Executive Administrator & Board Liaison – Sonoma Land Trust

Want to be part of a dynamic non-profit that is making a difference in protecting our local communities from the impacts of climate change? Interested in contributing your talents to a deeply committed, growing team that plays a key role in preserving nature in Sonoma County? Sonoma Land Trust (SLT) is ready to hire a resourceful and detail-oriented team member who thrives in a fastpaced and fluid environment, to collaborate between the executive team and board of directors in managing workflow, communications, and administrative projects that are key to SLT operations. This person is critical to ensuring the organization runs efficiently and effectively to drive the SLT mission forward. SLT serves a diverse audience with broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, and orientations. We encourage applications from candidates who reflect and value the audiences and populations we serve.

The Executive Administrator & Board Liaison is a vital contributor to the executive team at Sonoma Land Trust with comprehensive project management and administrative responsibilities for the Board of Directors, Executive Director, and Leadership Team. As Board Liaison, this person is the principal coordinator of all Board related communications, meetings, education, and governance. As Executive Administrator, this person will initiate, coordinate, and monitor the progress of critical projects and executive office workflow to ensure that projects are on track. This person also ensures effective communication and coordination both internally and with external partners through direct involvement in key meetings, events, and organizational functions. The Executive Administrator & Board Liaison will report directly to the Executive Director and maintain close working relationships with the Philanthropy Director and the Operations Director.

You are encouraged to apply if you:
• Have 2+ years of relevant experience.
• Know how to organize and prioritize to keep work on track.
• Are comfortable managing up.
• Enjoy coordinating meetings and events.
• Value fostering strong relationships.

Schedule, Salary & Benefits
Position is full-time, 40 hours per week (exempt status). Salary starting at $73,000 commensurate with experience. Benefits include generous employer contributions to medical, dental, and vision insurance plans. Employer contribution to retirement plan after 1 year of employment. Paid time off includes 15 paid holidays, paid vacation based on tenure, and personal and parental leave in accordance with SLT policies and procedures. This position is located at the Sonoma Land Trust office in Santa Rosa, California. Staff are working in a hybrid model.

About Sonoma Land Trust
Sonoma Land Trust works in alliance with nature to conserve and restore the integrity of the land, with a focus on climate resiliency. The organization is also committed to ensuring more equitable access to the outdoors. Since 1976, the non-profit Land Trust has protected over 57,000 acres of scenic, natural, agricultural, and open land for future generations. Sonoma Land Trust is accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission and was the recipient of the 2019 Land Trust Alliance Award of Excellence. For more information, please visit the Sonoma Land Trust website. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment that is representative of the communities we serve. We know that having varied perspectives leads to better outcomes to solve the complex problems of conservation, climate change, and environmental justice in Sonoma County. And to best serve the people of our community, we are taking the actions outlined in our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Plan.

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