Colorado Nonprofit Association

Development Director

About Western Landowners Alliance (WLA): Founded in 2012 by landowners and managers, the organization aims to increase the wellbeing of working lands in the American West and the living communities, including human and wildlife, that depend on them. 

Position Overview: Western Landowners Alliance is seeking a dynamic and experienced Development Director to design and implement a comprehensive development plan to support our mission and programs. The Development Director will be a key member of the leadership team responsible for developing and executing an overall fundraising strategy that engages individual donors, corporate partners, foundations, government grants, and events.

Amount of Time & Status: 40 hours a week, exempt, Monday-Friday

Location: This position is remote with residency required in the American West. Periodic travel will be required. 

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer 

Compensation: $85,000 – $115,000. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Direct report(s): Major Gifts Officer, Partnerships Manager, Membership and Outreach Coordinator

Duties/Responsibilities Include: 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Working Environment/Physical Activities: Work environment is an office and field setting. Physical activities include sitting at a desk and working on a keyboard and computer several hours a day; conducting business over the telephone and via email; standing and walking for long periods of time for field visits; traveling long distances by vehicle (including traveling on unpaved roads). Must be able to work in a variety of environments, including outdoor activities in a variety of weather conditions. This position may also require moving materials up to 25 pounds.

Target start date: Immediately