Job Location: Bethesda, MD, or remote from anywhere in the United States
Position Type: Full time
FLSA Status: Exempt
WHC (Wildlife Habitat Council) is an established international organization which has been working at the intersection of business and nature for over 30 years. In our work with Fortune 1000 members, we advance companies’ biodiversity, sustainability, employee engagement and community relations goals. WHC is currently in a growth and innovation period and is uniquely positioned to become the global leader in the biodiversity and business space.
The Senior Manager of Development (Senior Manager) contributes to the WHC mission by supporting and enhancing the organization’s resilience through member acquisition, retention and development. This exciting new position is ideal for an energetic, focused individual to create and secure opportunities to grow WHC’s membership, funding opportunities and WHC Consulting service engagements.
The Senior Manager identifies and secures engagement and funding opportunities with corporate members and prospects across many industries, supporting WHC’s financial objectives. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of revenue generation and fundraising, experience developing and managing business relationships and demonstrate successful sales experience. The Senior Manager creates partnerships across departments to achieve organizational targets, participate in strategic decision-making, and influence growth in support of WHC’s mission. This role reports to the Director of Business Development and works closely with the department manager and Operations team.
Member Acquisition and Fundraising Activities:
Management and Administrative:
Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience
WHC has a strong commitment to work life balance and backs up this commitment with a generous benefits package. Full-time employees starting with the organization accrue up to 20 days of vacation and 10 days of sick leave on an annual basis. All employees can take advantage of paid time off, including 2 volunteer days, 2 floating days, and 10 observed holidays per year. WHC offers health, vision and dental insurance, long term and short-term disability, life and AD&D insurance at little to no cost to the employee. WHC also contributes to employees 401K after one year of service, with no employee match needed.
The position is included in WHC’s dispersed workforce plan, providing the employee a choice to work out of the organization’s Bethesda, MD office or from home. This position is mostly office based, with limited physical work. Occasional travel for internal events (staff retreats, WHC Conservation Conference, or similar), meetings, and conferences is expected. This position includes some light physical work.
WHC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are an inclusive, true, driven, and bold team and we don’t just believe that every act of conservation matters®, we also believe that every person matters. We value diverse perspectives and encourage underrepresented applicants to apply. We welcome applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, social background, religion, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetics, and any other federal, state, or local protected class.
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