FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time
SUMMARY: This position supports the Marketing & Operations Director in supporting the Tucson Audubon Society (Tucson Audubon) offices and the Nature Shops. The Retail & Operations Coordinator works with all Tucson Audubon staff, volunteers, board members, members, and the general public.
The Nature Shops are main outreach locations for the Society. The Shops see on average 200-300 visitors per month and bring in new memberships to Tucson Audubon on a regular basis. The mission of the Nature Shops is to encourage interest in birds and bird conservation, help visitors and members understand birds and the places they live and generate revenue for the organization. The Shop(s) strive to offer products that are related to our programs and provide incentive discounts to Tucson Audubon members. It is important for the store(s) to use volunteers who are knowledgeable in the birding and conservation realm in an effort to make a continued connection with members and visitors. Creativity and energy are required for this position, along with good interpersonal skills and the ability to pay attention and focus on the details.
FLSA Status: Exempt, Part Time
SUMMARY: The Events Coordinator takes the lead on signature Tucson Audubon events. This team member creatively addresses strategic development and logistics of events and ensures aspects of events are aligned with Tucson Audubon mission and goals. Events include but are not limited to: annual Gala fundraiser, Tucson Festival of Books, Birdathon fundraiser, Mission Tours, special donor events, quarterly member social gatherings, Tucson Meet Your Birds, and the Southeast Arizona Birding Festival. Oversight of these events involves engaging appropriate partners, committee members and volunteers to support event planning and activities. Event coordination also includes proactively seeking exciting opportunities for Tucson Audubon to creatively engage a wide variety of audiences in support of its mission and funding. The Events Coordinator reports to the Resource Development Director, and works with other Tucson Audubon staff and program coordinators, volunteer task forces and committees as appropriate.