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Executive Director   

JOB TITLE:

Executive Director

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Kentfield California United States

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Mzuri Wildlife Foundation (Mzuri) is a California based
non-profit organization dedicated to supporting worldwide wildlife
conservation efforts and outdoor sports education with an emphasis
on engaging youth and women in hunting, fishing and other outdoor
sports activities. Reporting to the Board of Directors (Board), the
Executive Director is responsible for leading the foundation,
driving its mission, and ensuring its success and
sustainability.


Responsibilities


Leadership & Strategic Planning



  • Develop and implement Mzuri's mission, vision, and strategic
    goals. Provide strong leadership to the Board and volunteers to
    ensure alignment with Mzuris long-term objectives.

  • Ensure program excellence through consistent monitoring,
    evaluating and strengthening of Mzuris programs and
    initiatives.

  • Develop and implement strategic growth plans in collaboration
    with the Board.

  • Manage and direct administrative staff and contractors as
    needed for gala and other activities.


Fundraising & Communications



  • Develop and execute effective fundraising strategies to secure
    the financial resources required to sustain and grow Mzuris
    programs and operations.

  • Cultivate relationships with individual donors, corporations,
    and other potential funding sources to support programs and
    initiatives. Primary focus is major gift fundraising.

  • Work closely with individual board members to guide and assist
    their fundraising efforts.

  • Manage annual fundraising gala and other events under the
    direction of the Board.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with prospective
    donors, community partners, local and national hunting groups,
    nonprofits, and other stakeholders. Represent Mzuri at public
    events, conferences, and meetings to enhance Mzuris visibility,
    including Safari Club International Convention, Dallas Safari Club
    Convention, and Mzuri Safari Club meetings.

  • Implement a comprehensive communications plan that includes
    newsletters, website, social media presence, email, and other
    external relations, to promote Mzuris work and impact.


Board Governance and
Support



  • Provide support to the Board of Directors, including planning
    and preparing for board and committee meetings, facilitating board
    discussions, and ensuring compliance with governance policies and
    procedures.

  • Actively engage and energize board members and build their
    involvement in Mzuris mission.

  • Facilitate the recruitment and development of effective board
    and committee members.


Financial Management



  • Manage financial operations, including budgeting, financial
    reporting, banking, and accounting.

  • Manage assets and investments, ensuring responsible and
    sustainable financial practices.


Operations



  • Manage Mzuris grant making process, including reviewing grant
    applications, conducting due diligence, and assisting Grants
    Committee with funding recommendations for Board review. Collect
    and analyze data to measure grant impact and effectiveness and to
    inform decision-making and program improvements.

  • Develop working relationships with grantees and provide support
    as needed.

  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and best
    practices in the philanthropic sector. Ensure compliance with legal
    and regulatory requirements, including tax filings, reporting, and
    governance standards. Stay up-to-date on issues relevant to
    Mzuri.

  • Manage office including the maintenance of an up-to-date
    constituent database and digital filing system. Execute other
    office management functions as needed.


Qualifications


The Executive Director must be thoroughly committed to Mzuris
mission, programs and activities. The successful candidate
will have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management
experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other
qualifications include:



  • 10 years of experience in senior management; track record of
    effectively leading an organization; ability to point to specific
    examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that
    have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.

  • Success working with a Board of Directors and cultivating new
    board member relationships.

  • Successful track record in major gift fundraising
    required.

  • Strong track record in event management as well as individual,
    corporate, foundation, and other fund development strategies
    necessary.

  • Strong marketing skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive
    and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and
    multidisciplinary project skills.

  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative
    approach to business planning.

  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse
    groups of people.

  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude,
    mission-driven, and self-directed.



  • California residency is helpful although not required.


Compensation and Benefits


Compensation package is based upon qualifications and
experience. This is a half-time position.


Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover
letter explaining their qualifications, salary requirements and
interest in the position to Holly Garrison, Executive Director, at

holly.garrison@mzuri.org
.


No calls please.



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Position Details

POSTED:

May 26, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

140000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1717187198-8877c9b8d38ec2f0a0f9b297c55b04fc

LOCATION:

California United States

CITY:

Kentfield

Job Origin:

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The Mzuri Wildlife Foundation (Mzuri) is a California based
non-profit organization dedicated to supporting worldwide wildlife
conservation efforts and outdoor sports education with an emphasis
on engaging youth and women in hunting, fishing and other outdoor
sports activities. Reporting to the Board of Directors (Board), the
Executive Director is responsible for leading the foundation,
driving its mission, and ensuring its success and
sustainability.


Responsibilities


Leadership & Strategic Planning



  • Develop and implement Mzuri's mission, vision, and strategic
    goals. Provide strong leadership to the Board and volunteers to
    ensure alignment with Mzuris long-term objectives.

  • Ensure program excellence through consistent monitoring,
    evaluating and strengthening of Mzuris programs and
    initiatives.

  • Develop and implement strategic growth plans in collaboration
    with the Board.

  • Manage and direct administrative staff and contractors as
    needed for gala and other activities.


Fundraising & Communications



  • Develop and execute effective fundraising strategies to secure
    the financial resources required to sustain and grow Mzuris
    programs and operations.

  • Cultivate relationships with individual donors, corporations,
    and other potential funding sources to support programs and
    initiatives. Primary focus is major gift fundraising.

  • Work closely with individual board members to guide and assist
    their fundraising efforts.

  • Manage annual fundraising gala and other events under the
    direction of the Board.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with prospective
    donors, community partners, local and national hunting groups,
    nonprofits, and other stakeholders. Represent Mzuri at public
    events, conferences, and meetings to enhance Mzuris visibility,
    including Safari Club International Convention, Dallas Safari Club
    Convention, and Mzuri Safari Club meetings.

  • Implement a comprehensive communications plan that includes
    newsletters, website, social media presence, email, and other
    external relations, to promote Mzuris work and impact.


Board Governance and
Support



  • Provide support to the Board of Directors, including planning
    and preparing for board and committee meetings, facilitating board
    discussions, and ensuring compliance with governance policies and
    procedures.

  • Actively engage and energize board members and build their
    involvement in Mzuris mission.

  • Facilitate the recruitment and development of effective board
    and committee members.


Financial Management



  • Manage financial operations, including budgeting, financial
    reporting, banking, and accounting.

  • Manage assets and investments, ensuring responsible and
    sustainable financial practices.


Operations



  • Manage Mzuris grant making process, including reviewing grant
    applications, conducting due diligence, and assisting Grants
    Committee with funding recommendations for Board review. Collect
    and analyze data to measure grant impact and effectiveness and to
    inform decision-making and program improvements.

  • Develop working relationships with grantees and provide support
    as needed.

  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and best
    practices in the philanthropic sector. Ensure compliance with legal
    and regulatory requirements, including tax filings, reporting, and
    governance standards. Stay up-to-date on issues relevant to
    Mzuri.

  • Manage office including the maintenance of an up-to-date
    constituent database and digital filing system. Execute other
    office management functions as needed.


Qualifications


The Executive Director must be thoroughly committed to Mzuris
mission, programs and activities. The successful candidate
will have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management
experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other
qualifications include:



  • 10 years of experience in senior management; track record of
    effectively leading an organization; ability to point to specific
    examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that
    have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.

  • Success working with a Board of Directors and cultivating new
    board member relationships.

  • Successful track record in major gift fundraising
    required.

  • Strong track record in event management as well as individual,
    corporate, foundation, and other fund development strategies
    necessary.

  • Strong marketing skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive
    and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and
    multidisciplinary project skills.

  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative
    approach to business planning.

  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse
    groups of people.

  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude,
    mission-driven, and self-directed.



  • California residency is helpful although not required.


Compensation and Benefits


Compensation package is based upon qualifications and
experience. This is a half-time position.


Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover
letter explaining their qualifications, salary requirements and
interest in the position to Holly Garrison, Executive Director, at

holly.garrison@mzuri.org
.


No calls please.



#J-18808-Ljbffr

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