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Nov 27 / BARD CEP

Program Director, Dogwood Alliance – North Carolina

Organization: Dogwood Alliance

Position Title: Program Director

Location: Asheville, North Carolina

Hours and Compensation: Full-time

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: Dogwood Alliance is increasing protection for millions of acres of Southern forests by transforming the way corporations, landowners and communities value them for their climate, wildlife and water benefits. Dogwood Alliance has revolutionized the environmental practices of some of the world’s largest corporations.

The Director of Programs will be responsible for the operational success of Dogwood Alliance’s programs, ensuring seamless team management, development, program delivery and quality control and evaluation. In this newly established role, the Director of Programs will manage a growing staff. The Director of Programs will be a key external face of Dogwood Alliance in the community. The Program Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of ongoing programs, including planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling program activities.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have skills and/or successful experience in the following:

  • Experience working in environmental advocacy with a minimum of three years  in a team management role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in Climate Change and/or Forest Conservation policy analysis and strategy development
  • Demonstrated success developing and evaluating program models and selecting and successfully operationalizing innovative programs
  • Political strategy/government advocacy  experience
  • Experience working with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group
  • Demonstrated results in outcome based management through complex systems and organizational change
  • Proven experience negotiating win-win agreements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a commitment to and passion for Dogwood’s mission

How to Apply: To apply, call 828.251.2525 X32 and then follow this link.

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