Upcoming banquets in SOUTH CAROLINA:

Black Creek Chapter, SC - 07/25/2014
Hartsville, SC 29550

Low Country Longbeards, SC - 07/31/2014
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Lake Murray Gobblers-Caring & Sharing,SC - 08/01/2014
Newberry, SC 29108

Spartanburg Spurs, SC - 08/07/2014
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Mountain Lakes Chapter - 08/09/2014
Pickens, SC 29671

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Job Opportunities with the NWTF

Managing Editor

POSITION SUMMARY: Help the editor-in-chief in producing the NWTF's Turkey Country magazine from start to finish and oversee the day-to-day operations of the magazine.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Writes and edit news and feature articles for the magazine that entertain and inform and are factually correct
  • Helps the editor-in-chief develop compelling story ideas and plan upcoming issues of the magazine
  • Writes catchy headlines, subheads and photo captions
  • Incorporates fact checking into the editing process
  • Along with the editors, works with freelance writers and photographers to assign stories and photos as well as track progress of the work
  • Reviews and edits assignments before publication for accuracy
  • Helps proofread layouts before they're sent to the printer
  • Helps the editors work with the Web team to generate content for the magazine website
  • Oversee the work of the senior editor and publishing assistant
  • Works with the editor to answer freelance queries (as well as other inquiries of the magazine)
  • Helps the editor-in-chief with day-to-day responsibilities and steps in when the editor is absent
  • Other communications duties/project as assigned by editor-in-chief

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in communications; at least three to five years of editorial experience
  • Excellent proofreading skills; demonstrated ability to write, edit, summarize and rewrite copy as needed
  • Computer skills with some knowledge of graphic arts programs
  • Leadership and organizational skills, be self-motivated
  • An excellent knowledge of hunting and conservation
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds
  • Must be able to sit, stand, and bend for long periods of time

Complete the online job application by clicking here.

No telephone calls or agencies please.

Equal Employment/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace employer.


NWTF Director for Conservation Operations - Western US

POSITION SUMMARY: The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has an immediate opening for a Director for Conservation Operations that will cover the western United States. This position will be responsible for developing, directing and administering the NWTF's conservation program objectives within their 18 state area to achieve our Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Creating and maintaining partnerships with state and federal agencies, NGO's, other conservation groups, corporate partners and major donors
  • Identifying, developing and maintaining funding sources to support the NWTF's conservation goals and objectives
  • Overseeing the formulation of strategic operational plans, budgets and revenue targets for their respective Area
  • Assisting with hiring field staff within the Area per HR policies and Management Team directives
  • Providing guidance to the Conservation Field Supervisors for program and procedural direction
  • Compiling, reporting, and evaluating conservation accomplishments and metrics

Qualifications:

  • Requires at minimum a Bachelors degree in wildlife management, forestry or closely related field with at least 5 years of project management and supervisory experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills and the ability to communicate with both professional and general audiences
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be willing to incur significant travel both nationally and throughout their area including overnight stays that could be up to several weeks at a time
  • Preferred experience includes 8-10 years of supervisory and project management experience specifically related to regional and National conservation delivery
  • Diverse knowledge of conservation issues, wildlife policy, regional wildlife and habitat management practices, and Federal and State Agency programs
  • Business and fundraising experience including major donor relationships, corporate sponsorships and budget management

This position will need to be located within the 18 states and in close proximity to a major airport for travel purposes. Geographic location is negotiable. Excellent health and retirement benefits package included. Salary is commensurate with experience and very competitive.

Complete the online job application by clicking here.

No telephone calls or agencies please.

Equal Employment/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace employer.


Regional Director - East Kansas/West Missouri

POSITION SUMMARY: The National Wild Turkey Federation is searching for a Regional Director to manage a territory in East Kansas and West Missouri. The chosen person will have to reside in the area. This position is charged with planning, developing, implementing and maintaining a grassroots program designed to attract more people to conservation, turkey hunting and other outdoor activities.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Work with existing chapter system to develop them to their greatest potential for fund raising and membership development
  • Assist existing chapters in planning all types of activities that benefit the resource as well as the chapter
  • Act as liaison between chapters and national office on various issues
  • Work in development of all aspects of fund-raising dinners
  • Assist in searching out and screening donations of all types from private and public entities
  • Identify private and corporate landowners that are interested in having wild turkey management plans developed on their property
  • Ability to travel 25k to 30k miles per year to cover assigned territory. Some overnight and weekend travel is required
  • Ability to submit weekly activity reports to headquarters and budget accordingly

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Superb relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BS degree preferred or equivalent experience in Sales
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including strong Excel, Word and Outlook skills
  • Prefer someone with a love for wildlife or nature

Complete the online job application by clicking here.

No telephone calls or agencies please.

Equal Employment/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace employer.


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