Forest Program Director

The Nature Conservancy


Forest Program Director, Maine Chapter

The application deadline has been extended to May 4.

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 60 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity therefore we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.
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Become a force for nature and a healthy planet by joining the Maine team! This position will play a leadership role for all forest conservation initiatives for The Nature Conservancy in Maine, overseeing strategy development, land protection, stakeholder outreach and community relations, and leading TNC’s work to engage partners in developing new approaches to integrating a sustainable forest economy, forest-based climate change solutions and biodiversity conservation.

We are looking for a proven leader and a convener of partners—including the forest products industry, landowners, businesses, government agencies, local communities, private non-profit organizations, financial investors, and academics. The ideal candidate will be innovative, collaborative, and able to effectively lead a team of staff in Maine, coordinate closely with divisional, regional and global colleagues, organize and implement a variety of program activities, and develop new opportunities and funding to advance program goals.

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