Director of Events-North Region

Location: Remote Position covering a territory bounded by Wisconsin-Illinois, in the east stretching west to California and north from Manitoba to British Columbia.

Delta Waterfowl is The Duck Hunters Organization, a leading conservation group founded in 1911.  We work to produce ducks through intensive management programs and conservation of breeding duck habitat. Delta conducts vital waterfowl research and promotes and protects the continuing tradition of waterfowl hunting in North America.

Our Mission is to produce ducks and secure the future of waterfowl hunting.

Our Vision is abundant waterfowl and endless opportunities for hunters.

Delta’s international headquarters is located in Bismarck, North Dakota.  Currently, our dedicated team consists of almost 100 employees, of which about half work within our headquarters office and the other half work remotely throughout the US and Canada.  Our organization has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years and this is expected to continue.  This is an exciting time for Delta as we look to the future, and we are looking for talented and skilled individuals who have a passion to perform meaningful work to join our team!

This position is responsible for the development and management of new and existing Delta Waterfowl chapters within a designated region.  Make a difference in the world of waterfowl conservation while enjoying the benefits of a supportive work environment. Join Delta Waterfowl Foundation as our new Regional Director in this area and be part of a dedicated team working to secure the future of duck production, habitat conservation, research as well as hunter recruitment, retention, and reactivation.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Manage, train, evaluate and provide ongoing support of new and existing Regional Directors.
  2. Develop and oversee event revenue, budgets, and forecasts, utilizing effective structures and strategies.
  3. Work closely with the VP of Events to establish and achieve growth and fundraising objectives for the Events Team.
  4. Assist with gaming and alcohol compliance permitting issues, as well as state / federal / provincial policy issues and communications.
  5. Partner with and/or assist Directors and Sr. Director of Development Operations in a variety of activities (i.e. assembly of national package order, chapter achievement-recognition programs (VOY), and the acquisition of merchandise).
  6. Develop, foster, and maintain relationships with a variety of Delta corporate partners and vendors.
  7. Professionally represent Delta by attending industry conferences or tradeshows.
  8. Partner with Delta staff and teams to create agendas, campaigns, and content that meet identified purposes and engagement targets (i.e. UHP, MDC, WHF, Migration Reports) and facilitate proper program deliveries.
  9. Promote teamwork with Major Gifts and Events to ensure organizational standards are met.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent and at least five years of related fundraising or sales experience.
  2. Proven experience in management and leadership.
  3. Detail orientated.
  4. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  5. Proficient leadership and decision-making skills.
  6. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to respond to change.
  7. Must be organized and able to prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
  8. Total proficiency in Delta Waterfowl’s mission and the ability to present this message using various tools.
  9. A valid driver’s license with good driving record.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate verbally and nonverbally. The position duties require dexterity in using telephone, computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and other office equipment. The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and navigate stairs.  The employee must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds.  Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Generally, this position is required to work in both an office and field environment as well as large venue locations such as a hotel, restaurant, conference and/or convention center.  Frequent travel by car and airplane is required to fulfill the duties of this position.

EMPLOYEE ATTRIBUTES

Determined | We are fully committed to achieving our mission of producing ducks and securing the future of waterfowl hunting.

Experienced | We recognize the value our team brings in knowledge, skills, and abilities, and we embrace professional development opportunities to maximize our collective future potential.

Lively | We make sure enthusiasm and positive energy is present in everything we do.

Team Focused | We seek strong collaborative partnerships with others and recognize the value each person brings to achieve our collective goals.

Accountable | We work hard to earn the trust of our donors, the public, and each other, and hold ourselves accountable to the highest professional standards.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Please submit the following documents to jobs@deltawaterfowl.org:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three Professional References

Delta Waterfowl Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.