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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.


Event PLANNER & coordinator

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a regular, full-time Event Planner & Coordinator who will be responsible for supporting NFF staff with planning, organizing, and conducting: fundraising events, informational events, workshops, collaborative meetings, volunteer days, and summer youth events.

Duties include: Maintaining an NFF events calendar; developing templates, tools, and training to enable staff to understand their roles; managing event logistics; preparing and gathering event materials. Read PD for more.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Event Planning is preferred, and/or five years’ experience in event planning; basic graphic design skills and familiarity with common software platforms; strong ability to set priorities and meet deadlines; and well organized when managing multiple events at a time. Excellent organizational, coordination, administration, communication, and interpersonal skills; works well and is flexible in a team-oriented environment and is committed to the NFF mission.

This position is located in Missoula, Montana.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume in .pdf format by email to sbombard@nationalforests.org - Note in Subject Line: "Event Planner & Coordinator".

Application Deadline: August 23, 2019

partnership COORDINATOR

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a regular, full-time Partnership Coordinator who will be responsible for supporting the advancement of partnerships between the U.S. Forest Service and community and interest-based organizations, local and state governments, tribes, and other entities.

Duties include: Creating and maintaining a timeline and workplan; developing an interview plan; conducting phone and in-person interviews with U.S. Forest Service personnel and partners; documenting lessons, challenges and opportunities. Read PD for more.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Community Engagement, or Partnership fields is preferred, and/or five years’ experience; a strong interest in effective public-private partnerships, conservation issues, and a nonprofit environment is necessary. Proficient with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; basic graphic design skills and familiarity with common software platforms. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong ability to set priorities and meet deadlines; well organized; works well and is flexible in a team-oriented environment and is committed to the NFF mission.

This position is located in Missoula, Montana and requires frequent travel.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume in .pdf format by email to sbombard@nationalforests.org - Note in Subject Line: "Partnership Coordinator".

Application Deadline: September 13, 2019