Wild Ones Seeks to Fill Chapter Liaison Position

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The Chapter Liaison is responsible for the development and operations of Wild Ones Chapters to best serve members within a chapter, members of the chapter’s community and the chapters ability to deliver on Wild Ones Mission.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as the primary contact for chapter officers, advise on chapter operations and provides support on technical/operational concerns.  
  • Responsible for coordinating national chapter officer meetings, chapter and members communications and special project committees. 
  • Responsible for the development, facilitation, and maintenance of Chapter Officer Training. This can include virtual “live” trainings, eLearning’s, and recorded videos.  
  • Responsible for assembling content for Chapter Officer Newsletters and general communications.  
  • Ensures chapters are compliant with organizational bylaws, the chapter guidebook, policies, and guidelines.   
  • Maintains, updates, and communicates current best practices, bylaws, chapter guidebook, policies, and guidelines to chapter officers.  
  • Maintains chapter documentation and resources in the Member Center.  
  • Responsible for chapter support services such as annual chapter reporting, chapter recognition and chapter anniversaries. 
  • Responsible for chapter seedling, chartering, and de-chartering processes.
  • Identifies strategies to increase the number of chapters, chapter membership, and membership retention both at chapter and organizational level.  
  • Periodically reviews and attends chapter meeting materials, newsletters, and events to share with the national office.  
  • Responsible for reporting chapter statistics and metrics to the national office.  
  • Other duties as needed and assigned by the Executive Director.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or related field or equivalent experience.  
  • 3-5 years of membership, chapter, and donor experience in a nonprofit or foundation.   
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and implementing training curriculum and designing training modules. 
  • Experience in multi-unit leadership or across multiple locations in an organization 
  • Experience with facilitating groups, meetings and giving presentations and public speaking. 
  • Experience in developing and managing project plans and providing status updates. 
  • Hands-on attitude with flexibility and willingness to cross train with and support colleagues in a small office environment.  
  • Advanced level of competency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and SharePoint. 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing strategic initiatives focused on organizational growth that was successfully executed.   
  • Must have a strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced and remote environment with a stable internet connection. 
  • Excellent attention to detail in composing, typing, and proofing written materials and interpersonal communication skills to build relationships with members of the public, partners, chapters, and board members.  
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently, self-manage multi-task, prioritize, meet deadlines. 
  • Willingness and ability to learn and understand software programs and other technology as applicable. 
  • Must have at least an intermediate proficiency with video conferencing software. 
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently. 
  • Knowledge of membership/donor systems, and web software (WordPress) is desirable. Must have (or willing to obtain) a stable internet connection.  
  • Knowledge of botany, ecology, horticulture, entomology or native plants is not required but desirable.

Hours, Salary & Benefits

Salary and hours 

  • This is a full-time salaried position, compensation is $30K-$40K based on experience. Flexible hours are required to accommodate frequent evening meetings and occasional weekend meetings. Infrequent travel is a potential on an annual basis for in-person board meetings but could expand as needed to support fundraising initiatives.   

Location  

  • Wild Ones national staff are currently working a mix of in-office hours and remote hours. Remote work may be considered depending on the candidates’ location. 
  • Location: Wild Center, 2285 Butte des Morts Beach Road, Neenah, WI 54956  

Benefits  

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance   
  • Employee Basic Life, AD&D and STD Insurance  
  • SIMPLE IRA retirement plan, with the opportunity to receive matching funds.  
  • Paid time off, holiday pay, bereavement pay.