Executive Director

Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition
Woodbury, CT, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-9 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Apply By: 
1 October 2018
4 days remaining until the deadline.

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Position Overview

The Executive Director (ED) reports to the Chairperson of the Board of Directors and is responsible for carrying out priorities and programs delineated in a Strategic Plan developed in concert with the Board. The ED oversees the activities of a full time Outreach Director, and part-time Manager of Development and Administration. PRWC’s Fiscal 2019 Budget is $250,000.

Essential Job Functions

Main responsibilities include:

  • Enthusiastically support the PRWC’s mission
  • Liaison with staff, Board of Directors and Advisory Council.
  • Program development and execution
  • Stakeholder alliances and relationship management (Town, State, Water
  • Utilities, Conservation Partners and others)
  • Fundraising and donor relations
  • Staff direction and administration
  • Financial management, including budgeting, reporting and general administration
  • Volunteer and Membership development
  • Public and media relations
  • Grant writing and management

Education & Experience

  • A degree or equivalent in natural resource management, planning, environmental policy, science, engineering or business administration
  • Five or more years of professional experience in environmental planning or watershed management, business, public, or nonprofit management
  • Understanding of local, state, and federal environmental policies and regulations protecting rivers, aquifers and riparian lands
  • Relevant experience with watershed management and research, project management, fundraising, volunteer organizing, public relations, financial management and personnel management

Motivation and Communication Skills

  • Demonstrate a commitment to PRWC’s mission
  • Confident, energetic and creative self-starter
  • A team leader and team player
  • Excellent organizational, speaking, interpersonal and writing skills
  • Comfortable with fund raising and speaking to large groups, managing teams, chairing committees, and working independently

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and one page letter indicating why you believe you would be successful in this position and your compensation expectations via email to:

 not later than October 1, 2018

Search Committee
Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition
39 Sherman Hill Road
Suite C-103
Woodbury, CT 06798

If you have questions concerning this position please send your contact information to the above email address and someone from the Search Committee will contact you.