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Northeast Wilderness Trust

Outreach Coordinator

General Description

Northeast Wilderness Trust conserves forever-wild landscapes for nature and people across New England and eastern New York. The Wilderness Trust stewards over 25,000 acres of forever-wild land.

The Wilderness Trust seeks an enthusiastic professional with a passion for wilderness conservation for a new full-time position of Outreach Coordinator.  This position will work as an integral member of our small team to organize, manage, and implement an extensive calendar of year-round outreach efforts including but not limited to:

  • Monthly E-News
  • Annual Reports
  • Outreach Materials
  • Outreach and Educational Events
  • Social Media Engagement
  • Website Management
  • Content Development
  • Partnership Development

The Outreach Coordinator will manage the overall communications strategy to inform and engage supporters and work to increase base of support for the organization. The position reports directly to the Executive Director and will work collaboratively with other staff. The position will also work with the Development and Communications committee of the Board of Directors.

Required Education and Skills:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field with at least two years’ work experience in outreach, writing, event coordination, community engagement or other related functions;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with a small staff;
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills to meet deadlines and be self-starting;
  • Very strong writing skills, especially on topics related to wilderness conservation;
  • Strong graphic design skills
  • Creativity and attention to detail/ability to edit content;
  • Proficient in using social media channels professionally;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, WordPress, and MailChimp or similar programs;
  • Willingness to work outside of your job description and work collaboratively with the team on changing priorities and a variety of projects simultaneously.

Location: Montpelier, Vermont.

Position Type: Full-time at 40 hours per week with a competitive benefit package including three weeks paid vacation, retirement match, and healthcare.

Hiring Salary Range: $39,000-$45,000

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, graphic design sample, and three professional references as a single combined PDF file no later than May 31, 2018, to Cathleen Maine at

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Northeast Wilderness Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.