AFFTA Fisheries Fund is looking to fill brand new Executive Director position


AFFTA granting arm seeking leader to extend reach in conservation space

Bozeman, MT – The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) is currently searching for candidates interested in taking the helm of the Fisheries Fund as Executive Director. 

The Executive Director for the AFFTA Fisheries Fund will provide the leadership and support to execute the mission of Fisheries Fund, and plan, direct, and coordinate the organization to ensure its goals and objectives are accomplished within a prescribed-time frame and funding parameters.  The Executive Director will provide the leadership to steer the organizational structure, budgets, and goals through a strategic plan. 

This position is a full-time position of at least 40 hours per week, and will have direct communication with the Fisheries Fund Board of Directors, AFFTA Board of Directors and Executive Committee.


Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume with “Fisheries Fund Executive Director” to AFFTA President, Ben Bulis: [email protected]

Cover letters and resumes need to be submitted between July 20 and August 20, 2020. Anything received after August 20, 2020 will not be considered.

The AFFTA Fisheries Fund was established in late 2014 with the main objective of funding organizations and projects focused on fisheries conservation and education. From grassroots projects to national-level organizations, the Fund supports the important work they do to preserve and protect our vital resources and attract more people to fly fishing.

AFFTA guides the sustainable growth of the fly fishing industry through trade development and stewardship. We accomplish this by advocating for the industry and empowering our members to improve their businesses through collaboration, education and building community; along with advocating for healthy fisheries and engaging our members and partners to support protection, restoration, and access.


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