New Hampshire Rivers Council seeks part-time Program Administrator

New Hampshire Rivers Council

Program Administrator – Part-time Opportunity

Posted February 13, 2017

The New Hampshire Rivers Council, the only statewide organization dedicated to conserving and protecting the state’s rivers, is seeking a part-time Program Administrator to support and administer the Council’s operations and programs. The ideal candidate is experienced in working with an active nonprofit board of directors, be a self-starter that can manage the Council’s operations, and enjoy the challenge or working with committed volunteers and partners. He or she will have a proven track record in nonprofit operations and support, working with a board of directors, managing multiple projects and grants, operate the organization’s fundraising software and manage membership and other donations, and have excellent written and oral communication skills and a deep appreciation for New Hampshire’s rivers and watersheds. This is an exciting opportunity to provide essential services and to develop new programs and services for a statewide nonprofit organization based in Concord, New Hampshire. Based on funding and other organizational growth that the successful candidate will facilitate, this could become a full-time position with expanded duties and responsibilities. The compensation package is commensurate with experience and a proven track record of organizational and project administration.

Learn more about the New Hampshire Rivers Council and download the full position description at

Title: Program Administrator  Reports to: President, Board of Directors Position location: New Hampshire Rivers Council headquarters, 54 Portsmouth Street, Concord, NH FLSA status: Non-exempt Employment status: Part-time with varied hours, as required, up to 24 hours per week Benefits offered: N/A

Position Summary

This position is responsible for administering the organizational, programmatic, and functions of the New Hampshire Rivers Council, which includes administering day-to-day operations. We are looking for an upbeat, outgoing, organized, and focused self-starter with enthusiasm for river conservation and restoration. Ability to work independently as well as with teams is essential.

Skills and duties

  • Use membership management software including Microsoft Office Suite to create letters, spreadsheets, and other business documents
  • Use of cloud-based tools to manage scheduling, event registration, and other organization functions
  • Generate member renewal, new member, and annual fund campaigns and mailings
  • Develop, edit, and submit grant applications and solicit other gifts (not required but a plus)
  • Manage projects and grants, tracking deliverables, budgets, and submitting payment requests and reports
  • Manage events and other outreach opportunities including annual Wild & Scenic® Film Festival
  • Provide support to the Board of Directors including attending committee and board meetings, drafting meeting summaries, and facilitating committee and board meetings and communication
  • Promote the Council’s work on website and through social media
  • On a regular basis check voice mail, email, regular mail and respond to calls, emails, and letters, and any other duties as required to promote the Council’s work

The work schedule is flexible. Some training may be available. Hourly compensation is commensurate with the skills and experience of selected candidate.

Please send cover letter, résumé, and three references to Michele L. Tremblay, President, Board of Directors, New Hampshire Rivers Council c/o, naturesource communications, PO Box 3019, Penacook, NH 03303

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