We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:
The Strategy Director is focused on identifying and seizing opportunities for the organization to pursue its mission at a greater scale and depth. The position is fundamentally focused on fundraising and the external environment, expanding CSF’s potential role in global conservation and raising the support needed to realize that potential.
Primary Reporting Relationship
The position reports to the President and is a member of the management team.
Responsibilities and Activities
• Work with President and senior staff on determining strategic priorities.
• Work with the President and programs staff on cultivation, approach, proposals and stewardship of foundation, government and development agency funding.
• Partner with President to network and communicate CSF’s accomplishments and capabilities to stakeholders that provide strategic opportunities for new programs and funding. This activity includes representing CSF at high-level meetings, conferences and events.
• Supervise Communications Manager in designing and deploying effective digital and print communications materials.
• Ensure that fundraising goals are met.
Required Qualifications and Competencies
• At least 10 years experience in relevant environmental work, with at least five in a leadership position.
• Demonstrated fundraising talent and track record.
• Excellent professional network.
• Comfortable interacting with donors and high-level professionals in conservation and development fields.
• Integrity that inspires the trust and support of colleagues within CSF.
This position will be based either in Washington, D.C. or the San Francisco Bay Area.
Expressions of interest should be sent in the form of a CV and a cover letter to Aja Heisler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Conservation Strategy Fund is to teach environmental organizations around the world to use economics and strategic analysis to conserve nature.
Upcoming CSF Courses
CSF offers training in economic tools to empower local conservation organizations, decision-makers, and communities.