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FRIENDS OF SCOTCHMAN PEAKS WILDERNESS Lincoln County Outreach Coordinator in LIBBY, Montana

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness (FSPW) is seeking an outgoing and driven professional to join our staff as an outreach coordinator in Lincoln County, Montana. For 14 years, FSPW has been uniting thousands of Montanans and Idahoans to save the wild Scotchmans for our children and grandchildren. FSPW does this through building community around Wilderness designation for the Scotchman Peaks.This permanent, part-time position will work with FSPW staff, volunteers and partners to grow the support to save the wild Scotchmans among Lincoln County community members. This will include identifying and coordinating public outreach opportunities in southern Lincoln County and staffing an outreach table at community events. This person will coordinate and manage outreach and volunteers, including recruitment, empowerment, supervision, and recognition, for multiple projects throughout the year.The Lincoln County Outreach Coordinator will join a dynamic, hard-working and enthusiastic team with a goal of saving the Scotchman Peaks through education, outreach, and stewardship. The organization places a high emphasis on the successful combination of hard work and fun. Staff members are encouraged to enjoy socializing with each other and our many Friends.The position is based in FSPWs Libby office with 12-15 hours per week anticipated the first 4-6 months. An increase up to 20 hours per week may be possible depending on program needs and success in the position. Hourly pay is $14. FSPW offers a flexible work environment with opportunities for independent initiative and personal growth.ResponsibilitiesCoordinate outreach and outdoor education activities in southern Lincoln County:Identify and coordinate public outreach opportunitiesTable at community eventsSpeak one-on-one with supporters, potential supporters and businessAssist in planning and implementation of the Kootenai Harvest FestivalCoordinate group hikes and outdoor education field trips with group leaders, area schools, and other partner organizationsPlan and implement FSPWs Winter Tracks programs in Lincoln CountyCreate posters and graphics for print and digital use for Lincoln County eventsTrack project and program resultsSupport FSPWs communications efforts:Craft and send out press releases and listserv messages for Lincoln CountyDevelop content and assist in management of social media pages using online softwareDevelop content and assist in management of website using WordPressDistribute collateral materials in Troy and Libby areaAttend and participate in partner meetings and events including, but not limited to:Kootenai Forest Stakeholders CoalitionLibby Chamber of CommerceKootenai Outdoor Recreation Association (KORA)Montana Wilderness AssociationGeneral administrative duties, including maintaining some presence at our Libby office, handling mail and assistance in reporting for grants.Other duties as assigned.QualificationsStrong written and oral communication skillsAbility to organize logistics, volunteers and materials with an eye to detailsSelf-motivated and outgoing; willing to initiate contact with community members, media members, businesses, and partner organizationsProficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPointAbility to work well with others and build relationships within and external to FSPWAbility to meet deadlines and effectively manage several tasks at onceAbility to learn new software quicklyDesirable QualificationsExperience coordinating event logisticsExperience with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Premiere Pro a bonusExperience with WordPressUnderstanding of effective communication strategies for both print and digital environmentsFamiliarity with constituent relationship management (CRM) software. Knowledge specific to EveryAction a bonusExisting connections to the communities of Troy and LibbyRequirementsThis position requires some travel, a valid drivers license, reliable transportation an

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