Executive Director

Friends of Fonta Flora Trail

Remote, North Carolina

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $60,000

The mission of F3ST is to connect mountain communities in western North Carolina through the Fonta Flora State Trail to promote physical health, mental wellness, economic development, and outdoor recreation with trail partners for the enjoyment and education of all people.

The Executive Director is responsible for the leadership, strategy, and general operations for the organization. They will oversee all affairs related to the organization’s administration, strategic plan, marketing, fundraising, fiscal management, program management, government relations, and community outreach. 

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and enables the Board to meet its governance, financial, and legal responsibilities. They will implement the Boards’ directives. The Executive Director must be deeply committed to the goals of the organization and the execution of its mission. The Executive Director will ensure ongoing programmatic excellence through a continuous evaluation and refinement of goals while recommending timelines and resources needed.

Full job description available on https://www.fontaflorastatetrail.com/

This is a full-time position working remotely with the potential to have office space as the organization grows. Mileage re-imbursement and materials budget available which includes software, phone, office materials.  Cadidates who live in Western North Carolina, specifically in Buncombe, Burke or McDowell counties will receive preference.


Applications accepted until position is filled. Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Friends of the Fonta Flora State Trail
c/o Steve Bush
734 Rutherford Road
Marion, NC 28752



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Category Admin & Leadership , Outdoor Recreation
Tags Outreach