Director of Sustainability and Public Policy

15 Aug, 2021


Director of Sustainability and Public Policy

Michigan Forest Products Council
Lansing, MI

Michigan Forest Products Council and Michigan SFI Implementation Committee are seeking a hardworking, conscientious, and career-oriented professional. This position is responsible for assisting a team at a professional trade association in managing the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Program, and directing goals and outcomes related to sustainable forestry public policy.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • the ability to promote sustainable forestry practices across all ownership types and within public policy in that regard.
  • experience in association management, public affairs, government, community relations, and communications.
  • knowledge of environment, sustainability, forestry certification systems and regulations.
  • background in data entry, continuing education and training programs.
  • experience in membership driven organizations, governmental process, customer service and/or marketing.
  • strong communication skills.
  • solid organizational skills.
  • comfortable working in a membership driven organization and the policy arena.
  • computer and data skills, including various business software applications like Google Suite, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
  • a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field.

This position requires a minimum of 40 hours per week with competitive salary and benefits. Benefits include health, dental, and retirement. We also offer a flexible work schedule. Base compensation will depend upon applicant experience.

Please submit the following to apply for this forestry position: cover letter and resume. Please email questions about this position to The Michigan Forest Products Council is a forest products trade association based in Lansing.

Job posted: 2021-08-15