Land Trust Job Opening: Receptionist

Jan 24, 2013
The Land Trust is hiring a part-time receptionist. Read on for the details...

January 24, 2013

The Deschutes Land Trust is seeking a part-time (5 days, 25 hours/week) Receptionist to provide administrative support for the organization. Primary duties include administrative support for outreach events and general reception tasks. Candidates should have a high school diploma (though a bachelors degree is preferred) and 1-2 years' experience in admin or event support.

The Deschutes Land Trust is celebrating its 18th year and has conserved more than 8,200 acres of land with thousands of acres of additional projects on the horizon. The Land Trust's mission is to conserve land for wildlife, scenic views, and local communities. We have a motivated staff of eight, an active Board, and engaged volunteers.

The successful candidate must share the organization’s commitment to the conservation of land and have a keen personal interest in the mission of the Land Trust. He or she must be independent, organized and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively manage tasks. Applicants must have experience with technology, including but not limited to, all Microsoft applications, social media, and web based content management systems. Final offer for position subject to successful background check. Please see the detailed job description. The position is located in Bend, Oregon.

Application process:
Applications are due by midnight PST on February 10th, 2013. Applications will be accepted via email ONLY. No calls please. Your application should include the following:

  • Cover letter (describing your qualifications for and interest in the position).
  • Resume
  • References (We will contact your references only after you have given us permission).

Please send a single email including your less than 10MB application to: with the words "receptionist job" in the subject line.

We will acknowledge receipt of your application via return email and contact you as we proceed further into the recruitment and selection process. We appreciate your interest in the Deschutes Land Trust!