The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the Finance Department. The Finance and Administration Department handles sensitive tasks that are critical to accomplishing the mission of the organization, including accounting for and managing the financial operations. The Assistant will also share Receptionist duties and provide other administrative duties in support of the Finance and Administration Department.
American Rivers seeks a highly motivated Outreach and Communications Associate to join our Northern Rockies team. The Associate will reach out to a broad array of stakeholders to build support for our campaign to gain new protections for rivers flowing across public and private lands in western Montana, with a focus on the Clark Fork and Flathead watersheds. The Associate will also perform a broad range of communications duties including regularly updating a campaign website and social media pages, sending e-newsletters to our Montana members and activists, planning and overseeing special events, and developing a disseminating a suite of compelling outreach materials.
The Program Assistant provides administrative support to the President and the Senior Vice President of Conservation (SVP). This position will also work with the General Counsel assisting with grant and contract management; the Advancement Department assisting with fundraising travel, events, and contacts; the Administration and Board Relations Coordinator assisting with board meeting planning and other events; and the Conservation Department’s senior members of the Regional and Program Directors (RAPD) team.
The Coordinator will lead efforts in the Winyah Bay watershed of South and North Carolina to implement our source water protection initiative and expand the Waccamaw River Blue Trail. The Waccamaw River Blue Trail extends the length of the river from its headwaters in North Carolina to Winyah Bay, South Carolina spanning some 150 miles. The Coordinator will lead outreach and conservation planning with local partners, help secure funding for land protection, and collaborate with the local business community to promote ecotourism along the Waccamaw, all of which further the goal of connecting people to nature, stimulating economic growth, bolstering existing land and water conservation efforts, and improving local quality of life.
The Associate Director supports and contributes to the development and achievement of the Colorado Basin Program’s short-, mid-, and long-term programmatic, administrative and development goals. The Associate Director will coordinate closely with coalition partners within the basin to advocate specific federal and state policy outcomes that transform water management and improve river ecosystems through healthy flows.
American Rivers has an opening for an Associate Director of Communications. This position is responsible for developing and implementing communications strategies for American Rivers’ priorities, primarily in the Colorado River Basin and Intermountain West. The staff person will work closely with conservation, government relations, and communications staff to develop and manage integrated communications campaigns, spearheading media outreach, developing messaging, writing and editing content for print and online, and completing other writing and communications tasks.
American Rivers seeks an Intern to assist the Development Department in its fundraising and research efforts in Washington, DC. Working closely with the Development Team, the Development Intern will assist with donor and prospect research, integrating information into development databases, and developing and producing comprehensive research reports.
American Rivers seeks a law intern that will work under the supervision of the General Counsel in the Legal Department. This program provides an excellent opportunity to gain direct experience dealing with the legal issues of a national nonprofit environmental organization, including contracts, government grants and agreements, ethics, employment law, conflict of interest, non-profit corporate governance and tax compliance, corporate sponsorship, and charitable solicitation regulation.