October 27, 2023

Vice President, Strategic Development

  • Deadline: 19/11/2023
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Salary: USD $ $200,000-$275,000
Full Time

WCS is a non-profit conservation organization that saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. WCS delivers the full spectrum of nature conservation, from preventing loss to protecting and restoring ecosystems.

With the largest and longest-standing field conservation program in the world, WCS works with governments, Indigenous Peoples, and local communities in more than 50 countries to support the conservation of over 27 million square kilometers of the highest ecological integrity areas across the globe that collectively contain:

• Habitat for around 50% of the world’s biodiversity and a wide range of charismatic megafauna.

• Geographies important for local and global climate stability; including some of the most carbon-dense regions of the globe.

• Resources on which ~80 million people who live within these areas rely upon.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President for WCS Global, the Vice President, Strategic Development is a full-time position with leadership for the development of relationships with philanthropic and other strategic partners to ensure the sustainability of WCS Global’s work. This position will lead the development of a strategy to bring stakeholders together to deepen philanthropic engagements and develop and implement a communication plan that conveys WCS Global’s conservation impact. This is an exciting opportunity to lead initiatives and communication efforts that enable the scaling of WCS’s conservation impact globally.

For further information and to apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification to https://apptrkr.com/4727577 quoting reference 6907. The deadline for applications is Sunday, November 19, 2023, at Midnight ET.

WCS is open to this position being based in various locations, with preference for WCS New York Headquarters. The salary range is $200,000-$275,000 USD. Salary and benefits subject to change depending on the geography.

WCS is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment and look for future team members who share the same value.

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