Regional Director Position

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The Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society are currently seeking qualified candidates for one Regional Director position in charge of fundraising efforts in Minnesota, Louisiana, Oregon and Washington. See the full job description below.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to RGS & AWS headquarters by email Employment@RuffedGrouseSociety.Org or by mail at 451 McCormick Road, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, 15108.




The Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS)/American Woodcock Society (AWS) employ a number of individuals as Regional Directors (RD) who perform these general functions within a specified geographic region:

  • Represent RGS/AWS to volunteers and members by informing them of RGS/AWS programs and policies
  • Organize volunteers into Chapters and committees to assist with:
    • Fund-raising activities (banquets, shoots, hunts, youth events, golf tournaments and other similar activities)
  • Manage and be accountable for the results of those fund-raising activities
  • Identify individuals, companies and foundations capable of making a significant donation to RGS/AWS and bring them to the attention of the CEO and Development Director
  • Recruit new members, Centurion Members, Life Sponsors and Gullion Circle members
  • Educate their constituents via a quarterly Newsletter, e-mail, phone conversations and at least two annual face-to-face meetings with their committees in advance of their banquet.
  • Always represent the RGS/AWS with conduct reflective of the organization and in support of all RGS/AWS policies and programs. Further the RD needs to “ride the brand” by wearing and using RGS/AWS branded clothing and accessories.

More information can be provided upon submitting an application.

Mission Statement

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is North America's foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.

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