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Position Title: Island Restoration Specialist
Employment Type: Full Time Position
 
Purpose of the Role: To support the development and implementation of Island Conservation projects.
 
Location: The position is based in Santa Cruz, CA. The position requires extensive travel with extended periods of time away from the duty station. Willingness to live and work in sometimes primitive conditions with few amenities is essential. Willingness to relocate duty station to IC field offices or project locations for extended periods is desired.
 
Responsibilities:

Area of Responsibility
Activities
Performance Indicators
Work Program
  • Maintains relationships with partners and communities instrumental to the successful implementation of projects.
  • Supports the establishment and maintenance of enabling conditions necessary for successful project implementation.
  • Supports the planning and implementation of specific project objectives.
  • Identifies and cultivates donors and funding agencies to secure resources for the implementation of projects.
  • Proactively identifies critical issues and risks to projects and ensures that they are managed in collaboration with the Field or Project Manager.
  • Reports progress on deliverables, risks and issues to the Field or Project Manager as agreed.
  • Feedback from other IC staff and partners reflects positively on performance.
  • Project objectives successfully met.
  • Funding opportunities are identified and secured.
  • Solutions to risks and issues are identified.
  • Reporting meets internal expectations and deadlines.
Organizational Integration
  • Collaborates with peers to share knowledge and best practice, and build systems and processes that are available for use both within the organization and externally.
  • Initiates, supports and implements innovation.
  • You are seen to be a strong contributor to your peers both in your knowledge of the business, specialist expertise and ability to think of risks, critical issues, and solutions that further the goals of Island Conservation.
  • You are seen to be actively engaging with team members in your role as a team member.
Specialist Expertise
  • Compiles and analyzes data collected in the field, reports and summarizes data.
  • Writes reports, scientific, and popular articles based on research and monitoring data. 
  • Scans the external environment for information, trends, best practices and innovation.
  • Develops innovative solutions to address barriers to achievement.
  • Works with peers to provide integrated, coordinated and fit for purpose advice that meets the internal needs of the organization.
  • Initiates, supports and implements innovation
  • Advice provided is thoughtful and well-reasoned.
  • Scientific Reports and Publications.
  • Innovations are identified and taken up elsewhere.
 
Learning
  • Demonstrates effective learning as part of everyday practice.
  • Assists peers to learn effectively from experience.
  • Supports the learning and development of your team (individually and collectively).
  • Your manager can see you learning from experience and sharing these lessons with others.
  • You are seen to be actively looking for developmental opportunities to grow your own capability.
Administration
  • Complies with organisational systems and processes.
  • Provides leadership and commitment to safe work practices.
  • Seeks feedback to determine the effectiveness of work.
  • You comply with all mandatory systems.
  • You contribute to improving and streamlining organisational systems
  • You ensure that all incidents are discussed with the Field or Project Manager and strategies for injury prevention are implemented.
 
Indicative Time Allocation
Project Planning and Implementation
Maintenance of Relationships
Specialist Expertise
Learning
Administration
80%
5%
5%
5%
5%
 
 

Necessary Attributes for Position:
 
Play a key role in pursuing Island Conservation’s mission by providing support in planning and implementation of field based projects.  This position requires extended international travel to remote field locations and a willingness to live and work in sometimes rustic conditions with few amenities. The position requires a strong commitment to Island Conservation’s mission, impeccable integrity, and a keen sense of humor.  The ability to be a positive member of a highly motivated team, both in the office and in the field, is critical.
 

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 3 or 4 year college or university in Biology, Zoology, Wildlife Science, or other Biological disciplines, or Social Sciences.
  • Two years of biology field experience, either paid or volunteer.
  • Willingness and ability to spend significant time in the field away from home. Field deployments can run from 1 week to 6 weeks or longer.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Passport, or willingness to apply for a passport.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills.
  • Excellent spoken Spanish language skills.
  • Excellent library research capabilities and ability to extract and summarize information into written form from a broad range of sources.
  • Position requires excellent organizational skill, ability to work independently, ability to solve problems with limited supervision, and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions and delegate tasks when necessary
  • Basic computer skills including experience with Word, Excel, Windows 98, Outlook.
  • Ability to perform data entry into spreadsheets and databases.
  • Ability to coordinate field logistics and supervise interns/technicians to collect field data.
  • Ability to perform efficiently under physical demanding conditions, including walking daily on rough footing with a backpack. Able to live harmoniously in small groups, in remote field camps.
  • Ability and/or skills in standard survey techniques (birds, mammals, plants).
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
  • Excellent written Spanish language skills.
  • Additional foreign language skills (e.g. French).
  • Training in conflict resolution.
  • Project management experience, including managing budgets.
  • Wilderness First Aid/First Responder certification or equivalent. 
  • Experience in invasive species control and/or eradication including baiting, trapping and use of firearms.
  • Experience in animal trapping, handling, tagging, radio-tracking, and seabird research.
  • Experience in GIS applications and/or GPS use.
  • Helicopter training, and/or experience working around helicopters.
  • Experience in small boat handling, skippering, small engine and electronics maintenance.
To Apply:
 
Send cover letter, CV or resume and two or more references to:
 
 
Please put SC IRS 2014 in the subject line, send documents in word format, label your cover letter combined with your CV as LastnameCV.doc.  No phone calls please. Thank you!
 
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Position:
 Philanthropy Volunteer/Intern

About Island Conservation:
Island Conservation (IC) is an international non-profit conservation organization headquartered in Santa Cruz, CA with field offices in Australia, the Bahamas, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Washington DC. We have a growing staff of 36 employees. The mission of Island Conservation is to prevent extinctions by removing invasive species from islands.

IC prevents extinctions by working where the concentration of both biodiversity and species extinction is greatest—islands. By removing one of the greatest threats—introduced invasive species—threatened native island species and ecosystems recover with little or no additional intervention. To date, we have deployed team members to 52 islands worldwide to protect 977 populations of 389 species. 
 
Position Overview:
Island Conservation is seeking a Philanthropy volunteer/Intern to learn from and support the Philanthropy Team in our global headquarters in Santa Cruz, CA. The Philanthropy teams builds funding relationships based on a shared vision of saving species from extinction. The philanthropy staff works collaboratively to seek support from individual donors, foundations, government agencies, and corporate donors.

We are looking for an enthusiastic self-starter with excellent writing, research, interpersonal communication, and computer skills. The ideal candidate will be interested in: advancing our mission and biodiversity conservation in general; developing new skills in nonprofit fundraising; working in an exciting and friendly professional environment; and volunteering to make a meaningful difference by saving species from extinction. The volunteer Philanthropy Intern works closely with the Philanthropy team and is exposed to many facets of the organizations’ staff and species conservation work. Key Responsibilities of the volunteer internship can include the following.
  • Help expand Island Conservation’s donor base through prospecting research on potential donors, foundations and programs for funding and maintain this information into online donor management system (Salesforce)
  • Complete proposal evaluation forms after conducting grant research, then create list of possible IC projects that may be eligible for funding
  • Draft Letters of Intent and manage on and offline proposal application processes, working closely with staff
  • Assist with database and donor communications management; File grant, contract and donor documents and correspondence electronically, in hard copy, and Salesforce
  • Draft, process and mail gift acknowledgement letters
  • Assist with the production of Board of Directors meeting materials; and provide logistical support for quarterly Board Meetings
  • Manage the production and packaging of donor recognition gifts
  • Assist with mailings (electronic and traditional mail), including our periodic e-newsletters to our philanthropic donors and other partners
  • Assist with events
  • Other assigned tasks as needed

Qualifications:
  • Preferred Degree Concentration: Environmental Studies, Biology, Communications, Marketing, Non-Profit Management, or other related field
  • Ability to commit to a part-time six month volunteer internship; approximately 16-24 hours a week preferred
  • Motivated, detail-oriented, and passionate self-starter with excellent organizational, communication, research, writing and editing skills
  • Quick learner, ability to take initiative, and strong work ethic
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands, and be flexible
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Commitment to the our mission, work, and biological conservation in general
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce and Wealth Engine desired
  • Fluency in Spanish or French desired
  • Comfortable with a dog-friendly office
Start date: Open immediately; applications received by July 1 are guaranteed a review for the next round of interviews.

Minimum commitment: 6 months, part-time, flexible schedule.
Location: Santa Cruz, CA.
Compensation: This is a volunteer position without any monetary compensation. This internship: can qualify for course credit; will include training for the benefit of the intern; and will work closely under and with our staff employees; and does not entitle the intern to future employment with IC.
Non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of, and learn from, an innovative, committed, fun, and growing conservation organization that is changing a big difference through the protection of island species. Apply today to be part of one of the most passionate, motivated, and effective teams in the nonprofit conservation sector. To apply, please email a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this internship, along with resume, to jobs@islandconservation.org.  No phone calls please.

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Position: Assistant Controller
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Commitment: Full Time
 
About the Organization
Island Conservation (IC), a global leader in the conservation of threatened island biodiversity, is working to prevent extinctions by removing invasive species from islands. In collaboration with regional partners, IC designs and implements conservation projects which ensure native species protection and demonstrate cutting-edge invasive species removal techniques. IC also supports on-the-ground research to optimize the success of invasive vertebrate removal. Our mission is focused and our conservation outcomes are tangible and measureable.  Since its founding in 1994, IC’s conservation efforts have saved 288 species from extinction. Longtime supporter (and co-founder of the Society for Conservation Biology) Michael Soule, described IC as “… the world's most effective organization in terms of species saved from extinction per dollar spent."
 
IC is based in Santa Cruz, California with satellite offices located in Honolulu, Hawaii; Washington, DC; Kelowna, British Columbia; Nassau, Bahamas; Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico; Sydney, Australia; Santiago, Chile; and Galapagos, Ecuador.
For more information, please visit www.islandconservation.org.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW: 
The Assistant Controller will join the central administrative team at Island Conservation, based in Santa Cruz, California. 
The Assistant Controller will be responsible for all aspects of the revenue side of the income statement, including regulatory compliance, fund and contract accounting, audit supervision and cash management.
 
This position will report to the Chief Operating Officer.
Key attributes include:
  • Experience and understanding of international non-profit finance,
  • Demonstrated experience with US Federal grants and contracts, multilateral and bi-lateral funding sources
  • Ability to design, implement and manage systems which are appropriately scaled to Island Conservation
  • A strong commitment to Island Conservation’s mission
  • Impeccable integrity
RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.     Fund Accounting
  • Assure adherence to funder requirements
  • Review and approve budgets for grants and contracts
  • Generate timely, accurate financial reports for funding agencies
2.     Revenue Reporting
  • Track and record income
  • Generate invoices for funding agencies
  • Working with grant managers, schedule billings and meet billing obligations for funders
  • Working with funders to assure prompt payment
  • Generate revenue reports for internal and external use
3.     Bank and Cash Management
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Manage bank transfers between Island Conservation operations
  • Manage wire transfers to international recipients
  • Manage relationships with banks.
4.     Annual Audit
  • Assure all records are audit ready.
  • Manage the annual audit process
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or related field.
  • Willingness and ability to work through peak activity periods, as required.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills.
  • Excellent organizational skill, the ability to both work independently and take direction from others, the ability to solve problems with limited supervision, and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Minimum of 5 years non-profit bookkeeping/accounting experience.
  • Experience with Federal and international funders such as USAID, NFWF, GEF and USFWS
  • Advanced computer skills including in-depth experience with Quickbooks, Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office.
 
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
  • Foreign language fluency (Spanish, French)
  • Knowledge of complex environmental issues.
  • Experience with multi-national, multi-lateral, multi-agency accounting issues
This is full time position, based in Santa Cruz California with full benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please respond with a cover letter and CV to: jobs@islandconservation.org  No phone calls please.

Island Conservation is an equal opportunity employer.
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Position: Project Manager
Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Commitment: Full Time
 
Purpose of the Role: To lead the development and implementation of island restoration projects with a specific focus on projects in Hawaii and Micronesia.
 
Reporting Line: The position reports to the Hawaii-US Pacific Islands & Micronesia Program Manager. The position may also be responsible for the long term supervision of direct reports.
 
Location: The position is based on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii. The position requires extensive travel with extended periods of time away from the duty station. Willingness to live and work in remote sites with few amenities is essential.
 
Responsibilities:
Area of Responsibility
Activities
Performance Indicators
Work Program
·      Maintains relationships with partners and communities instrumental to the successful implementation of projects.
·      Works with IC’s Environmental Compliance Specialist to identify the compliance requirements for projects and supports the process for gaining permissions necessary for a project to proceed.
·      Implements steps to establish and maintain enabling conditions necessary for successful project implementation.
·      Oversees the planning and implementation of projects.
·      Identifies and cultivates donors and funding agencies to secure resources for the implementation of projects.
·      Creates a budget for projects and tracks budget performance.
·      Proactively identifies critical issues and risks to projects and ensures that they are managed in collaboration with the appropriate Program Manager or Project Director.
·      Reports progress on deliverables, financial and non-financial indicators, risks and issues to the Program Manager or Project Director as agreed.
·      Feedback from partners reflects positively on performance.
·      Permissions to complete projects are gained.
·      Projects successfully implemented.
·      Project budgets track close to forecasts.
·      Funding opportunities are identified and secured.
·      Solutions to risks and issues are identified.
·      Reporting meets internal and external expectations and deadlines.
Team Leadership
·      Leads a team of Field Managers and Island Restoration Specialists and/or other staff to deliver project objectives.
·      Initiates, supports and implements innovation.
·      Provides leadership and commitment to safe work practices.
·      Seeks feedback to determine the effectiveness of work.
·      You are seen to be actively engaging with team members in your role as supervisor.
·      You ensure project specific safety plans are in place, incidents are discussed with staff and strategies for injury prevention are implemented.
Organizational Integration
·      Coordinates with ICEAT to ensure project quality.
·      Coordinates as required with IC’s Science Program on Conservation Measures.
·      Collaborates with peers to share knowledge and best practice, and build systems and processes that are available for use both within the organization and externally.
·      You are seen to be a strong contributor to your peers both in your knowledge of the business, specialist expertise and ability to think of risks, critical issues, and solutions that further the goals of Island Conservation.
Specialist Expertise
·      Compiles and analyses data collected in the field, reports and summarizes data.
·      Writes reports, scientific, and popular articles based on research and monitoring data. 
·      Scans the external environment for information, trends, best practices and innovation.
·      Develops innovative solutions to address barriers to achievement.
·      Works with peers to provide integrated, coordinated and fit for purpose advice that meets the internal needs of the organization.
·      Advice provided is thoughtful and well-reasoned.
·      Scientific Reports and Publications.
·      Innovations are identified and taken up elsewhere.
 
Learning
·      Demonstrates effective learning as part of everyday practice.
·      Assists peers and their teams to learn effectively from experience.
·      Supports the learning and development of your team (individually and collectively).
·      Your manager can see you learning from experience and sharing these lessons with others.
·      You are seen to be actively looking for developmental opportunities to grow your team’s capability
Administration
·      Complies with organisational systems and processes.
·      You and your team comply with all mandatory systems.
·      You and your team contribute to improving and streamlining organisational systems

Time Allocation
Project Planning and Implementation
Maintenance of Relationships
Staff Supervision
Specialist Expertise
Learning
Administration
50%
25%
10%
5%
5%
5%
 
Necessary Attributes for the Position:
The successful applicant must be passionate about conservation, have a strong commitment to Island Conservation’s mission, and have impeccable integrity. The ability to be a positive member of a highly motivated team, both in the office and in the field, is critical.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited 3 or 4 year college or university in Biology, Zoology, Wildlife Science, or other biological discipline, or commensurate experience.
  • Two years of experience with planning, implementing, and reporting on conservation biology actions; experience with the control or eradication of invasive species is preferred.
  • Willingness and ability to spend significant time in the field away from home; field deployments can run from 1 week to 6 weeks or longer.
  • Experience managing small teams during field-based projects
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills; a writing sample will be requested.
  • Practiced and proficient at extracting information from peer-reviewed and gray literature.
  • Practiced and proficient at preparing technical reports; experience with NEPA documents is preferred.
  • Position requires excellent organizational skill, ability to work independently, ability to solve problems with limited supervision, and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions and delegate tasks when necessary
  • Basic computer skills including experience with Word, Excel, MS Office, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to perform data entry into spreadsheets and databases; experience with statistical analysis is preferred.
  • Ability to coordinate field logistics and supervise interns/technicians to collect field data.
  • Ability to perform efficiently under physically demanding conditions, including walking daily over rough terrain.
  • Ability to live harmoniously in small groups, in remote field camps.
  • Experience with standard survey techniques (birds, mammals, plants).
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Passport or willingness to apply for a passport.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Familiarity with conservation initiatives and issues in Hawaii and/or Micronesia
  • Foreign language skills (e.g., Hawaiian, French, Spanish, Japanese)
  • Experience in scientific writing, e.g., first author on a peer-reviewed publication
  • Experience in invasive species control and/or eradication including baiting, trapping, and use of firearms.
  • Experience in animal trapping, handling, tagging, and radio-tracking.
  •  Experience in GIS applications and/or GPS use.
  • Helicopter training, and/or experience working around helicopters.
  • Wilderness First Aid/First Responder certification or equivalent. 
Compensation:
The salary for this position will be commensurate with the experience of the employee - includes full benefits
 
To Apply:
Send a cover letter, CV or resume, and two or more references to: jobs@islandconservation.org
This position will be open until filled.
 
Please put HI PM 2014 in the subject line and send documents in word format. Label your cover letter combined with your CV as LastnameCV.doc.  No phone calls please. Mahalo!
 
Island Conservation is an equal opportunity employer.
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Position: Communications Volunteer/Intern Recruitment
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Commitment: Full Time
 
Island Conservation Overview
Island Conservation (IC) is an international non-profit conservation organization headquartered in Santa Cruz, California with field offices in Australia, the Bahamas, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Washington DC. The mission of Island Conservation is to prevent extinctions by removing invasive species from islands.
 
IC prevents extinctions by working where the concentration of both biodiversity and species extinction is greatest—islands. By removing one of the greatest threats—introduced invasive species—threatened native island species and ecosystems recover with little or no additional intervention. To date, we have deployed team members to 52 islands worldwide to protect 977 populations of 389 species. 
 
Position Overview
Island Conservation is seeking a communications volunteer/intern to support our communications team in our Santa Cruz headquarters. We are seeking an enthusiastic self-starter who wants to develop new skills and build on their writing, communication, social media, organizational, and computer skills.

The Communications Volunteer /Intern works closely with the Director of Communications and the Communications Manager.
 
Primary responsibilities include:
  • Support communications strategy development and implementation
  • Maintain, update, and expand social media outlets
    o   Draft, review, edit, and publish daily social media posts
    o   Monitor and report on social media outlet activity
    o   Respond to constituent messages and comments
    o   Share posts by IC’s partner organizations
  • Monitor internet for relevant media, collect and maintain IC earned media archives
  • Support website content development and updates
  • Generate Twitter followers with particular focus on journalists
  • Draft, proofread, and edit publications, fact sheets, press releases, letters
  • Assist with editing and formatting documents and presentations
  • Assemble and organize IC info packets and other collateral for meetings
  • Assist with print publications including IC’s Annual Report
  • Discrete projects and other assigned tasks as needed
Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduate or undergraduate students studying communications, marketing, biology, ecology, zoology, environmental studies, environmental policy, foreign languages, international policy, or related fields. Able to commit to 12-40 hours/week for 6 months
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands; flexible
  • Demonstrated knowledge of conservation and ecological principles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and social media outlets
  • French or Spanish language skills or fluency desired 
Start date - Open immediately;
Minimum commitment - 6 months, between 12-40 hours/week, flexible schedules
Location - This position will be based in Island Conservation’s Global Headquarters office:
Island Conservation
2161 Delaware Ave., Suite A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
 
Compensation - This is a volunteer position without any monetary compensation. This position can be an internship, qualifying for course credit for college students.
 
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional or academic references jobs@islandconservation.org ; No phone calls please.

Island Conservation is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position: Director, Major Gifts
Location: San Francisco, CA
Commitment: Full Time

Description: 
IC seeks a creative, self-motivated, energetic, articulate, and highly effective person for a new position, Director, Major Gifts. The successful candidate will strategically develop and execute all aspects of a successful major donor program. Working with the Director of Philanthropy (DOP), the CEO, the Board of Directors, other members of the philanthropy team and IC staff, s/he will significantly increase the number of new major gift donors (i.e., individuals capable of making five-, six- and seven-figure gifts). This is a challenging and rewarding role for an individual who possesses the skills and network to meet IC’s aggressive goal of increasing its annual, primarily unrestricted, revenue by $2 million in private funding over the next 18 months.
 
The Director, Major Gifts, will demonstrate an understanding of the complex conservation issues addressed by IC’s mission and will persuasively articulate those priorities to new and existing major donors.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Director, Major Gifts, will perform the following and other duties as assigned:
  • Oversee the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of new and existing major donors, ensuring that they are engaged, appreciated, recognized and valued, resulting in increased philanthropic support and enthusiasm for IC.
  • Significantly expand major donor base (five-, six-, and seven-figure gifts) for IC to achieve $2 million increase in annual funding goals; collect, synthesize and distill information into concrete actions to identify, create, and advance cultivation of new and existing major donor prospects.
  • Identify and upgrade high-capacity, recurring annual (mid-level, $5K-$25K) donors to increasing major gift levels.
  • Work directly with IC staff and Board of Directors to develop and execute strategies, using a Moves Management approach, for the ongoing cultivation and stewardship of major donors and prospects.
  • Plan and maintain an aggressive schedule of face-to-face visits with new and existing major donors.
  • Act as an IC representative and spokesperson and effectively network in various venues and in front of a wide-range of audiences.
  • Organize “friend raiser/fundraiser” gatherings, special events and donor recognition events.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Board Engagement to identify relationships between Board members and current and potential supporters.
Qualifications
The successful candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:
  • 8+ years directly related professional experience
  • Demonstrated success and confidence in asking people to contribute time and money
  • Demonstrated substantial success in creating, managing and implementing a comprehensive major gifts program in the five-, six-, and seven-figure range, supported by excellent donor stewardship
  • Close ties to major donors in the San Francisco Bay Area and along the West Coast
  • Strong conservation background and ties to the California conservation community a plus
  • Articulate and poised with strong oral presentation skills
  • Familiarity with, and utilization of, Moves Management approach
  • Excellent research and writing skills (i.e., ability to write donor letters, major gift proposals, project updates, donor correspondence, etc.); document formatting and record keeping
  • Motivated, creative, and organized self-starter with attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple projects and demonstrated time management and prioritization skills with a high level of productivity and accuracy
  • Strong critical thinking and ability to analyze information
  • Specific knowledge of PC-based computers with expertise in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook preferred
  • Proficient in donor management databases (Salesforce preferred)
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours including some evenings and weekends; travel to Santa Cruz at least monthly; and, utilize Goto Meeting or other videoconferencing technologies
  • Domestic and international travel required; up to 25%
  • Foreign language fluency and competency is a major plus, particularly in Spanish or French
The following personal attributes are desired:
  • A deep commitment to the mission of Island Conservation
  • Comfort with working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and locations
  • A personable, flexible, tenacious, diplomatic, and respectful demeanor
  • Proven ability to serve as a team player and leader to motivate and inspire staff and colleagues
  • High energy level, impeccable integrity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a sense of humor
Compensation and Location
Island Conservation offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience. The preferred location for this position is San Francisco, California, but IC is willing to consider highly qualified candidates who are currently based elsewhere.
 
To Apply
To be considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a cover letter, CV and three professional references to Jobs@islandconservation.org

This position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please!
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