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Listed below are current positions available at land trusts and associated entities.
Islesboro Islands Trust
Stewardship and Environmental Education Specialist
IIT is looking for an energetic, well-organized individual committed to the conservation of Islesboro's natural resources. The Stewardship and Environmental Education Specialist oversees and administers stewardship of Preserves, plans and implements environmental education initiatives and assists with a broad range of activities in the daily operations of the land trust. The Stewardship and Environmental Education Specialist reports to and works closely with the Executive Director. This is a salaried, full-time, entry-level professional land trust position. Principal work tasks include management and monitoring IIT’s preserves and trails, administration of IIT educational activities, and volunteer management.
Candidates should be capable of multitasking, able to perform physically demanding outdoor work, and have proficiency implementing property management plans. Candidates should demonstrate aptitude for or experience in natural history, land stewardship, and trail management.
Requirements of the position include a minimum Bachelor's degree and/or significant experience in a related job, good physical condition, ability to use hand and power tools, strong verbal and written communication and computer skills, capacity to manage diverse activities, attention to detail and accuracy, and commitment to the IIT mission of land protection, environmental education and advocacy.
The $30,000 or greater salary is dependent on experience. Benefits include paid vacation and personal time and chance to work in our beautiful, ecologically healthy environment.
Please send cover letter, resume and three references to Islesboro Islands Trust at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call Steve Miller at 207-734-6907.
Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association
Office Administrator / Outreach Coordinator
DLWA’s Office Administrator/Outreach Coordinator will represent and promote the Watershed’s mission in a positive and energetic manner and be an integral part of the organization. The candidate must be highly organized and have the ability to respond to multiple requests and prioritize varying demands. A high level of computer literacy, interest and ability to learn new software, meet deadlines, keep schedules, and maintain effective filing systems and record keeping. Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy are required. Respect and the ability to honor confidentiality are essential.
This is a 20 hours/week position, reports to the Executive Director and is often the first point of contact for the organization. A positive attitude and interest in promoting DLWA’s public image is critical. Compensation commensurate with experience.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Receiving gifts, tracking & acknowledgments
• Quickbooks: bill payment, deposit & payroll entry, tracking restricted funds
• Outside vendor coordination
• Scheduling and support for events & permits
• Volunteer coordination
• Other general administrative duties i.e. filing, telephone messages, greeting visitors, scheduling meetings, inventory of supplies and sale items, office equipment maintenance, etc.
• Outreach postings such as Facebook, Constant Contact, web page updates and press releases and newsletter prodcution
• Marketing efforts and strategizing to result in greater visibility of the organization.
• 2-4 years’ experience, preferably with a non-profit organization
• Proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher)
• Proficiency and experience with QuickBooks
• Familiarity with Constant Contact
• Experience with constituent management systems.
• Ability to self-motivate and work independently
• Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Please send cover letter, resume & 3 references to email@example.com. Applications due September 14, 2014. DLWA offers opportunities for regular professional development, 2 weeks’ vacation, 5 sick days, 12 holidays and flex time in a fun, positive office environment.
Georges River Land Trust
We are in search of a professional, outgoing, positive, energetic, and people-oriented individual to fill the Development Officer position on our conservation team. This position is offered for part or full time, health and retirement benefits, and the opportunity to make a lasting contribution to the St. George River watershed.
The Development Officer will will lead fundraising efforts in partnership with the Board, Executive Director, Development Committee and Staff. Key work areas include: organize mailed appeals; major gift research, cultivation, and support; support for fundraising events; membership management; and development of new initiatives. For a full job description, please visit http://www.georgesriver.org/about/employment/.
Prior nonprofit fundraising experience, database management, word processing, and spreadsheet expertise are required, and specific experience with FileMaker Pro or other membership database software is a plus. Strong organizational, writing, and interpersonal skills, as well as a high level of computer literacy to facilitate learning new software, are critical for success in this role. Candidates must be willing to support the Georges River Land Trust mission. The position includes some limited evening and weekend work.
To apply, send cover letter, resume, and a list of references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: September 7, 2014.
Upper Saco Valley Land Trust
The Development Associate will be a key member of the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust, playing a critical role in day-to-day fundraising, membership and business partnership development, outreach, and communications activities. This part-time, non-exempt position has the potential to become full-time in the future.
Key responsibilities include:
· Coordinates and executes membership campaigns, business partnership development, annual fund initiatives, and special events.
· Maintains donor databases and reports on development activities.
· Develops and executes membership incentive program and grows the Land Trust’s membership annually
· Reaches out to current and prospective donors and members through cultivation events, publications, and social networks.
· Increases Land Trust visibility in surrounding community through outreach and events.
The Upper Saco Valley Land Trust works to preserve land for community benefit along the Saco River in northeastern New Hampshire and Western Maine. Please visit our website at www.usvlt.org.
For a full job description, see http://www.usvlt.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Development-Assc.pdf
To apply, send resume, cover letter and a list of references to email@example.com or PO Box 424, North Conway, NH 03860
Deadline: September 5, 2014.