Find opportunities for careers with the Washington Association of Land Trusts and with our member land trusts here. 

Fred E. Ellis Summer Intern, San Juan Preservation Trust

Deadline: March 8, 2019
Location: San Juan Islands, WA
Status: Part-time, seasonal

This six-week internship program is designed to expose the Intern to the entire range of activities performed by a conservation land trust, while providing the Preservation Trust with needed assistance in reaching its goals. It is based in our Friday Harbor office but will require travel to SJPT-protected properties scattered across 20 islands in the San Juan archipelago.

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Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator, San Juan Preservation Trust

Deadline: March 8, 2019
Location: San Juan Islands, WA
Status: Full-time

The San Juan Preservation Trust seeks qualified candidates to coordinate and administer its volunteer and community outreach programs. Primary duties include (but are not limited to) recruiting volunteers for key SJPT programs (such as our Western Bluebird Reintroduction project), developing and refining volunteer management processes, reviewing volunteer applications and ensuring accurate database entry, coordinating volunteer training, administering a volunteer-recognition program, supporting stewardship and outreach staff in organizing and leading work parties, member events and outings, taking a leadership role in developing and maintaining SJPT’s social-media outreach, and leading SJPT’s internship program. This is a full-time position and will require indoor office work as well as outdoor program support and event leadership.

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Operations Manager, PCC Farmland Trust

Deadline: Feb 19, 2019
Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

PCC Farmland Trust is seeking a highly organized, efficient, proactive, and collaborative Operations Manager to join its team. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, operations and human resource management, contract oversight, and general office management, including administrative support for the Trust’s board of directors, thirteen full-time staff members, and Development Team. This is a full-time, office-based job, located in Downtown Seattle with occasional evening and weekend commitments, offset by flexible schedule adjustments.

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Executive Director, Great Peninsula Conservancy

Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Location: Bremerton, WA
Status: Full-time

Great Peninsula Conservancy’s Board is seeking an inspirational leader who is passionate about land conservation to take our growing and successful land trust to the next level. The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of Great Peninsula Conservancy and provides leadership in achieving GPC’s mission, ensuring organizational sustainability, supervising staff, and supporting the Board. The Executive Director is the public face of the organization and maintains strong relationships with donors, partners, and community leaders. The job is based in Bremerton, a quiet community on Puget Sound with a large Navy base and shipyard, a burgeoning network of land and water trails, a natural heritage tied to forestry and salmon fisheries, and with commuter access to Seattle via the state ferry system

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Development Donor Coordinator, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

The Development Coordinator is a key member and administrative support of the Development Team, charged with managing our Supporter program and expanding the base of general support to Forterra. Duties include donor stewardship, major donor and campaign donor prospecting, campaign event support, gift processing and analysis and general admin support of our VP of Philanthropy. A deep commitment to Forterra’s mission, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to balance multiple needs and priorities are required for a successful candidate. Under the supervision of the Director of Development and Operations, this position will support our VP of Philanthropy, Database Specialist and Events Coordinator. This is a great opportunity to work with key Forterra leadership while honing fundraising skills, database and event management at a sustainability non-profit.

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Controller, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

Forterra’s Controller is not only a highly skilled accountant, familiar with the specifics of not-for-profit accounting and compliance, but is also a leader, educator and a connector. This position oversees the nuts and bolts of the day-to-day operations of the accounting team, and also works closely with program leaders and their staffs to understand their business needs and to facilitate smooth processes and information flow to and from other sections of the organization. Our selected candidate thrives in a fast-paced, mission focused, entrepreneurial environment and brings a balance of technical skills, strong team management experience, excellent interpersonal skills and passion for optimizing process.

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Communications Director, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

Forterra is seeking a Communications Director. This candidate will help capitalize on Forterra’s strong momentum to make their work better known and supported among donors, opinion leaders, the media, and prospective partners. This candidate will help lead and shape a reorganized department headed by the organization’s Vice President of Communications.

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Projects and Innovation Manager, The Nature Conservancy

Deadline: February 25, 2019
Location:
Mt. Vernon or Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

The Projects and Innovation Manager is charged with identifying chronic barriers to conservation projects across Puget Sound, and then bringing together teams of experts to facilitate solutions. At times the proposed solutions may be process driven (i.e. streamlining permitting challenges) and at other times the proposed solutions may be technology focused (i.e. use of machine learning and big data to inform decision making). Our TNC team works to bridge science and partnerships for the greatest environmental and social benefit. The ideal candidate has experience in project management, facilitating teams to innovate, familiarity with capital project planning and delivery, tactfulness and a demonstrated ability to build trust with practitioners in ways that allow them to maximize their conservation impact. Candidates should have tenacity, a strong interest in tackling complex environmental problems, and comfort with technology (and the role disruptive technologies can play in acceleration of outcomes). They will apply their passion for the environment and skills to accelerate the recovery of Puget Sound.

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Associate Director of Gift Planning-Pacific Northwest, The Nature Conservancy

Deadline: March 17, 2019
Location:
Flexible through the Pacific Northwest
Status: Full-time

The Associate Director of Gift Planning develops, implements and manages effective gift planning strategies and plans for the cultivation and solicitation in asking for, negotiating and closing outright and complex gifts of $100,000 or more from major individual donors and prospects.

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Eastside Lands Supervisor, Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

Location: Yakima or Ephrata, WA
Status: Full-time

The Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting to fill one full time, permanent, Property and Acquisition Specialist 5 position may be located in Yakima, however there may be an opportunity for the duty station to be located at the Region 2 office in Ephrata. he Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to protecting native fish and wildlife, and providing sustainable fishing, hunting, and wildlife, viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors. In support of the WDFW mission, this position coordinates real estate services and activities for a geographic region, providing technical assistance to regional personnel and supervises two (2) Lands Agents providing real property management for other eastside regions.

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