION DESCRIPTION Objectives for this position include all coordination tasks that enable the Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) to implement the actions of its Strategic Plan, manage the WNTI Steering Committee and governance requirements, and fulfill its obligations as a partnership under National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) and as an Initiative under the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA). The Coordinator’s long-term annual goal is to raise a minimum of 250K/year in funding to support WNTI operations and on-the-ground habitat restoration projects. Core areas of responsibility include: • WNTI Steering Committee coordination • Strategic and Operational planning • WAFWA and NFHP related coordination • Operations/Administration and Budget • Grant and project oversight and administration • Development, Outreach, and Marketing • Coordinate deliverables and work assigned to other WNTI contractors The selected Coordinator will be an independent contractor with WAFWA who will work under the guidance of the WAFWA Board and Executive Team and the WNTI Steering Committee to meet its vision, mission, goals and objectives. The Coordinator organizes and assigns the work of WNTI and is responsible for implementing the scope of work detailed below. Accordingly, the Coordinator should have experience in group coordination and facilitation, leadership, project management, and have strong writing skills. Most activities for this position are administrative in nature and performed from a desk in an office setting. The Coordinator typically travels to meetings approximately 3-5 times each year, and travel expenses are reimbursed. The Coordinator is responsible for paying self-employment taxes, providing his/her/their own benefits (such as health insurance), as well as office space and equipment (computer, printer, phone) essential to this role. WAFWA/WNTI will not provide benefits nor support services, including office space and secretarial services, for the benefit of the Coordinator. This position is fully remote; preference will be given to individuals based in the Western U.S. The ideal candidate will commit to the Coordinator position for two years, with a strong desire to serve in the role longer term depending on performance and available funding. Start date is negotiable with a target date of November 6, 2023. The successful candidate will work alongside the current WNTI Coordinator until the end of December 2023. SCOPE OF WORK - See full RFP at
DESIRED EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS • Bachelor’s degree or higher in public/nonprofit administration, communications, fisheries biology, aquatic ecology or related field and at least 3 years’ fundraising experience. • A demonstrable history of partnership cultivation and participation. • Knowledge and understanding of principles of fundraising and donor stewardship. • Knowledge of fisheries biology, aquatic ecology, and conservation. • Previous involvement with natural resource conservation issues and programs. • Experience in how to work effectively with a Steering Committee (or Board) and other key partners and leaders. • Familiarity with non-profit, state, federal, and tribal fish management resource entities or past experience that demonstrates the ability to grow relationships with these entities. DESIRED QUALITIES ● High degree of energy, integrity and determination, as well as the intellectual, organizational, and personal qualities to quickly earn respect and foster collaboration. ● Ability to think strategically and create competitive and innovative strategies and plans. ● Highly efficient in priority setting, time management and meeting deadlines under pressure. ● Ability to work and make judgments independently and take initiative. ● Confidence to experiment to find creative solutions. ● Strong oral and written communication skills.
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