Forests and Wildlife Program Director

Posted 2 weeks ago

Employer:  Natural Resources Council of Maine

Location: Augusta, Maine

Application deadline: open until filled

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The Natural Resources Council of Maine, the state’s leading environmental advocacy organization, is seeking to hire a new Forests and Wildlife Program Director. This is a senior policy position with substantial responsibilities aimed at helping protect the integrity and unique natural character of more than 10 million acres of forestland known as Maine’s North Woods. Responsibilities include advocacy before the legislature and administrative bodies, communications with the media and general public, collaboration with coalition partners, and program planning and implementation. The Program Director develops and maintains expertise on all key policy issues in NRCM’s Forest and Wildlife Program and uses this knowledge as the basis for persuasive advocacy and sound strategic and political judgment. This is full-time permanent position based at NRCM’s office in Augusta, Maine. The Program Director reports to NRCM’s Senior Director of Advocacy.

Application Process:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and at least one writing sample to The position will be posted until filled.

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