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Current Career Opportunities at SFI

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

 

Vice President, Education and Community Engagement

Location: Washington, DC

The VP for Education and Community Engagement is responsible for the strategy and implementation of SFI’s core pillar of promoting environmental youth education and fostering sustainable communities. Reporting to the President and CEO, this key member of the senior leadership team will lead and grow SFI’s award-winning environmental education program, Project Learning Tree® (PLT), cultivate new and existing community partnerships, strategically direct community grantmaking, and serve as an engaging spokesperson for SFI at community and education events. 

Qualifications:

  • Highly strategic and entrepreneurial leader with 10+ years of relevant experience; MBA or related degree preferred
  • Strong business acumen with experience designing creative new strategic initiatives, driving successful program expansion and developing new business models to support growth
  • Exceptional communication and public speaking skills; ability to serve as a compelling and engaging spokesperson of the organization
  • Possesses a strong network of strategic partners and is highly skilled at managing the network
  • Ability to translate big ideas into effective strategies with all levels of stakeholders
  • Creative, high-energy, and positive team player who seizes new opportunities
  • Experience leading educational programming that appeals to and meets the needs of culturally and socioeconomically diverse stakeholder groups
  • Ability to lead, inspire and develop a high functioning team
  • Demonstrated success leading inclusive and strategic community engagement efforts
  • Enthusiasm for developing and executing innovative fundraising strategies
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

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

 

Director of Development

Location: Washington, DC

The Director of Development is a new position at SFI and will be responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating all of SFI’s environmental education, community engagement, and conservation’s fundraising. The Director will work closely with the CEO, the VP for Education and Community Engagement, the Chief Conservation Officer, the PLT team, and the communications team in all development and fundraising endeavors.  

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least five years of experience working in fundraising.
  • Proven track record of raising funds from multiple sources.
  • Familiarity with environmental education, conservation, and sustainability issues.

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

 

Coordinator, Communications and Marketing

Location: Washington, DC

The Communications and Marketing Coordinator supports communications needs for SFI broadly and the PLT program specifically, including social media, websites, newsletters, tradeshows, publications, and special projects. Reporting to the VP of Communications, the Coordinator works closely with the Director, PLT Communications and Marketing, and other members of the communications team. 

Education/Experience Requirements: 

  • B.A./B.S. degree with clear experience in marketing, communications, writing or related field.
  • At least two years of relevant work experience. Experience at a public relations or communications firm or 
dynamic NGO highly valued.
  • Prior experience with email marketing platforms. Specific experience with ConstantContact, RegOnline, ECWID, 
and PayPal desired.
  • Experience managing social media for an organization.
  • Interest in nonprofit management, natural resources, sustainability, or environmental education a plus. 


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

 

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