Employment Opportunities

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

Western Rivers Conservancy (Portland) – Wyss Fellow – Associate Project Manager

Position Title: Associate Program Manager
Location: Portland, Oregon
Hours: Full-time, Exempt
Salary: Annual salary of $45,000. WRC offers a generous benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, and a bicycle commuter benefit.
Application due: November 15, 2017
The Associate Project Manager plays an essential role on Western Rivers Conservancy’s land team, with the goal of protecting outstanding western rivers through land acquisition. The position works with WRC’s Project Managers to provide support in each phase of the land acquisition and conveyance process. The position reports to the Director of Lands and is located in Portland, Oregon, with travel required throughout Oregon and Washington. The Wyss Fellows Program provides experience and training for individuals who have the potential to become future conservation leaders. Fellows work at sponsoring organizations on a variety of projects determined by the sponsoring organization during their two-year fellowship. Wyss Fellowships are ideal for talented and committed individuals just completing their education and looking to launch their career in conservation, or for those looking to make a career change.
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Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust (Hood River) – Land Trust Director

Position Title: Land Trust Director
Location: Hood River, Oregon
Hours: Full-time, Exempt
Salary: $65,000-$70,000
Application due: November 17, 2017
This is a new position (formerly a manager role) and with it, the ideal candidate will step beyond acquisition and management of lands and help chart the future direction of the land trust. This position interacts with all programs across our fast-paced organization and the Land Trust Director will maximize the capabilities of Friends’ communications, fundraising, lobbying, and outreach to achieve the land trust’s goals. Leadership and organizational skills are essential, as is the knowledge of conservation, real estate, and land-use matters.
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The Nature Conservancy (Portland) – Marketing Manager

Position Title: Marketing Manager
Location: Portland
Hours: Full-time
Salary: $68,000-72,500
Application due: 11/21/2017
The Marketing Manager builds enthusiasm and inspires action on behalf of nature. With an appreciation for collaboration and drive to see projects through to completion, the Manager develops, creates and implements plans, campaigns and materials that align with the strategic priorities of the Oregon Chapter. As a part of the statewide external affairs team, the Marketing Manager helps increase awareness, create excitement, and deepen engagement with environmentally conscious Oregonians. The Marketing Manager is instrumental in maintaining the communications production calendar, curating and crafting inspiring stories highlighting our work in Oregon and beyond, and tracking results.
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Wallowology (Joseph) – Executive Director

Position Title: Executive Director
Location: Joseph
Hours: Full-time, Exempt
Salary: $50,000 DOE
Application due: 11/30/2017
Wallowology is the public education division of the Eastern Oregon Legacy Lands Fund (EOLLF), a regional conservation organization based in relatively remote Wallowa County, Oregon. The Executive Director serves as Wallowology’s chief executive officer and reports directly to the Legacy Lands Fund Board of Trustees. S/he is responsible for 1) overseeing educational programs, administration, and fundraising; 2) coordinating budget and financial reporting activities; and 3) implementing the strategic plan, as approved by the Board of Trustees.
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The Trust for Public Land (Washington) – Northwest Area Director

Position Title: Northwest Area Director
Location: Seattle, Washington
Hours: Full-time, Exempt
Salary: DOE
Application due: Open until filled
The Northwest Area Director is responsible for developing and managing The Trust for Public Land’s programmatic activities throughout the Northwest. The Northwest Area program and staff comprise the regional arm of the national organization and the principal geographic focus areas are Washington and Oregon with offices in Seattle, Wenatchee, Portland and Bend. The Northwest Area Director reports to the West Division Director and manages and mentors the program and administrative staff. The Northwest Area Director works in close collaboration with the Northwest Director of Philanthropy to raise funding to support the programs and operating costs. The Northwest Area Director is also responsible for working with public/non-profit partners, major donors, the local Advisory Board, and others within The Trust for Public Land organization to enhance opportunities for success of its program. The individual must demonstrate a proven track record working with key individuals in the philanthropic community.
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