Program Manager

Eating with the Ecosystem is looking to hire a program manager. This full-time position represents an opportunity to make a positive difference in New England fisheries and food systems. The position is currently funded until August 2018, with extension contingent upon future funding.

Responsibilities: About 75 percent of duties will focus on the implementation of a two-year grant-funded project called “The Other EBFM: Designing Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Marketing Strategies to Complement Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management” being done in partnership with researchers from the University of Rhode Island’s Oceanography and Natural Resources Economics departments; remainder of time would be spent on general outreach and communications related to the organization’s mission and programming.

Qualifications: Ability to self-motivate and self-supervise; ability to take direction from a volunteer board of directors; ability to engage with multiple audiences, including scientists, fishermen and members of the public.

Compensation: Salary in the range of $28,000 to $36,000, depending on experience.

To apply: Send a one-page cover letter and resume to the Eating with the Ecosystem board of directors at

Development and Administrative Coordinator

Southside Community Land Trust is looking to hire a full-time development and administrative coordinator. Projected start date is Nov. 28.

Responsibilities: Produce donor letters for fundraising appeals; maintain database of all donations and provide reports to the development director; develop and maintain mailing lists for fundraising appeals, e-newsletters and newsletter distribution.

Qualifications: College degree is preferred; training in word processing, Microsoft
Excel and Word; database management, document formatting and business/office skills.

Compensation: Salary is $38,000 to $45,000 based on experience and qualifications, plus medical and dental insurance and paid time off.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Margaret DeVos, executive director, at Indicate “Development and Administrative Coordinator” in the subject line.

Communications and Outreach Coordinator

The Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) is seeking a full-time communications and outreach coordinator.

Responsibilities: Assist staff in planning and developing a new communications and outreach plan and overseeing its implementation via events, educational activities and a wide variety of print, web and social media communications. Combined, these activities will support the ALT in accelerating the rate of land protection on Aquidneck Island and ensure positive visibility in the region.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from accredited institution and five years of experience in public relations, marketing, communications, writing or related fields—or equivalent combination of education and experience. Understanding of nonprofit organizations is essential. Desired qualifications include experience/skills in leadership and project management, communications and marketing, computers and environmental education. A commitment to conservation and familiarity with Aquidneck Island is a plus.

To apply: Applications are due by Oct. 21. For detailed job description and instructions on how to apply visit

Nature Conservancy Executive Assistant

The Rhode Island chapter of The Nature Conservancy is looking to hire an executive assistant.

Responsibilities: Help director of philanthropy manage and coordinate donor strategies, tasks, activities and logistics; support the philanthropy team in donor meetings and events; manage planning and logistics for core team’s management meetings and full staff meetings and retreat.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a year experience, associate degree and three years experience, or equivalent combination; experience in business writing, editing and proofreading; experience organizing time and managing diverse activities to meet deadlines; multi-lingual skills appreciated.

To apply: Click here.