Vice President of Development

Vice President of Development

Protect Our Winters

Remote or Boulder, CO   |   May 17, 2021

About Protect Our Winters

Based in Boulder, CO, Protect Our Winters (POW) is a nonprofit that engages and mobilizes the outdoor sports community to lead the fight against climate change through educational initiatives, political advocacy and community-based activism.

POW’s mission is to turn passionate outdoor people into effective climate advocates. Pow brings together a community of athletes, creative pioneers, and forward-thinking business leaders to affect systemic solutions to climate change.

Founded by professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones in 2007, POW works against climate change by turning passionate outdoor people into effective climate advocates. POW is a community of athletes, thought pioneers and forward-thinking business leaders working to affect systemic political solutions to climate change.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Executive Director, this inaugural VP of Development will lead the evolution of POW’s development efforts and will design and implement a comprehensive strategy for fundraising across major gifts, membership, corporate partners, foundations, and planned giving.

This leader will have the opportunity to build and mentor a high-performing team, ensure an optimal department structure, and engage, educate, mentor, and support ambassadors, board, and senior leadership in their respective fundraising efforts. Additionally, the VP of Development will personally and successfully engage a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors. This person will serve as a strategic resource development leader for the organization, helping to map out the organization’s long-term strategy and rolling up their sleeves to problem-solve and drive growth.


Kara Teising and Libby Cornelssen of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role please submit your materials here. All nominations, inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

POW is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ applicants.

Read and download the Position Profile here.