Job Location: Silver Spring, MD
Position Type: Full time
FLSA Status: Exempt
The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) is a non-profit, member-driven organization. We partner with corporations, their employees, fellow conservation organizations, government agencies and communities to recognize and encourage wildlife habitat projects for conservation and education. WHC is committed to maintaining a positive workplace, where base salary is enriched by flexible working hours, the ability to work remotely, professional development opportunities, and a generous benefits package. The Manager is assigned to the Executive Office to support the development, governance, and strategic visioning aspects of WHC. This position reports to the President but works closely with other members of the senior team.
The Manager is responsible for the management and maintenance of WHC’s Board of Directors to meet all applicable governance standards. The position will manage logistics and materials for regular board and committee meetings to the highest level of accuracy. The Manager is also responsible for development including grants management, scheduling for tracking grant requests and reporting; data analysis and use for business development purposes and; executive office coordination for development purposed including scheduling development travel and maintaining the executive office calendar. The Manager is not responsible for writing grants, but providing management, oversight and support for program staff who are responsible for grant writing. A small amount of administrative support to senior staff will be required as part of this position.
This position requires an unforgiving eye for detail and accuracy, a take-charge mentality, a comfortable and curious approach to data, and a capacity to interact with a variety of systems and processes. It is a perfect position for an individual seeking to advance their experience in non-profit management aspects of governance, board relations, grants management and development. In addition, the successful candidate must be comfortable with responsibilities that range from routine to complex.
The position will be 40% business and strategy development and 20% each on governance, grants management and administration/logistics.
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We will begin contacting selected candidates for interviews after April 19, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted until a candidate is selected.