Renewable Natural 

Resources Foundation


Renewable Natural Resources Foundation

Position Announcement

Program Manager

The Renewable Natural Resources Foundation (RNRF) seeks a Program Manager to work with its staff and volunteer committees to develop and implement public policy programs in environmental science, design and management. The position is an exciting opportunity for a resourceful person who wishes to work on current national and international issues.

The Program Manager serves as principal staff professional for developing, planning, and implementing approved programs.
RNRF programs are:
An annual, national, multidisciplinary conference of approximately 100-200 invited delegates in Washington, DC. Program development and speaker identification are part of the process. A report of the conference is prepared by staff and widely distributed.
Periodic round tables with DC-based public policy leaders with government, domestic and international NGOs, embassies, and the private sector.
An annual congressional forum on Capitol Hill.
An annual spring meeting on a topic selected by board of directors.
An annual national awards program for individuals, projects and publications.
Quarterly Renewable Resources Journal that includes articles, news and meeting announcements. Publication work includes article selection, and writing and editing.
Website and Blog.

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree. An advanced degree (M.S./M.A. or J.D.) is a plus. Education/experience/interest in natural resources, environmental science, public policy, or one of the disciplines represented by members of the consortium sought. Excellent communication skills are a must. The Program Manager reports to the Executive Director, and works out of the foundation’s offices in North Bethesda, Maryland (walking distance from Metro’s Red-Line White Flint Station) Salary range: $40,000 - $55,000 – depending upon education and experience. Benefits include annual and sick leave, health insurance, retirement benefits program, and life and disability insurance.

To apply, send cover letter, résumé with salary history and requirement, in confidence, to: Executive Director, Renewable Natural Resources Foundation, 6010 Executive Blvd, 5th Floor, N Bethesda, MD 20852-3827, OR by email to No telephone calls please.

Posted: 05/18/2016

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