Full Description at: https://www.salmonvalley.org/permanentpositions
Salmon Valley Stewardship (SVS) is seeking a community-oriented and conservation-minded individual eager to coordinate and oversee all organization operations, increase organization fundraising, provide leadership to support achievement of SVS’s mission, vision, and organizational goals, and promote community partnerships and innovative conservation efforts in the Salmon River Region of Central Idaho.
ABOUT US: Since our formation in 2004, Salmon Valley Stewardship, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, has grown as an organization with increased recognition of our many strengths, which are founded in our grassroots, local origins. Our mission is to promote a sustainable economy and productive working landscapes in the Salmon River region of Central Idaho. Our primary activities include projects in rural development, land and trails stewardship, education, local foods, working together, and organizational sustainability. Our vision of strengthening the connection between people and the natural world drives our organizational goal where stewardship of our natural resources is at the core of the social, economic, and ecological vitality of the region.

POSITION: Executive Director
LOCATION: The SVS office is located off main street in Salmon, ID. The ED is expected to maintain a presence at the SVS office and regularly engage with staff and key partners, however, a combination of in-office and telework flexibility is negotiable.
REPORTS TO: SVS Board Chair and Executive Committee Board of Directors
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Permanent Full-Time (35 to 40 hrs/week), Exempt
EMPLOYEE SALARY: $56,420 – $69,680 per year, dependent on experience
BENEFITS: Vacation and sick days, 10 paid holidays, monthly health care and cell phone stipend, training opportunities.
The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing SVS’s operations, supporting staff in the implementation and delivery of strategic objectives and project work, and leading fundraising strategies. This leader should be passionate about rural livelihoods and quality of life, rural development through land stewardship and community driven projects, and bringing diverse voices together to benefit the land, communities, and future generations. The Director works with SVS’s Associate Director to oversee operations, budget, and program development. The Director will report to the Chair of the Board of Directors and will be evaluated by the Board Executive Committee. As the principal spokesperson of SVS, the Director must maintain positive relationships with members of the community and display high standards of integrity and professionalism.
Organizational Planning, Financial Management, and Fundraising
Team Leadership and Project Support
Board, Community, and Partner Relations

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Conservation, Development, Full Time, Fundraising


Full list of Qualifications on official job announcement: https://www.salmonvalley.org/permanentpositions
• Expertise in public lands or natural resources management or policy, rural economic development, collaborative conservation, and/or a related field, which would typically be obtained through 3 or more years of professional experience -OR- a Masters degree in a related field

Preferred Skills:

The following qualifications are also preferred:
• Supervisory experience.
• Ability to train, organize, delegate, and motivate volunteers and partners.
• Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
• Experience building or participating in networks or coalitions.
• Self-motivation and initiative. Organization and efficiency.
• Willingness to work flexible hours, some nights/weekends may be required.
• Experience using QuickBooks and Bloomerang or donor management programs. Technology exp.

About Salmon Valley Stewardship

Salmon Valley Stewardship, founded in 2004, works to promote a sustainable economy and healthy environment in the Salmon Valley Region of Central Idaho. SVS works with the Salmon-Challis National Forest Service to collect timber data to inform the management of forests, restoration projects and treatments within the SCNF. SVS crews work with public land management agencies and wildlife management agencies to collect vegetation, aspen, timber, and riparian data to be used in establishing baseline conditions, assess trends, and prioritize restoration projects.

Application Instructions

TO APPLY Email resume, cover letter and a professional writing sample combined in PDF form describing your experience and why you’re interested in the position, to [email protected]. Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed. Finalists will be asked for references. Label email title: Executive Director Application - Your Name Hiring Timeline: Closing Date - May 5, 2023 - Inquire after this date, Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.