Wyoming Women’s Foundation
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Program Associate

POSITION SUMMARY: The Program Associate oversees and implements Women’s Foundation programs and initiatives. Responsibilities include but are not limited to research, advocacy planning, strategic communications, project development and event management and event fundraising. The Wyoming Women’s Foundation is a priority fund of the Wyoming Community Foundation.


40% – Programs/Initiative:

  • Leads the development of a grantmaking strategy based on research and identified priorities of the advisory board
  • Conducts secondary research and use quantitative and qualitative methods to translate research into concise, easy-to-understand concepts
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with grantees, donors, nonprofit partners and key stakeholders important to WYWF’s granting
  • Develops and monitors measurable progress indicators for major grantmaking programs and initiatives
  • Manages intern process including hiring process and supervision of intern(s) onsite.

40 % – Event Management

  • Develops and manages the annual WYWF Antelope Hunt including but not limited to building relationships with donors, sponsors and landowners to support the annual fundraising goal
  • Participates as an active member of executive planning committee
  • Develops and prepares the annual event budget, tracks related expenses and revenues
  • Communicates activities and progress of the event to the WYWF Director in bi-monthly meetings
  • Oversees and directs the work of the event coordinator in conjunction with this event

15% – Communications:

  • Creates and implements the social media engagement plan and website updates in conjunction with Communications Director.
  • Communicates with constituents through regular newsletters
  • Oversee Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt communications
  • Oversee and/or create publicly accessible materials for use with policymakers and the media in conjunction with Communications Director and in relation to the Communication Plan

5% – Advocacy:

  • Oversee legislative review and communications during the legislative session
  • Conduct outreach to public and partners around the state about targeted advocacy issues
  • Stay current on issues, policies, programs and resources relevant to granting and advocacy priorities


  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; or significant work experience
  • At least 1 year experience with event management
  • Skill in public relations and handling complaints
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures and maintains a safe work environment


  • Some lifting of boxes necessary – up to 30 lbs
  • Must have analytical and organizational skills
  • Oral and written communication skills/ English required
  • Regular attendance is an essential job function
  • Ability to work daily and function effectively in stressful situations. May be required to work occasional overtime hours as needed to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities requiring a high level of mental effort and strain
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures and maintains a safe work environment
  • Willingness to travel

Sensitivity level of information handled in this position: HIGH*  All data, fund records and other materials are considered confidential and can only be shared with other authorized WYCF personnel with the same classification. Sharing this information/data with any unauthorized personnel can be grounds for termination.


E-mail cover letter, resume and references to Susan Day susan@wycf.org. Application review starts April 16, 2018. Position open until filled.


$33,000 – $45,000 annually, commensurate with experience, plus a competitive benefits package.