Rainforest Trust

Rainforest Trust helps protect threatened tropical forests and endangered wildlife by partnering with local and community organizations in and around vulnerable areas.

Through these highly effective partnerships, we can ensure sustainable results necessary for the long-term protection of tropical ecosystems and the wildlife they hold.

Rainforest Trust Warrenton, VA, USA
May 23, 2018
Full time
Rainforest Trust seeks  Asia Conservation Officers  to develop and manage land protection projects with our in-country partners across the tropical countries of the region. Rainforest Trust is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1988. Partnering with the most respected conservation organizations in the world’s tropical regions, Rainforest Trust supports the protection of critical habitat for endangered species through local partnerships. To date, we have saved over 18 million tropical habitat acres. We are an efficient organization, earning the top 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Successful candidates for the Asia Conservation Officer positions will work under the supervision of the Asia Conservation Director. Duties for this position include: Supervising, managing, and tracking the progress of Rainforest Trust protected area projects in Asia. Identifying prospective partners and projects to create new protected areas. Coordinating closely with in-country partners and staff. Undertaking field visits to identify new projects and partners and to assess progress of ongoing projects. Reviewing and meeting all reporting deadlines. Participating actively with Development and Communications staff in project fundraising and communication efforts. Organizing donor trips to visit project sites. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: A degree in biological or environmental sciences, or combination of education and experience. Significant experience in conservation practice, conservation science, or related field essential, preferably in Asia. Prior experience with conservation and project management in Asia preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Proficiency in one or more regional languages a plus, but not a requirement. A personal passion for biodiversity conservation and belief in Rainforest Trust’s conservation mission. Knowledge of relevant organizations in Asia (NGOs, government, universities, community organizations, etc.). Efficient, creative, enthusiastic, and self-starting, with excellent organizational and social skills. Able to work independently as well as cooperatively within a team. Ability and willingness to travel internationally. Must be authorized to work in the US. This position will be full-time and based in our office in Northern Virginia.   How to Apply: Please send applications to   jobs@RainforestTrust.org . Please include a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in working for Rainforest Trust.   Please also provide your salary aspirations and the names of at least three references. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Rainforest Trust Warrenton, VA, USA
May 23, 2018
Full time
Rainforest Trust  seeks an experienced  Social Media Associate  to oversee social media management and e-mail marketing. Rainforest Trust is a highly efficient and effective U.S. non-profit founded in 1988 with the mission to purchase and protect threatened rainforests and tropical habitat to save endangered wildlife through community engagement and local partnerships. To date, we have saved more than 17 million acres across 26 countries at 130 project sites with the ambitious goal of protecting 50 million acres by the year 2020. Our great financial efficiency and program effectiveness consistently earn us Charity Navigator’s top 4-star rating. This is a full-time position in our office in Warrenton, VA.  Position comes with full benefits. Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Execute social media campaigns across existing Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Medium, YouTube, Reddit and Instagram presence; keeping an eye out for emerging platforms Manages each element of email and marketing automation campaigns including creative development, setup, targeting and testing to deployment and data monitoring Create content for social media and maintain a campaign calendar Stay on top of trending topics Monitor competitive social media landscape Develop content for email marketing along with helping create templates in Constant Contact Identify and evaluate improvement options; test new strategies and platforms Grow social media reach and strategically plan expansion of our network Manage professional tools relating to social media management (ie. Sprout Social/Hootsuite, Buffer, reporting platforms, Facebook Analytics, etc.) Administer analytic tools to monitor and improve e-mail and social media performance Perform other duties and tasks as assigned or required Qualifications & Skills Required: Minimum 3 years of social media and e-mail marketing experience required Excellent graphic design skills Experience creating and maintaining online ads and using tools such as Facebook Power Editor and Twitter Ads Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite Strong knowledge of best practices for email creative, segmentation, dynamic content, testing methodologies, deliverability and CAN-SPAM regulations Experience with marketing automation solutions Proactive, highly motivated self-starter; highly organized and meticulous planner Demonstrated creative, technical, scheduling, reporting and analytical skills Experience with Constant Contact and MailChimp Adaptable; able to pick up new techniques Detail orientated; able to multi-task Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment A personal passion for the environment and wildlife conservation Preferred Skills and Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or similar experience in the social media and e-mail marketing field How To Apply: Please send applications to  jobs@RainforestTrust.org . Include a cover letter stating your interest to work for Rainforest Trust, your salary aspirations, any specific job requirements and your resume. Cover letters without salary aspirations will not be considered.