Florida Native Plant Society seeks executive director

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The Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) is looking for an executive director to lead a non-profit membership-based organization with over 5,000 memberships statewide. FNPS is dedicated to promoting the preservation, conservation and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.

The executive director:

  • Is responsible for the leadership and management of daily operations and all programs of FNPS.
  • Implements the FNPS strategic plan, annual budget and other board directives.
  • Is responsible for all administrative and operational aspects of the organization.
  • Is in regular communication with the president, FNPS leadership and constituents.

A successful candidate must reside in or move to Florida, be able to travel and be able to work from a home office as their base of operation.

Salary and benefits are competitive with peer organizations and will be commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate should possess these qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, resource management, environmental policy or another relevant field.
  • Five or more years of experience in program management, leadership and/or administration as part of a non-profit organization or comparable program.
  • Self-starter with a record of productivity.
  • Ability to implement annual budgets and accounting systems.
  • Fundraising skills including major gift fundraising.
  • Ability to manage Good Workspace or similar, Quickbooks online (or similar) and a working knowledge of CiviCRM.
  • Proficiency with professional software programs.
  • Candidates must be enthusiastic about the mission of the organization and willing to learn. Demonstrated prior interest in conservation, natural resources, botany or related subjects is preferred.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position and a copy of your resume/CV to EDsearch@fnps.org.

The position will remain open until Oct. 18.