Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Stewardship and Land Protection staff
Position Type: Full-time salaried
Location: Montpelier, VT (with remote locations within the northeast United States considered)
Northeast Wilderness Trust (NEWT) is the only regional land trust focused exclusively on forever-wild conservation in the northeastern United States. NEWT’s service area covers five New England states and the Adirondack region of New York and it currently protects over 36,000 acres of forever-wild land.
The Conservation Director is a new senior position that will lead acquisitions, manage the stewardship program, and play a leadership role in guiding the direction of the organization as it implements its five-year strategic plan and beyond. The Conservation Director must be a motivated self-starter with a proven track record of managing conservation transactions and have experience in land trust stewardship work and fundraising. NEWT seeks someone with a strong wilderness ethic who will be driven to find new conservation opportunities and believes in the mission.
The Conservation Director will work closely with the Executive Director to:
Northeast Wilderness Trust offers a range of benefits including: health care; 401k plan; generous paid time off; flexible scheduling; and sabbatical leave. Salary D.O.E.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with three professional references as a single combined PDF. Application deadline is December 31st, 2020.
Northeast Wilderness Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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