National Forest Foundation


National Forest Foundation Career and Contract Opportunities

The National Forest Foundation is an equal opportunity employer maintaining a policy of nondiscrimination in all recruiting and employment practices on the basis of race, religion, political affiliation, physical disabilities, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin. The Foundation is a multicultural and diverse organization. All employees are respected, accepted, and appreciated for their unique and important contributions to the mission. The National Forest Foundation offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.

Conservation Finance Program Manager

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a regular, full-time Conservation Finance Program Manager. Position is responsible for evaluating on-the-ground project readiness and feasibility associated with proposals to the Innovative Finance for National Forests (IFNF) Grant Program and helping manage and/or providing oversight of select conservation finance projects.

Duties include: Evaluation and monitoring; technical assistance and project development; relationship management, and thought leadership. Read PD for more.

A Master’s Degree in Natural Resources or conservation finance-related field fields is preferred, and/or five years’ experience with proven results in forestry or conservation project management and resulted community-based collaborative conservation to include a strong knowledge of and experience in U.S. Forest Service policies, procedures and regulations. Ability to work independently, represent the NFF in a clear and professional manner through excellent written and oral communication skills, and collaboratively manage programs. Able to set priorities, work remotely, and work well in a team-oriented environment and is committed to the NFF mission.

This position is located in Missoula, Montana or Denver, Colorado - and requires frequent travel.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume in .pdf format by email to - Note in Subject Line: "Conservation Finance Program Manager".

Application Deadline: November 1, 2019