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Position: Director of Individual Giving

Starting Date: April/May 2005

Major Responsibilities: Under the supervision of, and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Director of Individual Giving will be responsible for broadening the diversity of Predator Conservation Alliance’s (PCA) funding sources, chiefly by expanding the membership and major gifts programs, and conducting special events. This position will involve limited grant-writing responsibilities. Currently, PCA raises $600,000 annually through a combination of foundation grants, individual contributions and special events. Primary duties of this position will include the following:

1. Assist Executive Director in creating/implementing annual and long-range development plans.
2. Seek and solicit major gifts.
3. Strengthen PCA’s membership: acquisition/retention/upgrades.
4. Apply for workplace giving programs, such as the Combined Federal Campaign.
5. Work to integrate and expand roles in fundraising of program staff and Board members.
6. Initiate a planned giving program.
7. Organize and implement special fundraising events.
8. Recommend and initiate merchandise design and marketing.

The Director of Individual Giving will supervise the work of the part-time Development Assistant as it relates to PCA’s membership database maintenance, renewals, special appeal mailings, acknowledgments and special events. Finally, the successful candidate will partner with PCA’s Communications Director on written materials related to fundraising.

Qualifications: Proven experience in membership development, major gift planning and solicitation, excellent written and oral communication skills, and experience working with a nonprofit Board of Directors. Above all, this position requires a commitment to PCA's mission to conserve and restore native predators in the Northern Rockies and Northern Great Plains. Candidates must have a proven history of success in nonprofit fundraising and development planning, must be self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects at one time, and must be computer literate and familiar with database, spreadsheet and word processing programs.

Salary and Benefits: Salary range is $35-40,000 (plus benefits), depending upon experience. Benefits include medical insurance, retirement plan, sick leave and paid vacation.

To Apply: Please send cover letter summarizing why you would like to work for Predator Conservation Alliance, and what qualifications you would bring to this position. Please send your resume, two writing samples and at least three references. PCA is an equal opportunity employer. Position will remain open until filled.

Send Application to:

Predator Conservation Alliance
PO Box 6733
Bozeman, MT 59771
Attn: Steve Hoffman
Email inquiries:

Predator Conservation Alliance
PO Box 6733
Bozeman, Montana 59771
phone 406-587-3389
fax 406-587-3178