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Executive Director,

LGBTQ+ Advocacy


Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Fair Wisconsin is the preeminent statewide organization that advances and protects equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) Wisconsinites.


Fair Wisconsin is seeking a vocal champion for LGBTQ+ equality who can strategize and drive change through advocacy, organizing, and coalition-building.


The Executive Director works with Fair Wisconsin’s two Boards of Directors to develop and implement Fair Wisconsin’s vision, implement its strategic plans, manage its staff and all aspects of its operations, and serve as the public face of the organization.

See the detailed job brochure:









Responsibilities include:

  • Accounting & finances.

  • Fundraising.

  • Communications.

  • Legislative advocacy.

  • Field organizing.

  • External relationships.

  • Human resources.

  • Internal operations.

  • Board governance.

Experience sought:


A strong candidate would have some combination of these experiences and skills:

  • Demonstrated passion for Fair Wisconsin’s mission of LGBTQ+ equality.

  • Significant political advocacy experience, including legislative lobbying, grassroots organizing, and electoral strategy work.

  • Excellent public speaking, writing, and media engagement skills.

  • Successful track record of fundraising from cultivating major donors, securing grants, and executing small-donor campaigns.

  • Demonstrated success building coalitions with other organizations dedicated to social justice.

  • Strong team leadership and management skills, with an ability to engage, mentor and develop staff.

  • General management experience overseeing budgets and organizational administration.


For more information:​

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