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

Program Coordinator, Washington Association of Land Trusts

Deadline: Review starts Sep 3, 2019. Open until filled
Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time, hourly, non-exempt

The Washington Association of Land Trusts (WALT) is seeking a Program Coordinator to provide support across all major program areas of the organization, including communications and outreach, training and events, fundraising and development. This position will report to and collaborate closely with the Executive Director, and will coordinate frequently with our 28-member land trusts across the state of Washington.

This position provides the chance to get valuable experience in all aspects of small non-profit administration. In addition, you will have the opportunity to connect with a large, diverse, statewide community united by a love of conservation and a deep, abiding connection to the great outdoors. This position has the potential for professional advancement as the organization seeks to grow and respond to the needs of its members.

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Lands Agent, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Deadline: Sep 1, 2019
Location: Ephrata, Yakima, Montesano
Status: Full-time

WDFW opened three Lands Agent (Property & Acquisition Specialist 4 in training) positions for our Region 2 office in Ephrata, Region 3 in Yakima and Region 6 in Montesano . The duty station for each position will be at the Regional Office with responsibility for real estate issues including property management and acquisitions for that geographic region.

If interested, please go to careers.wa.gov and click “Look for Jobs”, then enter 07845W in the Search box.

Chief Executive Offer, Washington Environmental Council

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

The core responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is to provide leadership to advance both WCV and WEC’s missions. The CEO is responsible for overall strategic planning, revenue generation and fundraising, financial management, and organization development for both organizations including the WCV PAC. The CEO works with and supervises the current Executive Team (WEC President, WCV President, Development Director, Administrative Director, Communications Director, and Government Affairs Director) to ensure that programs are developed, implemented and coordinated across the two organizations to the extent allowed by law. In addition, the CEO serves as the organizations’ representative and thought leader to the national League of Conservation Voters and other state level conservation organizations around the country.

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Central Cascades Field Manager, The Nature Conservancy

Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
Location: Cle Elum, WA
Status: Full-time

The Central Cascades Field Forester is responsible for executing forest stewardship and management activities on The Nature Conservancy’s Central Cascades forest holdings (40,000 acres) and on adjacent public lands, including those owned by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington Department of Natural Resources and the United States Forest Service.

The Field Forester works closely with staff, partners, and contractors to restore forest health and stream habitat at a landscape scale in the Central Cascades while also striving to deliver social and economic benefits to the surrounding community. They may also assist, as needed, with forest management on the Conservancy’s or Partner’s forest holdings in the Willapa Bay or the Olympics Rainforest areas where the Conservancy manages approx. 35,000 acres.

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Associate Director of Philanthropy, The Nature Conservancy

Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Location: Seattle
Status: Full-time

The Associate Director of Philanthropy is responsible for building a portfolio of qualified donors and developing long lasting relationships. They understand and apply the principles of developing donor strategies and moves management. They will be responsible for direct asks to both local and global priorities to meet funding needs. As a member of the Washington team with a fundraising focus on Alaska, they can feature the programs of the Conservancy in broad terms. They listen for opportunities for gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts including planned gifts and trade lands. The ADOP II provides opportunities for donors to receive recognition and increase future giving. They involve appropriate partners in the field and staff at the Worldwide Office, keeping them apprised of interactions, issues or concerns, and direct questions as appropriate. They understand project budgets and may build proposal budgets utilizing this knowledge. They will develop a referral network as needed and may manage formal and/or informal networks of volunteers. They will be required to use the Conservancy’s donor database and may develop proposals.

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Foundation Relations Manager, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

Reporting to the VP of Philanthropy, the Foundation Relations Manager is a self-motivated and mission-driven professional with strategic responsibilities for growing the portfolio of Grants and Foundation Relations at Forterra. The Foundation Relations Manager will seek opportunities to build authentic longstanding relationships through cultivation and stewardship with key decision makers, program officers, board members, and staff of prospect and current funders, to generate unrestricted gift support to fund Forterra’s operations as well as restricted programmatic and campaign funding. This role seeks someone who is interested in bringing creative and innovative approaches to Philanthropy and grant strategy on a national scale.

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Government Affairs Director, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

The Government Affairs Director is primarily responsible for planning and implementing a variety of activities, including lobbying, at the state and federal levels that support Forterra’s conservation and community priorities. Notably, the position will manage a statewide coalition of stakeholders working to catalyze markets for mass timber production and construction in Washington. The position may also lead or support local government affairs efforts on occasion.

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Events Manager, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

Forterra is looking for an exceptionally detail orientated, team player who has experience managing multiple priorities and works well in a fast paced organization. We are looking for a dynamic, personable Event Manager to create and execute fundraising events that foster Forterra’s cultivation efforts. These events include: the annual Breakfast; county-based events; Ampersand LIVE, Holiday Party and events as they arise. This position will work cross departmentally, with our Regional Leadership Council and the Board of Directors to ensure we meet our fundraising and recruitment goals.

Under the supervision of the Director of Development and Operations, this position will manage all event logistics, guest and table captain recruitment, tracking, reporting and communications. This position will work closely with the Communications team to support the needs and details of the events live program. You will need to balance multiple needs and priorities with a lot of moving pieces.

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Human Resources Manager, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

Forterra is seeking a Human Resources Manager to support it’s Seattle office. Some duties include: Recruiting and onboarding, Employee relations, Business Partner and consultant to leadership to all things HR, Benefits and compensation, Performance management, Policy/Process maintenance and development, and Compliance management.

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Conservation and Stewardship Specialist, Inland Northwest Land Conservancy

Deadline: Open until filled
Location: Spokane, WA
Status: Full-time

The Conservation and Stewardship Specialist will support INLC’s land protection and stewardship work. The position assists with activities related to monitoring, maintenance, and acquisition of conservation easements and fee-simple conservation acquisitions, including the preparation and review of legal documents, records and reports. This includes assisting in planning, research, due diligence, mapping, filing, database entry, reports and grants. This position is partly responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships with landowners under each easement and completing annual monitoring in the field. This position will work closely with and report to the Conservation Director to develop and implement stewardship work. This position will also partner with the Community Conservation Director to design and implement public engagement field work projects on our private and public conservation lands. With time this position will be entrusted with the development and management of specific project areas – quite likely focused on the Hangman and/or Little Spokane watersheds.

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Senior Accountant, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

The Senior Accountant is responsible for the Forterra’s bi-monthly payroll process and all related tasks and analyses, including budget creation and monthly variance analysis. The Senior Accountant is also responsible for the reconciliation of bank/investment accounts and the reconciliation of philanthropic revenue between Forterra’s donor management and accounting software. The Senior Accountant performs other general accounting tasks to support the accurate and timely maintenance of Forterra’s accounting records.

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Staff Accountant, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

The Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for the financial tracking and accounting of grants and contracts, including Forterra’s government grants portfolio. This position partners with program staff to ensure Forterra’s compliance with all agreements, and provides technical assistance to finance and program staff to facilitate compliance. The Staff Accountant performs other general accounting tasks to support the accurate and timely maintenance of Forterra’s accounting records.

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Senior Manager Gifts Manager, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

Forterra seeks a self-driven, tenacious, highly organized relationship builder. Have you managed large client portfolios? Love to build authentic relationships? Are you excited to inspire and motivate people to take positive action? And want to be a part of making a lasting impact in our region for generations to come? Does this sounds like you? If so, you are encouraged to apply if you have transferable skills in areas such as client or donor relations, recruiter, student portfolio management; where you can serve as key member on Forterra’s Philanthropy and Major Gifts team.

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