New York Program Manager – Land Trust Alliance
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY or ability to get to Saratoga Springs, 2-3 days per week.
Deadline: March 30, 2018
The Land Trust Alliance (the Alliance) is a national conservation organization whose mission is to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America. The New York Program Manager position (NYPM) offers an exciting opportunity to have a leadership role in land conservation, managing a suite of high impact programs for the Alliance’s New York Program.
The NYPM plays a vital role in managing the New York Conservation Partnership Program, a robust $2.25 million grants and capacity building program made possible through a partnership with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, that invests in building strong and effective land trusts across the state. Responsibilities include program design, grants review, state contracting, budgeting, and interface with our state partner to ensure the program is achieving the desired impact advancing the Alliance’s and the State’s shared strategic priorities.
The NYPM plays a leadership role advancing state policy issues important to land conservation. The successful candidate will have working knowledge and/or previous experience in policy advocacy and the ability to build and sustain close, working relationships with diverse stakeholders in the context of complex land conservation issues. The NYPM represents the land trust community’s interests at the state legislature in Albany and with relevant state agencies.
The NYPM works effectively with staff and partners to lead the design and implementation of educational opportunities including an annual land trust conference and periodic training/roundtable opportunities across the state.
The New York Program has an Advisory Board of land trust leaders from across New York. The Advisory Board provides vital input on the activities and priorities of the New York Program, as well as plays a leadership role in raising critical funds to support the Program’s activities. The NYPM, in close coordination with the Advisory Board leadership, manages Advisory Board activities.
The NYPM must be adept at raising funds from all sources, developing and managing budgets and implementing strategies to diversify and grow funding. As well the NYPM effectively supervises the Grants Management Specialist.
Send resume and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If email is not an option, applications will be accepted by mail to Human Resources Manager, Land Trust Alliance, and 1250 H Street, NW, Ste 600, Washington, DC 20005.