Houston Audubon seeks Development Manager
Houston Audubon’s mission is to advance the conservation of birds and their habitats in the Greater Houston Gulf Coast region. Houston Audubon is a nonprofit organization established in 1969 to conserve wildlife and natural resources with a positive local, regional, and global impact through sanctuary and habitat management, environmental education, and conservation advocacy. Houston Audubon owns and manages 17 nature sanctuaries in the Houston Gulf Coast area providing over 4,100 acres of wetlands, forest, coastal woodlots and prairie, and beach that serve as critical habitat for over 300 species of migratory and resident birds. Houston Audubon sanctuaries also serve as community assets where people enjoy nature, learn, socialize, and explore. We deliver hundreds of nature-based program experiences for children and adults every year.
Hours per Week: 40
Workplace: Houston Audubon headquarters in West Houston
Reports to: VP, Strategic Advancement and Community Relations
Postion Overview: Houston Audubon seeks an experienced and strategic fundraising professional to oversee key fundraising events and initiatives that support and advance the mission of Houston Audubon. The successful candidate will plan and execute major fundraising events, manage a small portfolio of individual, corporations, and foundations, develop relationships with members and donors, and work collaboratively with staff and Board of Directors. The position reports to the VP, Strategic Advancement and Community Relations and manages projects within the development department in collaboration with the Senior Development Associate. Together, the Development Department is responsible for raising approximately $1.8 million per year. Details in the job description below.