Employer: The Trust to Conserve Northeast Forestlands
Location: Augusta, Maine (can be some time remote)
Application deadline: Reviews begin now and continue until the position is filled
The Trust to Conserve Northeast Forestlands seeks a Program Manager (PM) who is a leader and manager adept at meeting organizational goals and balancing internal management with external impact and visibility.
The PM will work with TCNEF’s Executive Director and other organizational support staff to support on-the-ground implementation of TCNEF’s work across the northeast forest region in the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities (CSC) program for the New England Climate-Smart Commodities Partnership project. Through this program, TCNEF will define and implement a groundbreaking and nationally relevant pilot program in New England to build a climate-smart, forest-based economy as a powerful tool for climate action.
Duties and responsibilities include:
- Outreach to and engagement of loggers to assess site eligibility, build understanding of the program, enroll prospective participants, and maintain relationships.
- Develop an outreach and messaging toolbox to communicate via various methods (websites, mailings, in-person events) with loggers and land trusts about the program’s benefits and requirements.
- Work with project team to design a program to identify applicants and award funding by 2024 for up to three mini-pilot loggers outreach regions across New England which will employ innovative methods or be working to reach underserved individuals and communities.
- Engage loggers and conservation partnerships as project partners to conduct systematic outreach to small-acreage woodland owners across the region. Remain in touch with regional partners throughout the course of the project to support diffusion of successful outreach methods and share lessons learned.