Job Opportunities

It's an exciting time of growth at the Northern Forest Center! If you have a passion for northern Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont or New York, its people and future, consider joining our team.

The Center is an unusual and exciting organization that blends social, economic and environmental disciplines to secure a vital future for the Northern Forest region and its communities. We work regionally and in specific places to deliver programs that make a difference in people’s lives and also bring our perspective to our state capitols and Washington DC to advance sound public policies to benefit the region and other rural places. We are accepting applications for several positions:

Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager provides strategic guidance to Center staff and program partners on marketing efforts to grow markets for Northern Forest products and services and attract new residents to the region.

Download position description - Marketing Manger


The Bookkeeper position is based in our Concord, NH, office but will begin remotely with limited office visits until further notice. The Bookkeeper is responsible for a variety of bookkeeping and financial support tasks. and will work closely with the Director of Finance and Director of Operations.

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Business Innovation Advisor

The Center seeks an experienced individual to lead our efforts to encourage and facilitate innovation in the wood products and outdoor recreation sectors through a portfolio of business assistance services. The objective of this work is to create, strengthen and sustain businesses that create markets for products and services from the Northern Forest landscape and provide well-paying, meaningful jobs and careers for Northern Forest residents.

Download position description — Business Innovation Advisor

Employment Policy

The Northern Forest Center is proud to maintain employment practices based upon individual qualification, merits, and achievements. All decisions to recruit, hire, promote, and release from employment are made without discriminating according to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, political beliefs or disability.


Funding Opportunities - Requests for Proposals

Future Forest Economy Initiative - Call for Concepts (Ongoing)

The Future Forest Economy Initiative — a cooperative initiative between the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities, and the Northern Forest Center — is accepting proposals for funding that respond to a congressional mandate to support the development of markets for wood products. Over the next three years, the Initiative cooperators will provide $2.6 million in sub-grants to projects that deliver regional approaches to:

  •     Innovate new forest products and the business infrastructure to commercialize them;
  •     Create market demand for wood and wood products across the Northeast and New York;
  •     Enable the conditions that allow businesses and communities to benefit from these innovations.
Download Call for Concepts - Future Forest Economy Initiative