Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has grown into America's largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 52 state/territorial affiliates and more than six million members and supporters. The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in our rapidly changing world. The National Wildlife Federation believes that in order to save wildlife and ourselves, we need to ensure that all Americans have access to clean air and water, safe communities, easy and equitable access to nature, and protection from the ravages of climate change. These basic needs, equally necessary and urgent for all people, are foundational to bringing the conservation movement and ethos into the 21st century.
To support our mission, we are seeking an Operations Manager to join our Gulf Program and assist the Gulf Program Deputy Director. This position is a remote position, based in St. Petersburg, Florida.
As our Operations Manager you will help advance the goals of NWF’s Gulf Program, which advocates for landscape-scale coastal, riverine and marine habitat restoration and enhanced coastal and floodplain resilience in the watershed of the Gulf of Mexico. Through this program, we work in coalition with national and regional partners to advocate for bold state and federal action that will restore the Gulf and, in the process, protect people, wildlife, and jobs. You will oversee grant and budget processes for our Gulf Program. This position is critical to program operations and advancement of program goals. Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, you will work closely with program colleagues to ensure sound administrative and operational oversight of the program. You will also take on special projects and work with partners to build and advance the program.
You’ll work in close coordination and will have daily communication with relevant program staff, grant and coalition partners, including the Gulf Program Deputy Director and the Regional Deputy Director, as well as the NWF Finance and Legal Departments.
Your role will include:
Demonstrated ability in:
Your actions are expected to reflect the staff values of the National Wildlife Federation: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
The salary for this position is $60,000 to $65,000.
The National Wildlife Federation values work-life balance and a family-friendly atmosphere. Our paid time-off includes 3 weeks of vacation leave, open wellbeing leave, 10 paid holidays, 3 floating holidays, a week-long winter break, and additional leave options, per year. In addition, our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, 16 weeks of paid FMLA leave, 403b retirement plan with employer matching and annual contribution, adoption benefits, and flexible work options including telecommuting and non-traditional work hours. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s benefits package at https://www.nwf.org/About-Us/Careers.
We strive to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of wildlife and people in a rapidly changing world. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at nwf.org/equity.
If you have a disability and require an accommodation or assistance with our online application process, please tell us how we can help by calling us at 703-438-6244.
The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules, and if you have 75% of the qualifications listed we encourage you to apply. Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered. If selected for this position, a background check will be conducted.
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.