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Digital Fundraising Manager

Job Type: Full Time / Exempt

Reports To: Development Director
Location: Remote / Preference for the American Western States

Position Summary

This is an associate position and reports to the Development Director. The Digital Fundraising Manager will be responsible for all of Guardians digital fundraising, creating and delivering compelling and engaging digital content to Guardians members, email activists, and social media followers. You will be responsible for meeting clear goals related to growing each of these audiences, and increasing Guardians total membership and membership revenue exclusively from these digital channels. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in online fundraising and will bring expert knowledge of cutting-edge trends in email, social media, digital fundraising and advertising, and SMS communications. The right candidate will also have experience partnering with diverse teams and individuals to get buy-in and support for achieving ambitious goals for both fundraising and digital advocacy. The Development Director will prioritize work as needed but the Digital Fundraising Manager will need to work independently and will have decision-making authority over the work they manage.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Balance time and attention between digital fundraising, list growth, and paid social advocacy.
  • Lead efforts, in collaboration with communications, development, programs, and organizing staff, to manage and expand digital and email member acquisition and conversion strategies. This includes aggressively growing Guardians email subscriber list and increasing revenue from Guardians current and new digital audiences.
  • Oversee the development of strategy and calendar management for digital fundraising content.
  • Create and design digital content; coordinate with Membership Manager on print content as needed.
  • Oversee design and implementation of A/B and other testing to maximize advocacy and fundraising performance.
  • Work with Membership Manager and Digital Systems Specialist to oversee management and ongoing assessment of CRM systems.
  • Partner with Communications to monitor and analyze digital metrics, oversee email production and distribution, manage social media calendar and paid promotion.
  • Advise and train organizational staff on email strategy, new tactics, and best practices.
  • Partner with Communications to manage broadcast SMS systems for digital advocacy and fundraising.
  • Keep abreast of new trends in online advocacy, fundraising and organizing in order to provide creative ideas to the Communications and Development teams.
  • Identify new opportunities and channels for digital fundraising and advocacy.
  • Manage necessary contractors and vendors.
  • Assist with other Development projects and events as requested.
  • Performs duties as assigned.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree or proven experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in digital fundraising, paid advertising, social media, and online communication, preferred.
  • Experience running successful and dynamic data-driven digital ad programs, peer-to-peer campaigns, and other email and member acquisition strategies required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current, emerging and innovative best practice in fundraising required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an exceptional and demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to perform at a high level while working under multiple deadlines.
  • Expertise in digital communications and social media platforms with a commitment to continued learning.
  • Experience maximizing email deliverability and retention in an ever-changing digital ecosystem.
  • Deep understanding of content management software, website development, and digital analytics, including Google Analytics.
  • High awareness of news, politics, policy developments, and issues related to WildEarth Guardians vision and program work.
  • Team player with experience collaborating with diverse individuals across multiple time zones.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of competence, creativity, and professionalism.
  • Committed to practicing WildEarth Guardians’ principles of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Passion for protecting the environment and wild world.
  • Availability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed to meet deadlines.
  • May occasionally be required to work evenings and weekends as needed to meet deadlines. Must be able to work at a computer for the majority of the workday.

Compensation & Benefits

$65,000 – $75,000 annually

WildEarth Guardians offers a friendly and flexible, team-based environment with an excellent  benefits package. Benefits include full health, vision, dental, life, and disability coverage, a 403(b)  retirement plan with a 3% match, paid and unpaid health and family leave, a sabbatical policy, sick leave, three weeks paid vacation to start, and fourteen holidays including your birthday. Salary is negotiable based on experience.

To Apply

Please apply to the link on this page and fill out our online application. Please no telephone calls or email inquiries. If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please email apply@wildearthguardians.org

Deadline to Apply:
Deadline for receiving applications is 02/10/2023

Equal Opportunity Employer

WildEarth Guardians is an Equal Opportunity Organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, family/marital status, religion or other protected classes. We strongly encourage applications from historically excluded communities.

ADA Statement

WildEarth Guardians committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with
our commitment, WildEarth Guardians, will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact apply@wildearthguardians.org.

About WildEarth Guardians

Founded in 1989, WildEarth Guardians is a west-wide environmental advocacy organization headquartered in Santa Fe, NM. The organization has offices in Denver, CO, Missoula, MT, Boise, ID, Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, and Tucson, AZ, as well as several remote staff. We have a 33-year history of securing durable environmental protections that preserve endangered species and other wildlife, advance pioneering supply-side climate policy, ensure living rivers and protect public lands. We do this by pursuing innovative and sustained legal campaigns, bold and creative policy and legislative solutions at both the state and federal levels and by mobilizing grassroots and grasstops constituencies. All this work is in service of our mission to protect and restore wildlife, wild places, wild rivers, and health in the western U.S.

For more information, please visit www.wildearthguardians.org/about-us.

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