POSITION: Executive Director

JOB DESCRIPTION

Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc. (WGO) — Wisconsin’s only no-compromise gun rights organization — seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Executive Director. The ideal candidate will be energetic and passionate about the right to keep and bear arms. He or she must be willing to learn about political lobbying and strategy and be able to conduct on-camera interviews representing the organization in an effective, well-spoken manner.

This position will require travel to the State Capitol and statewide for public hearings, media appearances and events. The ideal candidate will be articulate and capable of clear communication in the delivery of messaging to media in various press environments. This position will require a cool head under stress and will be someone who enjoys and thrives under tough questioning by difficult media personalities. On-camera experience preferred, please include media clips with resume and cover letter. Must be willing to dress and act professionally while representing the organization; must not be camera shy.

In addition to acting as the public face of the organization and being flexible and available to conduct media interviews, the ideal candidate will possess solid writing and editing skills. He or she will be able to draft legislation and effective written communications to members for grassroots mobilization and fundraising.

The position will be responsible for maintaining contact with lawmakers and staff; researching pending legislation and drafting position statements; and working collaboratively with the board of directors in all matters.

This position involves a probationary period for evaluation. Candidate must show initiative in conducting fundraising programs and will be willing to learn how to file required lobbying and financial reports with the state. An ability to maintain accurate timesheets and records is a must. Patience and excellent organizational skills required.

This position will be part-time salaried with the opportunity to grow with the organization.

Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit completed application, cover letter and resume to:

Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc.
PO Box 329
Waupaca, WI 54981