Chief Operating Officer for the nation’s largest coldwater conservation organization
(Trout Unlimited, Arlington, VA)
Trout Unlimited seeks a Chief Operating Officer to lead operations to match best-in-class conservation programs that have doubled in size over the past six years.
With 45 offices in 27 states and 400 local chapters, Trout Unlimited mobilizes hundreds of thousands of grassroots volunteers to create healthy coldwater habitats that support sustainable fishing.
The projects Trout Unlimited fights for help everyone, as healthy coldwater habitats are resilient environments that stand up to the water-related impacts of contemporary climate change, helping people protect their communities and meet one of the most urgent contemporary environmental challenges.
Trout Unlimited has a 60-year track record of conservation achievements. From the landowner on the stream bank to state fisheries agencies to the halls of Congress, TU continuously works to achieve its mission. With its diverse base of support and its wide impact, TU has a profoundly beneficial effect on the environment.
As Trout Unlimited has grown, so has the need for operations expertise to help facilitate its mission-related work. The COO will report directly to the President and CEO; manage the senior team to ensure that the functions of the organization perform at an exceptional level; and work with senior staff and key volunteer leaders to create systems and processes that improve internal communications and coordination.
The ideal candidate will be a driven and results-oriented leader, with deep experience in managing all organizational aspects, including information technology, finance, accounting, and human resources; and will possess knowledge of historical conservation trends, in addition to current conservation and environmental priorities and campaigns. S/he will possess an entrepreneurial nature, with a willingness to understand the complexities of new initiatives to achieve programmatic growth, and have a love for and appreciation of fishing and pristine outdoor wildlife habitats.
The Academy of Management seeks a Chief Financial Officer to lead a global organization with growing annual revenue and nearly $40M in reserves.The Academy of Management is dedicated to creating a better world by improving management practices in all the places where people work. Established in 1936, today it has more than 20,000 members in 120 countries, has five U.S.-based and four international affiliates, and publishes some of the top journals in the field of management and organization science.The Academy envisions an expansion of its revenue-generating services for members and other audiences. The monetization of these services will require a Chief Financial Officer to shape strategic and operational decisions and to establish Key Performance Indicators to evaluate ongoing implementation.The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for strategic leadership and broad financial stewardship of all aspects of the Academy of Management’s finance and accounting functions to ensure the association’s financial health and the fulfillment of its mission. The CFO reports to the Executive Director, providing trusted leadership on the financial implications of all operational and strategic ...issues. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, Board of Governors, and senior staff, the CFO integrates across the entire organization, serving as a credible resource for uncovering business opportunities, assessing risks, and developing solutions to business challenges.The ideal Chief Financial Officer will have multi-faceted, broad-based experience that brings together the best of the non-profit and for-profit worlds, combining traditional finance functions with the strategic thinking expected of a modern CFO. Minimum qualifications include:?Master’s degree required; MBA or other professional credential highly desired.?Progressive senior finance roles, preferably including some in a small to mid-size organization. ?Combination of non- and for-profit experience highly preferred; general knowledge of higher education or allied fields desired (e.g., research, conferences, publishing, online services).?Global perspective on finance (tax, business, travel, etc.).Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Academy of Management. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to learn more and apply online at www.driconsulting.com/positions/ or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.