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.


The Northern Rockies Program Manager will work closely with the Conservation Connect Director and other program staff to provide collaborative process and project management, facilitation, program development, and administrative support.  The position’s primary focus is to support Idaho and Montana communities in finding and implementing solutions to meet the tremendous restoration needs on the National Forests on which they rely.

Candidate should possess strong systems, integrative and landscape-scale conservation thinker, including knowledge of barriers related to forest conservation and restoration and how to overcome them from a practical, administrative and/or conservation biology, or pragmatic forestry point of view.  The ability to work with a wide range of people with differing and sometimes conflicting opinions, and to maintain neutrality at all times.  Will work well, and be flexible in, a team-oriented environment.  Able to represent the NFF in a clear and professional manner through excellent written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills, and has a strong attention to detail, with skill in working in a timely and well-organized fashion. 

Position location is flexible as long as it is in proximity to central Idaho and western Montana, and the candidate has the ability to frequently travel to project areas.  No phone inquiries. Excellent compensation package.  

Application Deadline: Thursday, July 12, 2018.

To Apply: Prepare a PDF cover letter and resume and send to with the Subject: Application for Northern Rockies Program Manager.