Employment Opportunities

Trust for Public Land’s Thurston Hills Natural Area and Community Forest. Photo (c) Kiefel Photography

Deschutes Land Trust (Bend, OR) – Major Gifts Officer

Position Title: Major Gifts Officer
Location: Bend, OR
Hours: Exempt – Part-time to Full time depending on qualifications
Salary: DOE
Application due: August 4, 2017
The Deschutes Land Trust is seeking a Major Gifts Officer to implement strategies to engage and solicit support from major donors, planned giving donors, and targeted foundations and corporations. The successful candidate must have a keen interest in the mission of the Land Trust, and have demonstrated experience raising funds from a variety of sources. She/he will also be comfortable soliciting gifts from a diverse set of donors, have experience implementing planned giving strategies, and be versed in grants management and foundation and corporate relations.
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The Nature Conservancy (Portland / Salem, OR) – State Government Relations Director

Position Title: State Government Relations Director
Location: Portland / Salem, OR
Hours: Full time
Salary: $68,240 – $72,505 DOE
Application due: August 8, 2017
The State Government Relations Director advances The Nature Conservancy conservation goals in Oregon by analyzing, developing, and advocating for state and local policies, programs and funding in alignment with the Chapter’s 5-year strategic plan. S/he serves as a liaison and informational contact between The Nature Conservancy and state elected officials and their staff, state agency leadership and diverse stakeholder groups.
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Deschutes Land Trust (Bend, OR) – Outreach Associate

Position Title: Outreach Associate
Location: Bend, OR
Hours: Part-time (20 hrs/wk)
Salary: DOE
Application due: August 14, 2017
The Deschutes Land Trust is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Outreach Associate to help implement the Land Trust’s communications, marketing and engagement strategies. The successful candidate will help implement and provide support for Land Trust events, communications, and volunteer coordination.
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Friends of Verde River Greenway (Cottonwood, AZ) – Executive Director

Position Title: Executive Director
Location: Cottonwood, AZ
Hours: Full-time
Salary: DOE
Application due: Open until filled
Friends is seeking an Executive Director who is an entrepreneurial leader with solid nonprofit management skills, fundraising experience and expertise, and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage dynamic, collaborative and partner-driven programs. Experience and knowledge of conservation issues – ideally, understanding of water management, riparian restoration and community outreach about watershed issues – is required. The ED must be capable of working with a team of experienced and passionate employees, board members, volunteers, and community partners to transform Friends’ mission and vision into action and successful outcomes.
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