(Remote Work) Vice President, Strategic Development – Wildlife Conservation Society

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Job Overview

  • Job Title Vice President, Strategic Development
  • Hiring Organization Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Company Website https://www.wcs.org/
  • Remote Locations Worldwide
  • Job Type  Remote, Full-Time

The Vice President, Strategic Development is a part of leadership for the development of relationships with philanthropic and other strategic partners to ensure the sustainability of WCS Global’s work. This position will lead the development of a strategy to bring stakeholders together to deepen philanthropic engagements and develop and implement a communication plan that conveys WCS Global’s conservation impact. This is an exciting opportunity to lead fundraising and communication efforts that enable the scaling of WCS’s conservation impact globally.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of a multi-year strategic plan to scale funding and resources to achieve WCS Global’s growth goals, in partnership with key internal stakeholders.
  • Lead the establishment of strategic partnerships with external entities to advance WCS goals and objectives and elevate WCS engagement and coordination with major programmatic private foundations, philanthropic interests, other non-governmental organizations, corporations, and individuals.
  • Position WCS to develop the necessary partnerships to both pitch and deliver on the ‘big ideas’ transcending specific programs, including refining, managing, and coordinating our strategy to protect a global portfolio of Nature’s Strongholds.
  • Steward the strategic development and resource mobilization to deliver on WCS’s conservation strategy.
  • Spearhead WCS Global’s external engagement, including branding, communications, and web and social media presence in coordination with other key WCS stakeholders and leadership.
  • Lead WCS Global’s internal communications efforts.
  • Be a thought leader both internally and externally on the current trends and opportunities in development and communications.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, master’s degree in a relevant field a plus.
  • At least 15 years’ relevant experience in a related field.
  • Prior fundraising leadership experience.
  • Inclusive leadership skills, including an ability to build a team, encourage innovation, inspire others, and lead across boundaries.
  • Strong ability to work with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds, cultures and within a dispersed team that includes both WCS and non-WCS staff.
  • English fluency essential, additional language fluency is desirable, particularly in Spanish and French.
  • A passion for nature, and commitment to saving wildlife and wild places; committed to the mission, vision, and values of WCS.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to undertake significant travel (25-50% of the time).
  • Willingness to work across multiple time zones.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • None.

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