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

Finance and Office Manager, Great Peninsula Conservancy

Deadline: Open until filled.
Location: Bremerton, Washington
Status: Full-time, exempt

Great Peninsula Conservancy, the regional land trust working in Kitsap, north Mason, and west Pierce counties, is seeking a Finance and Office Manager to join our dynamic team of professionals committed to conservation!

Located a short ferry ride from Seattle in downtown Bremerton, Washington, Great Peninsula Conservancy has preserved over 10,500 acres of evergreen forests, salmon streams, marine shorelines, and community parks in west Puget Sound.

The Finance and Office Manager plays an integral role on the Great Peninsula Conservancy team. Working closely with the executive director, this person is responsible for maintaining the financial and administrative systems of the organization. Activities include performing accounting activities, financial reporting, grant invoicing, and assisting in annual budgeting. Responsibilities also include managing and improving office systems. Check out the full job description and application instructions at www.greatpeninsula.org/about/careers or at the link below:

 

Executive Director, Whatcom Land Trust

Deadline: For full consideration, apply by October 11, 2019. Open until filled.
Location: Bellingham, Washington
Status: Full-time, exempt

Whatcom Land Trust is a highly successful land trust located in Bellingham in the northwest corner of Washington State between the salt water and the Cascade Mountains. In 35 years, Whatcom Land Trust has protected more than 25,000 acres and has been instrumental in acquiring land for more than a dozen county parks. We hold more than 90 conservation easements and 90 properties in fee ownership. We have 6 full time and 5 part time staff (9 FTEs), plus various interns and approximately 400 volunteers. After a very successful tenure our current Executive Director is retiring early in 2020. To ensure the Trust’s continued success in conservation, stewardship work and building the strength of the organization we are seeking a new Executive Director. For additional information and a detailed job description see www.whatcomlandtrust.org.

Land Protection Specialist, Whidbey Camano Land Trust

Deadline: Review starts Sep 23, 2019. Open until filled
Location: Greenbank Farm, Whidbey Island
Status: Full-time, exempt

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust is looking for a committed conservationist to join our team as Land Protection Specialist.

The Land Protection Specialist is a full-time position and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, high-caliber, results-oriented team focused on conserving the natural habitats and working farms and forests on Whidbey and Camano islands. The focus of the Land Protection Specialist is to acquire priority lands from willing landowners, be involved with conservation and project planning, grant writing, and public presentations.

The application review process starts September 23, 2019. Position will remain open until filled. For the full job description and application requirements go to www.wclt.org.

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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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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