DRG Executive Search Consultants

Wildlife Conservation Society (Vice President, Individual Giving)

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- Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred.

- Minimum 10 years progressive fundraising experience in major gifts fundraising, to include 3-5 years at a senior management level with comparable staff and budget responsibilities.

- Ambition and a love of fundraising.

- Excellent management skills; particular experience with large, autonomous teams.

- Demonstrated ability to raise 7-, 8- and potentially 9- figure gifts from individuals.

- Strong leadership skills, with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong business and management skills; demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate staff, donors, and potential partners a must.

- Strong analytic and project management skills; demonstrated experience overseeing and executing complex or multiple time-sensitive projects, including meeting financial goals, project deadlines, and coordinating the work of key staff and partners.

- Ability to succeed in a highly complex organizationstrong ability to influence and persuade others.

- Strong written and verbal communication skills; outstanding interpersonal skills, judgment, and ability to collaborate with a wide range of colleagues at the local and global levels.

- Appreciation and knowledge of wildlife and broader conservation history and strategies. Direct experience working with nonprofits working with wildlife and/or conservation is a plus.

- Willingness and ability to travel.