Wyoming Conservation Manager, The Wilderness Society

Post Date: 1/02/2023
Opportunity Type: Job
Organization/Grantor: The Wilderness Society
Position/Title/Fund: Wyoming Conservation Manager - Full-time
Deadline: January 11, 2023
Location: Western Wyoming, preference for Lander, Pinedale, Jackson, Dubois

The Wyoming Conservation Manager is a member of The Wilderness Society’s (TWS) Conservation program team, which plays a leading role in advancing the organization’s mission to unite people to protect America’s wild places and our vision to create a future where people and wild nature flourish together, meeting the challenges of a rapidly changing planet. The Conservation Manager will help develop and lead major aspects of the organization’s work in Wyoming, including supporting TWS’s regional and national campaign or policy priorities tied to our collective impact results. The person in this role will coordinate closely with key partners, support TWS’ priority landscape conservation work, as well as help advance community-led conservation to ensure all people in the state benefit equitably from public lands. This position plays a critical role in cultivating and managing relationships with a wide range of partners, supporters, and the press, as well as with federal, state, and tribal officials, and their staffs, to advance conservation outcomes.

The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced leader and strong project manager who works collaboratively and will help coordinate The Wilderness Society’s Wyoming conservation efforts across all parts of the organization. This person will bring strategic focus in helping to achieve the organization’s priorities in Wyoming and ensure we approach our conservation work in a manner that is equitable in terms of who benefits from conservation outcomes and inclusive in terms of who we engage.

This position plays an important role in supporting an inclusive organizational culture that is grounded in trust and accountability to shared goals and outcomes. TWS has made diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic priorities for the organization and the Wyoming Conservation Manager will integrate these priorities throughout our work in the state. Across our team, we aspire to be campaign oriented, nimble, collaborative, innovative, transparent, and supportive of staff – our greatest asset.