The Buzzards Bay Coalition’s work to restore clean water, protect watershed lands, and engage the community is carried out by a talented group of conservation professionals. Learn about currently available opportunities for full-time careers, seasonal employment, internships, and service positions with the Coalition.

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply and will be considered without regard to race, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or veteran status.

Communications Manager (full-time)

The Buzzards Bay Coalition seeks an experienced, efficient, and effective Communications Manager to implement its strategic communications objectives and help tell the story of Buzzards Bay. The position is a hands-on job that demands an energetic, dependable candidate who possesses high attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience planning and creating digital and print materials, and the ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time.

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To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Downing, Vice President, Engagement.

Land Stewardship Manager (full-time)

Buzzards Bay Coalition seeks an experienced conservation land management professional to join our land stewardship team managing natural resources and outdoor recreation access points on protected lands around the Bay. This position will have particular emphasis on and responsibility for a group of newly protected conservation lands on Cuttyhunk Island, the outermost of the Elizabeth Island chain, but will be involved in work at lands all around Buzzards Bay. The position is a hands-on job that demands an energetic and committed problem solver with demonstrated communication skills and proficiency with hand and power tools; experience with the direct implementation of natural resource protection and conservation land management; the skills and qualifications to guide the appropriate access to and use of such lands by the public; attention to detail; a passion for the coastal environment; and the ability to both work independently and to comfortably interact professionally with a wide diversity of people in a variety of situations.

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To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Brendan Annett, Vice President, Watershed Protection

Staff Accountant (part-time)

The Buzzards Bay Coalition seeks an experience Staff Accountant to oversee the organization’s general accounting operations. Accountant responsibilities include reviewing account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. Three years of nonprofit accounting experience required. This position reports to the Finance Director and is based out of our headquarters office in New Bedford, MA.

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To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Stefanie Fournier, Finance Director

Water Resource Specialist (full-time)

The Buzzards Bay Coalition seeks an effective problem-solver and project manager to serve as Water Resource Specialist. The full-time position reports to the Vice President of Clean Water Advocacy, joins a talented staff and dedicated Board of Directors, and is responsible for the management of wastewater and green infrastructure projects around the watershed aimed at reducing nitrogen pollution to Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound. The Water Resource Specialist will develop and manage a suite of nitrogen-reducing demonstration projects in towns around our region. The Water Resource Specialist will be an enthusiastic, technically-competent individual who can see projects through from initial planning to implementation to post-construction monitoring. The position requires a creative problem-solver with excellent communication skills.

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To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Korrin Petersen, VP Clean Water Advocacy.

 

 

Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: