Employment

Current Job Openings at QDMA:

Senior Director of Operations

Director of Fundraising Programs

 


Senior Director of Operations
The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is seeking a mission-focused, seasoned, and process-minded individual with experience leading a management team and developing a performance culture among employees. They must possess the skills, sensitivity, and confidence to maximize the abilities of all team members while encouraging creativity and critical thinking. The successful candidate will oversee all functional areas of the association including revenue, membership, staff management, mission delivery and organizational impact.

Responsibilities
Reporting to and working collaboratively with the CEO, the Senior Director of Operations will:

  • Oversee all internal operations and programs
  • Manage all national office staff and some field staff
  • Develop and implement business plans and budgets
  • Lead a performance process that measures progress against stated goals
  • Communicate the association’s brand internally and externally
  • Work closely with Board of Directors; attend meetings and make presentations as directed by the CEO

Key Qualifications:

  • Unquestioned integrity and a strong commitment to QDMA’s mission  
  • Exceptional capacity for managing and leading people, both individually and in groups; capacity to enforce accountability, develop and empower top-notch leaders, and cultivate creativity
  • Hard working and action oriented; not afraid to take unpopular stands when necessary
  • Proven experience with the full range of business functions, including strategic planning, budgeting, business analysis, finance, information systems, human resources, and marketing and the ability to balance program objectives with budget realities 
  • Proven track record of exceeding goals and a bottom-line orientation; ability to consistently make good decisions and exercise sound judgment; ability to anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into organizational plans
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in business, organizational management or a related field
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a high-level leadership role, preferably in the nonprofit sector

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Fundraising experience, including grassroots, major gifts, and/or corporate relations
  • A strong working knowledge of deer, deer hunting and the hunting industry
  • An MBA or similar advanced degree

Remuneration:
Commensurate with qualifications. QDMA is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package, including competitive salary, health, retirement, and vacation benefits.

Position Location:          
Bogart, Georgia

Application Deadline:
April 20, 2015

Application Process:
Interested persons should forward a resume, cover letter, and three references to:
        Senior Director of Operations Search Committee
        C/O QDMA Human Resources Department
        P.O. Box 160, Bogart, GA 30622

Applications can also be sent electronically to Jill Faulkner, Human Resource Coordinator.

 

Director of Fundraising Programs
The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is seeking an experienced and motivated professional to lead its fundraising activities in the following areas: grassroots, annual campaigns, major gifts, planned giving and corporate relations. The successful candidate will implement efficient and effective systems to increase revenue to maximize mission delivery and organizational impact.

Responsibilities
Reporting to the Senior Director of Operations, the Director of Fundraising Programs will:

  • Establish and implement a formalized development program including: annual campaigns, planned giving, major gifts and foundation giving
  • Oversee a team of nine Regional Directors and two support positions to maximize revenue, membership and volunteer engagement at the grassroots level
  • Oversee one part-time development position (association’s founder) to maximize success with major gifts and planned giving
  • Assist the CEO in securing corporate support from within the hunting and conservation communities and monitor corresponding relationships and annual agreements
  • Develop and implement business plans, budgets, timelines and measures of success for all development programs
  • Communicate the association’s brand internally and externally while fostering a positive team culture at all levels
  • Work with the Board of Directors as directed by the CEO

Key Qualifications:

  • Unquestioned integrity and a strong commitment to QDMA’s mission  
  • Minimum 3 years of fundraising experience, preferably at the nonprofit level, in grassroots, major gifts, and/or corporate relations
  • Demonstrated staff management skills, especially with remote employees  
  • Proven track record of fundraising success and exceeding goals  
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in fundraising, marketing, sales or a related field
  • Willingness to travel frequently, including nights and weekends

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A strong working knowledge of deer, deer hunting and the hunting industry
  • A solid understanding of fundraising software and database management

Remuneration:
Commensurate with qualifications. QDMA is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package, including competitive salary, health, retirement, and vacation benefits.

Position Location:
Negotiable

Application Deadline:
April 20, 2015

Application Process:
Interested persons should forward a resume, cover letter, and three references to:
        Director of Fundraising Programs Search Committee
        C/O QDMA Human Resources Department
        P.O. Box 160, Bogart, GA 30622

Applications can also be sent electronically to Jill Faulkner, Human Resource Coordinator.
 

QDMA is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, creed or national origin.