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Falmouth Land Trust

Education and Outreach Coordinator (Part-time) DEADLINE EXTENDED

The Falmouth Land Trust (FLT) is a non-profit that owns, manages or monitors easements on 47 parcels of land that totally nearly 1,300 acres and have extensive public trails systems within them. Falmouth is the coastal community adjacent to Portland on the coast of Maine. FLT is a growing organization that seeks to hire an energetic, motivated individual to fill the new role of part-time Education and Outreach Coordinator. The Education and Outreach Coordinator will work approximately 20 hours/week to develop, implement, and grow FLT community offerings including events and education sessions, guest speakers and land-based activities for all ages.

Specific areas of responsibility include:

  • Working with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees to fulfill the outreach/communications and education needs of FLT in the community supporting all public-facing events with organizing, planning, related communications and follow-up.
  • Design, lead and implement innovative programs with various user groups in partnership with other local partner institutions.
  • Raise awareness via social media, web and print and other community channels– support all communications efforts regarding the Trust, its mission and the programs it offers.
  • Help to staff events in the community.
  • Work in partnership with FLT board committees to make the organization a success.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, and task-management capabilities.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills. Ability to work with people of all ages. Extroverted with ability to generate enthusiasm for conservation and land protection.
  • Ability to work independently to create and manage projects and work plans.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are critical as demonstrated proficiency with social media and the ability to lead groups.
  • Knowledge of science, outdoor skills, natural resource systems and Falmouth a plus.
  • Previous experience with a Land Trust or local conservation organization, working in communities useful, but not required.
  • Must meet school requirements for background check and volunteer training. Hold current CPR and Basic First Aid (or willingness to obtain). A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a closely related field is preferred.

To apply: By March 10, please e-mail your letter, resume, and contact information for 2-3 references to: info@falmouthlandtrust.org, with “E & O Coordinator” as the subject. FLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position is expected to begin in March.