Executive Assistant (part-time)

Natural Lands

Natural Lands, a vibrant, regional, nonprofit organization and leader in land conservation, natural resource stewardship, and public engagement, seeks a part-time Executive Assistant to join our team.

Since the early 1950s, Natural Lands has saved open space, cared for nature, and connected people to the outdoors in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Today, the organization is one of the nation’s largest regional land conservancies and is widely respected for its record of success, technical expertise, respectful and creative approach to partnerships, fiscal strength, and integrity.

Over the course of its nearly 70-year history, Natural Lands has helped preserve more than 135,000 acres including a network of 42 nature preserves and one public garden across two states and 13 counties. These properties total 23,000 acres and include many of the most spectacular and diverse properties in the region, which are enjoyed by more than 300,000 visitors annually.

Natural Lands seeks to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not only because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our organization stronger. We aim to build a workplace where employees feel empowered to be their full, authentic selves. We welcome you to explore a career at Natural Lands.

Job Summary:

The Executive Assistant will provide direct administrative support to Natural Lands’ leadership, including the Board of Trustees, President, and Senior Management Team. An integral service provider, primary responsibilities include functioning as the administrative liaison with the Board of Trustees; supporting the President in managing scheduling, communications, and projects; and providing assistance as needed to the Senior Management Team.


• Minimum three years of experience providing administrative support to senior leaders and in supporting a Board of Directors/Trustees. Experience taking meeting minutes will be very helpful.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
• Exceptional internal and external customer services skills.
• Proficiency in word processing and computer databases; ability to learn specific software and to analyze and utilize database information; experience with Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge or similar fund-raising software preferred; experience with Adobe Acrobat preferred; experience with virtual meeting platforms i.e. Teams, Zoom, and conference room technology will be important.
• Ability to work productively in a team environment; affinity for learning about and assisting with a wide variety of organizational functions.
• A strong interest in conservation, the outdoors, and Natural Lands’ mission, and a strong desire to forge lasting relationships that support that mission.
• Excellent organizational skills, thoroughness, and attention to detail, particularly in data entry. Ability to be flexible and adapt quickly in a fast-paced, high volume work environment.
• Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and a good driving record.
• Successfully pass a background check.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

• Some in-office work required. Possibility of a hybrid schedule.
• Position requires frequent periods of standing, infrequent hiking hills and walking uneven terrain in addition to reaching, lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling for placement and setup of event support items up to 20-35 pounds (tables, chairs, signs, displays, etc.).
• Ability to travel throughout the region (eastern PA and southern NJ) for meetings, events, and project-related errands.



Natural Lands is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We aim to build a workplace where employees feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

How to Apply

Visit our website at https://natlands.org/everything-else/careers/job-openings/ and complete the online application process. Please address all applications to Kelsey Gvozdich, Esq., Human Resources Generalist.