The successful candidate will be able to take WC from its current early stage development and build an effective team to grow the organization. The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors, principally through the President. He/She will be responsible for the growth and strategic direction of WC, management of the organization and its staff, program management, public relations, and the organization’s various fundraising activities. The primary fundraising event is the Waterfowl Festival, which attracts 18-20,000 visitors each year and is considered one of the premier wildlife art and sportsmens events in the nation. In addition, he/she will oversee management of conservation programs, including the Project Registry, which seeks to identify, recognize, and support waterfowl conservation projects that achieve measurable conservation outcomes.
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