Development Director, PAWS of JH

JACKSON, WY – PAWS of Jackson Hole is looking for the right candidate to take on the role of Development Director for the organization. Below is a description of duties and expectations for this position.

Development/Donor Cultivation:

  • Create and implement a fund development plan, including major gifts, which increases revenues to
    support the strategic direction of the organization.
  •  Build membership and planned giving programs which include deferred gifts such as legacy gifts and bequests.
  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communication
    and to ensure long-term commitments for donations.
  • Conduct grant seeking research. Prepare and submit grant applications and grant reports as outlined in the fund development plan to generate funds for the organization.
  • Manage the fundraising database ensuring the timely distribution of tax receipts. Maintain gift
    recognition program and manage all applications and software related to receiving donations.
  • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are being
  • Monitor trends in the community and region and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary.

Special Events/Fundraising:

  • Work with Executive Director to plan and execute all fundraising events, chairing event committees, budget development and management, project plan development, solicitation of gifts in kind and sponsorships and post-event evaluation.
  • Handling all aspects of the Old Bill’s process – managing the booth and post-event donation
  • Identify new ways for PAWS to engage with our community and grow our donor base.

Other Duties:

  • Work with Executive Director to develop the annual budget defining and then adhering to income
  • Attend board meetings as assigned and complete board minutes with the help of the Secretary.
  • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about PAWS with the


  • Must embrace the mission of PAWS of Jackson Hole.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Computer savvy with proficiency in Word, Excel, MailChimp, Paperless Post, WordPress, and social media platforms.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce very helpful.
  • Minimum 3 years of non-profit development experience with a proven track record in fundraising
    techniques, grant writing, and major gift procurement.
  • Be a self-starter who is outgoing and goal-driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
  • Be organized and follow through on tasks and goals.
  • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people, pets and community.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.

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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested candidates can send a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume to [email protected].

Community Partner:

PAWS of Jackson Hole

PAWS of Jackson Hole’s mission is to serve as a community resource to prevent pet homelessness, to protect pets from harm and suffering, and to promote responsible ownership

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