Location: Jackson, Wyoming
Supervisor: Director of Conservation
Work Schedule: Full time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Mission: To protect and steward the treasured landscapes of Northwest Wyoming.
Position Description: The Jackson Hole Land Trust has an opening for a salaried position as a Conservation Project Coordinator. This role assists the Director of Conservation primarily in the administration of the Land Protection Program and will assist with stewardship, fundraising and communications, as needed.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate must have exceptional attention to detail, be extremely organized, and have very strong interpersonal and written communication skills. They should have experience grant writing and managing grant awards. The successful candidate has a passion for conservation in northwest Wyoming and will thrive in a fast-paced environment working closely with the Director of Conservation and the JHLT team.
- Assist Director of Conservation and Staff Biologist with regional conservation planning process and priority project identification
- Compile conservation easement proposals and budgets for consideration by Director of Conservation and Protection Committee of the Board of Directors; track board approvals of land protection projects in accordance with JHLT policies and bylaws
- With other land protection staff, identify, submit and manage grant proposals for conservation easement funding
- Track grant and project timelines, ensuring all deadlines are met
- Conduct due diligence for conservation transactions and close conservation easement transactions
- Accompany Stewardship Staff on annual conservation easement monitoring visits, as needed
- Create electronic and physical land protection project files according to JHLT recordkeeping policies
- Respond to general inquiries from conservation buyers, realtors, members of the public and other land trusts
- Continue to implement new project management and tracking technology and train new protection/stewardship staff on such platforms; Serve as in-house Salesforce administrator
- Provide Advancement and Communications department with information on and maps of conservation projects for solicitations, grant proposals and other materials
Necessary Skills & Experience:
- Related Bachelor’s Degree
- Ability to think ahead, propose innovative ideas, problem solve and quickly adapt to changing priorities
- Extremely detail-oriented
- Ability to perform within deadlines, identify priorities and self-manage work load
- Demonstrated experience and high proficiency in complex project management: from development through completion
- Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills
- Successful grant writing and/or proven experience building and managing partnerships
- Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment
- Tech savvy and preferred experience with the following: Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, Salesforce
Please send cover letters and resumes to email@example.com. No calls please.