Tropical Audubon Society seeks senior conservation director

Tropical Audubon Society aims to conserve and restore South Florida’s ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife and their habitats.

The senior conservation director will be responsible for strengthening the Tropical Audubon policy capacity for conservation efforts and for deepening their engagement with MDC government to enhance conservation impact. The director will also engage with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District to advocate for South Florida’s ecosystems, wildlife and their habitats relevant for MDC.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Master’s or Ph.D. in environmental policy, environmental management, law or environmental law, natural sciences or equivalent professional experience.
  • At least eight years of professional experience in conservation advocacy or political affairs with a proven track record of conservation impact.
  • Previous direct report management experience.
  • Existing relationship with MDC government desirable.
  • Knowledge of South Florida environmental issues, with emphasis on land use/Comprehensive Development Master Plan and UDB, as well as an understanding of Everglades restoration and Biscayne Bay is highly desirable.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-starter and solutions-oriented.
  • Excellent people management skills and organizational capabilities.
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all groups.
  • Spanish or Creole language proficiency is desirable.

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Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@tropicalaudubon.org. The subject line should include the job title.