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Development Assistant, Part-Time

Title: Development Assistant, 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week)
Supervisor: Development Director
Compensation: $12.50 to $14.00 per hour depending on experience, Generous Benefits
Start Date: October 1, 2015
Location: Helena, MT

The Development Assistant supports the development department in all administrative functions. This position handles a wide range of administrative tasks and is able to work independently with little or no supervision. This position handles all data entry for the department and processes all donations and gifts including monthly donor contributions, credit card processing, and online donations. This position also assists the development department in executing all mailings and appeals, gift acknowledgments, and other administrative tasks. The Development Assistant is exceedingly well organized, trustworthy, flexible, and enjoys the administrative challenges of supporting the fundraising efforts of a vibrant conservation organization. Strong attention to detail along with advanced skill with MS Office applications, superior writing skills, and a can-do attitude is essential to the position.

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Wilderness Fellow, Part-Time

Job Title: Wilderness Fellow, Part-Time (< 20 hours/week)
Supervisor: Regional Field Director
Compensation: $14/hour
Start Date: Position will remain open until filled, however applications will be reviewed beginning August 10, 2015.
Term: 1 year, possible extension based on funding availability
Location: 1 position based in each community of Whitefish, Missoula, and Bozeman

Wilderness Fellows are front-line players on MWA’s program team that are developing and implementing the grassroots campaigns that identify and build support for protecting Montana’s public lands and wild country. Fellows will be responsible for various aspects of programmatic work that engages and inspires members, volunteers, and supporters to take action. S/he works closely with the State Policy Director and respective Field Director on organizing events and programming for various MWA campaigns and priorities. Specific programs and work plan will reflect the needs and priorities of each community in which the position is based.

This is a fast-paced, exciting, people oriented job that will build your skill set in grassroots organizing, civic engagement, public lands policy, and wilderness protection.

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Eastern Montana Field Director

Openings: 1
Supervisor: Southwest Montana Field Director
Compensation: $32,000 to $37,000 DOE. Generous benefits.
Start Date: Position will remain open until filled
Location: Billings

The Eastern Montana Field Director (EMFD) is responsible for various aspects of programmatic work while building support for issues and campaigns across Montana’s Prairie Wildlands. Working with MWA staff, volunteers and partners, the EMFD is responsible for developing and implementing conservation strategies for some of Montana’s last best places. S/he works closely with the Southwest and Central Montana Filed Directors on a variety of agency processes and legislative campaigns and supervises interns, fellows and/or part-time staff as needed. The EMFD is also responsible for public relations, position/policy development, and membership recruitment within the region.

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