Careers & Student Opportunities

Delta Waterfowl offers our employees an excellent compensation and benefit package that includes: employee provided health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and a 401K plan. Delta Waterfowl is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Development Director: Atlantic Flyway/East Coast

Delta Waterfowl Foundation seeks to hire a seasoned development professional with a passion for conservation, a strong hunting ethic and a working knowledge of waterfowl/wetland biology to lead our Major Gift fundraising effort in the Atlantic Flyway.

The incoming Development Director will have a significant role in planning, and the primary role in closing Major Gifts from Individuals, Foundations and Corporations in this Region, and will have the unique opportunity to significantly impact waterfowl populations and help shape a very positive future for waterfowl hunting for generations to come. It is preferred that the Development Director base centrally along the East Coast, but location is negotiable for the best candidate. Moderate travel is required.

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Fulfillment Specialist: Bismarck, ND

Delta Waterfowl is looking for an individual to join our membership and event fundraising team.  The candidate must be personable, energetic, self-motivated and possess a high aptitude for customer service.  Strong logistical skills are necessary with a knack for thriving in a fast paced environment.  The candidate needs to have experience with data entry, be proficient in MS Word and Excel with 2 years experience preferred. The successful candidate must have excellent attention to detail and be capable of multi-tasking.

This position also prepares orders by processing requests and supply orders; pulling materials; packing boxes; placing orders in delivery. Must have the ability to lift up to 50lbs.

Delta Waterfowl offers an excellent compensation and benefit package.

Excel, Word and Alphanumeric test scores may be requested.

Send your resume and salary requirements to:
Delta Waterfowl
Attn: Lisa Lawrence
Director of Events Fundraising
PO Box 3128
Bismarck, ND 58502-3128
llawrence@deltawaterfowl.org

Closing date: April 19, 2019


Major Donor Data and Research Specialist

Delta Waterfowl is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented data/database management professional to join our mission as Major Donor Data and Research Specialist.

As a key member of the major gifts team, this position will play an important role in the fundraising effort through the accurate and efficient processing, organization, strategy, maintenance and query of donor data. Additionally, the Specialist will partner strategically with the front-line major gift fundraising team to employ best practices in donor prospect research and tracking; and additionally, work pro-actively to expand the pool of potential donor prospects to support Delta’s mission.

The position is well-suited for a critical thinker who enjoys active problem solving in a fast-paced environment, thrives in a deadline-driven role and enjoys implementing best practices in data capture, integrity and analysis.

The Major Donor Data and Research Specialist is a key, departmental support role with primary functions of:

  1. Verification, standardization and organization of current major donor records in Salesforce CRM,
  2. Accurate and timely processing and reporting of gifts while maintaining the integrity of donor records in the Salesforce constituent resource management system, and
  3. Donor prospect research in support of front-line major gift fundraising staff and departmental fundraising revenue goals.

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Marketing/PR and Social Media Copywriter – Bismarck, ND

Delta Waterfowl Foundation seeks to hire an entry level Marketing/PR & Social Media Copywriter with a passion for conservation and a strong hunting ethic.

You will write content that will support the needs across all of Delta Waterfowl’s departments. Content created will inform, engage and entertain Delta Waterfowl audiences across all media platforms. Core duties include writing and editing material for marketing, fundraising, donor development, events, press releases and social media.

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To apply, please submit a letter describing fit and interest in the position, along with your resume’/CV and 3-5 writing samples to aheiser@deltawaterfowl.org. This position will remain open until the best candidate is identified.


Development Director – North Texas/Dallas/Fort Worth

Delta Waterfowl Foundation is seeking a seasoned development professional with a passion for conservation, a strong hunting ethic and a working knowledge of waterfowl biology to lead our Major Gift fundraising effort in the North Texas area

The incoming Development Director will have a significant role in planning, and the primary role in closing Major Gifts from Individuals, Foundations and Corporations in this Region, and will have the unique opportunity to significantly impact waterfowl populations and help shape a very positive future for waterfowl hunting for generations to come.

It is preferred that the Development Director base from the Dallas / Fort Worth area, but location is negotiable for the best candidate.  Moderate travel will be required to fully embrace the breadth of opportunities that exist in the Region.

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Development Director – Houston/New Orleans

Delta Waterfowl Foundation is seeking a seasoned development professional with a passion for conservation, a strong hunting ethic and a working knowledge of waterfowl biology to lead our Major Gift fundraising effort in the Houston area.

The incoming Development Director will have a significant role in planning, and the primary role in closing Major Gifts from Individuals, Foundations and Corporations in this Region, and will have the unique opportunity to significantly impact waterfowl populations and help shape a very positive future for waterfowl hunting for generations to come.

It is preferred that the Development Director base from the Houston area, but location is negotiable for the best candidate.  Moderate travel will be required to fully embrace the breadth of opportunities that exist in the Region.

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The Dave Ankney & Sandi Johnson Waterfowl and Wetlands Graduate Research Scholarship

The Dave Ankney & Sandi Johnson Graduate Research Scholarship was established in 2013. Two scholarships are awarded annually to graduate students working on waterfowl/wetland issues in North America, one to a MSc candidate and one to a PhD candidate.

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