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Conservation Outreach Manager

Greenwich CT

Role: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Conservation Outreach Manager will work collaboratively with staff and organizational leadership to manage GLT’s conservation initiatives, lead and develop educational programs, and continue to build upon our community partnerships through collaboration and engagement.

Supervisory Role: The Conservation Outreach Manager directly manages the Conservation Educator, 28-hour per week position

 

Responsibilities:

Manage GLT’s Seed-to-Seed native plant initiative including the planning and implementation of program goals including seed collection, propagation, and planting through the utilization of dedicated volunteer and community partners.

Coordinate Greenwich Land Trust’s Youth Corps program including coordinating hiring, establishing project goals, and managing program staff including GLT’s Conservation Educator. Work with the Executive Director to secure program funding and compile all related reporting.

Develop and present educational programming to a large and varied audience.

Identify, implement, and highlight conservation projects on GLT preserves.

Assist with land management including seasonal maintenance, habitat restoration, and property specific projects.

Assist with land acquisitions including site visits, conservation assessment reporting, and mapping as needed.

Assist with program and event preparation and execution as needed.

Contribute content including photo and video for publications including monthly e-newsletter and annual report.

Work with Development Manager to identify and prepare grants to enhance stewardship and education programs

Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred) in Natural Resources, Ecology, Horticulture, Wildlife Biology, Forestry, or related field

3-5 years of relevant work experience

Demonstrated teaching experience (preferred)

Demonstrated knowledge of applied science and stewardship principles

Experience writing about agriculture, science, conservation, the environment and/or other related topics helpful

Ability to manage projects and deadlines simultaneously

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Ability to work independently

Friendly, patient, and mature attitude with exceptional people skills

 

Skills:

Greenhouse management, plant propagation, or nursery operation

Knowledge of natural processes, native plants, and invasive plant identification is critical

Keen sense of judgment regarding organization and presentation of content for a variety of audiences

Excellent written, presentation, oral communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines, and a willingness to help the team get work accomplished

Experience with ArcGIS systems and applications is preferred

Proactive approach to work and willingness to take initiative

Interest in Greenwich Land Trust’s mission

 

Compensation: Salary range is competitive depending on experience. Package includes health care benefits, retirement plan, paid vacation, and holidays. No relocation funding available.

 

Please send your resume with cover letter and at least two references to:

Will Kies, Executive Director

will@gltrust.org (Subject: Conservation Outreach Manager Position)

OR

Greenwich Land Trust

370 Round Hill Road

Greenwich, CT 06831

 

Please mention how you learned of this opening.

Posted April 11, 2019



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