Organization: Friends of Acadia
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Bar Harbor, Maine
Friends of Acadia (FOA), a leader within the nonprofit park support community, preserves, protects, and promotes stewardship of the outstanding natural beauty, ecological vitality, and distinctive cultural resources of Acadia National Park and its surrounding communities. As an official partner to the Park, FOA creates and/or funds programs that address critical needs; champions public responsibility for funding and conserving Acadia National Park; and leverages private funds to maximize federal dollars for park projects and operations. A strong partnership among FOA, Acadia National Park, and the surrounding communities is producing groundbreaking progress on key issues affecting Acadia’s future including climate change, visitor experience, and youth engagement. The next President of FOA will have the ability to create a coherent vision and inspire others to promote that vision; strong communication skills and the ability to work with diverse groups, partners, Board members, donors, volunteers, and communities in a facilitative, non-threatening manner; knowledge of government relations, policy development, and politics; and a proven track record in soliciting and securing major and leadership philanthropic gifts.
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Closing Date: Open until filled.