Land Campaigns Manager – Save the Sound
The Land Campaigns Manager is the program lead of our Endangered Lands Team. The position is a full-time, exempt position based out of our Connecticut office and reports to the Chief Program Officer. The Land Campaigns Manager focuses on generating and implementing advocacy campaigns and the strategies that make them successful. He/she creates and manages the outreach, education, and advocacy aspects of our land protection efforts—building public, grassroots and grasstops support, fostering collective engagement and action, and forging partnerships among land conservation organizations, academic institutions, businesses, and other organizations that are often necessary for successful land conservation. Lastly, they strengthen political-will to make long-term preservation of open space, habitats and drinking-water, watershed lands a reality.
In addition to developing and managing the pieces of our land campaigns, the Manager directly advocates for our conservation projects at local, county, state and federal levels of government, seeking varieties of legislative, regulatory, financial, technical, and management support.
The Manager works closely with our legal and communications teams to develop and implement integrated strategies and work plans for each of our land projects. Depending on the complexity and scope of a particular land project, the Manager may supervise other land coordinators assigned to the project.
Save the Sound will provide a laptop computer, access to our company server, and remote IT support as needed. All company meetings are taking place on Zoom or via conference call at this time and into the foreseeable future.