The Senior Organizer for the Forest for All NYC (https://forestforall.nyc) coalition oversees and executes the management, development, and expansion of Forest for All NYC, a newly established and growing coalition dedicated to NYC’s urban forest and its implementation of the New York City Urban Forest Agenda over three years. This multidisciplinary role relates to various aspects of leadership development, coalition management, protection, science, stewardship, and community relations for The Nature Conservancy’s Cities program in New York State, with a specific focus on New York City. The Senior Organizer will serve as the principal contact to existing and new coalition members, including but not limited to government agencies, other conservation organizations, health and social justice organizations, community-based organizations, elected and appointed officials, private sector leaders, and the academic community.
We are looking for smart, entrepreneurial, and emotionally-intelligent go-getters who can manage and foster solid relationships externally and internally for lasting success. We appreciate collaborative approaches and encourage innovative ideas and recommendations.
This position is funded for 3 years, with potential extension subject to need and additional funding.
The ideal candidate will have a background and track record that includes:
- BA/BS degree in a relevant field and 5 years’ experience in coalition/campaign development and management/leadership, community organizing, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience designing and managing complex or multiple projects, including staffing, workloads and finances under deadlines.
- Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance.
- Experience in partnership, network, or coalition development and management with non-profit partners, private sector groups, community groups and/or government agencies.
- Experience negotiating.
Applications are due by 11:59 PM EST on August 8, 2021 and must be made online. Please visit http://www.careers.nature.org and search for job ID #50004 in the keyword search.