Manager, Conservation Networks – Hispanic Access Foundation


Position Description:

The Conservation Networks Manager plays a crucial role in overseeing and managing various conservation related advisory councils and networks within the organization. This position is responsible for network development, relationship management, strategic planning, capacity building, and record management to ensure the successful operation and growth of the organization’s conservation network. The individual in this role will work closely with advisory council members, staff, and stakeholders to advance the organization’s conservation goals. This position reports to the Chief of Networks.


Network Development:

  • Identify and engage potential new advisory council members and partners.
  • Develop and implement strategies to expand the organization’s conservation network.
  • Foster collaboration and communication among different advisory councils.

Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with advisory council members, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Act as a liaison between advisory councils and the conservation program’s leadership.
  • Facilitate regular meetings, discussions, and networking opportunities for council members.
  • Develop and maintain strategies for ongoing engagement.

Strategic Planning:

  • Collaborate with the conservation team and advisory councils to develop and align conservation strategies with the organization’s mission and goals.
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of strategic plans for the various advisory councils.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress on strategic objectives and make adjustments as needed.

Capacity Building:

  • Identify and address capacity gaps within the advisory councils.
  • Provide support and resources to enhance the effectiveness of council members and their conservation efforts.
  • Organize training sessions, workshops, and educational events to build the capacity of council members.

Record Management:

  • Use Salesforce for documenting and archiving all relevant network-related information and activities.
  • Maintain accurate records of advisory council meetings, decisions, and action items.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., environmental science, conservation, non-profit management).
  • Experience in network management, conservation, or related fields.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups and stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in data management and record-keeping.
  • Knowledge of environmental and conservation issues.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.

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