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Program Officer: Public Lands Engagement
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Deadline to Apply:
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 12:45am
- Leading NEEF’s flagship engagement activity, National Public Lands Day with an eye toward increasing the reach and impact of national activities and involving employers for the purposes of employee engagement.
- Building and managing a portfolio of strategically designed relationships with donors and federal partners necessary to achieve NEEF’s overall goals.
- Collaborating with other staff and external partners to promote the integration of environmental education, citizen science, health and wellness, and recreational activities into public lands/NPLD events across the country.
- Oversight over NPLD activities (i.e. managing the recruitment and registration process, coordinating and implementing NPLD events).
- Leading the identification, conception, and development of resources related to conservation, event and volunteer management, and employee engagement.
- Coordination and implementation of an evaluation strategy for NPLD in collaboration with staff from the Research and Best Practices units as well as federal and local partners.
- Preparation of program reports for Federal and corporate sponsors/stakeholders.
- Overseeing and ensuring compliance with all existing and new, grant initiatives provided by federal, foundation, and corporate partners.
- Collaborating with NEEF’s Marketing & Communications team to develop content for engaged donors and federal partners as well as the general public.
- Designing and implementing engagement initiatives that speak to traditionally underrepresented audiences/communities.
- Assisting with fundraising.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
- Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree
- Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in one or more of the following areas: volunteer management, community engagement, event management, conservation education
- Demonstrated project management experience
- Strong relationship management skills and the ability to manage stakeholders from the public and private sectors
- Strong event management skills
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
- Supervisory skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Experience with fundraising
- Additionally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations; and
- Contribute to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.
- Ability to sit in meetings for long periods of time.
- Ability to work effectively using program management and other tools on a personal computer for long periods of time.
- Ability to travel as needed.
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
Salary: The salary is commensurate with experience. The Foundation offers excellent benefits.
How to Apply:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org and include Program Officer, Public Lands Engagement in the subject line. This permanent, full-time position is based in Washington, DC.