Operations Coordinator

Organizational Profile 

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers seeks to ensure North America’s outdoor heritage of hunting and fishing in a natural setting, through education and work on behalf of our wild public lands, waters, and wildlife. We are a North American nonprofit organization with chapters throughout Canada and the United States.  


Now, more than ever before, we need wild lands: places that offer solitude and challenge to rekindle the fire at the heart of the human soul. BHA is a nonpartisan group of sportsmen and women who are standing up for these places and for the outdoor access opportunities they represent. We are North America’s leading hunting and angling organization dedicated to conserving our public lands legacy and the waters, wildlife, and traditions they sustain. 



BHA is hiring a full-time operations coordinator who will be responsible for assisting with chapter, finance, and other operational needs of the organization. The operations coordinator will be an integral part of the team as the liaison between the BHA state chapters and the headquarters operations department. They will be the lead to assist chapters with all banking, events, insurance and any additional finance and operational needs.   


The ideal candidate must be able to work with little supervision and be flexible and organized in a fast-paced work environment. This position requires the ability to exercise good judgment, make responsible decisions, analyze problems, adhere to standards of confidentiality, have excellent customer service skills and communicate effectively. The successful candidate will adhere to BHA’s mission and philosophy.   


Primary Responsibilities:  


  • Chapter operations support 
  • Posting chapter events to multiple online media platforms.   
  • Coordinating the proper compliance forms for insurance, lobbying & volunteer hours, raffle, and sales tax licenses for chapters.  
  • Reconcile chapter events and track processing of event information and finances. 
  • Process quarterly chapter invoices, ROI of chapter events and other chapter information as needed. 
  • Develop and facilitate chapter membership opportunities. 
  • Provide day to day financial support and communication to chapter treasurer and event leads; organize and lead quarterly Chapter Treasurer calls.  
  • Other chapter support tasks as assigned by a director. 


  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the director of finance. 
  • Prepare and maintain accounting documents and records. 
  • Reconcile deposits received from third-party payment platforms in a timely manner.  
  • Prepare bank deposits, credit card statements and general ledger postings.  
  • Assist with accounts payable. 
  • Track chapter bank activity and ensure appropriate support for deposits and expenses is provided. 
  • Enter chapter financial transactions in accounting software.  
  • Assist chapters with all banking and point-of-sale platform needs. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 2-5 years of work experience in an administrative office setting; preferred experience in finance and operations.  
  • Ability to work with a diverse team of staff, chapter leaders and partners across North America and have strong customer service skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, decisive and a quick problem solver. 
  • Must conduct work with integrity, good humor, and focus on developing partnerships, building trust, and strengthening professional relationships. 
  • Skilled user of Microsoft Office Applications, including Excel. 
  • Preferably a hunter and/or angler with a willingness to work flexible hours. 
  • Capability to sit at a desk for extended periods working on computer. Lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 

BHA is headquartered in Missoula, Montana. We offer a stimulating and fun work environment, health insurance and 401K plan match, generous leave package including annual time off for backcountry hunting/fishing, and discounts with BHA corporate partners. 


Starting Salary: Dependent on experience 

 Location: Missoula, Montana; remote options considered for superior candidates  

 Application: To apply send cover letter and resume to the hiring committee at [email protected] with the subject line “Operations Coordinator” 

 Please attach your cover letter and resume as one pdf document. The application cover letter should outline both your interest in and qualifications for this position.  

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers seeks to ensure America's outdoor heritage of hunting and fishing in a natural setting through education and work on behalf of wild public lands and waters.  

 Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.