Employment Opportunity


Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust is a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of private lands having ecological value and to fostering engagement with wilderness.

Recently, our invaluable Program Manager has let us know that she wishes to move into retirement so we have started the search for her replacement.

The Program Manager is a highly motivated, energetic self-starter with a strong interest in our natural heritage, serving as a public face of the Land Trust. The Program Manager works closely with the Board of Directors and its committees in the areas of fundraising, volunteer and membership development and managing the day-to-day MMLT operations. The Program Manager actively participates in all fundraising and preparation of grant proposals. S/he uses the Basic Funder software for setting up and maintaining information pertaining to volunteers, memberships, donations, projects, and electronic mailing lists.  The candidate also works closely with the treasurer to maintain financial records, to process invoices and payments and to handle the banking and record keeping aspect of all donations and payments.  The Program Manager will assist in preparing newsletters, ads, press releases and other materials and would also be responsible for the management and updating of MMLT’s website and social media sites.

The successful candidate has

  • superior organizational skills and is detail oriented;
  • the ability to effectively multi-task;
  • strong communication skills both verbal and written;
  • good understanding of databases and data organization;
  • a demonstrated ability to build relationships with a wide array of individuals;
  • excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, with familiarity with GIS mapping software an asset.


  • The chance to help ensure there will always be wilderness areas in the Mississippi and Lower Madawaska watershed for the benefit of future generations.
  • The opportunity to operate with a degree of independence with people who share a common passion for conservation and the environment.


The position could be full or part time.  Funding for this position comes through project grants, private donations, and other funding avenues. The starting salary is commensurate with skills and experience, and future raises will reflect performance and contribution.

For a copy of the job description or further information, please contact mmltstaffing@gmail.com


  • write a cover letter that details why this particular job would suit you;
  • Send your resume with the cover letter to mmltstaffing@gmail.com;
  • Upon our discretion, we will call you for a phone interview;
  • If we are satisfied that there could be a long-term fit for all parties, we will contact you for an interview at our office.

The application and resume is due no later than Friday, February 16 at 4 p.m., and the proposed start date is April 3, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.