Alabama Audubon’s COASTAL OUTREACH MANAGER will serve as the organization’s public face in Mobile and Baldwin Counties, with a particular emphasis on RP3-STEW activities. As a key member of our coastal team, the Coastal Outreach Manager will work in close consultation with Birmingham and Coastal staff to: 1) develop and implement outreach programs aimed at helping coastal communities learn about, steward, and care for sensitive bird populations; 2) recruit, retain, and engage both conservation and outreach volunteers in Mobile and Baldwin Counties; 3) develop and maintain key partnerships with coastal stakeholders; 4) ensure that Alabama Audubon maintains a vigorous and effective public presence in our state’s coastal communities.
The Coastal Outreach Manager will be the primary staff member responsible for:
∙developing and implementing year-round outreach programs in support of Alabama Audubon’s mission on the Gulf Coast;
∙recruiting, retaining, and managing program volunteers in Mobile and Baldwin Counties;
∙developing and maintaining key partnerships with coastal stakeholders, including but not limited to government agencies, businesses, and other nonprofit organizations;
∙working with the Outreach & Communications Director to communicate information about our coastal conservation work to the general public and to specific stakeholders;
∙coordinating and conducting beach-nesting bird stewardship training events (both online and in person)
∙serving as the public face for Alabama Audubon programs in Mobile and Baldwin Counties.
The Coastal Outreach Manager must possess:
∙a deep commitment to Alabama Audubon’s core mission, and to the inclusive philosophy upon which our work is based (alaudubon.org/about);
∙exceptional people skills, including an enthusiastic desire to work with socio-economically, racially, and geographically diverse communities;
∙experience with, or a strong willingness to learn more about, the birds of the Alabama Gulf Coast;
∙at least two years of experience working in a nonprofit, business, or governmental setting;
∙comfort using macOS, as well as proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
∙excellent time-management skills, including the ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary;
∙a positive, team-oriented attitude and a comfort working with a range of personality types;
∙a willingness to travel, including on occasional overnight trips;
∙a willingness to submit to a background screening, as well as satisfactory screening results;
∙a valid driver’s license and independent, reliable means of transportation.
This is a non-exempt, salaried, twelve-month position funded in part through a contract with the National Audubon Society. (The Stewardship of Coastal Alabama Beach Nesting Bird Habitat project is supported by the National Audubon Society through funding from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.) Continuation of this position past April 2024 is contingent on new funding. In response to federal Covid-19 vaccine mandates, upon hiring for this position, employee may be required to confirm vaccination status, absent an exemption basis allowed for by law. It is the policy of Alabama Audubon that all persons are entitled to equality of opportunity in all areas of employment regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, national origin, religion, veteran status, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
Please go to alaudubon.org/careers for more information about the position and how to apply.