Join the SFI Team

Current Career Opportunities at SFI

SFI Inc. seeks out motivated and skilled professionals for full-time employment. Current job openings are listed below.

Director, Communications

The Director of Communications will engage broadly with the entire SFI staff across multiple program areas to create compelling and strategic communications content and advance the mission of SFI. The Director of Communications will have a record of success, have a demonstrated ability to manage a large volume of communications content, and be skilled at communicating with diverse audiences — including corporations, nonprofit partners, government officials, academics and the public.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • University degree in natural resources, sustainability, communications, journalism, or related field;
  • Minimum of five years working in communications or marketing field;
  • Familiarity with forest sustainability issues in the U.S. or Canada is required, direct experience with forest certification or in the forest sector is an asset.

For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.


Director, Program Participant Relations

The Director of Program Participant Relations will support and add value to SFI Program Participants across the U.S. and Canada, made up of public and private sector organizations whose operations are certified to the SFI Forest Management or Fiber Sourcing Standards, by advancing communication and integration between SFI and its participants and partners. These Program Participants include private landowners, forest products companies, state and provincial and county agencies, indigenous groups, conservation organizations, community interests, and universities.

The Director of Program Participant Relations will also work closely with SFI’s 34 SFI Implementation Committees (SICs). This unique grassroots network involves private landowners, independent loggers, forestry professionals, local government agencies, academics, scientists, and conservationists. The SICs promote the SFI Program as a means of broadening the practice of responsible forestry, and regularly engage in outreach activities in their local communities, expanding the understanding and connection between communities and forests. 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • University bachelor’s degree in natural resources, forestry, sustainability, or related field
  • Strong understanding of SFI forest certification (forest management, fiber sourcing and chain of custody
  • Familiarity with other forest certification standards
  • At least five years’ work experience with an SFI Program Participant and/or participation in an SIC.

For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.


Director, Partnerships

The Director of Partnerships will support SFI’s community engagement work by managing stakeholder relationships in multiple areas – through its Community Partnerships grants, its memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with key community partners, and its SFI Implementation Committees (SICs). These 34 state, provincial and regional SICs, including four within Canada, promote the SFI Program as a means of broadening the practice of responsible forestry, and regularly engage in outreach activities in their local communities, expanding the understanding and connection between communities and forests. The Director of Partnerships will also support SFI’s communications work in Canada, especially with French-speaking media and stakeholders.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • University degree in natural resources, environmental management, sustainability, or related field.
  • At least five years of experience working in conservation, forestry or sustainability.
  • Familiarity with sustainability issues and forest certification is an asset.
  • Fluency in French and English.

For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.