Hunting and Shooting R3 Coordinator – Arizona

Agency
National Wild Turkey Federation
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
DOE
Start Date
07/19/2021
Last Date to Apply
06/30/2021
Website
https://nwtf.applicantpro.com/jobs/
Description
JOB SUMMARY This position is a cooperative effort between the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD). The Hunting and Shooting Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation (R3) Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and collaborating with various partnership organizations to assess gaps in current hunting and shooting sports R3 programming and implementing efforts to develop clear and measurable pathways for hunting and shooting sports recruitment, retention and reactivation in Arizona. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Play an essential role in Arizona’s extensive statewide partnership enhancing communication, coordination and cooperation of Arizona’s hunter recruitment, retention and reactivation efforts based on models of success, and current R3 science • Expand mentor recruitment, retention, and reactivation program, using recruitment events, mentor database, and mentor allocation • Evaluate and improve efforts, based upon multiple data sources and analysis to continue to improve and measure R3 efforts • Solicit, collect, collate, and organize annual events from partners for publishing; enter into event registration system and share with partners • Maintain learn to hunt Facebook page, events and activities to engage partners and public • Assess the various gaps / opportunities that exist in recruitment, retention, reactivation pathways and develop approaches for filling them • Work with stakeholders to provide a greater number of effective mentoring opportunities for new hunters • Prepare, develop and present to large groups; motivate partners; engaged in public forums about Arizona R3 • Plan, develop, coordinate, host and lead meetings, workgroups, gatherings, trainings and other events for partners and public • Conduct hands-on activities at public events, expos and other outreach events • Manage data collected from online registration • Find opportunities in existing shooting sports programs for conversion to hunting activities • Align new and existing mentoring efforts/outreach programs with models of success • Assist with various programs where applicable including: o NWTF and other partner education/outreach programs o Expos o Outdoor Discovery Programs o NWTF Convention • Perform administrative duties as assigned OTHER FUNCTIONS • May be responsible for the observation and/or oversight of contractors working on specific project activities • As assigned by supervisor REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Undergraduate degree in human dimensions, education, fish and wildlife management, biology, marketing, natural resources management or similar related field • Experience with data analysis, marketing, social media platforms including online program delivery • Experience in partnership development • Excellent communication and organization skills, self-motivated and able to motivate others • Experience hosting public meetings and speaking in front of large groups • Experience with coordinating and evaluating education programming • Ability to work irregular schedules including some weekends, evenings and overnight stays • Able to drive a state vehicle • Must be able to pass a Level-1 Background check • Self-starter with the ability to work with little direct supervision at certain times • Experience with strategic planning, leading diverse stakeholder groups in planning efforts PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Hunter education certification training • Experience working with youth and/or adult mentor programs and volunteers • Work with diverse audiences • Understanding of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation • Supportive certifications or trainings that aid in the implementation of outdoor education programming • Ability to think and act both creatively and strategically to further hunting and shooting sports recruitment, retention and reactivation efforts • Knowledge of current local and national R3 efforts • Thorough knowledge of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Arizona Game and Fish Department and their missions • Knowledge of hunting and shooting sports in Arizona • Knowledge of the Hunter Adoption Model and how it relates to hunter recruitment, retention and reactivation • An understanding of Arizona conservation organizations, hunting, fishing and shooting sports; Arizona game laws and local/National hunting and shooting sports partnership efforts PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS • Must be able to lift 25 pounds • Must be able to sit, stand, and bend for long periods of time
Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Undergraduate degree in human dimensions, education, fish and wildlife management, biology, marketing, natural resources management or similar related field • Experience with data analysis, marketing, social media platforms including online program delivery • Experience in partnership development • Excellent communication and organization skills, self-motivated and able to motivate others • Experience hosting public meetings and speaking in front of large groups • Experience with coordinating and evaluating education programming • Ability to work irregular schedules including some weekends, evenings and overnight stays • Able to drive a state vehicle • Must be able to pass a Level-1 Background check • Self-starter with the ability to work with little direct supervision at certain times • Experience with strategic planning, leading diverse stakeholder groups in planning efforts PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Hunter education certification training • Experience working with youth and/or adult mentor programs and volunteers • Work with diverse audiences • Understanding of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation • Supportive certifications or trainings that aid in the implementation of outdoor education programming • Ability to think and act both creatively and strategically to further hunting and shooting sports recruitment, retention and reactivation efforts • Knowledge of current local and national R3 efforts • Thorough knowledge of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Arizona Game and Fish Department and their missions • Knowledge of hunting and shooting sports in Arizona • Knowledge of the Hunter Adoption Model and how it relates to hunter recruitment, retention and reactivation • An understanding of Arizona conservation organizations, hunting, fishing and shooting sports; Arizona game laws and local/National hunting and shooting sports partnership efforts PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS • Must be able to lift 25 pounds • Must be able to sit, stand, and bend for long periods of time
Contact Person
Lisa Wart
Contact eMail
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