Five Rivers Conservation Trust is a land trust in Concord, New Hampshire dedicated to
and protection of
important open space in sixteen towns in five New
Hampshire watersheds. Five Rivers currently has easements on or ownership of 61
3,800 acres. In the last five of its twenty-five year history,
Five Rivers has
a 74% growth in properties protected
and anticipates further
Five Rivers Conservation Trust
31 Warren Street, Concord NH 03301
Full Time, Exempt
This position reports to:
General Position Description:
The Executive Director
throughout the comm
works with the Board
Committees in developing and implementing goals for organizational development,
fundraising, membership cultivation,
and land conservation.
are to ensure the efficient operation of the organization, including but not
limited to administration of all grants, budgets, donor database, conservation land records
and volunteer programs
The Executive Director
staff and volunteers,
and community presence.
Serve as spokesperson
promote its mission
, programs, and
Establish and build strong cooperative
with community groups,
officials, and the press.
Build strong relationships with the Board of Trustees.
Stay current with
developments in the land trust community and communicate with the Board on
new land conservation developments, programs,
to accomplish the goals of
Spearhead fundraising efforts, including
the Board of Trustees, and
volunteers to embrace and support
the Five Rivers Development Plan.
adequate funds from diverse, ongoing revenue streams to sustain and further the
mission and programs of Five Rivers.
Identify and initiate land conservation projects in collaboration with
Protection and Stewardship Committee.
Seek out and pursue funding for land conservation projects in collaboration with
the Land Protection and Stewardship Committee.
various written communications
including contributing to periodic
newsletters (both hard copy and electronic)
the implementation and periodic assessment of
Five Rivers’ s
including goals, objectives, and timelines.
with input from
Work with the Board of Trustees to ensure
Five Rivers is
compliant with relevant
Land Trust Alliance Standards and Practices,
transparent and accurate in all its records and
Guide the organization successfully through the process of
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required Include
Dedication and commitment to
mission and values
conservation, stewardship, and public awareness
A working knowledge of land conservation tools and procedures
communicate with potential conservation easement donors, funders
, networking, and motivational
Exceptional interpersonal, verbal
and written communication skills, including
public speaking. Strong knowledge of social media.
management at a leadership level
in planning, budgeting
organization administrative and
and working with a
n active, engaged
and demonstrated successful
experience in fundraising including
prospect development, donor stewardship
Demonstrated ability to build donor and community relationships.
Knowledge of nonprofit accounting
principles and financial procedures
Graduate degree preferred
Work is performed in an office
and out of doors
. Position requires the ability to work outdoors and to
terrain on foot. Use of a personal vehicle for work
related travel in the service area, a
valid Driver’s License, and occasional travel
out of the service area are required.
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Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and current resume to
Application review begins
, and the
will remain open until the
31 Warren Street,
Concord, New Hampshire 03301