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Coordinator/Organizer – New Brunswick, ME

Organization: Friends of Merrymeeting Bay

Position Title: Coordinator/Organizer

Location: New Brunswick, ME

Hours & Compensation: Full-time with a salary range from $24,000 – $34,000.

Application Deadline: Position closes June 30 or when suitable candidate is hired.

Posted On: May 20, 2013.

Organization Overview:

The mission of Friends of Merrymeeting Bay is to preserve, protect, and improve the unique ecosystems of Merrymeeting Bay.

Merrymeeting Bay is a freshwater tidal estuary of international significance, known for its populations of rare plants, anadromous fish, and migratory waterfowl.


Friends of Merrymeeting Bay – an active, membership-driven grassroots environmental organization dedicated to the preservation, protection, and enhancement of the natural ecosystems of Merrymeeting Bay – seeks a Coordinator/Organizer, our solitary staff person. We employ a variety of strategies to fulfill our mission, including land protection, advocacy, research, education, and membership activities.

The successful applicant will be passionate about our mission and the strategies therein. You must be able to work efficiently and independently from a home office, recognize priorities and work under the direction of the Steering Committee overall and the Chair in particular. Applicant should live in or be willing to relocate to the Bay area and be eager to learn.


  • Experienced in foundation and non-foundation fundraising, administrative tasks, grassroots organizing and volunteer outreach.
  • Experience in land protection, advocacy, research, and education is also desirable.
  • Database management (Excel and Access) as well as excellent writing and verbal skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of HTML to maintain website will be helpful.

How to Apply:

Send resume, three references, and two writing samples (one should be a brief hypothetical Letter of Interest (LOI) submitted to FOMB as a potential grantor, for a piece of conservation land you want to protect in Dresen; and the other, your choice) to Ed Friedman at Friends of Merrymeeting Bay, PO Box 233, Richmond, ME, 04357 or email to [email protected]. Questions can be directed to Ed at 207-666-3372.

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