Director of Development and Community Outreach
Willistown Conservation Trust
SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Willistown Conservation Trust (WCT) is seeking a senior level candidate for the position of Director of Development (DOD) to assist WCT in meeting the ambitious fundraising goals necessary to further its mission as a vibrant land trust and conservation organization with programs in Bird Conservation, Agroecology, Watershed Protection, Land Stewardship, and Community Education. The Director of Development is responsible for overseeing and expanding upon the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of WCT’s dedicated donor community.
The DOD has responsibility for planning, implementing and coordinating WCT’s comprehensive development programs to include: major gifts; annual giving; capital campaigns; planned giving; special events; and foundation and public grants. The DOD works with the Communications and Marketing team on public relations, communications, and special events designed to enhance fundraising capacity and to broaden the base of support for Trust programs. Additionally, the DOD works collaboratively with Program Directors to design and implement fundraising and outreach initiatives.