Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Manager, Affiliate Partnerships

Manager, Affiliate Partnerships
Location: Reston, VA
Department: Conservation Programs & Education
Duration: Full Time
Salary: Open
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forefront of global warming issues, reconnecting our children with nature, and
protecting America’s wildlife and habitat.

Position Description
We seek a Manager, Affiliate Partnerships to oversee national affiliate
programs, communications and operations, and serve in a strategic
implementation capacity to the Director of Affiliate Partnerships. This
position provides direction for and manages the efforts associated with the NWF
Affiliate network. The Affiliate Partnerships Manager will ensure that the
affiliate governance requirements of the organization are met and will play a
critical coordinating role in relationships with Affiliates and Regional
Representatives. This position is also responsible for overseeing the
operations and daily administration of the Affiliate Partnerships team, and
providing support to the Board Credentials and Affiliate Standards Committee.

Position Requirements
Qualified candidates for this position must have a bachelor's degree or
commensurate and a minimum eight years of professional experience, preferably
in a non-profit, project management or operations capacity. The Affiliate
Partnerships Manager must possess strong written, verbal communication, and
leadership skills, excellent planning, strategy, creativity, and delegation
skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to conceive, manage and complete
projects. He or she must have a demonstrated ability to collaborate and
coordinate effectively and efficiently across a large, geographically dispersed
organization and network of affiliated organizations with staff and volunteers
at a variety of organizational and leadership levels. The Affiliate
Partnerships Manager must be a relationship-

builder. Understanding the
mechanics that shape and affect NWF as a whole, flexibility, and good
organization skills are required. Prior experience working with NWF' s
affiliates and volunteer leaders, as well as a working knowledge of NWF's
governance, and meeting facilitation and event-planning experience are strongly
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