GWF is Now Taking Applications for Chief Executive

Date: February 18, 2015
Contact: Becky Harris or Todd Holbrook                                                                          Email: or

The Georgia Wildlife Federation (GWF) Board of Directors will be accepting applications through March 31, 2015 for the position of Chief Executive Officer. The CEO position oversees all aspects of the Georgia Wildlife Federation’s operations including fundraising,  issue development and advocacy, administration, staff supervision, event planning, membership, communications, and program activities. The CEO will supervise all Federation employees, appoint staff, plan and generally direct conservation programs and advocacy activities conducted by the Federation. The CEO serves as the primary point of contact for partner conservation organizations and will formulate position recommendations on a variety of wildlife and natural resources related issues.

Minimum requirements include a four-year degree in wildlife or natural resources sciences, life sciences, political science, or social sciences and related professional experience OR  demonstrated experience of  5 or more years working at policy levels of a natural resources agency or organization. Candidates with four-year or advanced degrees in other fields will be considered with appropriate nonprofit management or natural resources experience.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate proficiency in federal and state nonprofit law, rules, accounting, reporting, and regulations; must demonstrate ability to work with nonprofit boards and elected officials at all levels of government; and must show experience working in complex nonprofit partnerships, with private foundations and with corporate executive level personnel. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The GWF office is located at 11600 Hazelbrand Road, Covington, GA, 30014. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and a resume to


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