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Please see current listings below:

Administrative Associate

 Three Rivers Land Trust, an accredited Land Trust, is seeking an outgoing, highly organized, energetic, self-starter and outdoor enthusiast that is ready to assist with a multitude of tasks across the Land Trust. The primary duties of this position will track, manage, and correspond with Land Trust members, track financial deposits, dashboards, and information, file and manage donor records, provide clerical and administrative support to the organization, and assist with the planning and execution of a variety of events. Additional duties include but are not limited to planning, coordinating, and managing volunteers and volunteer workdays and other duties as needed. This position will also serve as the secretary to the Board of Directors and several other Land Trust subcommittees. This position will operate out of the Salisbury office.

Prefer candidates with a college degree that are very fluent in MS Office products especially (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).  Due to the regional nature of our work, we prefer a candidate that resides within driving distance to the Salisbury office. This full-time position will report directly to the Associate Director.  The salary is negotiable and depending upon qualifications but has a general range of $27,500-$32,000.  The Land Trust does offer employee health insurance, dental insurance, and limited life insurance.

Electronic submissions should be sent to michael@threeriverslandtrust.org by COB October 11, 2019. If mailed, cover letters and resumes should be postmarked no later than October 11, 2019.

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Ms. Michael Nye Fulk
204 East Innes Street
Suite 280
Salisbury, NC 28144

Western Regional Director

The Three Rivers Land Trust (TRLT) seeks a performance-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills to engage and manage volunteer activities, event fundraising, and major gift fundraising in the western piedmont of North Carolina, including Davie, Iredell, Davidson, Rowan, Cabarrus, Stanly, Montgomery, and Randolph. BS/equivalent degree and five years of experience in business, fundraising and/or volunteer management required.  Extensive weekday and weekend travel required.

Job Summary:
Regional Directors organize local volunteer chapters to hold fundraising and membership drive events, and perform major gift development activities to support the continued operation of TRLT and finance land conservation projects.

In addition to event-related fundraising, Regional Directors solicit donations of major gifts directly from donors or through TRLT members, volunteers and other contacts.

Essential Functions:

  1. Form TRLT fundraising grass roots chapter committees comprised of local volunteers.
  2. Organize, guide and assist chapter committees with the planning, organization and execution of successful fundraising and membership events, including banquets, to meet annual budget projections.
  3. Actively utilize key TRLT volunteers, to assist in the identification and formation of new chapters and planning and execution of fundraising and membership events.
  4. Personally solicit, and utilize TRLT volunteers to support solicitation of major gifts in addition to fundraising revenues.
  5. Prepare annual fundraising income projections and operating expense budget proposals.
  6. Maintain liaison and professional visibility with state wildlife agencies, federal wildlife and land management agencies, university wildlife departments, and non-governmental conservation organizations,
  7. Provide input and recommendations of specific conservation projects for TRLT funding.
  8. Promote the goals, objectives, and accomplishments of TRLT through the media and public speaking engagements.
  9. Represent TRLT at various meetings, functions, and public relations opportunities, as assigned.
  10. Submit news items concerning TRLT activities to TRLT Associate Director.
  11. Answer correspondence about TRLT activities and programs within assigned region.
  12. Maintain all records and submit reports as required by the Associate Director.
  13. Keep the Associate Director fully informed on all pertinent matters within assigned region.

Additional Responsibilities:
Perform other duties as required.

Education and Experience:
Bachelors or equivalent degree in Business, Marketing, Fundraising, Communications or related field preferred, and minimum of five years additional experience required. Prior experience working with volunteers and fundraising preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  1. Thorough knowledge of the TRLT’s mission, goals, organizational structure and activities, including biological, social and political elements that shape them, and the ability to promote them.
  2. Must possess excellent people skills and be able to develop effective relationships with a wide variety of individuals.
  3. Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills and be able to direct and motivate volunteers.
  4. Must be able to identify future chapter opportunities and recruit volunteers to capitalize on these opportunities to grow the revenue and volunteer base.
  5. Must be able to understand and determine annual fundraising income projections and operating expense budgets.
  6. Must be able to work cooperatively with wildlife and land management professionals in government agencies and non-governmental entities.
  7. Must be proficient in the use of office computer programs including word processors and spreadsheets.
  8. Must have excellent communication skills both verbally and written.  Must be able to speak to large groups of people.
  9. Must have the ability to work independently without frequent, direct supervision and to remain focused on goals and objectives while also supporting the regional team when needed.
  10. Must have the ability to work in and foster a team-oriented environment.
  11. Must have the ability to resolve conflict and be flexible with changing priorities.
  12. Must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  13. Must be able to develop, cultivate and solicit major gift prospects and follow the development process while working in unison with other staff member.

Physical Demands:

Extensive travel is required on weekdays and weekends.  Must also be able to work any day of the week, including weekends.  Must be able to work late at night.  Must be capable of sitting for long periods in a car or airplane.  Must be able to work at a computer terminal for extended periods, stand for intervals of 2-6 hours, and lift heavy items up to 50 lbs.

Other:

This full-time position will report directly to the Associate Director.  The salary is negotiable and depending upon qualifications but has a general range of $40,000-$45,000.  The Land Trust does offer employee health insurance, dental insurance, and limited life insurance.

Electronic submissions should be sent to michael@threeriverslandtrust.org by COB October 11, 2019. If mailed, cover letters and resumes should be postmarked no later than October 11, 2019.

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Ms. Michael Nye Fulk
204 East Innes Street
Suite 280
Salisbury, NC 28144