Director of Development – WisCorps

The Director of Development is an experienced fundraising professional who provides leadership, management, and coordination of all development and fundraising activities for WisCorps and its two divisions (Wisconsin Conservation Corps and The Nature Place). The person in this role is responsible for developing strategies and plans to meet annual fundraising goals for major gifts, corporate donations, planned giving, direct mail appeals, grants, special events, and campaign funding.

The Director of Development builds relationships with current and prospective donors, monitors funded grants, researches new funding opportunities, and supervises all department staff (currently two UW-L Fellows). In addition, the Director of Development will embrace communications and brand awareness as an extension of development strategies to broaden the donor base and expand partnerships.

The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and serves as a member of the WisCorps Leadership Team, working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to implement the organization’s strategic vision, develop and track the annual budget, attend Leadership Team and Board of Directors meetings, all assigned committee meetings, trainings, retreats, and workshops. The Director will observe, analyze, and provide feedback to continually improve the organization’s current and future operations, especially the Development Department.

WisCorps, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit conservation organization headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin that engages youth and young adults in two areas: conservation projects through the Wisconsin Conservation Corps and nature education through The Nature Place. For more information please visit the WisCorps website.

Send your cover letter, resume, and references to by 5 pm on December 1, 2023.

ORGANIZATION: Wisconsin Conservation Corps