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Manager, Board Relations

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The Manager supports the Chief Board Relations Officer and Director in meeting planning and logistics, board management and trustee communications. The Manager serves a key role in a team that is the primary liaison between the Board of Trustees and the organization.

The Manager will work with the Director to plan and execute quarterly board meetings, retreats, and other board related events, and will manage associated communications and materials. The Manager also supports the Director in creating and implementing systems and processes to increase efficiency in the board relations team and to enhance the Board of Trustee’s access to information.

In addition, the Manager supports the Chief Board Relations Officer in managing various board committees, including by drafting materials, and preparing internal communications. These responsibilities include preparing workplans and communicating directly with trustees on committee work.

The Manager supervises assistants in trustee and board meeting-related tasks and provides guidance on scheduling, trustee communications, and meeting logistics.

The Manager is supervised by the Director of Board Relations.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Under the Director’s leadership, ensure smooth and successful quarterly board meetings and retreats.
  • Assist the Chief Board Relations Officer in supporting board committees and by preparing information for internal meetings.
  • Provide key support to department leadership in meeting planning, in drafting materials, and trustee management.
  • Serve as a resource within the organization for board-related matters.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in events planning, nonprofit administration and/or fundraising at mission-driven nonprofit or philanthropic organizations.
  • Excellent event planning experience; strong written and in person communication skills; ability to synthesize complex information and communicate to a diverse set of stakeholders; strategic thinking; manage complex relationships; and ability to prioritize while balancing a high volume of tasks in a fast pace environment.

Organization Info

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us

The Natural Resources Defense Council's purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends.

We work to restore the integrity of the elements that sustain life -- air, land and water -- and to defend endangered natural places.

We seek to establish sustainability and good stewardship of the Earth as central ethical imperatives of human society. NRDC affirms the integral place of human beings in the environment.

We strive to protect nature in ways that advance the long-term welfare of present and future generations.

We work to foster the fundamental right of all people to have a voice in decisions that affect their environment. We seek to break down the pattern of disproportionate environmental burdens borne by people of color and others who face social or economic inequities. Ultimately, NRDC strives to help create a new way of life for humankind, one that can be sustained indefinitely without fouling or depleting the resources that support all life on Earth.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Sep 8 2019
Active Until: 
Oct 8 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.