Teanaway Engagement Coordinator

Position Summary

The Teanaway Engagement Coordinator will join our growing team in Kittitas County, working with a wide array of partners in the Yakima River Basin, to oversee activities that ensure support for the Teanaway Community Forest (TCF). This position is the connective tissue between land managers, tribal entities, conservation professionals, outdoor recreation enthusiasts, local residents, and elected officials working towards the watershed health goals of the TCF! The Coordinator will leverage strong communication and relationship-building skills to connect local, regional, and underrepresented communities to the TCF. In addition to working closely with Kittitas staff and partners, this position will regularly interact with staff across the Greenway Trust and our extensive network for supporters.

 

A successful Coordinator will forge relationships with longstanding and new supporters, translate management decisions into compelling stories that appeal to broad audiences, and engage communities in volunteerism and advocacy. They may have experience creating outreach plans, coordinating events, speaking publicly, or fostering a sense of teamwork among unlikely partners. Candidates must be able to demonstrate experience incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion principles into their work.

 

Salary & Benefits:

$40,000 to $45,000 annually. The Greenway Trust offers a generous benefits package to our employees including an employer-sponsored medical, dental and vision plan, paid vacation and sick leave, retirement plan and more.

 

Work Schedule:

Full-time non-exempt position. Position typically works Monday to Friday and includes seasonal weekend events and periodic evening meetings.

 

Work Location:

110 East First St, Cle Elum, WA, 98922

 

How to Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume explaining your interest and capabilities to apply@mtsgreenway.org. Your cover letter should not exceed two pages, and should address the following:

 

  • Provide an example of your ability to sit with opposing or conflicting viewpoints, and how you have used this skill to develop constructive partnerships
  • Provide an example of your past experience with or commitment to connecting historically less represented communities with outdoor recreation or conservation?
  • Speak to your skills translating technical jargon into accessible and engaging storytelling

Include three references related to previous experience. Feel free to include any materials you have produced which may illustrate your skills.

About the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust:

The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust leads and inspires action to conserve and enhance the landscape from Seattle across the Cascade Mountains to Central Washington, ensuring a long-term balance between people and nature. We believe that when we are connected to nature, our lives are better. We are healthier, happier, and our communities are stronger. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Greenway Trust because we want to better reflect the communities that make up the Greenway NHA, because we believe that equity and inclusion are vital to our mission, and because we want to do our part to create a more just society.